Press releases

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  • 02 Jul 2009
    Turkey steps up efforts to combat climate change

    "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.

  • 16 Jun 2009
    Opportunities in carbon trade

    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.

  • 28 May 2009
    Şanlıurfa is welcoming its second Organized Industrial Zone

    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.

  • 30 Mar 2009
    Applications for "Life Plus" started

    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.

  • 24 Mar 2009
    Turkey pushes the button for the post-Kyoto preparations

    The kick-off meeting of the “Capacity Building for Climate Change Management in Turkey Project” was held on 24 March 2009 in Ankara. The aim of the meeting was to align stakeholders' understanding of project objectives and activities at the first phase of the project.

  • 11 Mar 2009
    The poor should be considered while pricing water and natural gas

    UNDP report “Taking Poverty into Consideration for Public Utilities Governance”, which was prepared in cooperation with Hacepette University’s Center for Market Economy and Entrepreneurship, was launched in Ankara on 11 March 2009 at a meeting open to the press.

  • 16 Feb 2009
    Conference in Erzurum on civilian oversight of internal security units

    The Governorship of Erzurum hosted a Conference on “Consultative Mechanisms at Local Level for Civilian Oversight of Internal Security Units” on 16 – 17 February 2009 in Erzurum within the scope of the “Improvement of Civilian Oversight of Internal Security Sector Project”.

  • 16 Feb 2009
    Seyhan River Basin will adapt to the climate change

    A workshop on Application of Systems Approach for Climate Change Adaptation in Seyhan River Basin was organized on 16 February 2009 at Hilton Hotel in Adana, at 14:00.

  • 05 Feb 2009
    UNDP's regional report on aids was presented in Ankara

    Released as part of the 60th Anniversary of the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, UNDP report “Living with HIV in Eastern Europe and CIS: The Human Cost of Social Exclusion” was presented in Ankara on 6 February 2009 at a meeting open to the press where representatives from the Ministry of Health, universities and related civil society organizations were invited.

  • 07 Jan 2009
    International conference on tax policy options in the wake of EU accession for Turkey

    United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Turkish Ministry of Finance held an international conference in Ankara on tax policy options in the wake of EU Accession for Turkey on 12-13 January 2009.

  • 19 Dec 2008
    Sustainable finance in Turkey

    “Changing Environments – Changing Finance? Sustainable Finance in Turkey” event organized by the Finance Initiative of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP FI) was held on 22 January 2009 in İstanbul, Turkey.

  • 03 Dec 2008
    International Conference on Women and Democratic Governance in Eastern Europe and CIS started

    International Conference on “Women and Democratic Governance” started with the message that gender equality strenghtens societies.

  • 28 Nov 2008
    International Conference on Women and Democratic Governance in Eastern Europe and CIS

    A conference on Women and Governance in Eastern Europe and Commonwealth of Independent States will be held between 1-3 December 2008 at Hotel Hilton in Istanbul.

  • 07 Nov 2008
    The Swiss-UNDP Youth Fund for Turkey

    A new fund is being launched to support the project ideas developed by youth in three pilot provinces – Konya, Mugla and Kocaeli- in Turkey.

  • 31 Oct 2008
    Black Sea Tool Box

    The time has come to remember the Black Sea. The Black Sea coastal zone is shared by six countries including Turkey, Bulgaria, Georgia, Romania, Russia and Ukraine and it has been abused for the past 80 years in particular. WWF-Turkey, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), The Coca Cola Company (TCCC) and the Black Sea Commission (BSC) launched the Black Sea Tool Box Project on the occasion of the World Black Sea Day on 31 October.

  • 09 Oct 2008
    Official kick-off for the UNDP/TIKA project

    The UNDP/TIKA Project titled “Bridging South-South Cooperation and Emerging Donor Roles: Strengthening Turkey’s Participation in International Development Cooperation” has been given an official start today, at the presence of Prof. Dr. Mustafa Said YAZICIOĞLU, the State Minister. Both Musa KULAKLIKAYA, President of the Turkish International Cooperation and Development Agency (TIKA) and Mahmood AYUB, Resident Representative of the UNDP were present as the hosts.

  • 09 Oct 2008
    Conference on Inclusive Civic Engagement in Legislation Making

    United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) held a conference to launch the “Inclusive Civic Engagement in Legislation Making” project 8th October 2008 in Ankara.

  • 07 Oct 2008
    Turkey builds on its emerging donor role

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Turkish International Cooperation and Development Agency (TİKA) will launch the “Strengthening Turkey’s Role as an Emerging Donor” project at TIKA premises, on Thursday, 9th October 2008 at 10:00 a.m.

  • 07 Oct 2008
    Conference to launch "Inclusive Civic Engagement in Legislation Making" project

    United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will be holding a conference to launch the “Inclusive Civic Engagement in Legislation Making” project at Ankara Plaza Hotel, on Wednesday 8th October.

  • 10 Sep 2008
    Women's participation into local politics under scrutiny

    Through the launch of the “Enhancing Women’s Participation in Politics and Decision Making” project, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) opened the issue to discussion for all its national and local stakeholders on 9 September 2008 in Ankara.

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