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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...
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...
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 in...
One of the conclusions of the 27th Abant meeting, which brought together foreign and domestic academics and journalists living in Turkey, was that Turkey's democracy needs to be more consolidated for it to be more effective in the world...
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...
The 7th meeting of the Abant Platform, one of the leading civil society initiatives in Turkey, opened in Washington, DC, on April 19, 2004. This marks the first time the Platform meeting has been held abroad. Turkey is an example...