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  • 01 Dec 2011
    Turkey's National Youth Employment Action Plan is ready

    The National Youth Employment Action Plan (NYEAP) whose drafting started in January 2010 to reduce youth unemployment in Turkey shared with public on 16 November 2011 in a meeting in Ankara where Namık Ata, Undersecretary of Minister of Labour and Social Security, UN Resident Coordinator Shahid Najam, International Labour Organization's Turkey Director Ümit Efendioğlu and heads of several national labour unions were present.

  • 01 Dec 2011
    'Volunteering matters – Light-up our world'

    UNV has launched a six week online initiative to mobilize volunteers around the world in marking International Volunteer Day (IVD) 2011 in 5th of December, under the title Volunteering Matters.

  • 01 Dec 2011
    Turkey’s concrete steps on adaptation to climate change

    Joint Programme on Enhancing the Capacity of Turkey to Adapt to Climate Change, which has started in 2008 under the coordination of Ministry of Environment and Urbanization and implemented by United Nations has completed.

  • 01 Dec 2011
    Transformation of Energy Efficient Appliances in Turkey Project was in the UK

    Within the framework of the Market Transformation of Energy Efficient Appliances in Turkey Project (EE Appliances), Study Tour has been realized between 14-18 November 2011 in United Kingdom (UK) with the aim of examining the best practices and sharing know-how on the Conformity Assessment and Testing of the Energy Efficient Appliances.

  • 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.

  • 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
    Message on the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

    This month, as we mark the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, the number of people on our planet is estimated to reach 7 billion. A secure and peaceful future for our world requires that they all have access to sustainable sources of food and water, and the means to enjoy a decent living.

  • 01 Nov 2011
    Rule of Law and Access to Justice Forum held in Izmir

    In an effort to intensify efforts to promote the rule of law, Annual Rule of Law and Access to Justice Regional Community of Practice Forum has been organized in late September in Izmir.

  • 01 Nov 2011
    Argande is the holder of 2011 Retail Days' special prize

    Bringing the handwork of women from GAP region together with the designs of master fashion designers and offering to fashion lovers, Argande was awarded with the Special Prize at 2011 Retail Days which was held in İstanbul.

  • 01 Nov 2011
    Training to Okan University

    Experts from the UNDP Turkey have organized a training for the students from Okan University in Istanbul.

  • 01 Nov 2011
    New guide to speed up access to climate finance

    UNDP launched a guidebook aimed at helping decision makers in developing countries to better take advantage of the billions pledged to address climate change.

  • 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.

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