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  • 01 Aug 2011
    Turkey will determine the world criteria for special environmental protection areas

    A call was made for presenting the model of Turkey’s Special Environmental Protection Areas to the 2012 World Conservation Parks Congress as a role model, in the Marine and Coastal Protection Areas (MCPAs) Strategy and Action Plan meetings, which were made in the context of “Strengthening Protected Area Network of Turkey: Catalyzing Sustainability of Marine and Coastal Protected Areas Project”.

  • 01 Aug 2011
    Dreams swim intercontinentally

    Dreams Academy’s volunteer swimmers entered the swimming competition at Bogazici Intercontinental competition in mid July.

  • 01 Aug 2011
    Lithuania experience for Turkey's PAN Parks process

    GEF supported “Enhancing Forest Protected Areas Management System in Turkey Project” actions accelerated Küre Mountains National Parks certification process as PAN Parks.

  • 01 Aug 2011
    "Green Küre" Documentary aired on İZ TV

    “9 Hotspots Documentary Series” produced by İZ TV in collaboration with project partners of GEF supported “Enhancing Forest Protected Areas Management System in Turkey Project” continues as an activity of 2011 International Year of Forestry celebrations in Turkey.

  • 01 Aug 2011
    Küre Mountains Project won the funding contest in Europe

    The PAN Parks Foundation has won the funding contest of the European Outdoor Conservation Association (EOCA) with a project on wilderness in Küre Mountains National Park.

  • 01 Aug 2011
    Kars hosted international tour operators

    Tour operators from Germany, United Kingdom and Iran had the first hand opportunity to observe Kars’ tourism potential between 11-15 July 2011.

  • 01 Jul 2011
    Time for forest and ecosystems services valuation in Turkey

    Forest and Ecosystem Services Valuation and Externalities Conference, and Expert Workshop was organized by UNDP Turkey and İstanbul University Faculty of Forestry in İstanbul on 29 June 2011.

  • 01 Jul 2011
    Action plan on climate change ready

    “National Action Plan on Climate Change (İDEP)”, which prepared by Ministry of Environment and Forestry with contribution of UNDP completed.

  • 01 Jul 2011
    Support from woman soccer player for women

    As this year’s FIFA Women's World Cup starts in Germany, Brazilian football star, Marta Vieira da Silva, is delivering the message that we all win when women play leading roles not only on the pitch but also in families, schools and the workplace.

  • 01 Jul 2011
    "Life Plus" youth groups gathered in Istanbul

    A group of 30 young project representatives have come together in Saklıköy -Istanbul between 26th June and 1st July to present their innovative solutions to current environmental challenges in Turkey as part of Life Plus Youth Programme.

  • 01 Jul 2011
    Corporate volunteers in charge

    One of UNDP Turkey’s stakeholders IBM hosted a roundtable meeting, on 15 June 2011 along with a volunteer marketplace event with the attendance of IBM executives and employees along with the NGO leaders to discuss the concepts of corporate social responsibility and volunteerism and ways to raise awareness and participation for volunteering in the private sector.

  • 01 Jul 2011
    Women are adapting to climate change

    Women are among the groups that will be affected the most in the face of climate change. In this context, the “Climate Change and Women Training Workshop” in which issues such as gender mainstreaming in the face of climate change, climate change adaptation and women and the vulnerabilities of women farmers were addressed was held on 16-17 June 2011 in Ankara.

  • 01 Jul 2011
    Best video prize goes to Seyhan Basin

    Enhancing the Capacity of Turkey to Adapt to Climate Change Joint Programme of Turkey won the best video award in a multi-regional summit organized by Millenium Development Goals Fund (MDG-F) Secretariat.

  • 01 Jul 2011
    Dreams Academy continues to make dreams come true

    Dreams Academy obtained successful results at the Games Company (Corporate Games) held in May in Istanbul.

  • 01 Jul 2011
    Windmade certificate for companies using wind energy

    One of the founders of Windmade initiative, Vestas Turkey, has launched Windmade label in 15 June World Wind Day.

  • 01 Jul 2011
    Second National Communicatıon to the UNFCCC is on the way

    Preparation of the Turkey’s Second National Communication to be submitted to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is underway with the leadership of the Ministry of Environment Forestry (MoEF) and with the support of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

  • 01 Jun 2011
    Ten year programme to save LDCs from poverty

    International community came to an agreement on a ten-year programme which is designed to save the poorest countries of the world from poverty in the Fourth United Nations (UN) Conference on the Least Developed Countries (LDCs), ended on May 13.

  • 01 Jun 2011
    An important step for PAN Parks certificate

    The first step has been taken for Küre Mountains National Park to have PAN Parks certificate. Küre Mountains National Park is Turkey’s first candidate for this certicate.

  • 01 Jun 2011
    “Turkey’s National Parks Photography Exhibiton” launched in Kastamonu and Bartın

    Within the framework of International Year of Forests 2011 celebrations, “Turkey’s National Parks Photography Exhibiton” has been launched within “Enhancing Forest Protected Areas Management System in Turkey Project” activities under coordination of Kastamonu and Bartın Provincial Directorates of Environment and Forestry.

  • 01 Jun 2011
    15.000 tree seedlings for wildlife in Küre Mountains

    Within the scope of "Enhancing Forest Protected Areas Management System in Turkey Project” 15,000 tree seedlings have been planted in Kastamonu-Cide section of Kure Mountains National park buffer zone to support wildlife.

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