New Horizons e-magazine

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  • 01 Sep 2008
    Empowering people and institutions

    “The development community is recognizing that strengthening capacity – at the grassroot level, at the community level, and at the national level – is at the centre of the development challenge.

  • 01 Sep 2008
    Social enterprise: A new answer to poverty

    July 2008 saw the launch of the publication titled Social Enterprise: A new model for poverty reduction and employment generation.

  • 01 Sep 2008
    Global report on the AIDS epidemic

    The 2008 report on the Global AIDS Epidemic confirms that the world is, at last, making some real progress in its response to AIDS, but that AIDS continues to challenge all efforts.

  • 01 Sep 2008
    Quality of life in 14 villages is being improved

    Quality of life will be improved in fourteen villages in the Southeast Turkey with the support of the Government of Turkey, the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the United Nations Development Progamme (UNDP).

  • 01 Sep 2008
    Turkey acts for its forests

    The Government of Turkey, with the support of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF-Turkey) and the financial support of the Global Envirnoment Fund, is initiating a new project for long-term conservation of biodiversity in Turkey.

  • 01 Sep 2008
    Every drop matters: A real case study

    The Regional Water Partnership Initiative “Every Drop Matters” implemented by UNDP and Coca-Cola was presented at the 2008 World Water Week held on 17-23 August 2008 in Stockholm.

  • 01 Aug 2008
    Youth NGOs mobilised in Turkey

    As it was indicated in Turkey’s latest Human Development Report on Youth in Turkey, NGOs working in the area of youth in Turkey do not seem to have sufficient cooperative connections and thus seem to be ineffective when it comes to push for youth policies. However, this scene is slowly changing with the youth NGOs mobilised over the Turkish Human Development Report.

  • 01 Aug 2008
    NGOs want to be heard

    In Turkey, many NGOs and local authorities feel that they can not make their voices heard in decision-making and law-making processes.

  • 01 Aug 2008
    New youth academy awaits its students

    The first step of a new academy for future leaders has been taken in Turkey.

  • 01 Aug 2008
    Ingredients for successful growth

    Fast, sustained growth is not a miracle – it is possible for developing countries, as long as their leaders are committed to achieving it and take advantage of the opportunities provided by the global economy.

  • 01 Aug 2008
    Kuyucuk is discovering its ecologic wealth

    Although the Kuyucuk Lake in Kars, Eastern Anatolia is under protection, there are still traces of poaching, degradation of riperian flora due to overgrazing, reed cutting by the villagers and leakage of organic substances into the lake from nearby agricultural areas.

  • 01 Aug 2008
    Human Development Dialogue starts in Turkey

    A website for Human Development Dialogue supported by the United Nations and World Bank in Turkey has been recently launched.

  • 01 Aug 2008
    Call for doing business with the poor

    Creating Value for All: Strategies for Doing Business with the Poor, a new and groundbreaking report recently released by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) offers strategies and tools for companies to expand beyond traditional business practices and bring in the world’s poor as partners in growth and wealth creation.

  • 01 Aug 2008
    2008 report on least developed countries

    The Least Developed Countries 2008 Report states that although the least developed countries (LDCs) have achieved their strongest growth performance in 2005 and 2006 exceeding the 7% target, this growth has failed to translate into poverty reduction efforts and has only slowly improved the well-being of LDCs.

  • 01 Jul 2008
    Adapting Turkey to climate change

    The first project dedicated to climate change adaptation in Turkey was launched on 10 June 2008 in Adana, southern Turkey.

  • 01 Jul 2008
    Hemite is producing biogas

    Hemite, a village in Osmaniye, in southern Turkey is interpenetrated with wastes... The animal excretion that is being left in the village uncontrolled has significant impacts on human health and the environment.

  • 01 Jul 2008
    Mediation in criminal justice system

    The Turkish Ministry of Justice and UNDP hosted a two-day workshop to launch the Project for the Development of Practice of Mediation in Criminal Justice System of Turkey on 12 June 2008 in Ankara.

  • 01 Jul 2008
    Global solidarity for food crisis

    The globally soaring food prices brought together world leaders at a high-level conference on food security titled “Challenges of Climate Change and Bioenergy” on 3-5 June 2008 in Rome, Italy.

  • 01 Jul 2008
    Global Compact Turkey Network convenes

    On 10 June 2008, a conference on the current procedures of the Global Compact Network was organized by the Turkish Quality Association (Kalder) at Istanbul Bilgi University.

  • 01 Jul 2008
    Making the law work for everyone

    Four billion people — the majority of people living on our planet — are robbed of the chance to build a better life for themselves because they are excluded from the rule of law.

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