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  • 01 Jan 2013
    Forest Management Planning

    General Directorate of Forestry (GDF) started to implement the Project for Improving Water Function in Forest Management Planning in order to improve water functions of forests and better management of water resources in forest lands.

  • 01 Jan 2013
    Post 2015 Development Agenda Instagram Photo Contest

    United Nations Turkey organizes a contest on Instagram for the photos which are about nine thematic areas determined for post 2015 Development Agenda.

  • 01 Jan 2013
    Capacities of energy efficiency in buildings in Germany and UK

    A technical tour has been organized to Germany and United Kingdom at the end of November, within the scope of “Promoting Energy Efficiency in Buildings Project” to increase the capacity of project partner institutions and organizations and to transfer knowledge.

  • 01 Jan 2013
    2013 Human Development Report: 'Human Progress in Diverse World'

    The next Human Development Report titled “The Rise of the South: Human Progress in a Diverse World” will be published in March 2013.

  • 01 Jan 2013
    The Post – MDGs Contact Group in Istanbul

    The fifth meeting of the Post-MDGs Contact Group which is proposed by Japan to be established as an informal group discussing over international goals beyond 2015 took place in Istanbul.

  • 01 Jan 2013
    Kutnu Shawl in Wall Street Journal

    With the support of the Bootstrap project, Kutnu Shawl produced by the local women of the Southeast Anatolia has been featured by the Wall Street Journal as a Christmas gift suggestion. Kutnu Shawl was one of the authentic handicrafts marketed by UNDP Turkey’s Argande initiative.

  • 01 Jan 2013
    Marine and Coastal Protected Areas Project on social media

    The Facebook and Twitter pages of the “Strengthening the System of Marine and Coastal Protected Areas of Turkey Project” attract great attention. Project’s renewed internet site also provides comprehensive information for the Turkish and international internet users.

  • 01 Jan 2013
    Ban Ki-moon: We need to remove the barriers for persons with disabilities

    On his message for International Day of Persons with Disabilities, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon stated that people with disabilities are capable of adding great deal to society, but in order to realize this potential, the barriers that they face must be removed.

  • 01 Jan 2013
    UNDP opens data on over 6000 projects in Transparency Drive

    United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched a new online portal allowing open, comprehensive public access to data on UNDP's work in 177 countries and territories, fulfilling a commitment to full transparency by 2013 above and beyond international standards.

  • 01 Jan 2013
    Environmental sustainability topics after 2015 was discussed

    Environmental sustainability, one of nine thematic areas in post 2015 development agenda was discussed in Ankara at the end of November in a meeting organized by UNDP Turkey.

  • 01 Jan 2013
    Marine Protected Areas Forum in Antalya

    The strategic objectives towards a comprehensive, ecologically representative, effectively connected and efficiently managed network of Mediterranean Marine Protected Areas (MPA) by 2020 were stated in Antalya Declaration, the concrete outcome of Mediterranean MPA Forum organized in Antalya by MedPAN in late November.

  • 01 Dec 2012
    Social Inclusion Band opened its new season

    Social Inclusion Band started its new season staging a concert at Bronx Pi with the motto of 'Music for All'.

  • 01 Dec 2012
    A New Cooperation with Ministry of Energy and Natural Resource

    “Capacity Building on Energy Projection Modeling” Preparatory Assistance Project has been signed between UNDP and Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources.

  • 01 Dec 2012
    Tenth Annual Match Against Poverty

    UNDP announced the addition of more world-renowned footballers – including Samuel Eto’o of Cameroon, Djalma Feitosa Dia of Brazil, Fernando Hierro of Spain and Fernando Couto of Portugal – to the already star-studded team which will play in UNDP’s Tenth Annual Match Against Poverty.

  • 01 Dec 2012
    Workshop on Energy Management Systems

    The pilot workshop on Energy Management Systems (ISO 50001) was held in Ankara between 15-19 October in the context of “Improving Energy Efficiency in Industry in Turkey Project”.

  • 01 Dec 2012
    Podcast on sustainable toursim and international peace

    The 56th episode of New Horizons Podcasts was about the role of sustainable tourism in maintaining international peace at the local level with Fatih Şahin, the Governor of Muğla.

  • 01 Dec 2012
    Helen Clark gave a speech at World Affairs

    Helen Clark gave a speech titled “Our World in 2050: More Equitable and Sustainable – or Less?” in the mini-series called “Spotlight on Development Challenges” of World Affairs Council of Northern California which is nonprofit forum to discuss and debate global issues.

  • 01 Dec 2012
    UN Resident Coordinator Shahid Najam visits Antalya

    UN Resident Coordinator Shahid Najam was on a field trip to Antalya where the UN Joint Programme “Growth with Decent Work for All: National Youth Employment Program and Pilot Implementation in Antalya takes place.

  • 01 Dec 2012
    Sales staff training in Istanbul

    The second phase of Sales Staff Training took place in Istanbul on 1-2 November, the first phase of which was organized in Ankara.

  • 01 Dec 2012
    UN Joint Programme “Decent Work for All” ends

    United Nations Joint Programme “Growth with Decent Work for All: National Youth Employment Program and Pilot Implementation in Antalya” (UN Joint Programme) that aims to reduce youth unemployment and increase the participation of young women in the labour force has ended.

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