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  • 01 Jan 2008
    AIDS Day commemorated

    The World AIDS Day was commemorated on 1 December 2007 around the world. This year’s theme was “leadership” and highlighted the need for innovation, vision and perseverance in the face of the AIDS challenge.

  • 01 Jan 2008
    UNDP tops global accountability raiting

    UNDP received top ranking on the 2007 Global Accountability Report launched in London on 4 December by One World Trust, a leading expert in the field of global governance and accountability.

  • 01 Jan 2008
    Puppets come to life

    The implementation of some of the projects that received funds in late 2007 in the context of the third phase of the Life Plus Youth Programme established by Coca-Cola Turkey and UNDP has commenced.

  • 01 Jan 2008
    ICT Summit in Ankara

    An Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and Youth Summit was held on 14-16 December 2007 in Ankara.

  • 01 Jan 2008
    Gender and EU enlargement

    The 2004 and 2007 enlargements created important spaces for the pursuit of gender politics in the Central and East European Member States.

  • 15 Dec 2007
    Iceland outpaces Norway

    The 2007 Human Development Report says Iceland now leads annual United Nations Index.

  • 15 Dec 2007
    Derviş writes on climate change

    In his article on climate change and development, UNDP Administrator Kemal Derviş states that fighting climate change is one of the most important challenges in today’s world and that countries have the necessary financial and technological resources to combat climate change.

  • 15 Dec 2007
    Turkey in the Climate Report

    With 1.1% of the world's population, Turkey accounts for 0.8% of global emissions - an average of 3.2 tonnes of CO2 per person.

  • 15 Dec 2007
    Turkey ranks 84 out of 177

    Turkey’s HDI value in this year’s report is 0.775, which positions Turkey at 84 out of 177 countries.

  • 15 Dec 2007
    Building the capabilities of women

    The HDI measures average achievements in a country, but it does not incorporate the degree of gender imbalance in these achievements.

  • 15 Dec 2007
    Countries must cut emissions

    Wealthy countries’ carbon footprint threatens to stamp out progress in Africa, but the 2007/2008 Human Development Report proposes a way forward.

  • 01 Dec 2007
    Award goes to Southeastern Anatolia

    The 2006 Successful Exporters Awards were presented at the 10th Foreign Trade Week organized by the Undersecretariat of Foreign Trade on 31 October 2007 in Ankara.

  • 01 Dec 2007
    Different approach to sustainable development

    The winners of the “Sustainable Development Short Movie and Documentary Contest” have met with the audience.

  • 01 Dec 2007
    UNDP and TOBB awarded 10 projects

    The Millennium Development Goals Award ceremony organized by UNDP and Turkish Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges (TOBB) in order to choose the 10 best projects that contribute to the localizing of the Millennium Development Goals was held on 13 November 2007 in Istanbul.

  • 01 Dec 2007
    CSR Report launched

    The Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Turkey Baseline Report prepared by the Corporate Social Responsibility Association was launched on 23 October 2007 in Ankara with the participation of the representatives of media agencies, governmental institutions, private sector companies, NGOs, World Bank and the General Secretariat for EU Affairs.

  • 01 Dec 2007
    UNDP's project office opened in Istanbul

    UNDP Turkey’s new Istanbul Project Office opened on 13 November 2007 in cooperation with Beşiktaş Municipality.

  • 01 Dec 2007
    35 leading companies join Global Compact

    The Global Leaders Meeting organized by Turkish Quality Association (Kalder) and Koç Holding in the context of the 16th Quality Congress was held on 12 November 2007 in Istanbul.

  • 01 Nov 2007
    Local administration build on capacity

    Turkey’s local administration reforms in the EU process were discussed at a two-day international conference in Ankara.

  • 01 Nov 2007
    Women's rights seminar

    Global and national experiences in women’s rights were discussed in Ankara at a seminar for Senior Inspectors of the Ministry of Interior on 18-19 October 2007.

  • 01 Nov 2007
    International Black Sea Day celebrated

    The 11th International Black Sea Action Day was celebrated on 31 October 2007 in İstanbul.

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