New Horizons e-magazine

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  • 01 Mar 2013
    Ban: The provision of social justice is a must for a fairer world

    The United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, in his message for the World Day of Social Justice on 20 February, said that in many places, only a few people have access to increasing opportunities for a decent life and many people still suffer from the rising inequality.

  • 01 Feb 2013
    Early childhood development

    The early childhood development (ECD) can lead to catalyze and provide the bases for the transformative change in the lives of the people and engender sustainable human development in the wake of the gloomy and grim scenario that we have for the future with the increasing adverse effects of climate change and the recurrent failure of the world economic and political order.

  • 01 Feb 2013
    Mediterranean Marine and Coastal State Report revealed in Ankara

    The United Nations Environment Programme Coordinating Unit for the Mediterranean Action Plan (UNEP/MAP) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched “State of the Mediterranean Marine and Coastal Environment Report 2012” in Ankara, in coordination with the UNDP Turkey and the Ministry of Environment and Urbanization.

  • 01 Feb 2013
    PTT printed official stamps with UNPD logo

    PTT (the General Directorate of Post and Telegraph Organization) has printed official stamps with UNDP logo on them with a value of 1 TL each.

  • 01 Feb 2013
    One more workshop on energy management systems

    The Energy Management Systems (ISO 50001) Workshop and Training developed by the “Improving Energy Efficiency in Industry in Turkey” project was held on December in Ankara.

  • 01 Feb 2013
    Argande started its second phase

    Argande which was created within the project of Innovations for Women’s Empowerment in the GAP Region celebrated the beginning of the second phase of the project.

  • 01 Feb 2013
    UN reports a perpetual drop in food prices for three months

    United Nations reported that the food prices has been perpetually decreasing for three months, including December. Hence, the concerns over the sharp increases in food prices in the early 2012 have settled.

  • 01 Feb 2013
    Support to the technical training on energy efficiency

    Energy Efficiency Technical Training, organized jointly by Organized Industrial Zones Supreme Council (OSBÜK) and USA Department of Energy, was held in Istanbul on January.

  • 01 Feb 2013
    Energy efficiency projects were promoted at Fourth National Energy Efficiency Fair

    Fourth National Energy Efficiency Fair which is organized by Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources, General Directorate of Renewable Energy was held in İstanbul on January.

  • 01 Feb 2013
    Concerns grow over the threats on the Mediterranean monk seals

    According to the Protection and Monitoring Study for the Mediterranean monk seals (Monachus monachus) that is conducted in Foça Special Environmental Protection Area (SEPA), the monk seals are under threat by illegal fishing and increase of the marine activities.

  • 01 Feb 2013
    IICPSD participation in the Energy Solutions For Food Security Partnership

    Istanbul International Center for Private Sector in Development office (IICPSD) participated in the Energy Solutions for Food Security meeting hosted by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) in Abu Dhabi on January.

  • 01 Feb 2013
    Photos will contribute to the Development Agenda

    Photo contest titled “United Nations Post 2015 Development Agenda – What Future Do You Want?” continues on Instagram.

  • 01 Feb 2013
    Rainwater Harvesting and Effective Water Use in Gölbaşı

    The kick-off meeting for the project of Adaptation to Climate Change in Turkey-Gölbaşı Region through Rainwater Harvesting and Effective Water Use was held in Ankara at the end of December.

  • 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
    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
    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 Jan 2013
    Post 2015 Development Agenda was discussed in Trabzon

    UNDP Resident Representative and UN Resident Coordinator Shahid Najam continued the university tour, where the post 2015 development agenda is discussed with students, academicians and citizens, in Karadeniz Technical University on 13 December.

  • 01 Jan 2013
    Message for new year

    The world is witnessing challenging times characterized by profound turmoil, transition and transformation. In this respect, the gains of 2012 position us for further advances in global development agenda in the years ahead.

  • 01 Jan 2013
    Match Against Poverty live broadcasted for the first time in Turkey

    UNDP’s Tenth Annual Match Against Poverty was live broadcasted for the first time in Turkey from Brazil by CNN Turk on 19th December in Turkey. UNDP Goodwill Ambassadors Ronaldo ve Zidane have invited many world-renowned footballers among who also played in Turkey.

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