New Horizons e-magazine

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  • 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.

  • 01 Feb 2012
    Youth and Sports Associations are implementing their projects

    Uzundere Nature, Youth and Sports Association (UDOSK) and Erzurum Tourism Envoies (ERTUEL), founded and supported within the scope of Tourism Development in Eastern Anatolia Project (TDEAP) to improve young people’s social and cultural lives in rural areas, completed the Bird Paradise of the Anatolia Peak Project.

  • 01 Feb 2012
    UNDP and social media

    UNDP Turkey's social media accounts.

  • 01 Feb 2012
    "Resilient People, Resilient Planet" Report launched

    Global Sustainability Panel Says a "Future Worth Choosing" must be based on true costs to people and the environment.

  • 01 Feb 2012
    UNDP and Arçelik hand in hand for environment

    White goods manufacturer in Turkey, Arçelik, and UNDP Turkey, improving strategies on private sector and development and generating projects on environment and sustainable development, declared their collaboration for accomplishing prospective environmental projects.

  • 01 Jan 2012
    How energy-inefficient appliances will change?

    Market Transformation of Energy Efficient Appliances in Turkey Project Workshop on Appliance Energy Efficiency Policies has been held in Ankara in early December.

  • 01 Jan 2012
    Draft report of Turkey’s Second National Communication on Climate Change Presented in Durban

    17th Conference of the Parties (COP 17) of United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and 7th Meeting of the Parties (MOP 7) to Kyoto Protocol were held in South African City, Durban.

  • 01 Jan 2012
    From the Resident Representative: Tolerance as a way of progress*

    Eight centuries gone past, Mawlana Jalal-ud-Din Rumi continues to live on and enrich our souls.

  • 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 Jan 2012
    Comic book featuring UNDP Goodwill Ambassadors wins award

    Six UN organizations were awarded with the prestigious Special Jury Prize at this year’s Peace and Sports Awards for their comic book project “Score the Goals – Teaming Up to Achieve the Millennium Development Goals”.

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