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  • 01 May 2012
    Best practices to represent Turkey in Rio+20 announced

    Sustainable development and green growth best practices that will represent Turkey in United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) that will be held in Brazil in June 2012, have been announced.

  • 01 May 2012
    The sustainable tourism trainings for MCPAs were delivered in Muğla

    “The Sustainable Tourism in Project Sites Training”, which is delivered to the private and public institutions and organizations was implemented in Muğla on April 25th, 26th and 27th in the context of the Strengthening the System of Marine and Coastal Protected Areas of Turkey Project.

  • 01 May 2012
    Dreams MTB Team set a higher goal

    Mountain bike (MTB) workshop, which was launched with the contribution of Youth Re-autonomy Foundation of Turkey in 2011, is aimed at supporting participation of disadvantaged youth in social life.

  • 01 May 2012
    Awareness Theatre is on the stage

    Dream Academy, which is one of the leading social entrepreneurship examples of Turkey, was on the stage with its “Awareness Theatre” performance in Akatlar Cultural Center in Istanbul on World Theatre Day, March 27.

  • 01 May 2012
    Thousands turn out in 160 countries for world premier of ‘One Day on Earth’

    A feature-length documentary film that captures scenes from life in every country in the world —all in one day on 10 October 2010— was screened in 160 countries on Earth Day, April 22, 2012. Theaters were filled to capacity from Andorra to Zimbabwe, including the famed Mann Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles.

  • 01 May 2012
    Küre Mountains National Park Pan Parks Group Established!

    Küre Mountains National Park Pan Parks verification process has reached its final stage as a result of Global Environment Facility (GEF) supported “Enhancing Forest Protected Areas Management System in Turkey Project”. Within this project, “Küre Mountains National Park PAN Parks Group” has been established to meet PAN Parks last criterion.

  • 01 May 2012
    The sustainable economy for Foça SEPA and Ayvalık Islands Nature Park

    The sustainable economic activities that can be realized in the Foça Special Environmental Protection Area and Ayvalık Islands Nature Park were assessed at the meetings in Ayvalık and Foça on April 12th and 13th with the participation of the local stakeholders in the context of the Strengthening the System of Marine and Coastal Protected Areas of Turkey Project.

  • 01 May 2012
    Youth associations are active in Erzurum

    Youth associations, founded and supported within the scope of Tourism Development in Eastern Anatolia Project (TDEAP) to improve young people’s social and cultural lives in rural areas, are organizing activities to raise awareness in the potential of Erzurum’s and Coruh Valley’s nature based and outdoor activities.

  • 01 Apr 2012
    SMEs in textile sector will be able to compete internationally

    The Joint Programme, implemented with the cooperation of UNDP, UNIDO and ILO, aims to increase the competitiveness of textile and apparel industry.

  • 01 Apr 2012
    New approaches to measuring poverty

    Crisis, Poverty and Time Management conference was held at Ankara University’s Cebeci Campus on the last week of March.

  • 01 Apr 2012
    UNDP and Rotary Alongside SMEs from Antalya

    UNDP and Rotary’s “Corporate Responsibility for a Sustainably Competitive Turkey Project” seminars continue.

  • 01 Apr 2012
    Support to local cattle breeders in Sivas and Erzincan

    Sivas Erzincan Development Project has made Sivas Cattle Breeders Association (SCBA) a center of attraction for local farmers.

  • 01 Apr 2012
    "Transition To Transformation" Report launched

    Eastern Europe and Central Asia need to remove fossil fuel subsidies, invest in ‘green’ jobs, and establish social protection floors to ensure a sustainable future, according to the findings of a UN report launched in Istanbul, Turkey.

  • 01 Apr 2012
    One Day on Earth opening on April 22

    People in every country were asked to document the world around them in one day. Thousands of people participated. They created over 3,000 hours of footage. This is the first film made in every country of the world on the same day.

  • 01 Apr 2012
    UNDP’s Rebeca Grynspan visits Dreams Academy

    UNDP Associate Administrator and UN Under-Secretary General Rebecca Grynspan visited the Dreams Academy on 21 March as part of her visit to Turkey.

  • 01 Apr 2012
    Küre Mountains National Park Draft Management Plan is ready

    Within GEF supported “Enhancing Forest Protected Areas Management System in Turkey Project” public participation meetings were organized to finalize Küre Mountains National Park Management Plan.

  • 01 Apr 2012
    The Secretary-General’s message to Global Human Development Forum

    I am pleased to send greetings to the Global Human Development Forum. Coming just three months before the Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, the work you do here can have a real impact on the outcome in Brazil.

  • 01 Apr 2012
    International Convention on Gender Equality in Ankara

    International Convention on Gender Equality was co-organized by Turkish Grand National Assembly Equal Opportunities Commission for Man and Woman and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), on 22-23 March 2012 in Ankara.

  • 01 Apr 2012
    The economic activities evaluated for Muğla SEPAs

    The economic activities that can be performed in the Special Environment Protection Areas (SEPAs) of Muğla have been evaluated at the meeting held on 15 March in Akyaka/Muğla.

  • 01 Apr 2012
    UNV Turkey gives a lecture on volunteerism for art students in Bilkent University

    UNV Turkey with partnership with the Green Lion Association, an independent non-profit organization committed to creating a sustainable future, organized a lecture in Bilkent University's department of Interior architectural design.

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