Contribution from Turkey for a wider Development and Resilience response in the region
Oct 9, 2015
Turkey Resilience and Development Country Consultation was held on 7th October in Ankara where key recommendations were prepared to scale up the resilience response to the Syria crisis.
Social Good Summit in Turkey brings together new partners from around the world
Oct 8, 2015
Singer-songwriter Harun Tekin, BBC journalist Selin Girit, UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Gulsin Onay, and actor Mert Firat were just a handful of the incredible speakers to join this year’s 2015 Social Good Summit opening in Istanbul on Wednesday.
Call for inclusive sustainable human development initiatives
Oct 6, 2015
“New World: Inclusive Sustainable Human Development Initiatives” Project which is a partnership between Coca-Cola and UNDP calls for proposals to its grant scheme mechanism which will support projects in two focal areas on sustainable human development.
Sustainable Development Summit: UNDP spokespeople and experts available for interviews in different languages
Sep 23, 2015
More than 150 world leaders will attend the UN Sustainable Development Summit on 25-27 September in New York, to agree on 17 goals that will set the direction of development work worldwide for the next 15 years.
Ombudsmen from all around the world emphasized their role for protection of the rights of vulnerable groups
Sep 17, 2015
Third International Symposium of Ombudsman Institutions were held in Ankara, Turkey
New study reveals that investing in early childhood care and preschool education can generate 719,000 new jobs
Sep 15, 2015
Findings of a new report, “The Impact of Public Investment in Social Care Services on Employment, Gender Equality and Poverty: The Turkish Case” prepared by Istanbul Technical University Women’s Studies Center and the Levy Economics Institute - New York, will be shared at the launch meeting on 18th of September in İstanbul.
Countries around the world exchange lessons learned on the effective functioning of Ombudsman Institutions
Sep 14, 2015
The Third International Symposium on Ombudsman Institutions will be held in Ankara, Turkey on 16-17 September 2015.
Efforts coordinated for enhancing the quality of the legal aid services in Turkey
Sep 12, 2015
Signature Ceremony to kick off the Project of ‘Support to the Improvement of Legal Aid Practices for Access to Justice for All in Turkey’ will be held in Ankara, Turkey on 14 September 2015.
95% of forest fires in Turkey caused by humans
Aug 27, 2015
Forests provide goods and services such as water, food and shelter that are necessary for sustainable development while also supporting the conservation of nature and reduction of greenhouse gas emissions that cause climate change.
22 projects on organic agriculture in Southeast Anatolia to be supported
Aug 18, 2015
Twenty two projects were found successful to be supported by GAP Organic Value Chain Pilot Projects Financial Support Program which is designed by Southeast Anatolia Project (GAP) Regional Development Administration implemented with the partnership of UNDP and which is first of its kind in Turkey as it covers solely organic agriculture.