11.03.2011 -

Helen Clark visits ‘Alliances for Cultural Tourism in Eastern Anatolia Joint Programme’

Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Helen Clark is to pay a visit to Turkey between the dates of March 10 and 14, 2011. Helen Clark, who will have meetings in Ankara and Istanbul, will inaugurate “UNDP Istanbul International Center for Private Sector in Development” and will also launch the regional report entitled “Business Solutions to Poverty” in Istanbul. The UNDP Administrator will also visit projects on culture tourism carried in Kars.

UNDP Turkey news : Ankara, March 7, 2011 – The head of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Helen Clark, will make an official visit to Turkey from March 10-14, 2011. Helen Clark, who will have meetings in Ankara, Istanbul, and Kars during her visit, will be accompanied by the Director of the Regional Bureau of UNDP for Europe and Commonwealth of Independent States, Ms. Kori Udovicki, and UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Turkey, Mr. Shahid Najam.

Helen Clark will meet Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ahmet Davutoğlu and Minister of State, Cevdet Yılmaz, in Ankara.

The Administrator will inaugurate “UNDP Istanbul International Centre for Private Sector in Development” on March 11, 2011, and will also launch the regional report entitled “Business Solutions to Poverty” in Istanbul.

Helen Clark, who will also meet women entrepreneurs and have discussions with Turkey’s leaders of industry and business in Istanbul, will pay a two-day visit to Kars between March 12 and 13, 2011. The project in Kars is called the “UN Joint Programme on Alliances for Culture Tourism in Eastern Anatolia”, in association with the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and in cooperation with UNESCO, UNICEF, UN World Tourism Organization in addition to the UNDP. It promotes culture tourism in this province.

The Administrator will also make a speech in the Leaders of Change Summit in Istanbul in her last day in Turkey visit.

Source : http://www.undp.org.tr/Gozlem2.aspx?WebSayfaNo=2952




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