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  • 01 Jun 2007
    Global Initiative on Commodities on the agenda

    A “Global Initiative on Commodities” Conference organised by the Common Fund for Commodities (CFC), United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), UNDP and the Secretariat of the African, Caribbean and Pasific Group (ACP) was held on 7-11 May in Brazil to address problems in commodity exchange and how new commodity strategies could be designed to fight for poverty reduction.

  • 01 Jun 2007
    IFAD mission to Sivas and Erzincan

    A mission consisting of the representatives of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) visited the eastern provinces of Sivas and Erzincan, Turkey on 19-30 May 2007 to monitor the outcomes of the Sivas-Erzincan Rural Development Project.

  • 01 Jun 2007
    Cooperation for sustainable development

    At the 15th meeting of the United Nations Sustainable Development Commission held on 3 May 2007 in New York, officials from the Turkish State Planning Organization and UNDP Turkey, explained the “Integration of Sustainable Development into Sectoral Policies” project and stated that the aim of the project is to meet the needs of today without endangering the needs of future generations.

  • 01 Jun 2007
    Linking MDGs in Turkey to human rights

    The launch of the “Linking Human Rights to Turkey’s Localizing MDGs Program” project was introduced at a workshop titled “Millennium Development Goals in Turkey: Legal Framework for MDGs and Human Rights” hosted by the Ankara Bar Association on 11 May 2007 in Ankara.

  • 01 Jun 2007
    Doğuş Group signs UN Global Compact

    Following Turkey’s largest and fast-growing firms, Doğuş Group has also joined the group of companies that has signed the UN’s Global Compact.

  • 01 Jun 2007
    New business opportunities for turkish private sector

    At the official presentation of the Black Sea Trade and Investment Promotion Programme (BSTIP) for the Turkish Business Support Organizations, on 28 May 2007 in Istanbul, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) announced the findings of a recent study, which is carried out within the framework of the BSTIP.

  • 29 May 2007
    New business opportunities for Turkish private sector

    UNDP has announced new business potentials for Turkish enterprises in the Black Sea Economic Cooperation region. The announcement was made at the official presentation of the Black Sea Trade and Investment Promotion Programme on 28 May 2007 in Istanbul.

  • 23 May 2007
    8th Quality Symposium for Public Administration

  • 01 May 2007
    UN Millennium Project

    The Millennium Project was commissioned by the United Nations Secretary-General in 2002 to recommend a concrete action plan for the world to reverse the grinding poverty, hunger and disease affecting billions of people.

  • 01 May 2007
    National development strategies based upon MDGs (In Turkish)

  • 01 May 2007
    Adıyaman: Hot spot for clusters

    The cluster in textile industry that is being realized in Turkey’s eastern city Adıyaman, is ongoing as an example study with the enthusiam of all its participants. This cooperation was last exhibited at a meeting on 7 April 2007 with the participation of the city’s senior officials.

  • 01 May 2007
    Inevitable partnership

    The relations between UNDP and private sector become increasingly closer all over the world, as the world population increases...

  • 01 May 2007
    Capacity building work in Sofia

    UNDP Resident Representatives discussed UNDP’s vision, medium term programs, priorities in the near future, and its role in middle-income countries in Bulgaria’s capital Sofia.

  • 01 May 2007
    Croatian report on social exclusion

    The Croatian Human Development Report is about the social exclusion in Croatia. In the foreword of Unplugged: Faces of Social Exclusion in Croatia that was published in February 2007, Resident Representative of UNDP Croatia country office Yuri Afanasiev says that the report is the “first ever comprehensive analysis of social exclusion issues in Croatia” and underlines the importance of the word “unplugged” in the title of the report.

  • 01 May 2007
    International community steps up action on water

    New commitments were expressed on 14 April 2007 by donors, international development institutions and developing countries to tackle the water and sanitation crisis that affects the world’s poor.

  • 01 May 2007
    Derviş responds to IPCC Report on climate change

    United Nations Development Programme Administrator Kemal Derviş expressed support for the findings of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Report on Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability, calling on governments, donors and development agencies to better recognize the existing capacities of the people and communities of the developing world to adapt to meet the challenges of global warming, and to bolster support to those most vulnerable to its damaging immediate effects.

  • 01 May 2007
    MDG support

    Progress towards the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) is too slow in many parts of the world. The crisis is most severe in sub-Saharan Africa where, despite some successes such as increased primary school enrollment, the majority of countries are not on track to achieving the MDGs.

  • 17 Apr 2007
    Kick-off for new "Life +" projects

    New term applications for the Life + Youth Programme established by Coca-Cola Turkey and UNDP in 2005 have started. Financial support and consultancy will be provided for the projects that will be elected.

  • 16 Apr 2007
    International community steps up action on water

    New commitments were expressed on 14 April 2007 by donors, international development institutions and developing countries to tackle the water and sanitation crisis that affects the world’s poor.

  • 16 Apr 2007
    International community steps up action on water

    New commitments were expressed on 14 April 2007 by donors, international development institutions and developing countries to tackle the water and sanitation crisis that affects the world’s poor.

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