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  • 21 Jan 2013
    Mediterranean Marine and Coastal State Report revealed in Ankara

    The United Nations Environment Programme Coordinating Unit for the Mediterranean Action Plan (UNEP/MAP) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched “State of the Mediterranean Marine and Coastal Environment Report 2012” in Ankara, in coordination with the UNDP Turkey and the Ministry of Environment and Urbanization.

  • 01 Jan 2013
    Kutnu Shawl in Wall Street Journal

    With the support of the Bootstrap project, Kutnu Shawl produced by the local women of the Southeast Anatolia has been featured by the Wall Street Journal as a Christmas gift suggestion. Kutnu Shawl was one of the authentic handicrafts marketed by UNDP Turkey’s Argande initiative.

  • 01 Jan 2013
    Ban Ki-moon: We need to remove the barriers for persons with disabilities

    On his message for International Day of Persons with Disabilities, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon stated that people with disabilities are capable of adding great deal to society, but in order to realize this potential, the barriers that they face must be removed.

  • 01 Jan 2013
    UNDP opens data on over 6000 projects in Transparency Drive

    United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched a new online portal allowing open, comprehensive public access to data on UNDP's work in 177 countries and territories, fulfilling a commitment to full transparency by 2013 above and beyond international standards.

  • 01 Jan 2013
    Marine Protected Areas Forum in Antalya

    The strategic objectives towards a comprehensive, ecologically representative, effectively connected and efficiently managed network of Mediterranean Marine Protected Areas (MPA) by 2020 were stated in Antalya Declaration, the concrete outcome of Mediterranean MPA Forum organized in Antalya by MedPAN in late November.

  • 01 Jan 2013
    Post 2015 Development Agenda was discussed in Trabzon

    UNDP Resident Representative and UN Resident Coordinator Shahid Najam continued the university tour, where the post 2015 development agenda is discussed with students, academicians and citizens, in Karadeniz Technical University on 13 December.

  • 01 Jan 2013
    Message for new year

    The world is witnessing challenging times characterized by profound turmoil, transition and transformation. In this respect, the gains of 2012 position us for further advances in global development agenda in the years ahead.

  • 01 Jan 2013
    Match Against Poverty live broadcasted for the first time in Turkey

    UNDP’s Tenth Annual Match Against Poverty was live broadcasted for the first time in Turkey from Brazil by CNN Turk on 19th December in Turkey. UNDP Goodwill Ambassadors Ronaldo ve Zidane have invited many world-renowned footballers among who also played in Turkey.

  • 01 Jan 2013
    UNDP and Government of Turkey reviews their strategic partnership

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Turkey held the first high-level consultation to discuss the progress and plans for the future regarding the strategic partnership agreement concluded between UNDP and Turkey in March 2011.

  • 01 Jan 2013
    New Horizons Podcast is number one on iTunes Turkey store

    New Horizons podcast became number one in Government and Organizations category in iTunes Turkey store which is officially launched on 4th of December.

  • 01 Jan 2013
    Authentic Argande products on Markafoni

    Argande brand and Sema Şimşek who is the face of the brand appeared on online shopping website Markafoni, which is one of the main supporters of Argande.

  • 01 Jan 2013
    UN climate change talks ended in Doha

    The two-week meeting of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the parent treaty of the 1997 Kyoto Protocol, wrapped up on 8th of December in the Qatari capital.

  • 01 Jan 2013
    Küre Mountains National Park Management Plan and Local Guides

    Küre Mountains National Park Management Plan prepared by Global Environment Facility (GEF) funded “Enhancing Forest Protected Areas Management System in Turkey”, has been approved by Mr. Ahmet Özyanık, General Director of Nature Conservation and National Parks at the beginning of December, after affirmative inputs of relevant organizations.

  • 01 Jan 2013
    Post 2015 Development Agenda Instagram Photo Contest

    United Nations Turkey organizes a contest on Instagram for the photos which are about nine thematic areas determined for post 2015 Development Agenda.

  • 01 Jan 2013
    Forest Management Planning

    General Directorate of Forestry (GDF) started to implement the Project for Improving Water Function in Forest Management Planning in order to improve water functions of forests and better management of water resources in forest lands.

  • 01 Jan 2013
    Capacities of energy efficiency in buildings in Germany and UK

    A technical tour has been organized to Germany and United Kingdom at the end of November, within the scope of “Promoting Energy Efficiency in Buildings Project” to increase the capacity of project partner institutions and organizations and to transfer knowledge.

  • 01 Jan 2013
    Environmental sustainability topics after 2015 was discussed

    Environmental sustainability, one of nine thematic areas in post 2015 development agenda was discussed in Ankara at the end of November in a meeting organized by UNDP Turkey.

  • 01 Jan 2013
    Marine and Coastal Protected Areas Project on social media

    The Facebook and Twitter pages of the “Strengthening the System of Marine and Coastal Protected Areas of Turkey Project” attract great attention. Project’s renewed internet site also provides comprehensive information for the Turkish and international internet users.

  • 01 Jan 2013
    The Post – MDGs Contact Group in Istanbul

    The fifth meeting of the Post-MDGs Contact Group which is proposed by Japan to be established as an informal group discussing over international goals beyond 2015 took place in Istanbul.

  • 01 Jan 2013
    2013 Human Development Report: 'Human Progress in Diverse World'

    The next Human Development Report titled “The Rise of the South: Human Progress in a Diverse World” will be published in March 2013.

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