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  • 01 Jan 2011
    Cooperation with UNDP is a necessity

    One of the partners in “Enhancing Forest Protected Areas Management System in Turkey” project, where UNDP is the implementing partner, the World Wildlife Fund for Nature Turkey (WWF-Turkey) Conservation Director Sedat Kalem answered the project team’s questions for New Horizons.

  • 01 Jan 2011
    Building sustainable business leaders

    UNDP Turkey has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Koç University’s Graduate School of Business (GSB)to increase awareness on issues related to sustainable development and identify opportunities and challenges for the development of inclusive markets.

  • 27 Dec 2010
    UN and Turkey sign Development Cooperation Strategy

    The Turkish Government and the United Nations System in Turkey signed the United Nations Development Cooperation Strategy (UNDCS) at a ceremony at the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs on 27 December 2010.

  • 15 Dec 2010
    Secretary General's message on the United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation

    On the United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation, we highlight the rich contribution of developing countries to our collective progress, and encourage collaboration among them in achieving further advances against hunger, poverty and other global ills.

  • 10 Dec 2010
    Human Rights Day

  • 10 Dec 2010
    Statement by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay

    Since the United Nations was established over 60 years ago, there have been dramatic advances in crafting and implementing a system of universal human rights – rights which are, under international law, applicable to each and every one of us: old and young, male and female, rich and poor, whoever we are and wherever we are from.

  • 06 Dec 2010
    Swiss UNDP Fund for Youth Closing Reception

  • 01 Dec 2010
    Launch of International Anti-corruption Conference

  • 01 Dec 2010
    Corruption prevents development

    In his message for the International Anti-Corruption Day on 9 December 2010, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said "I call on business leaders worldwide to denounce corruption and to back their words with strict prohibitions against it.” Ban urged businesses around the world to strengthen their ties with the United Nations in the fight against anti-corruption.

  • 01 Dec 2010
    Towards a more independent judiciary

    On November 1-3, 2010, presidents and other representatives of Supreme Courts met at the International Summit of High Courts in Istanbul to discuss the fundamental issues of judicial reform. Nineteen high level judicial representatives from countries in all four corners of the world, including Argentina, Indonesia, Poland, and Egypt came up with principles and practices that were agreed as being fundamental elements of the rule of law.

  • 01 Dec 2010
    Recommendations for youth policies

    With the experiences gathered throughout implementation of the S-UN Fund and active involvement of young people in the pilot provinces, the report titled ‘Recommendations for Youth Participation and Youth Policies’ was introduced at the Swiss-UNDP (S-UN) Fund for Youth’s closing reception in Ankara.

  • 01 Dec 2010
    Concrete steps for climate change adaptation

    Projects that are being implemented within the framework of the Community-Based Adaptation to Climate Change in the Seyhan River Basin Grants Programme came together in a meeting organized in Ankara.

  • 01 Dec 2010
    Awareness raising for forest rangers

    Working as a forest ranger at the Küre Mountains National Park for the past 23 years, Tamer Korkmaz said he is now more aware of his surroundings thanks to the trainings on Biological Diversity and Environmental Protection held in Bartın between 8-12 November 2010.

  • 01 Dec 2010
    Turkey's Second National Communication

    Turkey has started the preparation of its Second National Communication which will be submitted to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

  • 01 Dec 2010
    Corruption prevents development

    In his message for the International Anti-Corruption Day on 9 December 2010, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said "I call on business leaders worldwide to denounce corruption and to back their words with strict prohibitions against it.” Ban urged businesses around the world to strengthen their ties with the United Nations in the fight against anti-corruption.

  • 30 Nov 2010
    Launch of International Black Sea Day

  • 27 Nov 2010
    Significant improvement in income not enough for higher human development level

    In the 20th anniversary edition of the Human Development Report, the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) newly adjusted Human Development Index (HDI) indicates that with a value of 0.679, Turkey is listed among countries in the “High Human Development” category, ranking 83rd out of 169 countries. Due to the methodological refinements, the 2010 country rankings are not comparable to those from previous years.

  • 25 Nov 2010
    International Day for the Elimination of Violance against Women

    In her message for the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on 25 November 2010, UNDP Administrator Helen Clark draws attention to the importance of continuous international commitment.

  • 19 Nov 2010
    Turkey prepares its Second National Communication to the UNFCCC

    The kick-off meeting for the “Enabling Activities for the Preparation of Turkey’s Second National Communication to the UNFCCC” was held on 23 November 2010 in Ankara.

  • 15 Nov 2010
    Celebrating the 20th anniversary of HDRs

    The 2010 Human Development Report titled The Real Wealth of Nations: Pathways to Human Development continues the tradition of pushing the frontiers of development thinking.

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