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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 01 Nov 2011
    Hamburg to host 2011 Match Against Poverty in Germany

    As Goodwill Ambassadors for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Ronaldo and Zidane will gather a team of other famous soccer players for a friendly game against an all-star side from German team Hamburger Sport-Verein (HSV).

  • 01 Nov 2011
    UN helps Turkey quake victims

    United Nations and its agencies continue to work with the Turkish authorities to help the earthquake victims in Van province.

  • 01 Nov 2011
    Kars success is on MDG-F website

    Millenium Development Goals Achievement Fund website has featured the achievement of UNDP and other UN agencies in city of Kars in October.

  • 01 Nov 2011
    Küre Mountains National Park is among global case studies

    Küre Mountains National Park experience is listed among global and regional case studies.

  • 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 Oct 2011
    From the Representative: Empowered lives, resilient nations

    Empowered lives and resilient nations can only be achieved with the start of addressing basic needs.

  • 01 Oct 2011
    Argande met fashion fans in Istanbul Fashion Week

    Argande textile brand, introduced by the project “Innovations for Women’s Empowerment in the GAP Region”, met fashion fans during Istanbul Fashion Week (IFW) on 7th of September.

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