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  • 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 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 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
    Rio+20 'When the speeches are over'

    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged world leaders to build on the commitments they made during the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) to achieve economic, environmental and social prosperity for people all over the world.

  • 01 Jul 2012
    "From Rio to 2015 and beyond: Charting a course for a fairer world"

    Countries at the Rio + 20 summit must work together on a "people-based" approach to social, economic and environmental sustainability on both the international and local level, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and UNDP Administrator Helen Clark told a high-level forum at the Rio conference today.

  • 01 Jul 2012
    Turkey's sustainable development report: Claiming the future

    Turkey has prepared a report entitled “Turkey’s Sustainable Development Report: Claiming the Future” within the context of national preparations for Rio+20 Conference with a participatory and transparent process.

  • 01 Jul 2012
    Rio+20 legacy: World Centre for Sustainable Development launched by Brazil and UNDP

    As a major and concrete legacy of the Rio+20 Conference, the Brazilian Government announced the creation of Rio+ Centre, the World Centre for Sustainable Development.

  • 01 Jul 2012
    UNDP proposes human development measure of sustainability

    In a high-level forum at the UN Conference on Sustainable Development, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) presented the conceptual groundwork for a future “Sustainable Human Development Index,” which would recognize the cost of human development to future generations.

  • 01 Jul 2012
    Climate change is degrading marine habitats

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) released a new publication on the risks from climate change on Large Marine Ecosystems (LMEs).

  • 01 Jul 2012
    New regulation for more efficient appliances are now in force

    The new version energy labelling communiqués transposing corresponding EU Delegated Acts prepared under EE Appliances Project were published by the Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology (MoSIT) in the Turkish Official Gazette on 22 June.

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