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  • 01 Apr 2006
    Forum on growth and development

    How to achieve equitable and sustainable economic growth was the focus of a recent UNDP forum in Kiev on growth, productivity and development in Ukraine and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).

  • 01 Apr 2006
    Coca-cola joins UN Global Compact

    Coca-Cola Company, a major project partner of UNDP in Turkey, signed the UN Global Compact, which is the most important international initiative in the area of “institutional social responsibility”.

  • 01 Apr 2006
    World Water Day 2006: Water and culture

    Water is essential for life and crucial for sustainable development, including the preservation of our natural environment and the alleviation of poverty and hunger.

  • 01 Apr 2006
    Turkey and global warning

    Before the next heat waves hit the country, Turkey is speeding up its efforts for the prevention of global warming.

  • 01 Apr 2006
    Impact of "Linking Eastern Anatolia to Progress"

    UNDP and its partners in the “Linking Eastern Anatolia to Progress-LEAP” project came together on the 24th of March 2006, in Ankara to discuss the progress and impact of the project, which is being implemented in Eastern Anatolia since 2001 in order to support social and economic development of the region, especially in participatory rural development, rural tourism and local entrepreneurship.

  • 01 Apr 2006
    Promoting and protecting women's and girl's rights

    The United Nations (UN) launched its joint programme on Promoting and Protecting Women’s and Girl’s Human Rights in partnership with the Turkish Ministry of Interior and Association for Training and Supporting Women Candidates (KA-DER), on 7 March 2006 in Ankara.

  • 30 Mar 2006
    Turkey's largest private employer joins UN Global Compact

    Mustafa V. Koç, Chairman of the Koç Holding Board of Directors, announced his companys commitment to the United Nations Global Compact today, in a personal meeting with UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan at UN Headquarters in New York.

  • 30 Mar 2006
    Turkey's largest private emloyer joins UN's Global Compact

    Mustafa V. Koç, Chairman of the Koç Holding Board of Directors, announced his companys commitment to the United Nations Global Compact today, in a personal meeting with UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan at UN Headquarters in New York.

  • 18 Mar 2006
    UNDP survey reveals banks' approach to microfinance

    UNDP held a one-day workshop, at which the findings of its survey on Commercial Banks and micro finance were debated, with the cooperation of The Banks Association of Turkey in Istanbul on March 17th 2006.

  • 18 Mar 2006
    UNDP survey reveals commercial banks' approach to microfinance

    UNDP held a one-day workshop, at which the findings of its survey on Commercial Banks and micro finance were debated, with the cooperation of The Banks Association of Turkey in Istanbul on March 17th 2006.

  • 08 Mar 2006
    Statement by Kemal Dervis, UNDP Administrator on the occasion of Women's Day (in Turkish)

  • 08 Mar 2006
    Statement by Kemal Dervis on the occasion of International Women's Day

    The concept of human development has been championed by UNDP for two decades. One of its basic tenets is that development requires more than economic growth alone. The fight against poverty...

  • 06 Mar 2006
    Kemal Dervis launches UN joint programme on women's rights (in Turkish)

  • 06 Mar 2006
    Kemal Derviş launches UN joint programme on women's rights

    Kemal Derviş, the Chair of the UN Development Group and UNDP Administrator will give a keynote speech with the participation of Şahabettin Harput, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior and Jakob Simonsen, UN Resident Coordinator at Ankara Palas on the 7th of March 2006, Tuesday. The meeting will be open to media members.

  • 01 Mar 2006
    A brief encounter, a giant partnership

    The brief encounter of a project coordinator and a factory owner approximately three months ago changed the lives of 600 young people.

  • 01 Mar 2006
    Internally displaced persons conference in Ankara

    The United Nations Development Programme launched the “Support to the Development of an IDP Program in Turkey” project by ‘The Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) Conference’ in Ankara on 23 February 2006.

  • 01 Mar 2006
    Role of the Civil Society in Poverty Reduction Conference

    UNDP and the Social Solidarity and Assistance General Directorate of the Turkish Prime Ministry organized a conference on Role of the Civil Society in Poverty Reduction: Risks and Opportunities for the Poor, on 17 February 2006.

  • 01 Mar 2006
    'Landmark' book offers tools to manage global risks

    Innovative financial mechanisms that could dramatically reduce the cost of managing global risks can now be implemented by governments across the world, according to a ground-breaking book by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

  • 01 Mar 2006
    Building bridges through technical assistance and business in Cyprus

    Since 1997 the Regional Bureau for Europe and CIS (RBEC) of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has been managing various programmes aimed at supporting the peace-building process in Cyprus.

  • 01 Mar 2006
    Sheep will replace goats, Scot’s pine forests in Uzundere will be protected

    Erzurum Agricultural Volunteers Society (ETGD) and women in Uzundere, a district of Erzurum in eastern Turkey, have started working to grow seasonal flowers within the context of a project that is supported by the Small Investments Fund, established by the UNDP and Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan Pipeline Company.

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