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  • 01 Aug 2012
    First regional workshop on human-bear conflict in Turkey

    Turkey’s first regional workshop on human-bear conflict management planning in Küre Mountains National Park and the surroundings was organized in Ilgaz Mountain National Park on 27-28 June 2012 with the participation of 50 people.

  • 01 Aug 2012
    Küre Mountains documentaries on İz Tv

    2 documentaries on Küre Mountains National Park’s experience on nature conservation and sustainable tourism, and local non-governmental organizations participation and activities have been aired on İZ TV. The documentaries were prepared by IZ TV in collaboration with Global Environment Facility (GEF) supported “Enhancing Forest Protected Areas Management System in Turkey Project” partners.

  • 01 Aug 2012
    BUTGEM trains Kosovan students

    The first group of students started having trainings in Bursa Chamber of Commerce and Industry Vocational Training Centre (BUTGEM), within the scope of the Memorandum of Understanding signed with the Kosovo Chamber of Commerce (KCC) and through the initiation of the UNDP.

  • 01 Aug 2012
    Dreams Academy became swimming champion during 2012 in Corporate Games

    Dreams Academy was once again selected as the official grantee institution of 2012 Corporate Games. Dreams Academy students and volunteers participated in the Games along with 5250 competitors from private sector companies, aiming to prove that “Sports have no barriers!”

  • 01 Aug 2012
    Three MDG targets achieved, global partnership required for 2015 goals

    Three important targets on poverty, slums and water have been met three years ahead of 2015, says this year’s Report on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), launched by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.

  • 01 Aug 2012
    Komi Cumhuriyeti, Küre Dağları Milli Parkı'ndaki eko-turizm uygulamalarını örnek alacak

    Rusya Federasyonu sınırları içinde yer alan Komi Cumhuriyeti’nden bir heyet, Küre Dağları Milli Parkı’nda gerçekleştirilen eko-turizm ve sürdürülebilir orman yönetimi çalışmalarını incelemek üzere Türkiye’ye geldi.

  • 01 Jul 2012
    Rio+20 and sustainable development goals

    The UN Sustainable Development Conference held in Rio in late June has recognized the importance and utility of a set of sustainable development goals. The goals should address and incorporate in a balanced way all three dimensions of sustainable development and their interlinkages.

  • 01 Jul 2012
    UNDP contributes two articles to Economics and Society Magazine

    The head of UNDP Helen Clark and Resident Representative in Turkey Shahid Najam have contributed articles to the June issue of Economics and Society Magazine.

  • 01 Jul 2012
    'For my country: Barrier free life'

    In the sixth year of its “For my Country” Project which began in 2006, Koç Holding is working with UNDP to bring to life the “For My Country: Barrier Free Life” Project.

  • 01 Jul 2012
    "Work and Proffesion Consultants Capacity Building" Project started

    İŞKUR (Turkish Employment Agency) has begun a project in order to give Occupational Counselling to individuals, with the aim of targeting Turkey’s main problem of unemployment in a new and more efficient manner.

  • 01 Jul 2012
    Küre Mountains National Park Model Implementation Programme completed with success

    The ‘’Model Implementations Program’’ that aimed to show a successful example in Küre Mountains National Park and the surrounding buffer zone has been completed.

  • 01 Jul 2012
    The MCPA Project supported the founding of fishermens cooperative

    A Fishery Co-operative was founded in Muğla Selimiye with the support and encouragement of Strengthening the System of Marine and Coastal Protected Areas of Turkey Project.

  • 01 Jul 2012
    TaTuTa farms gathering in Çoruh Valley

    The first regional gathering of TaTuTa Farms in 2012 took place in Uzundere, Erzurum in early June, and has been hosted by the TaTuTa farms which are located in Coruh Valley.

  • 01 Jul 2012
    Training on Management of Market Surveillance Programme

    Training of headquarters personnel of the Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology (MoSIT) on Management of Market Surveillance Programme took place in June in Ankara.

  • 01 Jul 2012
    Rio+20 'When the speeches are over'

    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged world leaders to build on the commitments they made during the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) to achieve economic, environmental and social prosperity for people all over the world.

  • 01 Jul 2012
    "From Rio to 2015 and beyond: Charting a course for a fairer world"

    Countries at the Rio + 20 summit must work together on a "people-based" approach to social, economic and environmental sustainability on both the international and local level, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and UNDP Administrator Helen Clark told a high-level forum at the Rio conference today.

  • 01 Jul 2012
    Turkey's sustainable development report: Claiming the future

    Turkey has prepared a report entitled “Turkey’s Sustainable Development Report: Claiming the Future” within the context of national preparations for Rio+20 Conference with a participatory and transparent process.

  • 01 Jul 2012
    Rio+20 legacy: World Centre for Sustainable Development launched by Brazil and UNDP

    As a major and concrete legacy of the Rio+20 Conference, the Brazilian Government announced the creation of Rio+ Centre, the World Centre for Sustainable Development.

  • 01 Jul 2012
    UNDP proposes human development measure of sustainability

    In a high-level forum at the UN Conference on Sustainable Development, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) presented the conceptual groundwork for a future “Sustainable Human Development Index,” which would recognize the cost of human development to future generations.

  • 01 Jul 2012
    Climate change is degrading marine habitats

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) released a new publication on the risks from climate change on Large Marine Ecosystems (LMEs).

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