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This reflection focuses on the 'Abant spirit' of love, tolerance, dialogue, and sincerity, tracing its development from the first Abant meeting in 1998 to the 15th Abant meeting in November 2007. The new constitution should be able to demonstrate our...
Organized by JWF's Abant Platform, the second "Turkey-France Conversations," the first of which was held in Paris in 2006, began yesterday at the Istanbul Hilton. During the two days of meetings, participants discussed important issues concerning the media, economics,...
JWF’s Intercultural Dialogue Platform (IDP) organized an interfaith panel on February 1, 2006, to consider different religions’ responses to hunger and poverty, which are estimated to claim a life every 3.6 seconds. The event took place at Cemal Resit...
Spiritual leaders came together at an international conference with the theme "From Terror to Universal Ethics: Religions and Peace," which was organized in Moscow's "Koloniy Zal" (Hall with Columns) on June 7-8, 2005, and included more than 200 attendees. In...
JWF's Intercultural Dialogue Platform co-organized a symposium titled "Globalization and Dialogue between Civilizations" in Tbilisi, Georgia, on September 30 - October 1, 2004. Attendees included scientists and journalists from the USA, Russia, Iran, Australia, Turkey, Azerbaijan, France, Poland, the...
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. Topics such as 'Peace in Abraham's Message,' 'Peace...
On April 13-16, 2000, JWF organized an international symposium to foster interfaith dialogue about Abraham, the common ancestor of the three monotheist religions. The event began in Sanliurfa in Turkey's Harran region and concluded in Istanbul. Prophet Abraham was the...
Over the years, Turkish Islamic scholar Fethullah Gulen, honorary president of the Journalists and Writers Foundation (JWF), has demonstrated the value of interfaith dialogue by meeting with respected religious leaders, including the head of the Greek Orthodox Church, the...
In contrast to Huntington's "Clash of Civilizations" thesis, JWF believes that in the relations among societies, dialogue is fundamental while conflict is an exception, depending on rulers' objectives. To answer the question of "Why not dialogue?", JWF organized an...
On September 30, 1996, the Journalists and Writers Foundation organized an international conference titled "Hand-in-Hand for a Happier Tomorrow" at the Lutfi Kirdar Convention Center in Istanbul, Turkey. I think our key to gaining back what we have lost is...