New Horizons e-magazine

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  • 15 Mar 2013
    Turkey ranks 90th in Human Development Index

    Turkey’s HDI value for 2012 is 0.722—in the high human development category—positioning the country at 90 out of 187 countries and territories.

  • 15 Mar 2013
    Eastern Europe and Central Asia: The frontier of change

    2013 Human Development Report states that nations in Eastern Europe and Central Asia are on the frontier of new phase of human development. “Connecting the North and the rising South is the transforming East,” the Report says, referring to the region.

  • 01 Mar 2013
    UNDP "Speakers Corner" features 75 experts in 26 countries

    Leading experts on wide-ranging development issues can now be booked for speaking engagements around the world via the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) online ‘Speakers Corner’.

  • 01 Mar 2013
    Melsa model gives hope for the coasts

    MELSA in Muğla comes forward as one of the best examples for financial sustainability and capacity building targets under the “Strengthening the System of Marine and Coastal Protected Areas of Turkey Project”.

  • 01 Mar 2013
    Ban: The provision of social justice is a must for a fairer world

    The United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, in his message for the World Day of Social Justice on 20 February, said that in many places, only a few people have access to increasing opportunities for a decent life and many people still suffer from the rising inequality.

  • 01 Mar 2013
    From the Representative: Before leaving Turkey*

    The month of March 2013 has a special significance for me, for, I will be returning to my homeland Pakistan, after putting in almost 22 years of service with the UN system around the globe.

  • 01 Mar 2013
    The Role of the Private Sector in Sustainable Development

    The International Center for Private Sector in Development held an inaugural meeting of its Executive Council at the end of February.

  • 01 Mar 2013
    Podcasts produced by UNDP Turkey published into an e-book

    The transcripts of first fifty episodes of New Horizons Podcasts which is produced by UNDP are compiled into an e-book with the title of “Innovative Development Stories Told Through Innovative Communication”. Both English and Turkish versions of the e-book are available.

  • 01 Mar 2013
    2013 Human Development Report will be launched on 14 March

    The 2013 Human Development Report – "The Rise of the South: Human Progress in a Diverse World" – will be launched on 14 March in Mexico City by President Enrique Peña Nieto of Mexico and UNDP Administrator Helen Clark.

  • 01 Mar 2013
    Future lies in tourism

    The Sustainable Tourism Support Fund was inaugurated on February which is implemented with the partnership of UNDP, Ministry of Culture and Tourism and Anadolu Efes.

  • 01 Mar 2013
    One Billion Rising

    One billion women and men danced on 14 February to raise awareness of violence against women under a global movement called “One Billion Rising” which calls for an end to violence.

  • 01 Mar 2013
    Social Responsibility as Investment in the Supply Chai

    The international conference ‘Social Responsibility as Investment in the Supply Chain’ organized in Bucharest at the end of February.

  • 01 Mar 2013
    Argande project continues its activities

    Argande which was created within the project of Innovations for Women’s Empowerment in the GAP Region and which has celebrated its second phase last month, continues its activities during March.

  • 01 Mar 2013
    Conservation and Well Management of Water Resources in Forest Lands

    Technical Stakeholder Meeting was held within the scope of "Enhancing Implementation Capacity of General Directorate of Forestry for Sustainable Forest Management in the Context of Water Use of Forests in Turkey” project.

  • 01 Mar 2013
    Libyan marine protected areas practitioners attended training in Turkey

    Stakeholder Training for the representatives of state marine protected areas institutions from Libya was organized in Muğla-Akyaka on February in coordination with WWF-Mediterranean and NOAA.

  • 01 Mar 2013
    To leave a better world for future generations, prefer energy efficient appliances

    The TV spots prepared to call attention to and raise public awareness on energy efficient products have been broadcasted.

  • 01 Mar 2013
    Support from the Government of Federal Republic of Germany

    The Government of Federal Republic of Germany had given a fund support to the Civil Society Meeting which is going to held within the framework of the “United Nations Joint Programme Fostering an Enabling Environment for Gender Equality in Turkey”.

  • 01 Mar 2013
    Post 2015 university tour has ended in Izmir

    The series of meetings for introducing and discussing the post 2015 Development Agenda has come to an end in İzmir on 13 February.

  • 01 Mar 2013
    Uzundere Cuisine from Çoruh, the valley of flavor

    Within the scope of Tourism Development in Eastern Anatolia Region project, a cook book is prepared to improve the sustainable tourism based on natural and historical values in Uzundere region.

  • 01 Mar 2013
    Çoruh Valley Trekking and Biking Routes Book and Map

    Çoruh Valley Trekking and Biking Routes Book is prepared within the framework of Tourism Development in Eastern Anatolia Region project which represents the beauties of Çoruh Valley.

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