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  • 15 Dec 2007
    Turkey in the Climate Report

    With 1.1% of the world's population, Turkey accounts for 0.8% of global emissions - an average of 3.2 tonnes of CO2 per person.

  • 15 Dec 2007
    Turkey ranks 84 out of 177

    Turkey’s HDI value in this year’s report is 0.775, which positions Turkey at 84 out of 177 countries.

  • 15 Dec 2007
    Building the capabilities of women

    The HDI measures average achievements in a country, but it does not incorporate the degree of gender imbalance in these achievements.

  • 15 Dec 2007
    Countries must cut emissions

    Wealthy countries’ carbon footprint threatens to stamp out progress in Africa, but the 2007/2008 Human Development Report proposes a way forward.

  • 01 Dec 2007
    Award goes to Southeastern Anatolia

    The 2006 Successful Exporters Awards were presented at the 10th Foreign Trade Week organized by the Undersecretariat of Foreign Trade on 31 October 2007 in Ankara.

  • 01 Dec 2007
    Different approach to sustainable development

    The winners of the “Sustainable Development Short Movie and Documentary Contest” have met with the audience.

  • 01 Dec 2007
    UNDP and TOBB awarded 10 projects

    The Millennium Development Goals Award ceremony organized by UNDP and Turkish Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges (TOBB) in order to choose the 10 best projects that contribute to the localizing of the Millennium Development Goals was held on 13 November 2007 in Istanbul.

  • 01 Dec 2007
    CSR Report launched

    The Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Turkey Baseline Report prepared by the Corporate Social Responsibility Association was launched on 23 October 2007 in Ankara with the participation of the representatives of media agencies, governmental institutions, private sector companies, NGOs, World Bank and the General Secretariat for EU Affairs.

  • 01 Dec 2007
    UNDP's project office opened in Istanbul

    UNDP Turkey’s new Istanbul Project Office opened on 13 November 2007 in cooperation with Beşiktaş Municipality.

  • 01 Dec 2007
    35 leading companies join Global Compact

    The Global Leaders Meeting organized by Turkish Quality Association (Kalder) and Koç Holding in the context of the 16th Quality Congress was held on 12 November 2007 in Istanbul.

  • 01 Nov 2007
    Local administration build on capacity

    Turkey’s local administration reforms in the EU process were discussed at a two-day international conference in Ankara.

  • 01 Nov 2007
    Women's rights seminar

    Global and national experiences in women’s rights were discussed in Ankara at a seminar for Senior Inspectors of the Ministry of Interior on 18-19 October 2007.

  • 01 Nov 2007
    International Black Sea Day celebrated

    The 11th International Black Sea Action Day was celebrated on 31 October 2007 in İstanbul.

  • 01 Oct 2007
    MDG Journalism Awards

    The “Latin America and MDG 2007 Journalism Awards” contest – organized by UNDP and the Inter Press Service (IPS) news agency – that seeks Latin america’s best news articles on the Millennium Development Goals and that aims to encourage the regional media finalized on 28 September 2007 with seven winners.

  • 01 Oct 2007
    Best practice examples announced

    In the context of the 2007 National Human Development Report that is being written on “Youth in Turkey”, UNDP for the first time has selected and awarded “best youth projects” that have contributed to the enhancement of capabilities of youth.

  • 01 Oct 2007
    New Life + projects

    The third phase of the Life + Youth Programme established by Coca-Cola Turkey and supported by UNDP has commenced as of September 2007.

  • 01 Oct 2007
    Search for new markets

    The 13th Adiyaman Textile and Ready Wear Clusters Meeting convened on 24 September 2007 in Adiyaman.

  • 01 Oct 2007
    Millennium Development Goals introduced

    “In order to achieve the Millennium Development Goals, governments, development partners, civil society and the private sector must work together in coherence” These words were echoed by Rıfat Hisarcıklıoğlu, Chairman of the Turkish Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges (TOBB) at the introductory meeting of the “Localizing the UN Millennium Development Goals in Turkey through the Local Agenda 21 Governance Network” Project implemented by TOBB and UNDP.

  • 01 Oct 2007
    New report on CSR in Turkey

    A new report on Turkey’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) practices will be launched on 23 October 2007 in Ankara.

  • 01 Oct 2007
    ICT works intensify (in Turkish)

    Almost all Turkish missions in North America and Europe realize their consular processes in a virtual environment. In the context of the “Dissemination of E-Consulate Module for Increased Efficiency in the Service Delivery of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs” Project implemented jointly by UNDP and the Ministry of Affairs in May 2006 with a budget of 1 million 200 thousand dollars, UNDP is helping the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) to upgrade its communication abilities between its offices abroad.

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