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  • 01 May 2011
    Human Development Tour will come to an end in Istanbul

    The series of meetings of the Human Development Tour, in which UNDP Resident Coordinator Mr. Shahid Najam introduced the report, will come to an end at University of Istanbul.

  • 01 May 2011
    MDG-F Joint Programmes for Culture and Tourism gathered in Sarajevo

    MDG-F 1792 UN Joint Programme “Alliances for Culture Tourism in Eastern Anatolia” team was in Sarajevo to participate in “Knowledge Management System (KMS) on Culture and Development of the MDG-F Regional Workshop” in March 28-30, 2011.

  • 01 May 2011
    Youth being empowered!

    As two IT academies were founded in Hakkari and Antalya within the month of April through the project supported by UNDP, a large number of girls were given computer trainings in Kars. Kırşehir was also among the cities where this project was implemented last month.

  • 01 May 2011
    "We hope number of volunteers in Turkey will increase"

    The chief of Development Division of United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme, Ghulam Isaczai, who mentioned UN volunteerism was an experience for persons to enrich themselves, said “so that people can work for issues, concerning the entire world such as environment and poverty.”

  • 01 May 2011
    Would you like to add value to life?

    The deadline for preliminary applications to the Life Plus Youth Program helping young people to develop projects generating solutions for environmental issues, in other words enabling them to “add value to the life” has been set as 6 June 2011.

  • 01 May 2011
    The pilot project on flood early warning in the İskenderun

    Almost every year floods caused by sudden and heavy precipitation occur in various regions of Turkey result in loss of lives and property.

  • 26 Apr 2011
    Message of Sharapova on Chernobyl

    UNDP Goodwill Ambassador Maria Sharapova marked Chernobyl anniversary with a message of hope.

  • 21 Apr 2011
    Children's train departed

    “Friendship Train”, which is designed in the context of a project run by United Nations Agencies (UNDP, UNICEF, UNESCO and UNWTO) in cooperation with Turkish Ministry of Culture, University of Ankara and Turkish Social Services and Child Protection Agency, departed from West of Turkey to the East.

  • 20 Apr 2011
    "We hope number of volunteers in Turkey will increase"

    The chief of Development Division of United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme, Ghulam Isaczai, who mentioned UN volunteerism was an experience for persons to enrich themselves, said “so that people can work for issues, concerning the entire world such as environment and poverty.”

  • 20 Apr 2011
    Voluntary sector meets in Turkey

    The United Nations and organizations from across Eastern Europe, the Middle East and the Commonwealth of Independent States arrived in Ankara to explore ways of beating poverty through citizen action.

  • 18 Apr 2011
    Talking Points: Regional Consultation Meeting

  • 14 Apr 2011
    Voluntary sector comes to Turkey to move development agenda forward

    The United Nations and organizations from across Eastern Europe, the Middle East and the Commonwealth of Independent States are arriving in the Turkish capital to explore ways of beating poverty through citizen action.

  • 01 Apr 2011
    The poor can be a business opportunity, new UNDP regional report finds

    A first of its kind regional report by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) shows that companies who make use of inclusive business models in Emerging Europe and Central Asia (ECA) can achieve gains both for the poor and for their bottom line.

  • 01 Apr 2011
    Final stage in Turkey’s National Climate Change Adaptation Strategy

    Works for “Turkey’s National Climate Change Adaptation Strategy” that is aimed to be prepared within the context of the United Nations Joint Programme on “Enhancing the Capacity of Turkey to Adapt to Climate Change” implemented in coordination with the Ministry of Environment and Forestry are going at full speed.

  • 01 Apr 2011
    Energy efficiency in buildings discussed in Housing Convention

    An International Housing Convention aimed to discuss Turkey’s future housing strategies, urbanization priorities, and urban renewal activities and to share experiences between experts, organized by Turkish Housing Development Agency (TOKİ) was held in Istanbul in early March.

  • 01 Apr 2011
    Firms from Turkey and Bosnia met in the new center of UNDP

    Turkey-Bosnia Herzegovina Business Matchmaking Conference was held on late March in Istanbul. Participants also visited UNDP’s new international center.

  • 01 Apr 2011
    “Sustainability Academy” opened its doors

    “Sustainability Academy” has opened its doors on March 29 with the training given by the experts of UNDP Turkey.

  • 01 Apr 2011
    Anatolian lynx caught by the photo-traps

    Vaşak (Lynx lynx), short tailed, spotted, strong and the biggest one among the cat species in Turkey has been photographed with her babies by Kuzey Doğa (North Nature) Society in the town of Sarıkamış, Kars.

  • 01 Apr 2011
    Training for traditional instruments "saz" and "tar" in Kars

    A special training programme for making and performing of the traditional Anatolian musical instruments "saz" and "tar" have been kicked off in Kars with the support of UN Joint Programme.

  • 01 Apr 2011
    Media of Turkey welcomed Helen Clark

    The UNDP Administrator, Ms. Helen Clark who was formerly prime minister of New Zealand for a long time and paid her fourth visit to Turkey in March, was welcomed with intense media interest.

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