Parenting Seminar Explores Family Dynamics

Parenting Seminar Explores Family Dynamics

The Positive Parenting and Family Mediation seminar was held jointly by the Journalists and Writers Foundation's Women's Platform and Anafen Schools, with support from the UNICEF-accredited World Day of Prayer and Action for Children. Read more
Turkish Scholars Aspire to Democratic, Constitutional State at 3rd Abant Meeting

Turkish Scholars Aspire to Democratic, Constitutional State at 3rd Abant Meeting

Scientists and intellectuals in Turkey exchanged ideas at the Abant Platform's third meeting, titled "The Democratic Constitutional State." The event took place in Bolu, Turkey, on July 21-23, 2000. 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
Conference Recommends Greater Gov't Action against Domestic Violence

Conference Recommends Greater Gov't Action against Domestic Violence

The government should take a more active role in preventing domestic violence — which is on the rise throughout Turkey and the world — stated the final declaration of a conference on violence and society organized by JWF Women's Platfor Read more
Political Academy Calls Attention to Women in Politics

Political Academy Calls Attention to Women in Politics

Dr. Semiha Topal, a representative from the Journalists and Writers Foundation’s (JWF) Women's Platform, gave a speech on "The Role of NGOs in Creating Women's Political Identity" at the Academy of Sciences organized by Istanbul Aydin Uni 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
JWF Statement Urges Greater Civil Society Involvement in Afghanistan

JWF Statement Urges Greater Civil Society Involvement in Afghanistan

JWF's recent statement on Afghan girls' access to education is now available on the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) website. The statement was submitted as part of the 26th session of the Human Rights Council, which took place i Read more
1914-Peace-2014 Series Commemorates WWI through Dialogue

1914-Peace-2014 Series Commemorates WWI through Dialogue

1914-Peace-2014 is an inter-religious and intercultural series of events marking the centennial anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War. The series kicked off its first event with a lecture by Dr. Fuat Sanac, President of the Isl Read more
International Conference Considers Current Issues in Social Administration

International Conference Considers Current Issues in Social Administration

Academics and NGO representatives recently attended an international conference in Ukraine to consider modern issues associated with social administration. Read more
Academics Seek Global Stability through Dialogue and Environmentalism

Academics Seek Global Stability through Dialogue and Environmentalism

A recent conference in Minsk considered ways to address global problems that threaten humanity and the world. Both local and international academicians attended the event, which was organized by the Dialogue Eurasia Platform, the Belarusian Read more
Scholars Say Regional Stability Depends on Turkey’s EU Membership

Scholars Say Regional Stability Depends on Turkey’s EU Membership

Arab scholars participating in an Abant Platform meeting held on Saturday and Sunday noted that Turkey acts as a bridge between the European Union (EU) and Muslim countries. They praised Turkey's performance on the path toward EU membership Read more
JWF & NYIT Host Conference on Democratization in the Middle East

JWF & NYIT Host Conference on Democratization in the Middle East

As part of the New York Institute of Technology's (NYIT) "The Year of Turkey," JWF and NYIT hosted an international conference on April 28, 2014, at the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway. The conference was titled "Challenges to Democratization i Read more
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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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JWF's recent statement on Afghan girls' access to education is now available on the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) website. The statement was submitted as part of the 26th session of the Human Rights Council, which took place in Geneva on June 10-27, 2014.
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This weekend, JWF hosted the 33rd Abant Platform meeting, titled "Turkey's Direction," to discuss the country's future. The meeting was attended by 120 intellectuals from around the world, including scholars, journalists, NGO leaders, and former politicians. The event took place on June 20-22, 2014, in Turkey's northwestern town of Akcakoca.
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In partnership with the Dialog-Institut and the Permanent Missions of Afghanistan, the UK, and Finland, the Journalists and Writers Foundation (JWF) organized a well-attended conference concerning Afghan girls' access to education. The event took place on June 11, 2014, at the UN Office in Geneva, Switzerland.
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JWF Logo 0150x0150 White TextJournalist and Writers Foundation (JWF) is a non-governmental organization in general consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). JFW aims to promote peaceful coexistence through dialogue and understanding at global, regional and local levels. Since its establishment in 1994, JWF has organized events promoting peace, tolerance and dialogue. There are five platforms that work under JWF umbrella: Abant Platform, Intercultural Dialogue Platform (IDP), Medialog Platform, Women’s Platform, and Dialogue Eurasia Platform (DAP). Through its activities, JWF has brought together thousands of people from various backgrounds to discuss topics including but not limited to politics, religion, art, philosophy, and science in order to establish common ground and, ultimately, peace. JWF also occasionally holds award ceremonies to support inspirational individuals who contributed to peace and dialogue in their communities. For more information, please visit JWF homepage