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On May 1-3, 2015, JWF ran a peacebuilding workshop for youth as part of the Cayrus Project in Alexandria, Egypt, which was organized by the Italian NGO New Humanity and financed by the European Union. JWF also participated in...
Addis Ababa, 23 February 2015: The African Union Commission (AUC) and JWF have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for strengthening cooperation between the two parties to facilitate the development and integration agenda of the African Union. This Memorandum of...
In consultation with the Focal Point on Family at the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), the JWF Women's Platform organized "International Family Conference III: International Family Policies" in Istanbul on November 29-30, 2014. Family policies should always take...
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...
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...
In a recent video message, Navi Pillay, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, commended JWF for organizing the Istanbul Summit, an event that features women's perspectives on the UN's post-2015 development agenda. Women's rights are inseparable from men's....
JWF held a panel on Friday, March 14, on "The Importance of Civil Society Initiatives for Combating Religious Intolerance" at the United Nations Office in Geneva. Academics and diplomats attended the panel, which was organized as a side event...
The Journalists and Writers Foundation (JWF) and Peace Islands Institute held the second panel of the Ambassadors Series in JWF's New York office on February 26, 2014. The theme of the panel was intergovernmental relations among Balkan nations and...
The Journalists and Writers Foundation (JWF) organized a number of activities in Turkey to mark the annual Global Dignity Day, which is celebrated with Global Dignity-led events around the world with the participation of 350,000 young people across 50...
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. The core value of the movement is embracing a pluralist society...