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  • 01 Mar 2012
    From the Representative: Global Compact and Turkey*

    Twelve years ago, world leaders agreed on a set of ambitious targets, so called Millennium Development Goals to end poverty and hunger, expand access to education, enhance gender equality, improve maternal and child health, combat HIV/AIDS and foster greater environmental sustainability.

  • 01 Mar 2012
    Global Human Development Forum in Istanbul

    The Global Human Development Forum which will be held in Istanbul on March 22nd and 23rd aims at ensuring real, deliverable results at the UN Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio de Janeiro in June.

  • 01 Mar 2012
    Signing of the Global Compact in Mersin

    The signing ceremony in the framework of Mersin Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s (MTSO) participation to the United Nations Global Compact was held in Mersin.

  • 01 Mar 2012
    Panel discussion in Ankara on sustainable development before Rio+20

    Turkey’s preparations regarding Rio+20 Summit continue under the “Project for Supporting Turkey’s Preparations for 2012 UN Sustainable Development Conference (Rio+20)” carried out under the responsibility and coordination of the Ministry of Development and the facilitation of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

  • 01 Mar 2012
    Küre Mountains National Park in International Tourism Exhibition

    Küre Mountains National Park which is one of the 9 forest hot spots in Turkey and first PAN Parks candidate in Turkey is presented in 16th East Mediterranean International Travel & Tourism Exhibition (EMITT).

  • 01 Mar 2012
    World Business and Development Awards call for business contributions

    The World Business and Development Awards launched a call for nominations for successful business initiatives that are in line with the Rio+20 UN Conference on Sustainable Development.

  • 01 Mar 2012
    UNDP's successful projects in Europe and CIS

    UNDP's Regional Bureau for Europe and CIS published a new report featuring its best development projects in the region.

  • 01 Mar 2012
    GEF publishes its Country Portfolio Evaluation for Turkey

    Global Environment Facility’s (GEF) evaluation was one of two country portfolio evaluations conducted in 2010 examining the support given in the Europe and Central Asia region.

  • 01 Mar 2012
    UNDP introduced Human Development Report in Mersin and Izmir

    After Istanbul, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative in Turkey, Mr. Shahid Najam, introduced 2011 Human Development Report entitled ”Sustainability and Equity: A Better Future For All,” in Mersin on February 9 and in Izmir University of Economics on March 1st.

  • 01 Mar 2012
    UNDP Turkey's radio network has expanded

    New Horizons podcast, recorded in Turkish by UNDP, can be rebroadcast in local and national radios. The program is now released by 10 university radios and has released 36 episodes so far.

  • 01 Mar 2012
    Social Inclusion Band was at Babylon

    Having started to perform its winter season concerts with full of dance, energy and visuality on January 23, Social Inclusion Band performed at Babylon, Istanbul on January 27.

  • 01 Mar 2012
    UN Report: World youth voice concern over employment

    Young people around the world are deeply concerned about a lack of job opportunities and are calling for an increase in investment in this area, according to the latest World Youth Report, issued today by the United Nations.

  • 01 Feb 2012
    From the Representative: Sustainable tourism is possible

    Turkey is a repository of spectacular diversity, versatility and cumulative cultural legacy of millennia with more than 20 civilizations that have contributed to all facets of development of humanity.

  • 01 Feb 2012
    Turkey is preparing for Rio+20

    As Turkey will present selected projects at Rio+20 Summit, the selection process of best implemented projects, related to sustainable development and green economy has started. Applications will be accepted until February the 24th.

  • 01 Feb 2012
    Kuwait funds quake relief efforts in eastern Turkey

    The Government of Kuwait has contributed US$ 250,000 to UNDP to finance relief operations in Van province, eastern Turkey, a region that was struck by two earthquakes in October and November last year.

  • 01 Feb 2012
    UN delegation visits earthquake victims

    On 13 January, a UN delegation visited Erciş and Van to speak with local officials and earthquake victims who took shelter in tent cities and container houses.

  • 01 Feb 2012
    Social Inclusion Band starts concerts at Babylon

    Social Inclusion Band (SIB), which has reached large masses by increasing sound of music without an obstacle, performed its first concert at the end of January and will perform during winter.

  • 01 Feb 2012
    8th Annual Model United Nations Turkey Conference

    The eighth session of MUNTR will take place in Antalya, Side, between the 5th – 9th of March at Sueno Beach and Conference Hotels.

  • 01 Feb 2012
    A new phase in “For a more just world, stand by me"

    “Istanbul Regional Information and Experience Sharing Platform” has been organized on late January in Istanbul with participation of Chairperson of Turkish Grand National Assembly (TGNA) Equal Opportunities Commission for Man and Woman Ms. Azize Sibel Gönül; MPs as members of the Commission, İstanbul Governor Mr. Huseyin Avni Mutlu; and representatives of civil society organisations, İstanbul Development Agency, private sector and academia.

  • 01 Feb 2012
    Sustainable and community based tourism

    Ankara hosted an international tourism conference that created a platform to share Turkish and global experineces about sustainable and community based tourism.

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