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  • 01 Jan 2008
    UN mourns following Algeria bombing

    In the wake of the Algiers terrorist bombings of 11 December 2007, the entire United Nations family mourns the loss of all of the victims of the attacks, including 11 of its own dedicated staff, mostly Algerian citizens and five other UNDP staff who were initially missing but were recently confirmed to be killed.

  • 01 Jan 2008
    AIDS Day commemorated

    The World AIDS Day was commemorated on 1 December 2007 around the world. This year’s theme was “leadership” and highlighted the need for innovation, vision and perseverance in the face of the AIDS challenge.

  • 15 Dec 2007
    Countries must cut emissions

    Wealthy countries’ carbon footprint threatens to stamp out progress in Africa, but the 2007/2008 Human Development Report proposes a way forward.

  • 15 Dec 2007
    Iceland outpaces Norway

    The 2007 Human Development Report says Iceland now leads annual United Nations Index.

  • 15 Dec 2007
    Derviş writes on climate change

    In his article on climate change and development, UNDP Administrator Kemal Derviş states that fighting climate change is one of the most important challenges in today’s world and that countries have the necessary financial and technological resources to combat climate change.

  • 15 Dec 2007
    Turkey in the Climate Report

    With 1.1% of the world's population, Turkey accounts for 0.8% of global emissions - an average of 3.2 tonnes of CO2 per person.

  • 15 Dec 2007
    Turkey ranks 84 out of 177

    Turkey’s HDI value in this year’s report is 0.775, which positions Turkey at 84 out of 177 countries.

  • 15 Dec 2007
    Building the capabilities of women

    The HDI measures average achievements in a country, but it does not incorporate the degree of gender imbalance in these achievements.

  • 10 Dec 2007
    Human Rights Day

  • 07 Dec 2007
    Constitutional rights will be discussed from the perspective of MDGs oh Human Rights Day

    A conference on “Constitutional Rights and Freedoms from the Perspective of the Millennium Development Goals” will be held on 10 December in Ankara as a part of the International Human Rights Day.

  • 01 Dec 2007
    An overview of constitutional rights and freedoms

    The “Constitutional Rights and Freedoms from the Perspective of the Millennium Development Goals” meeting organized by UNDP and the Ankara Bar Association in the context of 10th December United Nations Human Rights Day will take place on 10th December 2007 in Ankara.

  • 01 Dec 2007
    Award goes to Southeastern Anatolia

    The 2006 Successful Exporters Awards were presented at the 10th Foreign Trade Week organized by the Undersecretariat of Foreign Trade on 31 October 2007 in Ankara.

  • 01 Dec 2007
    Different approach to sustainable development

    The winners of the “Sustainable Development Short Movie and Documentary Contest” have met with the audience.

  • 01 Dec 2007
    UNDP and TOBB awarded 10 projects

    The Millennium Development Goals Award ceremony organized by UNDP and Turkish Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges (TOBB) in order to choose the 10 best projects that contribute to the localizing of the Millennium Development Goals was held on 13 November 2007 in Istanbul.

  • 01 Dec 2007
    CSR Report launched

    The Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Turkey Baseline Report prepared by the Corporate Social Responsibility Association was launched on 23 October 2007 in Ankara with the participation of the representatives of media agencies, governmental institutions, private sector companies, NGOs, World Bank and the General Secretariat for EU Affairs.

  • 01 Dec 2007
    UNDP's project office opened in Istanbul

    UNDP Turkey’s new Istanbul Project Office opened on 13 November 2007 in cooperation with Beşiktaş Municipality.

  • 01 Dec 2007
    35 leading companies join Global Compact

    The Global Leaders Meeting organized by Turkish Quality Association (Kalder) and Koç Holding in the context of the 16th Quality Congress was held on 12 November 2007 in Istanbul.

  • 09 Nov 2007
    Kemal Derviş attends Southeast Anatolia meeting in Ankara

    In the context of the Southeastern Anatolian Project Entrepreneurs Support Centres Project (GAP GIDEM) financed by the European Commission and implemented jointly by United Nations Development Programme and Southeastern Anatolia Project Regional Development Administration, a Southeastern Anatolian Project Region Meeting and Panel will be organised on 12 November 2007 at the Swiss Hotel.

  • 01 Nov 2007
    The UN, Google and Cisco unveil online resource in the fight to decrease global poverty

    The United Nations, Google and Cisco today unveiled a pioneering online site that tracks progress towards decreasing global poverty by 2015, a global campaign known as the Millennium Development Goals, or MDGs.

  • 01 Nov 2007
    Women's rights seminar

    Global and national experiences in women’s rights were discussed in Ankara at a seminar for Senior Inspectors of the Ministry of Interior on 18-19 October 2007.

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