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  • 01 Aug 2013
    Project continues for an effective management of water resources in forest lands

    First phase of the project on the effective management of water resources in forest lands was completed in May 2013 and its second phase is already started.

  • 01 Aug 2013
    Argande collection exhibited at Markafoni

    Argande’s spring/summer collection was on online shopping website, Markafoni between 18 July and 20 July. The collection which is manufactured by women from Batman was designed by leading stylists Gül Ağış, Nihan Peker ve Gamze Saraçoğlu.

  • 01 Aug 2013
    Young Scholars Development Academy to be organized

    UNDP’s Istanbul International Center for Private Sector in Development (IICPSD) and oikos, a leading Swiss-based network for sustainable initiatives, will co-organize the oikos-UNDP Young Scholars Development Academy 2013 in Istanbul from 2 September to 6 September.

  • 01 Aug 2013
    Social Good Summit in September

    From September 22-24, the fourth annual Social Good Summit – a unique convening of world leaders, technology pioneers and grassroots innovators – will explore how today’s use of digital technology for social good can build a better future.

  • 01 Aug 2013
    Agriculture development cooperatives exchange their know-how

    Agricultural development cooperatives in Aksaray and Tire shared their know-how with their counterparts from Kars and Ardahan at the end of June. As it is the case in Aksaray and Tire, agricultural cooperatives have great potential to support small-scale producers and foster rural development.

  • 01 Aug 2013
    Göcek and Dalaman bays will be cleaner

    Fifteen garbage containers were placed to Göcek and Dalaman bays within the context of the Strengthening the System of Marine and Coastal Protected Areas of Turkey Project.

  • 01 Jul 2013
    An international training held on Business Planning for Energy Efficiency Projects

    The aim of the training course was to train the representatives of the MENR, local financial institutions, ESCOs on the banking requirements and how to develop energy efficiency projects bankable proposals, to transfer know-how and knowledge on concepts and practical applications of project finance.

  • 01 Jul 2013
    “Count Down for Gender Equality Has Started Campaign” meetings held in Mardin and Adana

    Two meetings were held in Mardin and Adana at the beginning of June to increase awareness at local and national levels and sharing the experiences in gender equality.

  • 01 Jul 2013
    UNDP’s Annual Report for 2012-2013 published

    UNDP’s 2012-2013 Annual Report which showcases how UNDP delivers results through its programmes, touched upon Every Drop Matters project which is a water partnership initiative run by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and The Coca-Cola Company.

  • 01 Jul 2013
    Value of recreational fishing in Foça and Gökova is 153 million TL

    According to the report prepared under the Strengthening the System of Marine and Coastal Protected Areas of Turkey project by the Mediterranean Conversation Society (AKD), economic value of recreational fishing in Foça and Gökova Special Environmental Protection Areas (SEPAs) were determined as nearly 120 million TL and 33 million TL respectively.

  • 01 Jul 2013
    The “ghosts” under the sea reached

    The ghost nets were reached during the field studies launched by Gökova Sailing Club in the context of the “Ghost Net Hunters” project. Trammel and gill nets, fish lines and wastes from former fish-farm were also located through the dives.

  • 01 Jul 2013
    “No spear-fishing” warning from Underwater Research Society

    “Responsible Fishing” project implemented by the Underwater Research Society (SAD), Datça-Bozburun Special Environmental Protection Area (SEPA) is under an intense pressure of spear-gun fishing due to the increase in illegal fishing activities.

  • 01 Jul 2013
    Young volunteers impact the society positively

    Volunteers and practitioners of volunteering got together in Ankara at Life-Long Volunteering Conference and declared that ‘’Engaging people through volunteering strengthens civil society and it contributes to inclusive sustainable development.’’

  • 01 Jul 2013
    A new project launched for a cleaner and safer environment

    A new project aiming to eliminate current legacies of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) which are highly toxic chemicals, causing an array of adverse effects among humans, animals and environment launched at a kick-off meeting in Ankara at the beginning of June.

  • 01 Jul 2013
    Dreams Academy is in Kaş now

    Dreams Academy, which is built jointly by UNDP, Alternative Life Association and Vodafone Turkey Association in İstanbul, is now opened in Çukurbağ Village of Kaş.

  • 01 Jul 2013
    Fête de la Musique Genève welcomed Dreams Academy

    Social Inclusion Band of Dreams Academy played in Geneva’s Parc des Cropettes on 23 June.

  • 01 Jul 2013
    600 women from all around Turkey met for equality

    600 women from different cities in Turkey met for equality in the “Third Convention of Women’s Civil Society Organizations” which was held in Ankara.

  • 01 Jul 2013
    Global Alliance for Sustainable Employment launched in İstanbul

    The joint UNDP Istanbul International Center for Private Sector in Development (IICPSD) – Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB) Global Alliance for Sustainable Employment (GASTE) was launched at a signing ceremony.

  • 01 Jun 2013
    Argande back to where it is born

    National and international partners who have supported the project came together in an organization in Southeastern Anatolia within the context of second phase of the ‘Innovations for Women's Empowerment in Southeast Anatolia’ project.

  • 01 Jun 2013
    UN Secretary General visited the Black Sea Box project in Sochi

    The UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon attended a Black Sea Box lecture, which is an environmental education kit with students, in one of the secondary schools in Sochi.

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