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  • 01 Feb 2006
    Public-private sectors partnership for organic farming in Eastern Anatolia

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Aydin Dogan Foundation are starting a new project in Kelkit region to build a model of organic agricultural production and contractual farming at local level.

  • 01 Feb 2006
    Integrating Roma opulation into labour market

    Business as usual won't help curb pervasive Roma unemployment in Central and Eastern Europe. But companies, working together with government and civil society, can lead the way in engaging Roma in the workforce, concludes a new UNDP report.

  • 01 Feb 2006
    Learning from the handicapped to have a positive onlook on life

    One of the 10 winning youth projects that benefit from "Life+" Youth Fund's first phase, implemented in Turkey jointly by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Coca-Cola and Habitat and Agenda 21 Youth Association is "Hand in Hand for a Life without Obstacles".

  • 01 Feb 2006
    UNDP and Youth Association for Habitat

    The Youth Association for Habitat and Agenda 21, established in mid-1990s with the vision of "We are not only leaders of tomorrow but partners of today", currently implements four youth projects in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Turkey.

  • 28 Jan 2006
    Landmark book offers tools to manage global risks

    Launched in Davos today by UNDP's Kemal Derviş, The New Public Finance outlines creative approach to international challanges.

  • 07 Jan 2006
    Would you like to be the voluntary parent of children working in the streets?

    UN Development Programme (UNDP) in cooperation with the South-eastern Anatolia Project Regional Development Agency (GAP RDA) launched the "Rehabilitation of Children Working on the Streets Project" on 25 January 2006 with a press conference.

  • 06 Jan 2006
    2006 World Business Awards - Deadline for nominations extended to 20 January

    Invitation to nominate World Business Awards in support of the Millennium Development Goals

  • 01 Jan 2006
    Welcome to the world of UNDP Turkey

    It is a great pleasure to share the excitement of this first issue of our Newsletter "New Horizons" with you. From 1 January 2006, as UNDP Turkey Office, we will try to reach you every month, through "New Horizons."

  • 01 Jan 2006
    Welcome to the world of UNDP Turkey

    It is a great pleasure to share the excitement of this first issue of our Newsletter "New Horizons" with you. From 1 January 2006, as UNDP Turkey Office, we will try to reach you every month, through "New Horizons."

  • 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.

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