New Horizons e-magazine

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  • 01 Oct 2011
    Watching rare birds of Çoruh Valley

    Birdwatchers in late September discovered the rich bird watching opportunities in the Çoruh Valley which serves as a very important highway for the raptors.

  • 01 Oct 2011
    Local dishes of Çoruh Valley revive

    Between 1st of August and 16th of September 2011 “Capacity Enhancement Trainings on Local Gastronomy” have been held in Uzundere district of Erzurum under the scope of Tourism Development in Eastern Anatolia Region Project (TDEAP*).

  • 01 Oct 2011
    UN Volunteers: Helping is the best motivation*

    “Knowing that you are helping people is the best motivation”, ponders Aslı Velieceoğlu, a UN Volunteer on an assignment with UNHCR in Turkey.

  • 01 Oct 2011
    Experience sharing visit from Küre Mountains to Kaz Mountains

    Kaz Mountains’ home pension network experience was visited by stakeholders of “Development of Ecotourism Based Home Pension Network Project”, implemented under Pilot Applications Programme of “Enhancing Forest Protected Areas Management System in Turkey Project”.

  • 01 Oct 2011
    "Innovations for Women" presented at conferences

    Supported by the Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA) “Innovations For Women's Empowerment In The Gap Region Project” aims to empower women in the Southeast Anatolia in social and economic life through innovative production and marketing related strategies and re-branding.

  • 01 Oct 2011
    Adaptation to Climate Change in National and International Legislation

    The “Adaptation to Climate Change, Turkish and International Legislation System Workshop” organized under the United Nations Joint Programme on “Enhancing the Capacity of Turkey to Adapt to Climate Change” has been held in September in Ankara with the participation of several institutions.

  • 01 Oct 2011
    The regional meetings on adaptation to climate change were completed

    The regional dissemination meetings on adaptation to climate change have been organized in Samsun, İzmir and Şanlıurfa in the context of UN Joint Programme on Enhancing the Capacity of Turkey to Adapt to Climate Change under the coordination of the Ministry of Environment and Urbanization.

  • 01 Oct 2011
    PAN Parks verification progress assessed in Estonia

    Progress in Küre Mountains National Park PAN Parks certificate process has been assessed in 10th Europe’s Wilderness Day Conference.

  • 01 Oct 2011
    Exemplary initiative in combating flood risks

    Recent floods experienced in Turkey once again verify the importance of early warning systems.

  • 01 Oct 2011
    Turkey is preparing for its national disaster risk assesment

    The national workshop on Turkey’s Disaster Risk Assessment that was organized in September in Ankara has been participated by all relevant institutions of the country where officials evaluated Turkey’s disaster risk situation.

  • 01 Oct 2011
    Local Administration Reform consulted

    Under the concept of preparation of Strategy Document for Local Administration Reform, Local Authorities are coming together in the second round of meetings to compile and evaluate opinions and suggestions. Seven regional workshops were organized for related stakeholders to share ideas about the subjects mentioned in the discussion paper.

  • 01 Oct 2011
    New Directorate for Küre Mountains National Park

    Küre Mountains National Park Directorate has been established in Bartın province.

  • 01 Oct 2011
    UNDP's social media flow

    You will find selected news, announcements, photos, videos and links that UNDP Turkey shared on social media in recent weeks by clicking this section.

  • 01 Sep 2011
    From the Representative: Volunteerism as a tool of development

    This year has a special significance for volunteerism as it marks the 10th anniversary of the International Year of Volunteers (IYV).

  • 01 Sep 2011
    Çoruh Valley Birdwatching Festival calls you

    4th Çoruh Valley Bird Watching Festival will be held on 23-25 September 2011 in Uzundere district of Erzurum.

  • 01 Sep 2011
    Social Inclusion Band welcomes Simon Bolivar Symphony

    Social Inclusion Band, supported by UNDP, took the stage at the opening of Venezuela Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra’s İstanbul concerts in Galata Square on Saturday evening, 6th August 2011.

  • 01 Sep 2011
    New Argande collection shows off in Istanbul Fashion Week

    The 2012 Spring - Summer Collection of Argande brand, which has been introduced under the auspices of Project “Innovations for Women’s Empowerment in the GAP Region” met fashion fans during Istanbul Fashion Week (IFW) on 7th of September.

  • 01 Sep 2011
    Communication training for NGOs

    Under GEF funded “Enhancing Forest Protected Areas Management System in Turkey Project” communication and advocacy trainings have been organized.

  • 01 Sep 2011
    Küre Mountains National Park’s volunteers gathered

    Under GEF supported “Enhancing Forest Protected Areas Management System in Turkey Project” a volunteer camp was organized by project partner WWF Turkey in Ulukaya Visitor Center.

  • 01 Sep 2011
    A new book from UNDP: "Residents of our seas"

    “Denizlerimizin Sakinleri (Residents of Our Seas)", the most comprehensive guide to the various creatures in the seas of Turkey, has been published.

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