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  • 01 Aug 2012
    From the Representative: The Nelson Mandela Day*

    On 18 July 2012, we had a great honor to celebrate the Nelson Mandela Day. It was the 94th birthday of a rare icon and one of the greatest moral and political leaders of our time.

  • 01 Aug 2012
    Cihan Sultanoğlu, Assistant Administrator of UNDP, was in Turkey

    Ayşe Cihan Sultanoğlu, Assistant Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme and the Director of the Regional Bureau for Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States, has visited Turkey on 3-6 of July.

  • 01 Aug 2012
    UNDP and the Government of the Republic of Singapore to establish a Global Centre for Public Service Excellence

    On 2 July 2012, Helen Clark, Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and Second Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Transport Lui Tuck Yew, jointly announced that UNDP and the Government of the Republic of Singapore expect to establish a Global Centre for Public Service Excellence in the city of Singapore by the end of the year.

  • 01 Aug 2012
    "Growing Inclusive Markets: Social Entrepreneurship Cases in Turkey”

    "Growing Inclusive Markets: Social Entrepreneurship Cases in Turkey”, which investigates successful examples of social entrepreneurship from Turkey, came out on July 2012 by the Istanbul Bilgi University Publications.

  • 01 Aug 2012
    Support for the companies to recruit the disabled

    Project team of “Discover Your Potential” aims to provide training to physically disabled people in the fields that private sector is looking for, to assist them with their self-improvement and to help them to be hired.

  • 01 Aug 2012
    Ship-based pollution will be prevented in the Fethiye-Göcek SEPA

    The action is taken to prevent ship-based pollution in the Fethiye-Göcek SEPA (Special Environmental Protection Area) in the context of the Strengthening the System of Marine and Coastal Protected Areas of Turkey Project.

  • 01 Aug 2012
    Social Inclusion Band performed at the One Love Festival

    Social Inclusion Band continues their summer concerts. On July, the Band performed at the 19th Istanbul Jazz Festival Tünel Feast at garajistanbul and at the One Love Festival at Bilgi University.

  • 01 Aug 2012
    "Count Down for Gender Equality" has started campaign

    The campaign titled “Count Down for Gender Equality” under the theme of “For a More Just World, Stand by Me” continued with the two meetings held by Malatya, Elazığ, Tunceli, Bingöl Regional Information and Experience Sharing Platform in Malatya and Gümüşhane.

  • 01 Aug 2012
    First regional workshop on human-bear conflict in Turkey

    Turkey’s first regional workshop on human-bear conflict management planning in Küre Mountains National Park and the surroundings was organized in Ilgaz Mountain National Park on 27-28 June 2012 with the participation of 50 people.

  • 01 Aug 2012
    Küre Mountains documentaries on İz Tv

    2 documentaries on Küre Mountains National Park’s experience on nature conservation and sustainable tourism, and local non-governmental organizations participation and activities have been aired on İZ TV. The documentaries were prepared by IZ TV in collaboration with Global Environment Facility (GEF) supported “Enhancing Forest Protected Areas Management System in Turkey Project” partners.

  • 01 Aug 2012
    BUTGEM trains Kosovan students

    The first group of students started having trainings in Bursa Chamber of Commerce and Industry Vocational Training Centre (BUTGEM), within the scope of the Memorandum of Understanding signed with the Kosovo Chamber of Commerce (KCC) and through the initiation of the UNDP.

  • 01 Aug 2012
    Dreams Academy became swimming champion during 2012 in Corporate Games

    Dreams Academy was once again selected as the official grantee institution of 2012 Corporate Games. Dreams Academy students and volunteers participated in the Games along with 5250 competitors from private sector companies, aiming to prove that “Sports have no barriers!”

  • 01 Aug 2012
    Three MDG targets achieved, global partnership required for 2015 goals

    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.

  • 01 Aug 2012
    Komi Cumhuriyeti, Küre Dağları Milli Parkı'ndaki eko-turizm uygulamalarını örnek alacak

    Rusya Federasyonu sınırları içinde yer alan Komi Cumhuriyeti’nden bir heyet, Küre Dağları Milli Parkı’nda gerçekleştirilen eko-turizm ve sürdürülebilir orman yönetimi çalışmalarını incelemek üzere Türkiye’ye geldi.

  • 01 Jul 2012
    Rio+20 and sustainable development goals

    The UN Sustainable Development Conference held in Rio in late June has recognized the importance and utility of a set of sustainable development goals. The goals should address and incorporate in a balanced way all three dimensions of sustainable development and their interlinkages.

  • 01 Jul 2012
    UNDP contributes two articles to Economics and Society Magazine

    The head of UNDP Helen Clark and Resident Representative in Turkey Shahid Najam have contributed articles to the June issue of Economics and Society Magazine.

  • 01 Jul 2012
    'For my country: Barrier free life'

    In the sixth year of its “For my Country” Project which began in 2006, Koç Holding is working with UNDP to bring to life the “For My Country: Barrier Free Life” Project.

  • 01 Jul 2012
    "Work and Proffesion Consultants Capacity Building" Project started

    İŞKUR (Turkish Employment Agency) has begun a project in order to give Occupational Counselling to individuals, with the aim of targeting Turkey’s main problem of unemployment in a new and more efficient manner.

  • 01 Jul 2012
    Küre Mountains National Park Model Implementation Programme completed with success

    The ‘’Model Implementations Program’’ that aimed to show a successful example in Küre Mountains National Park and the surrounding buffer zone has been completed.

  • 01 Jul 2012
    The MCPA Project supported the founding of fishermens cooperative

    A Fishery Co-operative was founded in Muğla Selimiye with the support and encouragement of Strengthening the System of Marine and Coastal Protected Areas of Turkey Project.

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