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  • 02 Nov 2006
    Kick Off Meeting: “Every Drop Counts” (UNDP and Coca-Cola)

  • 01 Nov 2006
    International symposium for e-government

    Turkey’s Strategy on Information Society was discussed at the “International Information Society Symposium”.

  • 01 Nov 2006
    Launching of the First National Communication of Turkey on the Climate Change

  • 01 Nov 2006
    Life + second phase projects

    Formed by the UNDP and Coca-Cola Turkey, and conducted by the Youth Association for Habitat, the “Life Plus” Youth Fund has given rise to the implementation of many youth projects since 19 May 2005.

  • 01 Nov 2006
    Poverty Day messages

    The messages of UN Secretary General Kofi Annan and UN Administrator Kemal Derviş on 17 October ‘International Day for the Eradication of Poverty’.

  • 01 Nov 2006
    Where does the world stand in the fight against poverty?

    If the developed, wealthy international community does not make significant progress in the poverty challenge by the year 2015, 41 million more children are expected to die by then.

  • 01 Nov 2006
    One touch plus to life

    Last but not the least of the 12 projects that are supported by the “Life Plus” Youth Fund will be implemented by five young fencers from Ankara.

  • 01 Nov 2006
    Common efforts for a common future

    Turkey is all set to achieve another important goal on its way to joining the European Union. Within the context of the “Integration of Sustainable Development Into Sectoral Policies Project", UNDP and Turkish State Planning Organization have embarked upon a participatory process to prepare a national sustainable development policy document.

  • 01 Nov 2006
    New guide from UNDP on Climate Change

    UNDP Regional Bureau for Europe and Commonwealth of Independent States published a ‘How-to Guide’ in September 2006, on National Institutional Frameworks for the Kyoto Protocol Flexible Mechanisms in Eastern Europe and CIS countries.

  • 01 Nov 2006
    23 million people stood up against poverty

    More than 23 million people from more than 80 countries all around the world participated in the “Stand Up” initiative by collectively standing up, in the course of 24 hours from 15-16 October, to remind the leaders of rich countries their commitment to the Millenium Development Goals and to eradicate extreme poverty from the surface of the earth.

  • 01 Nov 2006
    UNDP's new HDR Report

    UNDP Administrator Kemal Derviş will launch the 2006 Human Development Report titled “Beyond Scarcity: Power, Poverty and the Global Water Crisis” in South Africa, on 9 November 2006. Simultaneous launches will take place around the globe, including Turkey.

  • 30 Oct 2006
    16th Annual Human Development Report will be launched on 9 November

    The Human Development Report (HDR) is an independent report commissioned by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The Report is translated into more than a dozen languages and launched in more than 100 countries annually.

  • 18 Oct 2006
    Derviş: "Working together out of poverty"

    UNDP Administrator Kemal Derviş gave the following message on the occasion of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, 17 October 2006.

  • 02 Oct 2006
    Working visit by the The Representative of the Secretary General on the Human Rights of IDPs

    The Representative of the Secretary General on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons (RSG), Mr. Walter Kälin, carried out a working visit to Turkey from 28 September to 1 October 2006 on the invitation of the Governor of Van Province, Mr. Niyazi Tanirli.

  • 02 Oct 2006
    Mandate of the Representative of the Secretary General on the Human Rights of IDPs

    Progress has been made in Turkey, both in substantive terms of specific law and policy and more generally in the willingness to engage with interested parties ranging from the United Nations Country Team to civil society on issues of internal displacement in an open, constructive fashion.

  • 01 Oct 2006
    Women demand 50% quota in elections

    In the morning of September 1st, 2006, people of Ürgüp woke up to the sound of a cheerful parade outside their homes. Nearly 500 volunteer women were marching on the quaint streets of the town, with banners and placards in hand, chanting slogans... They were the peaceful activists, demonstrating for women’s rights and gender equality in Turkey!

  • 01 Oct 2006
    New hope for internally displaced

    Prepared by the Governorship of Van and UNDP, the Action Plan was officially presented in a meeting in Van on 29 September, with the participation of the Minister of the Interior Abdülkadir Aksu, UN Secretary-General’s Representative on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons Dr. Walter Kaelin, and UN Turkey Coordinator and UNDP Representative Mahmood Ayub.

  • 01 Oct 2006
    'Target: Zero Extinction' is reaching its target

    The number of flora and fauna species on the brink of extinction is increasing every year, but fortunately the number of people who dedicate themselves to the preservation of nature is also increasing day by day.

  • 01 Oct 2006
    Public-Private Sector Partnerships Summit

    International organizations, leading companies of the public sector, national and foreign investors and financers met in Ankara on 15-16 September, 2006 for the “International Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) Summit” to share their experiences in the area of public-private sector cooperations, and discussed the ways of developing sustainable partnerships.

  • 01 Oct 2006
    Clustering gains strength in Adıyaman

    This was a Forum, which brought together all companies and institutions, those work inter-dependently in the textile business.

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