Press releases

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  • 23 Mar 2007
    Turkey’s First National Communication on Climate Change

  • 14 Feb 2007
    Maria Sharapova is appointed UNDP Goodwill Ambassador

    Tennis star donates US$100,000 to eight Chernobyl recovery projects in Belarus, the Russian Federation and Ukraine.

  • 18 Dec 2006
    Spain and UNDP launch new fund to advance progress towards MDGs

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Spain today launched a new fund to boost efforts to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

  • 08 Dec 2006
    Support to local administration reform

    The nation-wide training programmes geared towards improving human resource capacities of local administrations will be launched in December, with the delivery of the first two training programmes in Antalya and Konya.

  • 22 Nov 2006
    UNDP and TESEV launches "Social and Economic Priorities for Eastern and Southeastern Anatolia" Report

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP and the ) Turkish Economic and Social Studies Foundation (TESEV) will present the Report entitled “Social and Economic Priorities for Eastern and Southeastern Anatolia” on 22 November 2006 at the Dedeman Hotel, Ankara at 9.30 -13.30.

  • 14 Nov 2006
    Women in Politics Public Perception Survey Evaluation Report

    The Country Program Document (CPD) of the Government of Turkey and the UNDP identifies gender inequalities in social, political and economic empowerment.

  • 14 Nov 2006
    What is Turkey's perspective on Women's involvement in politics?

    A public perception survey aimed at determining the public's approach to women's involvement in politics in Turkey has been conducted as part of a project entitled "Women and Politics" which is being jointly carried out by the United Nations Development Programme and Association of Supporting and Educating Women Candidates Ankara. The results provided some useful information for political parties.

  • 14 Nov 2006
    The public perception survey gives clues on 2007 general elections

    Association for Supporting and Educating Women Candidates(KA-DER) Ankara and UNDP conducted a public perception survey measuring voters’ attitudes towards women’s participation in politics. The survey results will be announced on 14 November 2006.

  • 10 Nov 2006
    Global water crisis will be discussed at TUYAP

    Environment, food and ethics issues will be discussed on the UN Global Compact basis at TUYAP, Wateco’06, Water, Environment Technologies Fair, on November 11th, 2006.

  • 08 Nov 2006
    16th annual Human Development Report will be launched on 9 November

    Release of the 2006 Human Development Report ‘Beyond scarcity: Power, poverty and the global water crisis’.

  • 03 Nov 2006
    Every Drop Counts

    Partnership to Address Water Challenges – the UN Development Programme and The Coca-Cola Company Commit to Improving access to safe drinking water in Eastern Europe and Central Asia.

  • 01 Nov 2006
    International symposium for e-government

    Turkey’s Strategy on Information Society was discussed at the “International Information Society Symposium”.

  • 29 Sep 2006
    First systematic plan for internally displaced people

    The Action Plan on Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) prepared by the Van Governorship will be presented at a meeting, which will be attended by Mr. Abdülkadir Aksu, Minister of the Interior, Dr. Mahmood Ayub, Resident Coordinator of UN and Dr. Walter Kaelin, Representative of the UN Secretary-General on the Human Rights of Internally Diplaced Persons, on 29 September 2006 in Van.

  • 18 Sep 2006
    Gidem Adıyaman Textile Forum

    GAP-GİDEM will be hosting “Adıyaman Textile and Clothing Sector Forum” on September 15-16, 2006 under the scope of Adıyaman T/C Cluster Project. The organization aims to attract sector leaders’ attention to GAP Region while highlighting opportunities in terms of trade, technical and/or financial cooperation with investors from Adıyaman.

  • 12 Sep 2006
    International Public-Private Partnership Summit

    International organizations, leading representatives of the public sector, national and foreign investors and financers will meet in Ankara on 15-16 September 2006 for the “International Public-Private Partnerships Summit” to share their experiences on sustainable development in the area of public-private sector partnerships, and to discuss the ways of developing new cooperations.

  • 04 Sep 2006
    "International Public-Private Partnerships Summit" on September 15-16, in Ankara

    “International Public Private Partnership Summit” will take place on September 15-16, 2006 in Ankara.

  • 01 Sep 2006
    Women voice their demand in Ürgüp

    Local Agenda 21’s Women’s Councils Summit meetings will be held, with the support of UNDP’s “Women in Politics” project, from 01-04 September in Ürgüp.

  • 25 Aug 2006
    A call to the ready-to-wear sector: Join the UN global compact!

    UNDP Turkey continues to promote United Nations’ Global Compact initiative in Turkey. At the 8th Istanbul International Ready-to-Wear Fair, held at TÜYAP Fair and Congress Centre in Beylikdüzü, from 24-26 August, Global Compact Principles were introduced to Turkish ready-to-wear companies. UN Global Compact invites the business world to engage in principles that aim at creating a common development culture.

  • 05 Jun 2006
    UNDP survey reveals untapped demand for microfinance in Turkey

    UNDP study reveals that there is a huge untapped savings potential among the poor in Turkey.

  • 01 Jun 2006
    Turkey launches its national fund for prevention of biodiversity decline

    Doğa Derneği (Nature Society), which is BirdLife International's affiliate in Turkey, UNDP-Turkey and the Turkish Ministry of Environment and Forestry have formed a partnership in order to establish a national fund to prevent further biodiversity decline. Turkey's Nature Fund, as it is called, aims at initiating the most urgent conservation actions in 305 Key Biodiversity Areas identified by Doğa Derneği.

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