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  • 01 May 2012
    Dreams Academy at Corporate Games

    Dreams Academy’s strong sportsmen participate in Corporate Games once again.

  • 01 May 2012
    Social Inclusion Band at Babylon with Best Buddies

    Social Inclusion Band performed at Babylon at the end of March and April.

  • 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
    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
    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
    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 May 2012
    Çoruh Valley: A new tourism destination

    Meetings were held with national and international tour operators, agencies and tourism press in the leading tourism fairs organized in the last few months.

  • 01 May 2012
    Preventive diplomacy: Not an option, a necessity*

    If human rights and development are two pillars of the United Nations work, peace is the third.

  • 01 May 2012
    First Pan Parks in Turkey: Küre Mountains National Park

    Küre Mountains National Park is certified as PAN Parks as a result of Global Environment Facility (GEF) supported “Enhancing Forest Protected Areas Management System in Turkey Project” activities.

  • 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 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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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.

  • 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.

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