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  • 01 Aug 2013
    Project continues for an effective management of water resources in forest lands

    First phase of the project on the effective management of water resources in forest lands was completed in May 2013 and its second phase is already started.

  • 01 Aug 2013
    Argande collection exhibited at Markafoni

    Argande’s spring/summer collection was on online shopping website, Markafoni between 18 July and 20 July. The collection which is manufactured by women from Batman was designed by leading stylists Gül Ağış, Nihan Peker ve Gamze Saraçoğlu.

  • 01 Aug 2013
    Young Scholars Development Academy to be organized

    UNDP’s Istanbul International Center for Private Sector in Development (IICPSD) and oikos, a leading Swiss-based network for sustainable initiatives, will co-organize the oikos-UNDP Young Scholars Development Academy 2013 in Istanbul from 2 September to 6 September.

  • 01 Aug 2013
    Social Good Summit in September

    From September 22-24, the fourth annual Social Good Summit – a unique convening of world leaders, technology pioneers and grassroots innovators – will explore how today’s use of digital technology for social good can build a better future.

  • 01 Aug 2013
    Agriculture development cooperatives exchange their know-how

    Agricultural development cooperatives in Aksaray and Tire shared their know-how with their counterparts from Kars and Ardahan at the end of June. As it is the case in Aksaray and Tire, agricultural cooperatives have great potential to support small-scale producers and foster rural development.

  • 01 Aug 2013
    Göcek and Dalaman bays will be cleaner

    Fifteen garbage containers were placed to Göcek and Dalaman bays within the context of the Strengthening the System of Marine and Coastal Protected Areas of Turkey Project.

  • 25 Jul 2013
    Launch of the Report of the FAO/WFP Crop and Food Security Assessment to the Syrian Arab Republic

  • 25 Jul 2013
    Mandela Day

  • 09 Jul 2013
    “Life without barriers” project launched

    “Life Without Barriers” project which is partnered by Ministry of Family and Social Policies, Peugeot Turkey, Alternative Life Association (AYDER) and UNDP aims to enable the persons with disabilities to be present in all areas of the social life.

  • 09 Jul 2013
    “Golden Compasses” met their owners

    The winning projects and institutions of the 12th Golden Compass Awards which is organized by Turkish Pubic Relations Association were announced on the evening of 27 June in İstanbul.

  • 09 Jul 2013
    'Big strides on Millennium Development Goals achieved'

    With some of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) already met, more targets are within reach by the 2015 target date, while challenges to achieving others must be urgently addressed, according to a new report launched on 1 July by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.

  • 09 Jul 2013
    The new five-year development plan ratified in the parliament

    The tenth five-year development plan which will cover the years of 2014-2018 was ratified in the Grand National Assembly of Turkey after being discussed on 1 July.

  • 01 Jul 2013
    High Level Panel handed over the report on Post-2015 Development Agenda

    The President of Indonesia on behalf the 27-member independent High Level Panel on the post-2015 development agenda handed over their report on May 30th to UN Secretary General (SG) Ban Ki-moon.

  • 01 Jul 2013
    'Sustainable Energy for All' introduced in Turkey

    UNDP Resident Representative Kamal Malhotra stressed upon the importance of 'Sustainable Energy for All' which is about driving actions and mobilizing commitments to positively transform the world's energy systems at İzmir University of Economics.

  • 01 Jul 2013
    An international training held on Business Planning for Energy Efficiency Projects

    The aim of the training course was to train the representatives of the MENR, local financial institutions, ESCOs on the banking requirements and how to develop energy efficiency projects bankable proposals, to transfer know-how and knowledge on concepts and practical applications of project finance.

  • 01 Jul 2013
    “Count Down for Gender Equality Has Started Campaign” meetings held in Mardin and Adana

    Two meetings were held in Mardin and Adana at the beginning of June to increase awareness at local and national levels and sharing the experiences in gender equality.

  • 01 Jul 2013
    UNDP’s Annual Report for 2012-2013 published

    UNDP’s 2012-2013 Annual Report which showcases how UNDP delivers results through its programmes, touched upon Every Drop Matters project which is a water partnership initiative run by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and The Coca-Cola Company.

  • 01 Jul 2013
    Value of recreational fishing in Foça and Gökova is 153 million TL

    According to the report prepared under the Strengthening the System of Marine and Coastal Protected Areas of Turkey project by the Mediterranean Conversation Society (AKD), economic value of recreational fishing in Foça and Gökova Special Environmental Protection Areas (SEPAs) were determined as nearly 120 million TL and 33 million TL respectively.

  • 01 Jul 2013
    The “ghosts” under the sea reached

    The ghost nets were reached during the field studies launched by Gökova Sailing Club in the context of the “Ghost Net Hunters” project. Trammel and gill nets, fish lines and wastes from former fish-farm were also located through the dives.

  • 01 Jul 2013
    “No spear-fishing” warning from Underwater Research Society

    “Responsible Fishing” project implemented by the Underwater Research Society (SAD), Datça-Bozburun Special Environmental Protection Area (SEPA) is under an intense pressure of spear-gun fishing due to the increase in illegal fishing activities.

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