New Horizons e-magazine

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  • 01 Apr 2012
    From the Representative: The Global Human Development Forum

    With only three months until world leaders meet in Rio for the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, last week the Global Human Development Forum took place on 22-23 March 2012 in Istanbul.

  • 01 Apr 2012
    Istanbul Declaration urges bold action at UN Rio+20

    Delegates to the first Global Human Development Forum unanimously adopted an “Istanbul Declaration” calling on the world community to take bold action against global social inequities and environmental deterioration at the UN Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio in June 2012.

  • 01 Apr 2012
    Corporate capacity building in Antalya under UN Joint Programme

    United Nations Joint Programme, “Growth with Decent Work for All: National Youth Employment Program and Pilot Implementation in Antalya” started a new training programme in Antalya as of February 2012. This programme will contribute to corporate capacity building in the field of clustering. Strategically important key local stakeholders will undergo this training on the issue of increasing competitiveness and the number of sectors already in forefront that have a potential to grow.

  • 01 Apr 2012
    The Secretary-General’s message to Global Human Development Forum

    I am pleased to send greetings to the Global Human Development Forum. Coming just three months before the Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, the work you do here can have a real impact on the outcome in Brazil.

  • 01 Apr 2012
    One Day on Earth opening on April 22

    People in every country were asked to document the world around them in one day. Thousands of people participated. They created over 3,000 hours of footage. This is the first film made in every country of the world on the same day.

  • 01 Apr 2012
    UNDP’s Rebeca Grynspan visits Dreams Academy

    UNDP Associate Administrator and UN Under-Secretary General Rebecca Grynspan visited the Dreams Academy on 21 March as part of her visit to Turkey.

  • 01 Apr 2012
    Küre Mountains National Park Draft Management Plan is ready

    Within GEF supported “Enhancing Forest Protected Areas Management System in Turkey Project” public participation meetings were organized to finalize Küre Mountains National Park Management Plan.

  • 01 Apr 2012
    International Convention on Gender Equality in Ankara

    International Convention on Gender Equality was co-organized by Turkish Grand National Assembly Equal Opportunities Commission for Man and Woman and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), on 22-23 March 2012 in Ankara.

  • 01 Apr 2012
    The economic activities evaluated for Muğla SEPAs

    The economic activities that can be performed in the Special Environment Protection Areas (SEPAs) of Muğla have been evaluated at the meeting held on 15 March in Akyaka/Muğla.

  • 01 Apr 2012
    Theatre for Awareness performed on March 27, World Theatre Day

    Dreams Academy, one of the leading social entrepreneurship samples of Turkey, took stage on World Theatre Day, March 27 with its performance of ‘Theatre for Awareness’ in Istanbul.

  • 01 Apr 2012
    UNV Turkey gives a lecture on volunteerism for art students in Bilkent University

    UNV Turkey with partnership with the Green Lion Association, an independent non-profit organization committed to creating a sustainable future, organized a lecture in Bilkent University's department of Interior architectural design.

  • 01 Apr 2012
    Support to local cattle breeders in Sivas and Erzincan

    Sivas Erzincan Development Project has made Sivas Cattle Breeders Association (SCBA) a center of attraction for local farmers.

  • 01 Apr 2012
    UNDP and Rotary Alongside SMEs from Antalya

    UNDP and Rotary’s “Corporate Responsibility for a Sustainably Competitive Turkey Project” seminars continue.

  • 01 Apr 2012
    New approaches to measuring poverty

    Crisis, Poverty and Time Management conference was held at Ankara University’s Cebeci Campus on the last week of March.

  • 01 Apr 2012
    "Transition To Transformation" Report launched

    Eastern Europe and Central Asia need to remove fossil fuel subsidies, invest in ‘green’ jobs, and establish social protection floors to ensure a sustainable future, according to the findings of a UN report launched in Istanbul, Turkey.

  • 01 Apr 2012
    Cihan Sultanoğlu is the new regional chief of UNDP

  • 01 Apr 2012
    English subtitles for Küre National Park

    English subtitles were added to the Küre National Park introductory video.

  • 01 Apr 2012
    Final countdown for PAN Parks certificate

    Küre Mountains National Park PAN Parks verification process has reached its final stage as a result of GEF supported “Enhancing Forest Protected Areas Management System in Turkey Project” actions.

  • 01 Apr 2012
    SMEs in textile sector will be able to compete internationally

    The Joint Programme, implemented with the cooperation of UNDP, UNIDO and ILO, aims to increase the competitiveness of textile and apparel industry.

  • 01 Apr 2012
    Micro-credit proposal for fisherwomen

    The proposal for micro-credit, which provide support for the fishery activities of women, came out from the research implemented in Gökova and Datça-Bozburun Special Environment Protection Areas (SEPAs) within the context of the Strengthening the System of Marine and Coastal Protected Areas of Turkey Project.

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