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
Women Misrepresented and Misperceived in the Media

Women Misrepresented and Misperceived in the Media

The JWF Women's Platform and Medialog Platform organized a workshop titled "The Media's Perception of Women: Abuse and Recruitment" on March 5 and 6, 2011. The event was held at the Bolu Gazelle Resort Hotel, bringing together journalists, Read more
Ambassadors Series Presents 2nd Panel Focused on Africa

Ambassadors Series Presents 2nd Panel Focused on Africa

The Ambassadors Series Africa Panel #2: African Solutions to African Problems brought United Nations diplomats together with academics, experts, and civil society to discuss global issues and exchange multiple perspectives. The panel was ho 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
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
Summary: JWF's Contributions to UN Women's Commission

Summary: JWF's Contributions to UN Women's Commission

The JWF Women's Platform participated in multiple events during the 57th session of the Committee on the Status of Women (CSW57), which was organized by UN Women and held on March 4 to 15, 2013, at UN Headquarters in New York. 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
Grant Recipients Announced at Peace Projects Award Ceremony

Grant Recipients Announced at Peace Projects Award Ceremony

The Peace Projects Award Ceremony, organized by the Journalists and Writers Foundation (JWF), took place at the Zaman Daily's headquarters in Istanbul, Turkey, on May 30, 2014. The Peace Projects grant program supports innovative projects t Read more
Soccer Match Raises Money for Children's Education in Bosnia-Herzegovina

Soccer Match Raises Money for Children's Education in Bosnia-Herzegovina

By the time the war in Bosnia-Herzegovina ended in 1995, more than 100,000 people had lost their lives, and moral and material destruction was widespread. In the wake of this tragedy, the Journalists and Writers Foundation (JWF) organized a Read more
JWF Rep Selected for UN Open Working Group's Steering Committee

JWF Rep Selected for UN Open Working Group's Steering Committee

Galymzhan Kirbassov, JWF's New York representative to the United Nations (UN), has been selected as a member of a steering committee that will coordinate a discussion panel during the Fifth Session of the UN Open Working Group (OWG) on Sust 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
JWF Hosts Author of Gulen Movement Book

JWF Hosts Author of Gulen Movement Book

The Journalists and Writers Foundation (JWF) and Peace Islands Institute New York (PIINY) organized a book signing event for Professor Dogu Ergil, the author of Fethullah Gulen and the Gulen Movement in 100 Questions, in Manhattan on April 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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