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The Special Rapporteur of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism concluded a one-week visit to Turkey today.
The Special Rapporteur on human rights and counterterrorism of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights, Martin Scheinin, will visit Turkey from 16 to 23 February 2006 at the invitation of the Government.
Launched in Davos today by UNDP's Kemal Derviş, The New Public Finance outlines creative approach to international challanges.
Microsoft Turkey, in association with UNDP Turkey, Youth Association for Habitat and Agenda 21 have developed a project in which youngsters who are knowledgeable about computers will train their peers.
UNDP organized a two-day conference in Istanbul that provided an opportunity for Turkey's government leaders, industry practitioners, cooperatives and members of the banking sector to learn about global microfinance industry and to identify models replicable to Turkey.
Microfinance in Turkey ''New Frontiers in Development'' International Microfinance Conference, Istanbul December 12-13, 2005
The United Nations Development Programme organised an International Conference in Istanbul aiming to explore ways to help the poor invest in the future in Turkey.
UNFPA, United Nations Population Fund and UNDP, United Nations Developmet Programme launched the "The Dynamics of Honor Killings in Turkey: Prospects for Action" Report on the most shameful type of violence against women, honor killings.
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has released its 15th annual Human Development Index, which shows that despite an increase in the income levels of Turkey, the country still faces challenges in human development.
What better time than Turkey's blisteringly hot summer to tackle the burning issue of global warming?
United Nations Development Program (UNDP) is starting a new project both to contribute to private sector development and to engage with the business community in advancing Turkey's broader development agenda.
Millennium Development Goals Turkey Report to be announced.
An information meeting on "Plus to Life" Youth Fund, established by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Coca Cola Turkey and the Habitat and Agenda 21 Youth Association, has been held on the 11 June 2005 in Diyarbakır Bağcılar Municipality Conference Hall, with the contributions of Diyarbakır Youth Parliament.
The Global Environment Facility (GEF) Small Grants Programme (SGP) is holding its fourth biennial global workshop at in Istanbul, from 20 to 24 June 2005. The new UNDP Administrator, Kemal Dervis, the SGP Global Manager, Delfin Ganapin and the UN Resident Coordinator in Turkey made the opening speeches of the SGP's global workshop.
The new UNDP Administrator, Kemal Dervis opens the global workshop of the Global Environment Facility's (GEF) Small Grants Programme in Istanbul, on 20 June 2005. 145 representatives from 73 countries of the GEF Small Grants Programme meet in Istanbul, for a common goal of "Serving More Communities, Creating Greater Global Impact".
The National Committee, which was set up to examine how qualified financial services will be provided to low income people in Turkey, held its first meeting on June 15, 2005 in Ankara.
Turkey is forming a National Committee to examine how to bring quality financial services to low income households. The UN Secretary General invited all member states to set up National Committees, as a part of the International Year of Microcredit, which is a global effort to build support for making financial services more accessible to poor and low income people.
EU agreement to dramatically increase aid marks landmark breakthrough in the fight against global poverty
The UN Development Program and Coca Cola Turkey established a joint fund to support the youth who would produce innovative and sustainable projects in order to increase the quality of life in their cities.
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