New Horizons e-magazine

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  • 01 Feb 2013
    Concerns grow over the threats on the Mediterranean monk seals

    According to the Protection and Monitoring Study for the Mediterranean monk seals (Monachus monachus) that is conducted in Foça Special Environmental Protection Area (SEPA), the monk seals are under threat by illegal fishing and increase of the marine activities.

  • 01 Feb 2013
    IICPSD participation in the Energy Solutions For Food Security Partnership

    Istanbul International Center for Private Sector in Development office (IICPSD) participated in the Energy Solutions for Food Security meeting hosted by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) in Abu Dhabi on January.

  • 01 Feb 2013
    Photos will contribute to the Development Agenda

    Photo contest titled “United Nations Post 2015 Development Agenda – What Future Do You Want?” continues on Instagram.

  • 01 Feb 2013
    Rainwater Harvesting and Effective Water Use in Gölbaşı

    The kick-off meeting for the project of Adaptation to Climate Change in Turkey-Gölbaşı Region through Rainwater Harvesting and Effective Water Use was held in Ankara at the end of December.

  • 01 Jan 2013
    Post 2015 Development Agenda was discussed in Trabzon

    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 Karadeniz Technical University on 13 December.

  • 01 Jan 2013
    Message for new year

    The world is witnessing challenging times characterized by profound turmoil, transition and transformation. In this respect, the gains of 2012 position us for further advances in global development agenda in the years ahead.

  • 01 Jan 2013
    Match Against Poverty live broadcasted for the first time in Turkey

    UNDP’s Tenth Annual Match Against Poverty was live broadcasted for the first time in Turkey from Brazil by CNN Turk on 19th December in Turkey. UNDP Goodwill Ambassadors Ronaldo ve Zidane have invited many world-renowned footballers among who also played in Turkey.

  • 01 Jan 2013
    UNDP and Government of Turkey reviews their strategic partnership

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Turkey held the first high-level consultation to discuss the progress and plans for the future regarding the strategic partnership agreement concluded between UNDP and Turkey in March 2011.

  • 01 Jan 2013
    New Horizons Podcast is number one on iTunes Turkey store

    New Horizons podcast became number one in Government and Organizations category in iTunes Turkey store which is officially launched on 4th of December.

  • 01 Jan 2013
    Authentic Argande products on Markafoni

    Argande brand and Sema Şimşek who is the face of the brand appeared on online shopping website Markafoni, which is one of the main supporters of Argande.

  • 01 Jan 2013
    UN climate change talks ended in Doha

    The two-week meeting of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the parent treaty of the 1997 Kyoto Protocol, wrapped up on 8th of December in the Qatari capital.

  • 01 Jan 2013
    Küre Mountains National Park Management Plan and Local Guides

    Küre Mountains National Park Management Plan prepared by Global Environment Facility (GEF) funded “Enhancing Forest Protected Areas Management System in Turkey”, has been approved by Mr. Ahmet Özyanık, General Director of Nature Conservation and National Parks at the beginning of December, after affirmative inputs of relevant organizations.

  • 01 Jan 2013
    Post 2015 Development Agenda Instagram Photo Contest

    United Nations Turkey organizes a contest on Instagram for the photos which are about nine thematic areas determined for post 2015 Development Agenda.

  • 01 Jan 2013
    Forest Management Planning

    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.

  • 01 Jan 2013
    Capacities of energy efficiency in buildings in Germany and UK

    A technical tour has been organized to Germany and United Kingdom at the end of November, within the scope of “Promoting Energy Efficiency in Buildings Project” to increase the capacity of project partner institutions and organizations and to transfer knowledge.

  • 01 Jan 2013
    Environmental sustainability topics after 2015 was discussed

    Environmental sustainability, one of nine thematic areas in post 2015 development agenda was discussed in Ankara at the end of November in a meeting organized by UNDP Turkey.

  • 01 Jan 2013
    Marine and Coastal Protected Areas Project on social media

    The Facebook and Twitter pages of the “Strengthening the System of Marine and Coastal Protected Areas of Turkey Project” attract great attention. Project’s renewed internet site also provides comprehensive information for the Turkish and international internet users.

  • 01 Jan 2013
    The Post – MDGs Contact Group in Istanbul

    The fifth meeting of the Post-MDGs Contact Group which is proposed by Japan to be established as an informal group discussing over international goals beyond 2015 took place in Istanbul.

  • 01 Jan 2013
    2013 Human Development Report: 'Human Progress in 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.

  • 01 Jan 2013
    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.

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