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  • 01 Apr 2012
    Theatre for Awareness performed on March 27, World Theatre Day

    Dreams Academy, one of the leading social entrepreneurship samples of Turkey, took stage on World Theatre Day, March 27 with its performance of ‘Theatre for Awareness’ in Istanbul.

  • 01 Apr 2012
    Final countdown for PAN Parks certificate

    Küre Mountains National Park PAN Parks verification process has reached its final stage as a result of GEF supported “Enhancing Forest Protected Areas Management System in Turkey Project” actions.

  • 01 Apr 2012
    English subtitles for Küre National Park

    English subtitles were added to the Küre National Park introductory video.

  • 01 Apr 2012
    Cihan Sultanoğlu is the new regional chief of UNDP

  • 01 Apr 2012
    Argande celebrates International Women’s Day at Markafoni

    The Argande collection was exhibited within the scope of a project supported by renowned model Sema Şimşek at online retailer Markafoni’s website on March 8 International Women’s Day.

  • 01 Apr 2012
    Micro-credit proposal for fisherwomen

    The proposal for micro-credit, which provide support for the fishery activities of women, came out from the research implemented in Gökova and Datça-Bozburun Special Environment Protection Areas (SEPAs) within the context of the Strengthening the System of Marine and Coastal Protected Areas of Turkey Project.

  • 01 Apr 2012
    Corporate capacity building in Antalya under UN Joint Programme

    United Nations Joint Programme, “Growth with Decent Work for All: National Youth Employment Program and Pilot Implementation in Antalya” started a new training programme in Antalya as of February 2012. This programme will contribute to corporate capacity building in the field of clustering. Strategically important key local stakeholders will undergo this training on the issue of increasing competitiveness and the number of sectors already in forefront that have a potential to grow.

  • 01 Apr 2012
    UN Agencies: Violence against women continues to persists

    Violence against women continues to persist as one of the most heinous, systematic and prevalent human rights abuses in the world. Worldwide, among women, acts of violence cause more death and disability than cancer, malaria, traffic accidents and war combined.

  • 01 Apr 2012
    Istanbul Declaration urges bold action at UN Rio+20

    Delegates to the first Global Human Development Forum unanimously adopted an “Istanbul Declaration” calling on the world community to take bold action against global social inequities and environmental deterioration at the UN Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio in June 2012.

  • 01 Apr 2012
    From the Representative: The Global Human Development Forum

    With only three months until world leaders meet in Rio for the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, last week the Global Human Development Forum took place on 22-23 March 2012 in Istanbul.

  • 01 Mar 2012
    UN Report: World youth voice concern over employment

    Young people around the world are deeply concerned about a lack of job opportunities and are calling for an increase in investment in this area, according to the latest World Youth Report, issued today by the United Nations.

  • 01 Mar 2012
    Social Inclusion Band was at Babylon

    Having started to perform its winter season concerts with full of dance, energy and visuality on January 23, Social Inclusion Band performed at Babylon, Istanbul on January 27.

  • 01 Mar 2012
    Signing of the Global Compact in Mersin

    The signing ceremony in the framework of Mersin Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s (MTSO) participation to the United Nations Global Compact was held in Mersin.

  • 01 Mar 2012
    UNDP Turkey's radio network has expanded

    New Horizons podcast, recorded in Turkish by UNDP, can be rebroadcast in local and national radios. The program is now released by 10 university radios and has released 36 episodes so far.

  • 01 Mar 2012
    UNDP introduced Human Development Report in Mersin and Izmir

    After Istanbul, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative in Turkey, Mr. Shahid Najam, introduced 2011 Human Development Report entitled ”Sustainability and Equity: A Better Future For All,” in Mersin on February 9 and in Izmir University of Economics on March 1st.

  • 01 Mar 2012
    Global Human Development Forum in Istanbul

    The Global Human Development Forum which will be held in Istanbul on March 22nd and 23rd aims at ensuring real, deliverable results at the UN Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio de Janeiro in June.

  • 01 Mar 2012
    UNDP's successful projects in Europe and CIS

    UNDP's Regional Bureau for Europe and CIS published a new report featuring its best development projects in the region.

  • 01 Mar 2012
    Küre Mountains National Park in International Tourism Exhibition

    Küre Mountains National Park which is one of the 9 forest hot spots in Turkey and first PAN Parks candidate in Turkey is presented in 16th East Mediterranean International Travel & Tourism Exhibition (EMITT).

  • 01 Mar 2012
    World Business and Development Awards call for business contributions

    The World Business and Development Awards launched a call for nominations for successful business initiatives that are in line with the Rio+20 UN Conference on Sustainable Development.

  • 01 Mar 2012
    Panel discussion in Ankara on sustainable development before Rio+20

    Turkey’s preparations regarding Rio+20 Summit continue under the “Project for Supporting Turkey’s Preparations for 2012 UN Sustainable Development Conference (Rio+20)” carried out under the responsibility and coordination of the Ministry of Development and the facilitation of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

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