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  • 01 Jan 2009
    Welcome me to your digital world

    The “Welcome Me to Your Digital World" portal was launched in İstanbul with the participation of over 100 people including Chairman of Intel Craig Barrett, UN Resident Coordinator in Turkey Mahmood Ayub and Salih Çelik from the Ministry of Education.

  • 01 Jan 2009
    Civic engagement to legislation making

    Trainings were provided for Parliamentary Advisers in the scope of the Inclusive Civic Engagement to Legislation Making Project, a joint initiative of UNDP, Prime Ministry, the Association of Legislation and the Parliamentary Advisers Association.

  • 01 Jan 2009
    What does capacity development mean for UNDP?

    United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) emphasizes capacity development in all its policies and programmes.

  • 01 Jan 2009
    Living with HIV

    New UNDP report calls for greater integration of people living with and affected by HIV. Discrimination and the social exclusion of people living with HIV are undermining efforts to respond to AIDS, according to a new report “Living with HIV in Eastern Europe and CIS: The Human Cost of Social Exclusion”, which was released by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) in conjunction with both World AIDS Day and the 60th Anniversary of the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

  • 01 Jan 2009
    Eliminating gender inequality reduces poverty

    There are many ways in which gender inequalities are present in society. Those inequalities, like any other, are intrinsically unfair and should be fought against. In this One Pager, we show how gender inequalities in the labour market determine poverty levels.

  • 19 Dec 2008
    Sustainable finance in Turkey

    “Changing Environments – Changing Finance? Sustainable Finance in Turkey” event organized by the Finance Initiative of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP FI) was held on 22 January 2009 in İstanbul, Turkey.

  • 03 Dec 2008
    International Volunteers Day

  • 03 Dec 2008
    International Conference on Women and Democratic Governance in Eastern Europe and CIS started

    International Conference on “Women and Democratic Governance” started with the message that gender equality strenghtens societies.

  • 03 Dec 2008
    Digital World Project Launch

  • 02 Dec 2008
    International Conference on Women and Governance

  • 01 Dec 2008
    Alliances for Culture Tourism in Eastern Anatolia

    Alliances for Culture Tourism in Eastern Anatolia UN Joint Program was launched in Ankara on 18 November 2008.

  • 01 Dec 2008
    Black Sea Tool Box

    The time has come to remember the Black Sea. The Black Sea coastal zone is shared by six countries including Turkey, Bulgaria, Georgia, Romania, Russia and Ukraine and it has been abused for the past 80 years in particular.

  • 01 Dec 2008
    Civilian oversight of security

    “Improving the Civilian Oversight of Internal Security Sector Project” jointly implemented by the Ministry of Interior’s and UNDP has been launched in Ankara on November 6 2008 through a whole-day event in Ankara.

  • 01 Dec 2008
    Post-Conflict Economic Recovery Report

    While countries ravaged by war make the headlines, their recovery from violent upheaval is a story rarely covered. Yet, economic recovery is a formidable challenge facing these devastated nations, and is the subject of a sweeping new report released by UNDP.

  • 01 Dec 2008
    Realising the dreams of disabled

    The recent survey conducted by the Turkish Statistical Institute in cooperation with the Administration on Persons with Disabilities (ÖZİDA) indicates that there are approximately 8.5 million persons with disabilities in Turkey, which constitutes nearly 13% of the total population.

  • 01 Dec 2008
    Turkey seeks employment opportunities for its youth

    Even the organizers of the first National Youth Employment Summit in Çorum were not sure whether the summit bringing together so many organizations would be successful or not…

  • 01 Dec 2008
    The Swiss-UNDP youth fund for Turkey

    A new fund has been launched to support the project ideas developed by youth in three pilot provinces – Konya, Muğla and Kocaeli- in Turkey.

  • 01 Dec 2008
    The human development pioneer

    Mahbub ul Haq, the father of human development, shaped development philosophy and practice in over four decades. A biography has now been published as a tribute to his pioneering work of putting people back in the front of development.

  • 01 Dec 2008
    Migration for development: A global joint initiative

    The United Nations and the European Commission have started a Joint Initiative on Migration and Development.

  • 01 Dec 2008
    Human Rights Decleration sent into space

    As part of the commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the most significat human rights document on earth, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) has been sent into the space last month by the European Space Agency. It will remain in permanent orbit around the Earth in the International Space Station for years to come.

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