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  • 30 Nov 2006
    Turkey's perspective on women's involvement in politics is positive

    The results of the public perception survey, aimed at determining the public's approach to women's involvement in politics in Turkey has been conducted as part of a project entitled "Women and Politics" which is being jointly carried out by the United Nations Development Programme and Association of Supporting and Educating Women Candidates Ankara, was released in Ankara.

  • 30 Nov 2006
    International symposium for e-government

    Turkey’s Strategy on Information Society was discussed at the “International Information Society Symposium”.

  • 30 Nov 2006
    Turkey ranks 92th among 177 countries

    Turkey is up by two steps in the 2006 Human Development Index.

  • 09 Nov 2006
    Ankara launch of the Global Human Development Report

    Global Human Development Report was presented to over 200 guests on 9 November 2006.

  • 03 Nov 2006
    Every drop matters

    Partnership to Address Water Challenges – the UN Development Programme and The Coca-Cola Company Commit to Improving access to safe drinking water in Eastern Europe and Central Asia.

  • 30 Oct 2006
    16th Annual Human Development Report will be launched on 9 November

    The Human Development Report (HDR) is an independent report commissioned by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The Report is translated into more than a dozen languages and launched in more than 100 countries annually.

  • 18 Oct 2006
    Derviş: "Working together out of poverty"

    UNDP Administrator Kemal Derviş gave the following message on the occasion of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, 17 October 2006.

  • 02 Oct 2006
    Working visit by the The Representative of the Secretary General on the Human Rights of IDPs

    The Representative of the Secretary General on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons (RSG), Mr. Walter Kälin, carried out a working visit to Turkey from 28 September to 1 October 2006 on the invitation of the Governor of Van Province, Mr. Niyazi Tanirli.

  • 02 Oct 2006
    Mandate of the Representative of the Secretary General on the Human Rights of IDPs

    Progress has been made in Turkey, both in substantive terms of specific law and policy and more generally in the willingness to engage with interested parties ranging from the United Nations Country Team to civil society on issues of internal displacement in an open, constructive fashion.

  • 07 Sep 2006
    Women demand equal representation in the parliament

    “Women’s Summit”, within the context of the ‘Women in Politics’ project conducted by UNDP in partnership with KA-DER (Association of Supporting and Training Women Candidates), is being held in Ürgüp during 31 August-4 September.

  • 07 Sep 2006
    International Public-Private Partnerships Summit

    Countdown for the “International Public-Private Partnerships Summit” has started. Business world and the public will meet in Ankara on 15-16 September for sustainable development.

  • 07 Aug 2006
    Women councils benefit from UNDP's Women in Politics Project

    Local Agenda-21 (LA21) Cities' women councils, with their work on 'Women in Politics' became an important partner of UNDP Women in Politics Project. 57 representatives, from programme partners and 30 cities, participated to the LA-21 Women Councils meeting between 27-29 June 2006 in Ankara.

  • 01 Aug 2006
    Turkish UNVs for NIS and other neighbouring countries

    Following the attainment of political independence, the Republics of the Former Soviet Union have endeavored to transform their centrally planned economies into market oriented ones.

  • 01 Aug 2006
    UNDP Publications

    UNDP and its administered funds the UN Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM), the UN Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) and UN Volunteers (UNV) produce a wide variety of publications that are available free of charge in electronic form on this Web site.

  • 07 Jul 2006
    Turkey launches its National Fund for the Prevention of Biodiversity Decline

    Doğa Derneği (Nature Society), which is BirdLife International's affiliate in Turkey, UNDP-Turkey and the Turkish Ministry of Environment and Forestry have formed a partnership in order to establish a national fund to prevent further biodiversity decline. Turkey's Nature Fund, as it is called, aims at initiating the most urgent conservation actions in 305 Key Biodiversity Areas identified by Doğa Derneği.

  • 07 Jul 2006
    12 projects benefit from life plus youth fund

    Life Plus Youth Fund Selection Board found 12 projects of the 83 applications worthy to be supported in the second phase of the Fund. The youngsters whose project proposals are approved receive both the required budget and counseling on project planning and practice.

  • 07 Jul 2006
    Target: Zero extinction

    A new fund to prevent biodiversity decline in Turkey was launched by Doğa Derneği (Nature Society), which is BirdLife International's affiliate in Turkey, UNDP Turkey and the Turkish Ministry of Environment and Forestry. Turkey's Nature Fund aims at initiating the most urgent conservation actions in 305 Key Biodiversity Areas identified by Doğa Derneği.

  • 01 Jul 2006
    Women in Politics Project launch

    UNDP's gender project 'Women in Politics' was launched on May 30th, 2006 at the policy advisory workshop, Local Policies on the Way to Gender Equality'. The workshop aimed to build on policy recommendations prepared by civil society partners of the UNDP to further the participation of women in politics in Turkey.

  • 07 May 2006
    Turkey and global warming

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

  • 07 May 2006
    Policy advisory workshop on local policies on the way to gender equality

    We are pleased to announce the launch of the UNDPs Women in Politics project at the policy advisory workshop entitled Local Policies on the Way to Gender Equality, organized by KA-DER Ankara Local Politics Working Group and KAGIDER Women Fund on May 30th, 2006.

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