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  • 01 May 2011
    New trainings for local authorities

    Support to Further Implementation of Local Administration Reform in Turkey Project (LAR Phase II) executed by the Ministry of Interior through the technical assistance of the United Nations Development Programme, successfully completed its ‘Capacity Building Trainings of the Local Authorities’.

  • 01 May 2011
    Youth being empowered!

    As two IT academies were founded in Hakkari and Antalya within the month of April through the project supported by UNDP, a large number of girls were given computer trainings in Kars. Kırşehir was also among the cities where this project was implemented last month.

  • 01 May 2011
    Would you like to add value to life?

    The deadline for preliminary applications to the Life Plus Youth Program helping young people to develop projects generating solutions for environmental issues, in other words enabling them to “add value to the life” has been set as 6 June 2011.

  • 01 May 2011
    The pilot project on flood early warning in the İskenderun

    Almost every year floods caused by sudden and heavy precipitation occur in various regions of Turkey result in loss of lives and property.

  • 01 May 2011
    Human Development Tour will come to an end in Istanbul

    The series of meetings of the Human Development Tour, in which UNDP Resident Coordinator Mr. Shahid Najam introduced the report, will come to an end at University of Istanbul.

  • 01 May 2011
    MDG-F Joint Programmes for Culture and Tourism gathered in Sarajevo

    MDG-F 1792 UN Joint Programme “Alliances for Culture Tourism in Eastern Anatolia” team was in Sarajevo to participate in “Knowledge Management System (KMS) on Culture and Development of the MDG-F Regional Workshop” in March 28-30, 2011.

  • 01 May 2011
    "We hope number of volunteers in Turkey will increase"

    The chief of Development Division of United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme, Ghulam Isaczai, who mentioned UN volunteerism was an experience for persons to enrich themselves, said “so that people can work for issues, concerning the entire world such as environment and poverty.”

  • 01 May 2011
    Children departed from Istanbul to Kars on “Friendship Train”!

    UN Joint Programme Alliances for Culture Tourism in Eastern Anatolia, which opened the first Children’s Museum Room in Kars in January, organized a train journey from Istanbul to Kars.

  • 26 Apr 2011
    Message of Sharapova on Chernobyl

    UNDP Goodwill Ambassador Maria Sharapova marked Chernobyl anniversary with a message of hope.

  • 21 Apr 2011
    Children's train departed

    “Friendship Train”, which is designed in the context of a project run by United Nations Agencies (UNDP, UNICEF, UNESCO and UNWTO) in cooperation with Turkish Ministry of Culture, University of Ankara and Turkish Social Services and Child Protection Agency, departed from West of Turkey to the East.

  • 20 Apr 2011
    "We hope number of volunteers in Turkey will increase"

    The chief of Development Division of United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme, Ghulam Isaczai, who mentioned UN volunteerism was an experience for persons to enrich themselves, said “so that people can work for issues, concerning the entire world such as environment and poverty.”

  • 20 Apr 2011
    Voluntary sector meets in Turkey

    The United Nations and organizations from across Eastern Europe, the Middle East and the Commonwealth of Independent States arrived in Ankara to explore ways of beating poverty through citizen action.

  • 18 Apr 2011
    Talking Points: Regional Consultation Meeting

  • 14 Apr 2011
    Voluntary sector comes to Turkey to move development agenda forward

    The United Nations and organizations from across Eastern Europe, the Middle East and the Commonwealth of Independent States are arriving in the Turkish capital to explore ways of beating poverty through citizen action.

  • 01 Apr 2011
    UNDP opened an "excellence"center in Istanbul

    Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Helen Clark has paid a visit to Turkey in March. Helen Clark, who had meetings in Ankara and Istanbul, inaugurated “UNDP Istanbul International Center for Private Sector in Development” and also launched a regional report entitled “Business Solutions to Poverty” in Istanbul. The UNDP Administrator also visited culture tourism projects implemented in Kars.

  • 01 Apr 2011
    What will the new center do?

    International Center for Private Sector in Development in Istanbul, which was inaugurated by Ms. Helen Clark, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator, aims to encourage the private sector to take a greater role in anti-poverty efforts and create more jobs.

  • 01 Apr 2011
    Çoruh Valley has new souvenirs now

    With the completion of “Ceramics Souvenir Manufacturing Trainings” in Uzundere district of Erzurum, 17 women participants have received their certificates in late February.

  • 01 Apr 2011
    Media of Turkey welcomed Helen Clark

    The UNDP Administrator, Ms. Helen Clark who was formerly prime minister of New Zealand for a long time and paid her fourth visit to Turkey in March, was welcomed with intense media interest.

  • 01 Apr 2011
    The poor can be a business opportunity, new UNDP regional report finds

    A first of its kind regional report by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) shows that companies who make use of inclusive business models in Emerging Europe and Central Asia (ECA) can achieve gains both for the poor and for their bottom line.

  • 01 Apr 2011
    Gender Equality Convention in Istanbul: A more equal world for all

    In order to intensify the efforts in the field of gender equality in Turkey, the International Gender Equality Convention with the theme of “Role of Equality Commissions for a More Equal World for All” has been organized by Turkish Grand National Assembly (TGNA) Equal Opportunities Commission for Woman and Man in cooperation with UNDP Turkey in İstanbul in late March.

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