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The Swiss-UN Fund, popularly known as S-UN Fund for Youth, continues with a second call for grant applications. Young women and men from 15 to 26 years of age and residing in Adana, Balıkesir or Kocaeli can submit their applications until 26 February 2010.
One of the founding principles of the United Nations is our faith in the dignity and worth of every person, without distinction on the basis of race, colour, sex, language, religion, property, birth or other status. Today, however, on International Human Rights Day, we are reminded that discrimination in all its forms continues to undermine this principle.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Public Administration Institute for Turkey and the Middle East-(TODAİE) eGovernment Centre (eDEM), Turkish International Cooperation & Development Agency (TİKA) and the Statistical Economical are jointly organizing "e-Transformation in Public Administration from e-Government to e-Governance", International Conference on: “e-Government: Sharing Experiences” With support from the Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRIC), will take place in Antalya Kervansaray Hotel from 8–11 December 2009.
Through developing the financial awareness among young people in Turkey, the project which was launched to contribute to sustainable economies “I Can Manage My Money” has been introduced to the press.
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Parliament Reporters’Association are organizing a one day Panel entitled Women in Politics and Media Sensitization at the Turkish Grand National Assembly (TGNA) on 3 December 2009, Thursday.
UNDP Turkey’s 2008 National Human Development Report entitled “Youth in Turkey” has been awarded the 2009 Human Development Excellence Awards for excellence in influencing national policy debate. The award was presented in a ceremony in Busan, South Korea on 26 October 2009.
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has released its annual Human Development Index (HDI) which indicates that although Turkey’s income levels are high, there is still room for growth in terms of education and health services.
Allowing for migration—both within and between countries—has the potential to increase people’s freedom and improve the lives of millions around the world, according to the 2009 Human Development Report launched here today.
Despite progress in many areas over the last 25 years, the disparities in people’s well-being in rich and poor countries continue to be unacceptably wide, according to the Human Development Index (HDI) released today as part of the 2009 Human Development Report (HDR). This year’s HDI, a summary indicator of people’s well-being—combining measures of life expectancy, literacy, school enrolment and GDP per capita—was calculated for 182 countries and territories, the most extensive coverage ever.
Migration can make an important contribution to development at home, but is not an alternative to efforts by developing countries to achieve growth and improve human well-being, according to the 2009 Human Development Report launched here today.
2009 Human Development Report calls for extending rights and removing unfair practices.
2009 Human Development Report calls for policies that provide access and better treatment to low-skilled migrants.
Governments should undertake a series of policy reforms to maximize the benefits of migration and to better ensure the rights of migrants, according to the Human Development Report launched here today.
Reforming migration policies and opening legal channels will benefit Europe and address the problem of a shrinking and aging population, according to the 2009 Human Development Report launched here today.
The new 2nd Organized Industrial Zone in Şanlıurfa to be established within scope of the Industrial Restructuring of Şanlıurfa Project financed under European Union – Turkey Pre Accession Financial Cooperation Programme, which aims at increasing the competitiveness of the industry of Şanlıurfa, will be ready for occupancy of highly competitive companies in the first quarter of 2010.
Run jointly by the GAP Regional Development Administration and the UNDP with financing from the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, The Innovations for Women’s Empowerment in the GAP Region project will introduce a new line created with support from fashion designers and MUDO on July 9th, 2009 in Istanbul.
"Developing Turkey’s Climate Change National Action Plan” is underway. The inaugural meeting of the project was held on Friday 3 July 2009 in Ankara.
The World Bank and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in partnership with the Government of Turkey have conducted two workshops on, “Opportunities in Carbon Trading” for government officials and local project developers who can potentially benefit from carbon trading.
Within the scope of the Industrial Restructuring of Şanlıurfa Project which is implemented under European Union - Turkey Pre-Accession Financial Assistance Programme, the Ground Breaking Ceremony of Şanlıurfa Second Organized Industrial Zone (OIZ) and Waste Water Treatment Plant for the first and second OIZs will be organized on 28 May 2009.
The “Life Plus Youth Programme”, which has been implemented since 2005 through the joint efforts of Coca-Cola Turkey and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), started the application process on 20 March 2009 for the 2009-2010 period.
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