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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...
On October 16, 2005, the Journalists and Writers Foundation organized a program titled "Towards Universal Peace," which featured young people of different cultures and faiths. The event took place at the Hilton Hotel in Istanbul, Turkey. We, Bosnians, Croatians, and...
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...
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...
Scientists and intellectuals in Turkey exchanged ideas at the Abant Platform's third meeting, titled "The Democratic Constitutional State." The event took place in Bolu, Turkey, on July 21-23, 2000. The way to overcome Turkey's problems in the public sphere is...
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...