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  • 15 Nov 2011
    Barrier in poor's progress: Environment

    Environmental trends threaten global progress for the poor, warns 2011 Human Development Report Health, income advancement in developing countries jeopardized by inaction on climate change, habitat destruction. Report shows wealth and gender disparities linked to environmental hazards.

  • 15 Nov 2011
    2011 Human Development Report announced Turkey increased Human Development Index value

    Development progress in the world’s poorest countries could be halted or even reversed by mid-century unless bold steps are taken now to slow climate change, prevent further environmental damage, and reduce deep inequalities within and among nations, according to projections in the 2011 Human Development Report, launched by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) here today.

  • 15 Nov 2011
    Norway at top, DR Congo last

    2011 Human Development Index covers record 187 countries and territories, puts Norway at top, DR Congo last Inequalities lower HDI rankings for U.S., South Korea, others

  • 01 Nov 2011
    Training to Okan University

    Experts from the UNDP Turkey have organized a training for the students from Okan University in Istanbul.

  • 01 Nov 2011
    Argande is the holder of 2011 Retail Days' special prize

    Bringing the handwork of women from GAP region together with the designs of master fashion designers and offering to fashion lovers, Argande was awarded with the Special Prize at 2011 Retail Days which was held in İstanbul.

  • 01 Nov 2011
    Hamburg to host 2011 Match Against Poverty in Germany

    As Goodwill Ambassadors for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Ronaldo and Zidane will gather a team of other famous soccer players for a friendly game against an all-star side from German team Hamburger Sport-Verein (HSV).

  • 01 Nov 2011
    UN helps Turkey quake victims

    United Nations and its agencies continue to work with the Turkish authorities to help the earthquake victims in Van province.

  • 01 Nov 2011
    New guide to speed up access to climate finance

    UNDP launched a guidebook aimed at helping decision makers in developing countries to better take advantage of the billions pledged to address climate change.

  • 01 Nov 2011
    Corporate responsibility trainings from the Rotary and UNDP

    ‘Corporate Responsibility for a Sustainably Competitive Turkey Project’ was started with the signatures of 80 chairmen of the Rotary and Governer of the region 2420 in 17th September to the contract of ‘Global Compact’.

  • 01 Nov 2011
    Kars success is on MDG-F website

    Millenium Development Goals Achievement Fund website has featured the achievement of UNDP and other UN agencies in city of Kars in October.

  • 01 Nov 2011
    Küre Mountains National Park is among global case studies

    Küre Mountains National Park experience is listed among global and regional case studies.

  • 01 Nov 2011
    Rule of Law and Access to Justice Forum held in Izmir

    In an effort to intensify efforts to promote the rule of law, Annual Rule of Law and Access to Justice Regional Community of Practice Forum has been organized in late September in Izmir.

  • 01 Nov 2011
    Message on the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

    This month, as we mark the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, the number of people on our planet is estimated to reach 7 billion. A secure and peaceful future for our world requires that they all have access to sustainable sources of food and water, and the means to enjoy a decent living.

  • 01 Nov 2011
    From the Representative: A better future for all

    This year’s Human Development Report- “Sustainability and Equity: A Better Future for All”- has just been launched; globally in Denmark, nationally in Istanbul.

  • 01 Oct 2011
    Local dishes of Çoruh Valley revive

    Between 1st of August and 16th of September 2011 “Capacity Enhancement Trainings on Local Gastronomy” have been held in Uzundere district of Erzurum under the scope of Tourism Development in Eastern Anatolia Region Project (TDEAP*).

  • 01 Oct 2011
    UN Volunteers: Helping is the best motivation*

    “Knowing that you are helping people is the best motivation”, ponders Aslı Velieceoğlu, a UN Volunteer on an assignment with UNHCR in Turkey.

  • 01 Oct 2011
    New Directorate for Küre Mountains National Park

    Küre Mountains National Park Directorate has been established in Bartın province.

  • 01 Oct 2011
    Local Administration Reform consulted

    Under the concept of preparation of Strategy Document for Local Administration Reform, Local Authorities are coming together in the second round of meetings to compile and evaluate opinions and suggestions. Seven regional workshops were organized for related stakeholders to share ideas about the subjects mentioned in the discussion paper.

  • 01 Oct 2011
    Adaptation to Climate Change in National and International Legislation

    The “Adaptation to Climate Change, Turkish and International Legislation System Workshop” organized under the United Nations Joint Programme on “Enhancing the Capacity of Turkey to Adapt to Climate Change” has been held in September in Ankara with the participation of several institutions.

  • 01 Oct 2011
    Experience sharing visit from Küre Mountains to Kaz Mountains

    Kaz Mountains’ home pension network experience was visited by stakeholders of “Development of Ecotourism Based Home Pension Network Project”, implemented under Pilot Applications Programme of “Enhancing Forest Protected Areas Management System in Turkey Project”.

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