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  • 01 Jul 2012
    Küre Mountains National Park at the Rio+20 Conference

    Setting an example as one of the 25 best practice examples of Turkey, The Küre Mountains National Park activities were promoted to thousands of participants of the UN Sustainable Development Conference in the Brasilian city of Rio de Janeiro (Rio +20) by way of speeches, posters, brochures and short films.

  • 01 Jul 2012
    Business and Development Awards announced at Rio+20

    Eleven companies received the 2012 World Business and Development Awards (WBDA) for their efforts to improve living standards in some of the world’s most disadvantaged communities.

  • 01 Jul 2012
    The pulse of Turkey has been checked by the climate change awareness survey

    66% of the population is concerned about climate change problem. According to research, the public is ready to act and change their lifestyle in order to reduce the effects of climate change.

  • 01 Jul 2012
    UNDP contributes two articles to Economics and Society Magazine

    The head of UNDP Helen Clark and Resident Representative in Turkey Shahid Najam have contributed articles to the June issue of Economics and Society Magazine.

  • 01 Jul 2012
    'For my country: Barrier free life'

    In the sixth year of its “For my Country” Project which began in 2006, Koç Holding is working with UNDP to bring to life the “For My Country: Barrier Free Life” Project.

  • 01 Jul 2012
    "Work and Proffesion Consultants Capacity Building" Project started

    İŞKUR (Turkish Employment Agency) has begun a project in order to give Occupational Counselling to individuals, with the aim of targeting Turkey’s main problem of unemployment in a new and more efficient manner.

  • 01 Jul 2012
    Küre Mountains National Park Model Implementation Programme completed with success

    The ‘’Model Implementations Program’’ that aimed to show a successful example in Küre Mountains National Park and the surrounding buffer zone has been completed.

  • 01 Jul 2012
    The MCPA Project supported the founding of fishermens cooperative

    A Fishery Co-operative was founded in Muğla Selimiye with the support and encouragement of Strengthening the System of Marine and Coastal Protected Areas of Turkey Project.

  • 01 Jul 2012
    TaTuTa farms gathering in Çoruh Valley

    The first regional gathering of TaTuTa Farms in 2012 took place in Uzundere, Erzurum in early June, and has been hosted by the TaTuTa farms which are located in Coruh Valley.

  • 01 Jul 2012
    Training on Management of Market Surveillance Programme

    Training of headquarters personnel of the Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology (MoSIT) on Management of Market Surveillance Programme took place in June in Ankara.

  • 01 Jun 2012
    CSR seminar in Mersin

    Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) seminars of UNDP and Rotary continue in May with Mersin.

  • 01 Jun 2012
    African Economic Outlook 2012 released

    With the number of young people in Africa set to double by 2045, countries across Africa should boost job creation and help them to acquire new skills, according to the African Economic Outlook 2012.

  • 01 Jun 2012
    Training of energy officials on operation of Market Monitoring System

    Training of DG for Renewable Energy of the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources staff on Operation of Market Monitoring System has taken place on 25 April in Ankara.

  • 01 Jun 2012
    Human development through technology

    Information and communication technologies (ICT) are transforming the global economy and creating new opportunities for advancement. But access to and use of these technologies remains extremely uneven.

  • 01 Jun 2012
    Ban Ki-Moon writes: The future we want

    Twenty years ago, there was the Earth Summit. Gathering in Rio de Janeiro, world leaders agreed on an ambitious blueprint for a more secure future. They sought to balance the imperatives of robust economic growth and the needs of a growing population against the ecological necessity to conserve our planet’s most precious resources — land, air and water. And they agreed that the only way to do this was to break with the old economic model and invent a new one. They called it sustainable development.

  • 01 Jun 2012
    Rio+20 Conference starts on June 20

    At the Rio+20 Conference on 20-22 June 2012, world leaders, along with thousands of participants from governments, the private sector, NGOs and other groups, will come together to shape how we can reduce poverty, advance social equity and ensure environmental protection on a more resilient planet.

  • 01 Jun 2012
    Provinces’ development ranks updated after eight years

    The Ministry of Development has published the Socio-Economic Development Ranking Survey of Provinces and Regions (SEGE-2011).

  • 01 Jun 2012
    New Horizons Podcast celebrates its 50th episode

    New Horizons Podcast of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Office in Turkey celebrated its 50th episode at Ankara University Radio Ilef, which hosts its recordings.

  • 01 Jun 2012
    Parliamentary approval for UNDP’s Istanbul hub

    Turkish parliament has approved the ratification of the “The Agreement Between the Government of Turkey and the UNDP Concerning the Establishment of the UNDP-Istanbul International Center For Private Sector In Development (IICPSD)”.

  • 01 Jun 2012
    Technology and Entrepreneurship Program launched

    A new program on technology and entrepreneurship, aims to develop specific skills of entrepreneurship and technology for the young people between the ages of 15-30 has been launched in May in Ankara.

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