New Horizons e-magazine

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  • 01 Jan 2012
    A landmark signature for UNDP's Istanbul Centre

    An agreement between the Government of Turkey and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) regarding contribution to the UNDP Private Sector in Development Trust Fund has been signed in Ankara on 9th of December.

  • 01 Jan 2012
    24,400 fill arena for Match Against Poverty

    With a final score of 5-4, UNDP won the 2011 Match Against Poverty against HSV in Hamburg, Germany, on 13 December, 2011 before more than 24,000 spectators. The match was broadcast live in more than 25 countries.

  • 01 Jan 2012
    Concert by Social Inclusion Band features Şebnem Ferah

    The music project by Dreams Academy, Social Inclusion Band, had a live performance on December 3rd Saturday, in Bostancı Performance Hall, İstanbul.

  • 01 Jan 2012
    Şanlıurfa has now an investment portal

    An online portal for Şanlıurfa has been deployed within the scope of EC funded Industrial Restructuring of Şanlıurfa Project.

  • 01 Jan 2012
    Interview: 9 Hotspots Documentary Series

    Environment Facility (GEF) supported “Enhancing Forest Protected Areas Management System in Turkey Project” partners worked in partnership with İZ TV Documentary Channel on “9 Forest Hotspots Documentary Series” for awareness raising in Turkey’s 9 forest hotspots within the framework of International Year of Forests 2011 Celebrations.

  • 01 Jan 2012
    New publications: Turkey’s protected areas and climate change

    In recent years, role and effectiveness of protected areas in climate change mitigation and adaptation has been well understood.

  • 01 Jan 2012
    Küre Mountains National Park forest management plan ready

    Küre Mountains National Park ecosystem based multi-functional forest management plan was prepared under Global Environment Facility (GEF) supported “Enhancing Forest Protected Areas Management System in Turkey Project”.

  • 01 Jan 2012
    Mediation as a "win - win" situation for dispute resolution

    “International Workshop on Mediation in Civil Disputes”, has been held in Istanbul in early December in the scope of the joint initiative of Ministry of Justice and UNDP Turkey on “Program for Improvement of Practice of Mediation in Civil Disputes in Turkey.

  • 01 Jan 2012
    International business seminars on registered employment

    One of the most important activities of Promoting Registered Employment in Textile and Clothing Sector project was the organization of international business seminars.

  • 01 Dec 2011
    From the Representative: How the “Capacity to Adapt to Climate Change” is enhanced?*

    It has been 66 years since the spirit of international collaboration and the global commitment towards eradicating the problems that blight the world led to the formation of the United Nations.

  • 01 Dec 2011
    UN staff in Ankara meet children

    UN staff members joined UN Resident Coordinator Shahid Najam on 18th of November by volunteering personally for a non-governmental organisation TEGV (Türkiye Eğitim Gönüllüleri Vakfı or Turkey Education Volunteers Foundation), which is engaged in supporting primary educational for children nationwide and promotion of volunteerism.

  • 01 Dec 2011
    “Can the volunteerism be a remedy for global crisis?”

    First ever “United Nations State of the World’s Volunteerism Report” has been launched in New York on 5th of December 2011 at the United Nations General Assembly and in many countries around the world; a national launch in Turkey has taken place on the same day.

  • 01 Dec 2011
    “For a More Just World, Stand by Me” Campaign

    “For a More Just World, Stand by Me” campaign has been initiated, in partnership of UNDP Turkey, UN Women and TGNA Equal Opportunities Commission for Man and Woman, in order to attract further attention to the issue of gender equality in Turkey.

  • 01 Dec 2011
    Figo, Nedved and Referee Collina to join football stars in match against poverty

    Football stars will meet at the 9th Annual Match to support Horn of Africa famine relief.

  • 01 Dec 2011
    PAN Parks Site Guide for Küre Mountains National Park is ready

    Küre Mountains National Park PAN Parks verification process, started in 2006, has reached its final stage as a result of GEF supported “Enhancing Forest Protected Areas Management System in Turkey Project” actions.

  • 01 Dec 2011
    Support to Implementation of Local Administration Reform Project finalized

    Project for Support to Local Administration Reform has been finalized. The Project, which aimed at contributing to establishment of effective, transparent, inclusive and participatory local administration in Turkey, has been finalized on 2 December 2011 with the closing event in Ankara.

  • 01 Dec 2011
    Teachers came together in climate classroom

    Teachers working in Seyhan River Basin came together in Climate Classroom which was a part of Training Programme on Adaptation to Climate Change.

  • 01 Dec 2011
    Climate Change and Sustainable Forest Management in Komi

    Climate Change and Sustainable Forest Management in Komi Republic Serves as for Turkey a delegation under the leadership of Mr. Mahir Küçük, Deputy Undersecretary of the Ministry of Forestry and Water Works visited Komi Republic in Russian Federation in order to study an exemplary climate change and sustainable forest management model.

  • 01 Dec 2011
    Internationally acclaimed singer dedicates song to volunteers worldwide

    Internationally acclaimed singer and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, Angélique Kidjo, joined forces with the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme, ahead of a 5 December UN General Assembly Session on volunteerism.

  • 01 Dec 2011
    Volunteering is to be discussed in UN General Assembly

    On 5th of December, the International Year of Volunteering +10 (IYV+10) will culminate in the special session on volunteering in General Assembly meeting in New York.

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