The 2010 Human Development Report is introduced in Turkey

15 Nov 2010


UNDP’s 2010 Human Development Report titled The Real Wealth of Nations: Pathways to Human Development was introduced at a seminar organized in the scope of the UN, World Bank and Middle East Technical University joint initiative Human Development Dialogue on 4 November 2010 at Middle East Technical University in Ankara.

New Horizons - Human development expert Dr. Seyhan Aydınlıgil analyzed the findings of the report presented by UNDP Resident Representative Shahid Najam. Najam and World Bank country director Ulrich Zachau answered student questions at the end of the seminar.

Najam also introduced the report to students at Harran University on 26 November 2010. At the conference where Urfa Governor Nuri Okutan and Harran University rector Prof. İbrahim Halil Mutlu gave opening speeches, dean of the Engineering Faculty Prof. Bülent Yeşilata moderated the event. Faculty of Economics staff member and development economist Prof. Abuzer Pınar discussed the findings of the report.

Next, UNDP Resident Representative Shahid Najam will present the report at Akdeniz University on 8 December 2010. The seminar which will be held in the scope of the UN Joint Programme “Growth with Decent Work for All” will be attended by the Faculty of Economic and Administrative Sciences Prof. Şafak Aksoy and Chair of the Economic Faculry Prof. Ali Koç. The seminar will take place at 3pm in Akdeniz University’s Prof. Yavuz Tekelioğlu Conference Hall.