New Horizons e-magazine

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  • 01 Aug 2008
    Call for doing business with the poor

    Creating Value for All: Strategies for Doing Business with the Poor, a new and groundbreaking report recently released by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) offers strategies and tools for companies to expand beyond traditional business practices and bring in the world’s poor as partners in growth and wealth creation.

  • 01 Aug 2008
    2008 report on least developed countries

    The Least Developed Countries 2008 Report states that although the least developed countries (LDCs) have achieved their strongest growth performance in 2005 and 2006 exceeding the 7% target, this growth has failed to translate into poverty reduction efforts and has only slowly improved the well-being of LDCs.

  • 01 Aug 2008
    Youth NGOs mobilised in Turkey

    As it was indicated in Turkey’s latest Human Development Report on Youth in Turkey, NGOs working in the area of youth in Turkey do not seem to have sufficient cooperative connections and thus seem to be ineffective when it comes to push for youth policies. However, this scene is slowly changing with the youth NGOs mobilised over the Turkish Human Development Report.

  • 01 Jul 2008
    Adapting Turkey to climate change

    The first project dedicated to climate change adaptation in Turkey was launched on 10 June 2008 in Adana, southern Turkey.

  • 01 Jul 2008
    Hemite is producing biogas

    Hemite, a village in Osmaniye, in southern Turkey is interpenetrated with wastes... The animal excretion that is being left in the village uncontrolled has significant impacts on human health and the environment.

  • 01 Jul 2008
    Mediation in criminal justice system

    The Turkish Ministry of Justice and UNDP hosted a two-day workshop to launch the Project for the Development of Practice of Mediation in Criminal Justice System of Turkey on 12 June 2008 in Ankara.

  • 01 Jul 2008
    Global solidarity for food crisis

    The globally soaring food prices brought together world leaders at a high-level conference on food security titled “Challenges of Climate Change and Bioenergy” on 3-5 June 2008 in Rome, Italy.

  • 01 Jul 2008
    Global Compact Turkey Network convenes

    On 10 June 2008, a conference on the current procedures of the Global Compact Network was organized by the Turkish Quality Association (Kalder) at Istanbul Bilgi University.

  • 01 Jul 2008
    Making the law work for everyone

    Four billion people — the majority of people living on our planet — are robbed of the chance to build a better life for themselves because they are excluded from the rule of law.

  • 01 Jun 2008
    Call for a youth policy in Turkey

    In early May, 44 youth NGOs came together and issued a call for the Turkish government to develop a youth strategy for Turkey.

  • 01 Jun 2008
    One young person for each assembly

    The Local Agenda 21 National Youth Parliament that convened for the fourth time in Ankara on 17-20 May 2008 initiated a campaign designed for the local elections in 2009.

  • 01 Jun 2008
    Production with less water

    The implementation of the projects that received funds in late 2007 in the context of the Life Plus Youth Programme established by Coca-Cola Turkey and UNDP is continuing.

  • 01 Jun 2008
    An alternative tourism spot

    The first lodgings have started to give service to its tourists in the Çoruh Valley region in eastern Anatolia in the context of the “Eastern Anatolia Tourism Development Project” implemented by UNDP, Efes Pilsen Group and the Ministry of Culture and Tourism.

  • 01 Jun 2008
    After the signature

    Becoming a better corporate enterprise is not easy, and many businesses find the first step overwhelming, even daunting at times. The Global Compact Office in New York has therefore recently published a guide titled “After the Signature” to guide companies that have newly signed the UN Global Compact in assisting them in their first steps and during their journey as a Global Compact participant.

  • 01 Jun 2008
    UN General Assembly President visits Turkey

    The President of the UN General Assembly Srgjan Kerim called for world leaders to give their full support to the UN high-level meeting that will convene to discuss the global food crisis on 3-5 June 2008 in Rome.

  • 01 May 2008
    Unemployed youth are being trained in the tourism sector

    The Millennium Development Fund jointly established by UNDP and Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB) has started to provide opportunities for some unemployed young people.

  • 01 May 2008
    The digital gap is closing

    The infrastructure of the “Bridging the Digital Divide” project that aims to close the digital gap in Turkey and to increase the computer literacy has been completed.

  • 01 May 2008
    Hawks doves and wild sheep

    Article by Nicolas Jarraud, Biodiversity flourishes in Cyprus’s no man’s land

  • 01 May 2008
    Saving the fish of Amanos

    First the fresh water goby abandoned the streams of the historic southern city of Hatay in Turkey, then the eels that inexhaustibly migrate all the way from the Atlantic Ocean and feed on fresh water gobies failed to appear...

  • 01 May 2008
    Guide for Global Compact progress reports

    Companies that participate in the United Nations Global Compact are required to produce an annual “Commucation on Progress” (COP) to their stakeholders which details progress made in implementing the ten Global Compact principles. The Global Compact Office in New York has therefore recently published a guide on how to create, share and post their COPs.

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