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  • 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.

  • 15 Nov 2011
    2011 Human Development Report announced Turkey increased Human Development Index value

    Development progress in the world’s poorest countries could be halted or even reversed by mid-century unless bold steps are taken now to slow climate change, prevent further environmental damage, and reduce deep inequalities within and among nations, according to projections in the 2011 Human Development Report, launched by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) here today.

  • 15 Nov 2011
    Norway at top, DR Congo last

    2011 Human Development Index covers record 187 countries and territories, puts Norway at top, DR Congo last Inequalities lower HDI rankings for U.S., South Korea, others

  • 15 Nov 2011
    Barrier in poor's progress: Environment

    Environmental trends threaten global progress for the poor, warns 2011 Human Development Report Health, income advancement in developing countries jeopardized by inaction on climate change, habitat destruction. Report shows wealth and gender disparities linked to environmental hazards.

  • 15 Nov 2011
    Turkey in 2011 HD Report

    The 2011 Human Development Report presents 2011 Human Development Index (HDI) values and ranks for 187 countries and UN-recognized territories, along with the Inequality-adjusted HDI for 134 countries, the Gender Inequality Index for 146 countries, and the Multidimensional Poverty Index for 109 countries.

  • 15 Nov 2011
    Eastern Europe, Central Asia in danger

    Eastern Europe, Central Asia compare well on development indicators, but face environmental risks, says 2011 Human Development Report.

  • 15 Nov 2011
    2011 HDR Report launched in Istanbul

    The report which United Nations prepares every year was introduced in Istanbul.

  • 01 Nov 2011
    Corporate responsibility trainings from the Rotary and UNDP

    ‘Corporate Responsibility for a Sustainably Competitive Turkey Project’ was started with the signatures of 80 chairmen of the Rotary and Governer of the region 2420 in 17th September to the contract of ‘Global Compact’.

  • 01 Nov 2011
    From the Representative: A better future for all

    This year’s Human Development Report- “Sustainability and Equity: A Better Future for All”- has just been launched; globally in Denmark, nationally in Istanbul.

  • 01 Nov 2011
    Hamburg to host 2011 Match Against Poverty in Germany

    As Goodwill Ambassadors for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Ronaldo and Zidane will gather a team of other famous soccer players for a friendly game against an all-star side from German team Hamburger Sport-Verein (HSV).

  • 01 Nov 2011
    UN helps Turkey quake victims

    United Nations and its agencies continue to work with the Turkish authorities to help the earthquake victims in Van province.

  • 01 Nov 2011
    Kars success is on MDG-F website

    Millenium Development Goals Achievement Fund website has featured the achievement of UNDP and other UN agencies in city of Kars in October.

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