17th Abant Platform to Discuss Kurdish Issue

17th Abant Platform to Discuss Kurdish Issue

The Abant Platform, a think tank supported by the Journalists and Writers Foundation, will convene to discuss Turkey's long-standing Kurdish issue on July 4-5, 2008, at the Abant Palace Hotel in Bolu, Turkey. Read more
JWF Gains 'General Consultative Status' with ECOSOC

JWF Gains 'General Consultative Status' with ECOSOC

The Journalists and Writers Foundation (JWF) is the first and only organization in Turkey to gain general consultative status in the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations (UN). In an interview, JWF President Mustafa Yes Read more
Conference Mobilizes Civil Society for Building Peace

Conference Mobilizes Civil Society for Building Peace

An international conference, titled "Geneva Peace Conference: Mobilizing Civil Society for Building Peace," will be held by JWF at the UN office in Geneva. NGOs, media representatives, religious leaders, politicians, and educational workers Read more
Minister Discusses Turkey's 'Very Special Place' in Afghanistan

Minister Discusses Turkey's 'Very Special Place' in Afghanistan

A top Afghan official has praised Turkey's efforts to boost education and help in restructuring Afghanistan, saying Turkish assistance to the country was unparalleled. Read more
JWF Hosts EU Roundtable Meeting

JWF Hosts EU Roundtable Meeting

The roundtable meeting of the European Union (EU) Delegation was held by the Journalists and Writers Foundation (JWF) at the Sheraton Hotel in Ankara on January 25th, 2013. Read more
Religious Leaders Meet in Mardin for Peace

Religious Leaders Meet in Mardin for Peace

Organized by JWF's Intercultural Dialogue Platform, the second International Symposium of Religions and Peace in the Light of the Common Ancestor Abraham (also known as the Harran Meetings) begins in Mardin today. Read more
Minister Sahin Praises JWF for Courageous Coverage

Minister Sahin Praises JWF for Courageous Coverage

Turkey's Family and Social Policy Minister Fatma Sahin has praised the Journalists and Writers Foundation (JWF) for its members' courageous coverage of important issues at a time when the country is taking steps toward democratization. Read more
Student Workshop Advocates Cross-Cultural Coexistence

Student Workshop Advocates Cross-Cultural Coexistence

South Korean, Turkish, and Indonesian youth commissions attended the "Coexistence and Overcoming Prejudices" workshop hosted by the Journalists and Writers Foundation (JWF) Women's Platform on July 23, 2011, at Maltepe Coskun Private High S Read more
Ambassadors Series Panel Seeks African Solutions to African Problems

Ambassadors Series Panel Seeks African Solutions to African Problems

JWF and Peace Islands Institute in New York (PIINY) held the first panel in the African Ambassadors Series in New York on February 12, 2014. The series aims to create a space for United Nations diplomats, academics, experts, and civil socie Read more
Turkish and Syrian Journalists Unite at Workshop

Turkish and Syrian Journalists Unite at Workshop

Turkish and Syrian journalists met at a recent workshop organized by JWF's Medialog Platform. The program included presentations and exchanges of ideas, noting that in spite of political divisions between Turkey and Arab countries after the Read more
Workshop Proposes Steps to Eliminate Media’s Negative Influence on Children

Workshop Proposes Steps to Eliminate Media’s Negative Influence on Children

A workshop held at Istanbul University's Faculty of Communication on April 5, 2012, recommended ten steps for eliminating the media's negative influence on children and teenagers in Turkey. Read more
Education to Play Bridging Role among Dimensions of Sustainable Development

Education to Play Bridging Role among Dimensions of Sustainable Development

On July 8, 2014, JWF and the Peace Islands Institute organized a discussion panel on the effects of education on the United Nations' sustainable development goals. The panel was part of the 2nd session of the High-Level Political Forum on S Read more
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October
An international conference, titled "Geneva Peace Conference: Mobilizing Civil Society for Building Peace," will be held by JWF at the UN office in Geneva. NGOs, media representatives, religious leaders, politicians, and educational workers from around the world are expected to attend.
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October
Numerous institutions throughout the world work to introduce and share Turkish culture abroad. One important example is the Mangfoldhuset Foundation, located in Norway's capital of Oslo. On October 11, 2014, they hosted an interfaith and intercultural event to celebrate the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha.
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September
Education has been the centerpiece of the UN Post-2015 Development Agenda. During the evaluation period of the Millennium Development Goals, it was clear that even though the number of children attending schools significantly increased, the higher education they received did not meet the standards of contemporary world and labor markets.
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July
On July 8, 2014, JWF and the Peace Islands Institute organized a discussion panel on the effects of education on the United Nations' sustainable development goals. The panel was part of the 2nd session of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development at the UN Headquarters in New York.
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