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  • 01 Dec 2011
    Transformation of Energy Efficient Appliances in Turkey Project was in the UK

    Within the framework of the Market Transformation of Energy Efficient Appliances in Turkey Project (EE Appliances), Study Tour has been realized between 14-18 November 2011 in United Kingdom (UK) with the aim of examining the best practices and sharing know-how on the Conformity Assessment and Testing of the Energy Efficient Appliances.

  • 01 Dec 2011
    Turkey’s concrete steps on adaptation to climate change

    Joint Programme on Enhancing the Capacity of Turkey to Adapt to Climate Change, which has started in 2008 under the coordination of Ministry of Environment and Urbanization and implemented by United Nations has completed.

  • 17 Nov 2011
    UN staff volunteers to work with children in Ankara

    UN staff members will join UN Resident Coordinator Mr Shahid Najam this Friday 18th of November by volunteering personally for a non-governmental organisation TEGV (Türkiye Eğitim Gönüllüleri Vakfı or Turkey Education Volunteers Foundation), which is engaged in supporting primary educational for children nationwide and promotion of volunteerism.

  • 17 Nov 2011
    UN staff volunteers worked with children in Ankara

    UN staff members have joined UN Resident Coordinator Mr Shahid Najam on 18th of November by volunteering personally for a non-governmental organisation TEGV (Türkiye Eğitim Gönüllüleri Vakfı or Turkey Education Volunteers Foundation), which is engaged in supporting primary educational for children nationwide and promotion of volunteerism.

  • 15 Nov 2011
    Barrier in poor's progress: Environment

    Environmental trends threaten global progress for the poor, warns 2011 Human Development Report Health, income advancement in developing countries jeopardized by inaction on climate change, habitat destruction. Report shows wealth and gender disparities linked to environmental hazards.

  • 15 Nov 2011
    Norway at top, DR Congo last

    2011 Human Development Index covers record 187 countries and territories, puts Norway at top, DR Congo last Inequalities lower HDI rankings for U.S., South Korea, others

  • 15 Nov 2011
    2011 Human Development Report announced Turkey increased Human Development Index value

    Development progress in the world’s poorest countries could be halted or even reversed by mid-century unless bold steps are taken now to slow climate change, prevent further environmental damage, and reduce deep inequalities within and among nations, according to projections in the 2011 Human Development Report, launched by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) here today.

  • 15 Nov 2011
    2011 HDR Report launched in Istanbul

    The report which United Nations prepares every year was introduced in Istanbul.

  • 15 Nov 2011
    Turkey in 2011 HD Report

    The 2011 Human Development Report presents 2011 Human Development Index (HDI) values and ranks for 187 countries and UN-recognized territories, along with the Inequality-adjusted HDI for 134 countries, the Gender Inequality Index for 146 countries, and the Multidimensional Poverty Index for 109 countries.

  • 15 Nov 2011
    Eastern Europe, Central Asia in danger

    Eastern Europe, Central Asia compare well on development indicators, but face environmental risks, says 2011 Human Development Report.

  • 14 Nov 2011
    Regional forum on “Equal Participation in Decision-Making” is to be held in Istanbul, on 15-17 November

    UNDP is organizing a Regional Forum on Equal Opportunities in Decision Making in Istanbul. The speakers will include women political leaders and experts on gender equality in governance issues from the region. In Istanbul, UNDP will also launch a new publication regarding empowering women in politics.

  • 14 Nov 2011
    Regional Forum on “Equal participation in decision-making”

    UNDP has organized a Regional Forum on Equal Opportunities in Decision Making in Istanbul. The speakers included women political leaders and experts on gender equality in governance issues from the region. In Istanbul, UNDP also launched a new publication regarding empowering women in politics.

  • 02 Nov 2011
    2011 Human Development Report announced, Turkey increased Human Development Index

    Development progress in the world’s poorest countries could be halted or even reversed by mid-century unless bold steps are taken now to slow climate change, prevent further environmental damage, and reduce deep inequalities within and among nations, according to projections in the 2011 Human Development Report, launched by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) here today.

  • 02 Nov 2011
    2011 Human Development Index Covers Record 187 Countries And Territories, puts Norway at top, DR Congo last

    Norway, Australia and the Netherlands lead the world in the 2011 Human Development Index (HDI), while the Democratic Republic of Congo, Niger and Burundi are at the bottom of the Human Development Report’s annual rankings of national achievement in health, education and income, released today by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

  • 02 Nov 2011
    Environmental trends threaten global progress for the poor, warns 2011 Human Development Report

    Development progress in the world’s poorest countries could be halted or even reversed by mid-century unless bold steps are taken now to slow climate change, prevent further environmental damage, and reduce deep inequalities within and among nations, according to projections in the 2011 Human Development Report, launched by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) here today.

  • 02 Nov 2011
    Eastern Europe, Central Asia compare well on development indicators, but face environmental risks, says 2011 Human Development Report

    Industrial pollution and other environmental challenges could undermine development progress in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, according to the 2011 Human Development Report, released today by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

  • 02 Nov 2011
    Explanatory note on 2011 HDR composite indices

    The 2011 Human Development Report presents 2011 Human Development Index (HDI) values and ranks for 187 countries and UN-recognized territories, along with the Inequality-adjusted HDI for 134 countries, the Gender Inequality Index for 146 countries, and the Multidimensional Poverty Index for 109 countries.

  • 01 Nov 2011
    From the Representative: A better future for all

    This year’s Human Development Report- “Sustainability and Equity: A Better Future for All”- has just been launched; globally in Denmark, nationally in Istanbul.

  • 01 Nov 2011
    Rule of Law and Access to Justice Forum held in Izmir

    In an effort to intensify efforts to promote the rule of law, Annual Rule of Law and Access to Justice Regional Community of Practice Forum has been organized in late September in Izmir.

  • 01 Nov 2011
    Message on the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

    This month, as we mark the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, the number of people on our planet is estimated to reach 7 billion. A secure and peaceful future for our world requires that they all have access to sustainable sources of food and water, and the means to enjoy a decent living.

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