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  • 01 May 2013
    The Ghost Net Hunters shoved off

    The lost fish nets are began to be located in Gökova Special Environmental Protection Area in the context of the 'Ghost Net Hunters' project.

  • 01 May 2013
    These games are for protecting the environment

    Games and toys on the relations of humans and sea are designed for the pre-school and primary school level children in the context of the “Responsible Fishing” project.

  • 01 May 2013
    A new address on energy efficiency in buildings

    A new website on energy efficiency in buildings is online now and it is available on www.surdurulebilirbinalar.net

  • 01 May 2013
    Private Sector’s role in development discussed in Geneva

    The United Nations System Private Sector Focal Points, the UN Global Compact and the UNDP Istanbul International Center for Private Sector in Development meet in Geneva on at the end of April to discuss the role of businesses in addressing development challenges and making a transformational local impact.

  • 01 May 2013
    Early interventions for people on autism spectrum is important

    Early interventions can help people on the autism spectrum reach significant gains in their abilities, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on World Autism Awareness Day, urging international attention to autism and other developmental disorders.

  • 01 May 2013
    Renewed push should be welcomed to fight malaria

    On 25 April, World Malaria Day was marked. Although tremendous progress has been made, per year the disease still infects 219 million people and causes 660,000 deaths.

  • 01 May 2013
    UN Forum on Forests held in Istanbul

    The tenth session of the United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF10) was organized at the beginning of April in Istanbul.

  • 01 Apr 2013
    Post 2015 Development Agenda discussed in Ankara

    The first findings of the national consultations carried out by United Nations Turkey has been shared with the public in Evaluation of National Consultations meeting.

  • 01 Apr 2013
    Priorities for global development agenda shaped by public outreach effort

    The United Nations presented on 21 March the first findings from an unprecedented global conversation through which people from all over the world have been invited for the determination of post 2015 development agenda.

  • 01 Apr 2013
    Join with UN Volunteers to clean up your city

    In Ankara on 11th of May, volunteers with “Let’s Do It” campaign will clean up their city along with volunteers around the world in almost 100 countries.

  • 01 Apr 2013
    UNDP Resident Representative Najam retires from public service

    United Nations Resident Coordinator Shahid Najam retired on 31 March after more than three decades of public service.

  • 01 Apr 2013
    Kamal Malhotra is the new UNDP Resident Representative in Turkey

    Kamal Malhotra has been appointed as the new UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Turkey, who, prior to this appointment, was the UNDP Resident Representative for Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei Darussalam.

  • 01 Apr 2013
    'Sustainable Energy for All' video released

    Al Gore, Gisele Bundchen and Kandeh K. Yumkella took part in a video shot for "Sustainable Energy for All Initiative".

  • 01 Apr 2013
    First International Day of Happiness marked

    On the first ever International Day of Happiness on 20 March, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called on the international community to commit to an inclusive and sustainable human development that will improve the well-being of those who lack basic services needed to pursue happiness.

  • 01 Apr 2013
    'Every Woman Deserves Success'

    Olympic Champion Aslı Çakır Alptekin took part in the video produced for “For a More Just World, Stand By Me” with the motto of “Every Woman Deserves Success”.

  • 01 Apr 2013
    Antonio Banderas launches appeal to end violence against women

    UNDP Goodwill Ambassador Antonio Banderas launched a global video on International Women’s Day, saying: “Violence against women is unacceptable and must stop now.”

  • 01 Apr 2013
    World Down Syndrome Day marked

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in his message for World Down Syndrome called for intensifying efforts to empower persons with Down syndrome, who often face stigma and segregation, physical and psychological abuse, and lack of equal opportunities.

  • 01 Apr 2013
    GEF SGP grants for new sixteen projects

    Global Environment Fund (GEF) Small Grant Programme (SGP) National Steering Committee gathered to review the projects which are prepared to be implemented in the various cities in Turkey.

  • 01 Apr 2013
    Ghost net hunters on duty

    The fishing gears that are left down to the bottom of the sea that passively continues fishing, in other words 'Ghost nets hunters', will be cleaned off with a project implemented in collaboration with Gökova Sailing Club and Mediterranean Conservation Society.

  • 01 Apr 2013
    UNDP's Haoliang Xu visits Muğla

    Haoliang Xu, UNDP Deputy Regional Director for Europe and the CIS and his delegation paid a visit to Fatih Şahin, Muğla Governor.

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