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At a United Nations conference organized by the Journalists and Writers Foundation (JWF) on Friday in Geneva, a wide range of participants agreed that global challenges against peace should not lead to apathy, while reiterating their commitment against all...
Intellectuals and journalists who gathered at a workshop for a debate on how the Turkish media treats non-Muslims said that the media has had a crucial role in imposing an official ideology on society. The Turkish political system has created...
Turkish and Arab intellectuals discussed the uncertain political trajectories of post-revolution Arab states in a southeastern Turkish city on the border with Syria, a country that has put Turkey's assertive foreign policy to a difficult test during the unrest...
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 while...
The 16th Abant Platform meeting brought together 50 prominent Egyptian and Turkish intellectuals at the Istanbul Grand Cevahir Hotel on December 15-16, 2007. The meeting, titled "Turkey: A Bridge between Civilizations during the EU Membership Process," was comprised of...
The 11th Abant Platform, whose theme was "Global Policies and the Future of the Middle East," took place in Bolu, Turkey, on July 14-15, 2006. The final declaration prepared by the Abant committee stressed the importance of education as...
The 11th meeting of the Abant Platform, a leading civil society initiative, focused on the future of the Middle East. Platform participants gave weight to the issues of security and democracy, emphasizing that the region could not be united...
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...