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  • 01 Jan 2006
    Young trainers teach their peers basic computer skills

    Microsoft Turkey, in association with UNDP Turkey and Youth Association for Habitat and Agenda 21, has developed a training programme in the context of the "Empowerment of Youth for Improved e-Governance in Turkey" project to increase computer literacy. Young trainers, who will be given advanced courses prior to the project, will provide training for young people who are computer illiterate.

  • 01 Jan 2006
    Golden feet kick the ball against poverty

    UNDP Goodwill Ambassadors Ronaldo and Zidane were among 40 international players who were on the pitch for the third 'Match Against Poverty' on 22 December 2005 at the LTU Arena, Düsseldorf.

  • 01 Jan 2006
    What are Millenium Development Goals?

    At the Millennium Summit in September 2000, world leaders agreed on an ambitious agenda. In addition to declaring their support for freedom, democracy and human rights, they set eight goals ("Millennium Development Goals-MDGs") for development and poverty eradication, to be achieved by the year 2015.

  • 01 Jan 2006
    Turkey warms up to global climate initiative

    Turkey is joining the international community in tackling the burning issue of global warming.

  • 01 Jan 2006
    UN climate change conference agrees on future critical steps

    Montreal hosted the 11th Annual United Nations Climate Change Conference from 28 November to 9 December 2005. The conference closed with the adoption of more than forty decisions that will strengthen global efforts to fight climate change.

  • 01 Jan 2006
    Turkish youth keeps on "Adding a plus to life"

    The second phase of the project applications for the "Life+" Youth Fund, which supports development projects of the Turkish youth, has been launched.

  • 01 Jan 2006
    UNDP holds an international conference to extend the frontiers of development in Turkey

    The United Nations Development Programme organised an International Conference in Istanbul aiming to explore ways to help the poor invest in the future in Turkey.

  • 01 Jan 2006
    Microfinance helps the underprivileged in Turkey invest in their future

    Güler Turan and Emine Çakim, both from the 1999-quake stricken Izmit, Turkey, are two women among a relatively small group of people who benefited from microcredits, distributed by only two organizations in Turkey.

  • 01 Jan 2006
    Women harness market forces in Turkey

    Women in Gaziantep and Mardin, two Southeastern provinces in Turkey, sell hand-made products at special bazaars within the framework of the 'Reducing Socio-Economic Differences in Southeastern Anatolia' project developed by the United Nations Development Programme and GAP (Southeastern Anatolia Project) Regional Development Agency in Turkey. The project addresses socio-economic disparities in Southeastern Anatolia. The Swiss Embassy in Turkey gives financial support to the project.

  • 01 Jan 2006
    Everybody has a responsibility to eridicate murders in the name of honour

    A report, supported by United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) entitled "The Dynamics of Honour Killings in Turkey: Prospects for Action" was published on 22 November 2005.

  • 23 Dec 2005
    Golden feet the ball against poverty

    UNDP Goodwill Ambassadors Ronaldo and Zidane were among 40 international players who were on the pitch for the third 'Match Against Poverty' on 22 December 2005 at the LTU Arena, Düsseldorf.

  • 15 Dec 2005
    Young trainers came together to teach their peers how to use computer

    Microsoft Turkey, in association with UNDP Turkey, Youth Association for Habitat and Agenda 21 have developed a project in which youngsters who are knowledgeable about computers will train their peers.

  • 15 Dec 2005
    Microfinance in Turkey ''New Frontiers in Development''

    UNDP organized a two-day conference in Istanbul that provided an opportunity for Turkey's government leaders, industry practitioners, cooperatives and members of the banking sector to learn about global microfinance industry and to identify models replicable to Turkey.

  • 14 Dec 2005
    International Year of Microcredit 2005

    Microfinance in Turkey ''New Frontiers in Development'' International Microfinance Conference, Istanbul December 12-13, 2005

  • 13 Dec 2005
    UNDP holds an International Conference to extend the frontiers of development in Turkey

    The United Nations Development Programme organised an International Conference in Istanbul aiming to explore ways to help the poor invest in the future in Turkey.

  • 01 Dec 2005
    Statement by Kemal Derviş on the occasion of World Aids Day

    This year's World AIDS Day follows on the heels of the 2005 World Summit where international leaders reaffirmed their commitment to intensify global and national HIV/AIDS responses.

  • 22 Nov 2005
    'Everybody has a responsibility for the eradication of murders in the name of honor'

    UNFPA, United Nations Population Fund and UNDP, United Nations Developmet Programme launched the "The Dynamics of Honor Killings in Turkey: Prospects for Action" Report on the most shameful type of violence against women, honor killings.

  • 22 Nov 2005
    Panel on Impacts of Climate Change on Turkey and Industry held

    A panel on the Impacts of Climate Change on Turkey and Industry was organized on 22 November 2005, at the Turkish Union of Chambers and Commodities Exchanges in Ankara with the participation of the Turkish Minister of Environment and Forestry Osman PEPE, the UNDP Resident Representative Jakob Simonsen and the TOBB President RIfat Hisarciklioglu.

  • 17 Nov 2005
    Industrial property rights at the heart of a dynamic and innovative economy

    International Symposium on Industrial Property Rights in Turkey & Neighbouring Countries" The Turkish Patent Institute (TPI), the UNDP together with the State Planning Organization, the Turkish Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges (TOBB), Ankara University Research Center On Intellectual and Industrial Property Rights (FISAUM) organized a symposium on "International Ownership In Turkey and Neighbouring Countries" at the TPI Headquarter in Ankara (17 November 2005).

  • 14 Nov 2005
    Conference on Competition Law and its Place in a Globalized World

    Professor Eleanor Fox of the School of Law at the New York University, gave a speech on 'The Importance of Competition Law and its Place in a Globalized World' on 11 November 2005, at Bilkent University in Ankara.

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