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  • 24 Mar 2009
    Women-Men Equal Opportunities Commission in Turkey

    After more than 12 years of struggling and lobbying, the specialized commission for Gender equality will be established at the Turkish Grand National Assembly with the name of “Women-Men equal opportunities commission”.

  • 01 Mar 2009
    HIV: A challenge faced by all society

    The Regional Human Development Report “Living with HIV in Eastern Europe and the CIS - the Human Cost of Social Exclusion”, produced by UNDP in collaboration with researchers from Oxford University and local social research institutes and organisations of people living with HIV, was presented in Ankara on 6 February 2009 at a meeting attended by the officials from the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Education, universities, related civil society organisations and the UN agencies in Turkey. The report was based on research conducted in Estonia, Georgia, Russia, Turkey, Ukraine and Uzbekistan.

  • 05 Feb 2009
    "Water Exhibit" in Istanbul

    Water Exhibit prepared by the American Museum of Natural History has been brought to Turkey under the framework of the partnership initiative between UNDP and The Coca-Cola Company.

  • 05 Feb 2009
    Turkey progresses towards the post-Kyoto

    While climate change is gaining importance in the environmental and development agendas of all countries; Ministry of Environment and Forestry, State Planning Organization, Turkish Industrialists’ and Businessmen’s Association (TÜSİAD) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched a new project entitled “Capacity Building for Climate Change Management in Turkey”.

  • 01 Feb 2009
    2009 World Water Day: Shared water, shared opportunities

    22 March has been celebrated as the World Water Day since 1993. This year, World Water Day is dedicated to promoting responsible cooperation between countries in managing their shared sources of freshwater.

  • 01 Jan 2009
    Eliminating gender inequality reduces poverty

    There are many ways in which gender inequalities are present in society. Those inequalities, like any other, are intrinsically unfair and should be fought against. In this One Pager, we show how gender inequalities in the labour market determine poverty levels.

  • 01 Dec 2008
    Human Rights Decleration sent into space

    As part of the commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the most significat human rights document on earth, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) has been sent into the space last month by the European Space Agency. It will remain in permanent orbit around the Earth in the International Space Station for years to come.

  • 01 Dec 2008
    Human Rights Decleration sent into space

    As part of the commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the most significat human rights document on earth, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) has been sent into the space last month by the European Space Agency. It will remain in permanent orbit around the Earth in the International Space Station for years to come.

  • 01 Dec 2008
    Computer training for 1 million young people

    The Vodafone Turkey Foundation, UNDP and Youth for Habitat Association have initiated Turkey’s biggest computer literacy project, which aims to develop the abilities of socio-economically disadvantaged youth in information and communication technologies.

  • 30 Nov 2008
    UN Democracy Fund invites civil society organizations to apply for funding

    The United Nations Democracy Fund hereby invites civil society organizations to apply for funding for projects to promote democracy. Project proposals may be submitted on-line between 10 November 2007 and 31 December 2008 at www.un.org/democracyfund.

  • 30 Nov 2008
    Global Compact Annual Network Meeting

    Organized by the Turkish Quality Association, The Global Compact Annual Network Meeting was held in sponsorship with AKSA Acrylic and Yaşar Holding in Istanbul on 24 November 2008.

  • 15 Sep 2008
    Secretary General's message on the first International Day of Democracy

    I am moved to join you in celebration of this first International Day of Democracy - declared by the General Assembly to commemorate the adoption of the Universal Declaration on Democracy by the Inter-Parliamentary Union in 1997.

  • 21 Aug 2008
    Statement by Kemal Derviş on the Doha Negotiations

    UNDP Administrator Kemal Derviş issued the following statement on 21 August 2008 on the Doha World Trade Organisation (WTO) negotiations in support of those issued by World Bank Group President Robert B. Zoellick and World Trade Organization Director-General Pascal Lamy:

  • 01 Apr 2008
    "Sustainable Development Days" in Ankara

    “Integration of Sustainable Development into Sectoral Policies” project implemented by UNDP and State Planning Organization came to end with a two-day meeting held on 18-19 March 2008 in Ankara.

  • 25 Mar 2008
    10 thousand postcards to the Environment Minister for Gediz

    Young people in Manisa took action for the Gediz River that has been polluted by wastes for years. Young people who initiated the “Clean Gediz” project in the context of the Life Plus Youth Programme received the full support of the locals in Manisa. Thousands of postcards that were signed were sent to the Environment Minister.

  • 01 Dec 2007
    An overview of constitutional rights and freedoms

    The “Constitutional Rights and Freedoms from the Perspective of the Millennium Development Goals” meeting organized by UNDP and the Ankara Bar Association in the context of 10th December United Nations Human Rights Day will take place on 10th December 2007 in Ankara.

  • 01 Oct 2007
    Ronaldo and Zidane thank you for eradicating poverty in UNDP spot

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) seeks to galvanize global efforts against poverty by launching a new TV spot directed by world renowned film director Wim Wenders, starring UNDP Goodwill Ambassadors Zinédine Zidane and Ronaldo.

  • 01 Oct 2007
    Kemal Derviş's message on the World Poverty Eradication Day

    The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 2007: Message from the Administrator of UNDP.

  • 15 Jul 2007
    TEB, UNDP and GYİAD are initiating a first with the youth-aimed micro credit implementation

    Turkish Economic Bank (TEB), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Young Managers and Businessmen’s Association (GYİAD) is realizing a first in the world by implementing the “micro credit” business model for Turkish youth in the 18-35 age group who wish to start and grow their own business.

  • 30 Jun 2007
    Albania launches the One UN initiative

    On 14 May 2007,the Government of Albania and United Nations Agencies launched the One UN Pilot Initiative.

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