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  • 01 Apr 2008
    Ankara'da “Sürdürülebilir Kalkınma Günleri”

    UNDP ve Devlet Planlama Teşkilatı tarafından yürütülen “Sürdürülebilir Kalkınmanın Sektörel Politikalara Entegrasyonu” projesi 18-19 Mart 2008 tarihinde Ankara’da düzenlenen iki günlük bir toplantıyla sona erdi.

  • 01 Apr 2008
    Support to Turkish judicial system

  • 01 Apr 2008
    Turkey receives 7 million dollars for the urgent issue of global warming

    Turkey is to receive US$ 7 million to tackle urgent problems arising from global warming from the Government of Spain through a Fund established in cooperation with the United Nations Development Programme.

  • 01 Apr 2008
    Olympic torch relay

    The people of Istanbul welcomed the 2008 Olympic flame on Thursday, April 3. The torchbearers passed through many notable sights along the relay route, including the Bosphorus Bridge that connects Europe and Asia.

  • 01 Mar 2008
    Carbon trade: Alternative to combat climate change

    Carbon trade has recently emerged as a rapidly expanding, multibillion-dollar international market and is currently being considered as one of the most efficient alternatives for controlling and reducing greenhouse gases known as “carbon” and financing for sustainable development.

  • 01 Mar 2008
    Water harvesting brings new life to the village

    Tekke Kuyumcu Village, in Beypazarı town of Turkey’s capital city Ankara, despite its central location, is one of those ‘remote villages’ that is experiencing problems in accessing safe drinking water.

  • 01 Mar 2008
    Kocaeli pioneers in MDGs

    Kocaeli is a western city in Turkey which has already started to internalize the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and conducting all its activities according to these targets.

  • 01 Mar 2008
    Lost tales are coming back

    One of the projects that is being implemented in the context of the third phase of the Life Plus Youth Programme established by Coca-Cola Turkey and UNDP is the “Lost Tales” project developed by the Buğday Association in the Nomad villages in 5 cities of Turkey.

  • 01 Mar 2008
    Youth report comes out this month

    UNDP Turkey will be launching its 2008 National Human Development Report titled “Youth in Turkey” on 21 March 2008 in Ankara.

  • 01 Mar 2008
    Innovative projects to be awarded

    The SEED Initiative is opening the call for submissions for the SEED Awards 2008. The SEED Awards for Entrepreneurship in Sustainable Development is an annual international competition, designed to support innovative, entrepreneurial partnerships in developing countries which have the potential to make real improvements in poverty eradication and environmental sustainability.

  • 01 Mar 2008
    A look on multidimensional poverty

    A new book titled “Quantitative Approaches to Multidimensional Poverty Measurement” edited by Nanak Kakwani and Jacques Silber has been published by the International Poverty Centre (IPC) established by UNDP and the Insititute for Applied Economic Research (IPEA).

  • 01 Feb 2008
    Strawberry flavoured days

    One of the projects that have come to an end in the context of the third phase of the Life Plus Youth Programme established by Coca-Cola Turkey and UNDP is the “Strawberry Flavoured Days” project developed by the Erzurum Women Entrepreneurship Association in Erzurum, a city in eastern Turkey.

  • 01 Feb 2008
    Fruits of Muğla: A cultural heritage

    UNDP Turkey is trying to prevent the current depletion of agricultural biodiversity in Muğla, southwestern city of Turkey, through the GEF Small Grants Programme (SGP).

  • 01 Feb 2008
    Climate report presented in Ankara

    Following the worldwide launch of the 2007/2008 Global Human Development Report in November 2007, the report was also presented in Ankara on 24 January 2008.

  • 01 Feb 2008
    UNDP AND EC in Turkey

    One of the largest and longest joint projects of UNDP and European Commission (EC) in Turkey has been concluded successfully at the end of 2007.

  • 01 Feb 2008
    Bulgarian youth's views change after EU membership

    Studies show that with Bulgaria’s accession to the EU, Bulgarian youth are now more optimistic about their future and the future of their country and seek opportunities within their own country rather than abraod.

  • 01 Feb 2008
    More support to internally displaced

    A complementary project entitled “Support to the Improvement of Economic and Social Conditions of IDPs in Van” is currently being developed as part of the efforts to establish a model for rural and urban settlements in Van – a far eastern city in Turkey.

  • 15 Jan 2008
    Global Human Development Report 2007

    UNDP's 2007/2008 Global Human Development Report has warned that the world should focus on the development impact of climate change that could bring unprecedented reversals in poverty reduction, nutrition, health and education.

  • 15 Jan 2008
    Global Human Development Report 2007

    UNDP's 2007/2008 Global Human Development Report has warned that the world should focus on the development impact of climate change that could bring unprecedented reversals in poverty reduction, nutrition, health and education.

  • 01 Jan 2008
    UN mourns following Algeria bombing

    In the wake of the Algiers terrorist bombings of 11 December 2007, the entire United Nations family mourns the loss of all of the victims of the attacks, including 11 of its own dedicated staff, mostly Algerian citizens and five other UNDP staff who were initially missing but were recently confirmed to be killed.

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