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  • 07 May 2006
    Policy advisory workshop on local policies on the way to gender equality

    We are pleased to announce the launch of the UNDPs Women in Politics project at the policy advisory workshop entitled Local Policies on the Way to Gender Equality, organized by KA-DER Ankara Local Politics Working Group and KAGIDER Women Fund on May 30th, 2006.

  • 07 May 2006
    New measures in challenging poverty in the GAP region will be discussed in Adıyaman

    New measures in challenging poverty in the GAP Region will be discussed in Adıyaman.

  • 02 May 2006
    Solo is among World Business Award Winners

    The 10 recipients of the World Business Awards, which showcase the best practices of the business sector in alleviating poverty and boosting development to reach the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), were announced today by the International Chamber of Commerce. Turkish company Solo, which conducts a health education project in Turkey’s primary schools, is among these 10 companies.

  • 01 May 2006
    Eczacıbaşı signed the Global Compact

    The latest addition to the list of companies from Turkey which have announced their commitment to the principles of the UN Global Compact is Eczacıbaşı Holding.

  • 01 May 2006
    New horizons for children working in streets

    “My boss made me do overtime because I was late to work this morning.” “I’ll be going home late tonight, what am I going to tell my mother?” “We received a very big order today, mummy.” These were the words of some children who were asked to make up imaginary stories, during a project activity.

  • 01 May 2006
    International Mine Awareness Day

    The first international day for mine awareness was launched on 4 April. The picture about the dangers of landmines is a pessimistic one.

  • 01 May 2006
    New horizons for the 'sleeping beauty'

    Implemented within the framework of Local Agenda 21’s (LA21) “Support to Local Projects Programme”*, and conducted by the local government, the town council and civil society volunteers, a cultural rehabilitation project in the historic town of Mustafapaşa in Central Anatolia has recently been completed.

  • 01 May 2006
    Sustainable development exhibiton in Istanbul

    A photography exhibition on ‘Sustainable Development’, organized by the EDUCAIDE Association, Beyoğlu Municipality, French Cultural Centre and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), was held in İstanbul in April.

  • 01 May 2006
    Reference guide for EU candidates and new members

    The UNDP has supported the publication of a "guide" which aims to help improve coordination and efficiency in policy making and implementation at the central governmental level in the new and prospective member states of the European Union.

  • 01 May 2006
    'Internally displaced persons' seminar for civil society

    United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is preparing a series of training seminars targeting Civil Society Organisations (NGOs).

  • 01 May 2006
    Global Compact gains momentum

    United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan has appointed a group of 20 business, labour and civil society leaders from around the world to serve on the Board of the UN Global Compact.

  • 01 Apr 2006
    Gender Mainstreaming Training for UNDP staff

    UNDP Turkey has started to train the UNDP Turkey staff, project partners, beneficiaries, and decision makers on gender mainstreaming, within its project, which aims to engage more strategically in exploring the impact UNDP is making on the important gender issues in Turkey.

  • 01 Apr 2006
    Computer training project reaches out to more young people

    Jointly organized by UNDP, Microsoft Company and the Youth Association for Habitat and Agenda 21, the educational project entitled “Young Trainers Teach Their Peers Basic Computer Skills” which started in 2005 and has already enabled 1,200 young people to become computer-literate by the end of the year, continues unwaveringly.

  • 01 Apr 2006
    UNDP survey reveals commercial banks' approach to microfinance

    UNDP held a one-day workshop, at which the findings of its survey on ‘Commercial Banks and micro finance’ were debated, with the cooperation of The Banks Association of Turkey in Istanbul on March 17th 2006.

  • 01 Apr 2006
    Forum on growth and development

    How to achieve equitable and sustainable economic growth was the focus of a recent UNDP forum in Kiev on growth, productivity and development in Ukraine and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).

  • 01 Apr 2006
    Coca-cola joins UN Global Compact

    Coca-Cola Company, a major project partner of UNDP in Turkey, signed the UN Global Compact, which is the most important international initiative in the area of “institutional social responsibility”.

  • 01 Apr 2006
    World Water Day 2006: Water and culture

    Water is essential for life and crucial for sustainable development, including the preservation of our natural environment and the alleviation of poverty and hunger.

  • 01 Apr 2006
    Turkey and global warning

    Before the next heat waves hit the country, Turkey is speeding up its efforts for the prevention of global warming.

  • 01 Apr 2006
    Impact of "Linking Eastern Anatolia to Progress"

    UNDP and its partners in the “Linking Eastern Anatolia to Progress-LEAP” project came together on the 24th of March 2006, in Ankara to discuss the progress and impact of the project, which is being implemented in Eastern Anatolia since 2001 in order to support social and economic development of the region, especially in participatory rural development, rural tourism and local entrepreneurship.

  • 01 Apr 2006
    Promoting and protecting women's and girl's rights

    The United Nations (UN) launched its joint programme on Promoting and Protecting Women’s and Girl’s Human Rights in partnership with the Turkish Ministry of Interior and Association for Training and Supporting Women Candidates (KA-DER), on 7 March 2006 in Ankara.

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