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  • 19 Dec 2012
    Tenth Match Against Poverty raises awareness for 1,2 billion people

    UNDP’s Tenth Annual Match Against Poverty aims to raise awareness of 1.2 billion people living in extreme poverty around the world. The funds raised in this year’s match will used to support projects to help reduce poverty in Brazil and Africa.

  • 18 Dec 2012
    Match Against Poverty live on CNN Turk

    UNDP’s Tenth Annual Match Against Poverty was live broadcasted from Brazil by CNN Turk on 19th December at 1:00 a.m. local time in Turkey. UNDP Goodwill Ambassadors Ronaldo ve Zidane have invited many world-renowned footballers among whom played also in Turkey.

  • 17 Dec 2012
    2013 Human Development Report: 'Human Progress in a Diverse World'

    The next Human Development Report titled “The Rise of the South: Human Progress in a Diverse World” will be published in March 2013.

  • 14 Dec 2012
    Marine Protected Areas Forum in Antalya

    The strategic objectives towards a comprehensive, ecologically representative, effectively connected and efficiently managed network of Mediterranean Marine Protected Areas (MPA) by 2020 were stated in Antalya Declaration, the concrete outcome of Mediterranean MPA Forum organized in Antalya by MedPAN in late November.

  • 14 Dec 2012
    Forest Management Planning for sustainable forests

    General Directorate of Forestry (GDF) started to implement the Project for Improving Water Function in Forest Management Planning in order to improve water functions of forests and better management of water resources in forest lands.

  • 07 Dec 2012
    Kutnu Shawl in Wall Street Journal

    With the support of the Bootstrap project, Kutnu Shawl produced by the local women of the Southeast Anatolia has been featured by the Wall Street Journal as a Christmas gift suggestion. Kutnu Shawl was one of the authentic handicrafts marketed by UNDP Turkey’s Argande initiative.

  • 15 Nov 2012
    Post 2015 development agenda was discussed in Denizli

    UNDP Resident Representative and UN Resident Coordinator Shahid Najam continued the university tour, where the post 2015 development agenda is discussed with students, academicians and citizens, in Pamukkale University on 15 November.

  • 15 Nov 2012
    The future of the enterpreneurship in Turkey will be shaped under this roof

    International Centre for Entrepreneurship which will shape the sustainable future of entrepreneurship in Turkey has opened today.

  • 07 Nov 2012
    UNDP opens data on over 6.000 projects in transparency drive

    United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today launched a new online portal allowing open, comprehensive public access to data on UNDP's work in 177 countries and territories, fulfilling a commitment to full transparency by 2013 above and beyond international standards.

  • 01 Nov 2012
    UNDP Resident Coordinator Shahid Najam Paid a visit to Governor of Muğla

    UNDP Resident Coordinator Shahid Najam and Fatih Şahin, Governor of Muğla decided to shoot a documentary film on the role of tourism in maintaining international peace at the local level.

  • 01 Nov 2012
    Post 2015 development agenda was discussed in Muğla University

    UNDP Resident Representative and UN Resident Coordinator Shahid Najam started the university tour in Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University where the post 2015 development agenda is discussed with students, academicians and citizens.

  • 20 Sep 2012
    Significant MDG gains risk slowing under declining aid

    The MDG Gap Task Force issued today a new report, entitled “The Global Partnership for Development: Making Rhetoric a Reality” where, in his preface to the report, UN Secretary-General urges development partners to deliver on commitments to remain credible.

  • 13 Sep 2012
    The United Nations Day of South-South Cooperation

    Helen Clark delivered a message ahead of the United Nations Day of South-South Cooperation on 12 September. She emphasized in her message that even as countries reap higher economic gains, the opportunities for prosperity should be distributed more equitably among developing countries.

  • 06 Sep 2012
    Innovative development stories from Europe and Central Asia

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched the second volume of Empowering Lives, Building Resilience at its Executive Board meeting showcasing transformative development achievements in Eastern European and Central Asian countries.

  • 04 Sep 2012
    United Nations General Assembly opens on 18 September 2012

    The General Assembly of the United Nations opens its sixty-seventh session on Tuesday, 18 September, at United Nations Headquarters in New York.

  • 04 Sep 2012
    Airports of Istanbul are getting ready for disasters

    Continuing its efforts in Turkey with its initiative “DHL Disaster Response Team”, DHL is realizing the “Get Airports Ready for Disaster (GARD)” trainings in Istanbul International Ataturk and Sabiha Gökçen airports alongside with UNDP Turkey and General Directorate of State Airports Authority.

  • 01 Aug 2012
    Eco-Turism Practices in Küre Mountains National Park will be a Model for Komi Republic

    A delegation from Komi Republic in Russian Federation visited Küre Mountains National Park in Turkey to review the eco-tourism and sustainable forest management practices.

  • 03 Jul 2012
    Three MDG targets achieved, global partnership required for 2015 goal

    Three important targets on poverty, slums and water have been met three years ahead of 2015, says this year’s Report on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), launched by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.

  • 21 Jun 2012
    "From Rio to 2015 and beyond: Charting a course for a fairer world"

    Countries at the Rio + 20 summit must work together on a "people-based" approach to social, economic and environmental sustainability on both the international and local level, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and UNDP Administrator Helen Clark told a high-level forum at the Rio conference today.

  • 11 Jun 2012
    A new address on energy efficiency in appliances

    A new web site on energy efficiency in appliances is on-line now.

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