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  • 26 Jun 2007
    Companies aspire social responsibility

    A study of 288 companies across eight new European Union and candidate countries by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) reveals that multi-national companies -- not consumer groups -- lead the way in social responsibility.

  • 26 Jun 2007
    Derviş signs agreement with Blacksea Economic Cooperation Organisation in Istanbul

    Kemal Dervis, Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme and Ambassador Leonidas Chrysanthopoulos, Secretary General of the Organisation of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation will sign a Cooperation Agreement on June 28, 2007, in Istanbul. The overall objective of the Agreement is to strengthen cooperation between the two organizations in several areas.

  • 10 Jun 2007
    Regional conference on Corporate Social Responsibility

    Regional Conference for business and stakeholders "CSR in the New Europe: challenges and solutions" will be taking place on 25-26 June 2007 in Brussels.

  • 05 Jun 2007
    Statement by Kemal Derviş, Administrator of UNDP

    World Environment Day is an opportunity to take stock of the condition of the natural world, and a reminder of its singular importance in the lives and livelihoods of all people, at every stage of development...

  • 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)

  • 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.

  • 09 Apr 2007
    Derviş responds to the latest 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.

  • 30 Mar 2007
    UNDP and UNEP cement their partnership with new Poverty and Environment Facility

    Under the venture, the UN partners take practical steps to help African nations tackle climate change.

  • 10 Mar 2007
    UNDP and ILO join forces to promote decent jobs

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) have agreed to strengthen their collaboration and partnership in a major new effort to bolster UN actions designed to reduce poverty and create more decent work.

  • 08 Mar 2007
    International Women's Day statement from Derviş

    UNDP Administrator Kemal Derviş published a message on the occasion of International Women’s Rights.

  • 15 Feb 2007
    Kori Udovicki joins UNDP as Director of Bureau for Europe and the CIS

    Kori Udovicki has assumed her responsibilities as an Assistant Secretary-General, Assistant Administrator of UNDP and Director of the Regional Bureau for Europe and Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).

  • 14 Feb 2007
    Maria Sharapova is appointed UNDP Goodwill Ambassador

    Tennis star donates US$100,000 to eight Chernobyl recovery projects in Belarus, the Russian Federation and Ukraine.

  • 30 Jan 2007
    Clean energy for rural regions

    “Clean Energy in Development” project, which is the Turkey leg of the “Liquified Petroleum Gas Rural Energy Challenge” project jointly conducted by UNDP and ‘World LPG Association’ (WLPGA) since 2002, will soon be started with the cooperation of ‘Turkish LPG Association’ (TLPGD) and UNDP/Turkey.

  • 30 Jan 2007
    Responsible business in new and prospective EU members

    The European Commission and UNDP have launched a new initiative to support corporate social responsibility (CSR) in new and prospective EU member countries.

  • 22 Jan 2007
    NetAid - Raising awareness about poverty

    NetAid is a nonprofit organization based in New York. It was established in 1999 through a partnership between the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Cisco Systems.

  • 05 Jan 2007
    UN's new Secretary General takes office

    United Nation’s 8th Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon of the Republic of Korea, officially started work on 2nd January 2007, replacing former SG Kofi Annan. Mr. Ban brings to this post 37 years of service in government and on the global stage. At the time of his election as Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon was his country’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

  • 18 Dec 2006
    Spain and UNDP launch new fund to advance progress towards Millenium Development Goals

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Spain today launched a new fund to boost efforts to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Spanish Secretary of State for International Cooperation Leire Pajín and Kemal Dervis, UNDP Administrator, signed the agreement establishing the Fund at the United Nations in New York. José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, Spain’s Prime Minister, and Kofi Annan, UN Secretary-General, witnessed the signing.

  • 10 Dec 2006
    Human Rights Day

    United Nations’ Human Rights Day was celebrated worldwide on 10 December.

  • 08 Dec 2006
    "Support to Local Administration Reform"

    The nation-wide training programmes geared towards improving human resource capacities of local administrations will be launched in December, with the delivery of the first two training programmes in Antalya and Konya. The training programmes will be executed within the scope of the Support to Local Administration Reform Programme, a project implemented by Ministry of Interior with the technical assistance of UNDP and financial support of the European Commission. A total of 900 local administration staff is planned to be trained until December 2007.

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