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  • 01 Mar 2009
    Mediation practice in the criminal justice system

    In the scope of “Development of Mediation Practice in the Criminal Justice System of Turkey”, a joint initiative of UNDP and Ministry of Justice, training of trainers sessions were held in Ankara between 2-13 February 2009 with the participation of 100 judges and prosecutors from all over Turkey.

  • 01 Mar 2009
    Civilian oversight of security conference

    The first provincial conference of the “Improvement of Civilian Oversight of Internal Security Sector” project was held in February 2009 in Erzurum, one of the pilot cities of the project.

  • 01 Mar 2009
    "Global stability depends on social justice"

    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon released a statement regarding the World Day of Social Justice on 20 February 2009.

  • 01 Mar 2009
    HIV: A challenge faced by all society

    The Regional Human Development Report “Living with HIV in Eastern Europe and the CIS - the Human Cost of Social Exclusion”, produced by UNDP in collaboration with researchers from Oxford University and local social research institutes and organisations of people living with HIV, was presented in Ankara on 6 February 2009 at a meeting attended by the officials from the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Education, universities, related civil society organisations and the UN agencies in Turkey. The report was based on research conducted in Estonia, Georgia, Russia, Turkey, Ukraine and Uzbekistan.

  • 16 Feb 2009
    Conference in Erzurum on civilian oversight of internal security units

    The Governorship of Erzurum hosted a Conference on “Consultative Mechanisms at Local Level for Civilian Oversight of Internal Security Units” on 16 – 17 February 2009 in Erzurum within the scope of the “Improvement of Civilian Oversight of Internal Security Sector Project”.

  • 16 Feb 2009
    Seyhan River Basin will adapt to the climate change

    A workshop on Application of Systems Approach for Climate Change Adaptation in Seyhan River Basin was organized on 16 February 2009 at Hilton Hotel in Adana, at 14:00.

  • 12 Feb 2009
    Presentation at the Global Carbon Markets Conference

  • 05 Feb 2009
    UNDP's regional report on aids was presented in Ankara

    Released as part of the 60th Anniversary of the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, UNDP report “Living with HIV in Eastern Europe and CIS: The Human Cost of Social Exclusion” was presented in Ankara on 6 February 2009 at a meeting open to the press where representatives from the Ministry of Health, universities and related civil society organizations were invited.

  • 05 Feb 2009
    "Water Exhibit" in Istanbul

    Water Exhibit prepared by the American Museum of Natural History has been brought to Turkey under the framework of the partnership initiative between UNDP and The Coca-Cola Company.

  • 05 Feb 2009
    Turkey progresses towards the post-Kyoto

    While climate change is gaining importance in the environmental and development agendas of all countries; Ministry of Environment and Forestry, State Planning Organization, Turkish Industrialists’ and Businessmen’s Association (TÜSİAD) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched a new project entitled “Capacity Building for Climate Change Management in Turkey”.

  • 01 Feb 2009
    Local seeds gain value in Erzurum

    Wheat farmers in Erzurum take action to protect local zerun, kırik, şigon wheat species and küşne, külür, zegerek fodder plants. The aim of the project “Sustainable and Effective Usage of Resources in the Production of Local Zerun, Kırik, Şigon Organic Wheat” is to prevent wheat breeds and fodder plants from extinction, to protect these local breeds in the regional ecosystem and in situ and to ensure sustainable and effective usage of water resources.

  • 01 Feb 2009
    Sustainable finance conference

    The Finance Initiative of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP FI) organized a half-day conference about the importance of environmental & social topics in the financial industry in Turkey.

  • 01 Feb 2009
    Everyone will have computer skills

    One of the biggest obstacles for Turkey's full utilization of information and communication technologies (ICTs) and transformation into information society is digital gap. The first stage in closing the digital gap is providing access to information for disadvantaged groups, thereby increasing the number of computer-literate people.

  • 01 Feb 2009
    Turkey's first fully-accessible party

    Art is one of the most important tools for the building up and evaluation of creative and productive individuals within a society. As in many fields of social life, young people with disabilities are generally deprived of arts in Turkey.

  • 01 Feb 2009
    Conference on tax policies of Turkey

    United Nations Development Programme and the Turkish Ministry of Finance held an international conference in Ankara on 12-13 January 2009 about tax policy options of Turkey on the way to European Union.

  • 01 Feb 2009
    "Water=Life" Exhibition coming to İstanbul

    In an effort to raise awareness about water issues, the United Nations Development Programme and The Coca-Cola Company (TCCC) are currently working with the American Museum of Natural History to bring the Museum’s Water:H2O = Life exhibition to İstanbul.

  • 01 Feb 2009
    IT Academy opens in İzmir

    In the context of "Empowerment of Youth for E-Governance in Turkey" project, information and communication technologies academy was established in İzmir.

  • 01 Feb 2009
    2009 World Water Day: Shared water, shared opportunities

    22 March has been celebrated as the World Water Day since 1993. This year, World Water Day is dedicated to promoting responsible cooperation between countries in managing their shared sources of freshwater.

  • 07 Jan 2009
    International conference on tax policy options in the wake of EU accession for Turkey

    United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Turkish Ministry of Finance held an international conference in Ankara on tax policy options in the wake of EU Accession for Turkey on 12-13 January 2009.

  • 03 Jan 2009
    The Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean (PAM) reflection group on terrorism

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