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Education has been the centerpiece of the UN Post-2015 Development Agenda. During the evaluation period of the Millennium Development Goals, it was clear that even though the number of children attending schools significantly increased, the higher education they received...
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...
An international summit in Istanbul, titled "Women's Perspective on the Post-2015 Development Agenda," has called for women's empowerment as a condition for sustainable development. The summit was held in Istanbul on May 31 - June 1, 2014. Women's empowerment is...
The Peace Projects Award Ceremony, organized by the Journalists and Writers Foundation (JWF), took place at the Zaman Daily's headquarters in Istanbul, Turkey, on May 30, 2014. The Peace Projects grant program supports innovative projects that focus on building...
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....
The Ambassadors Series Africa Panel #2: African Solutions to African Problems brought United Nations diplomats together with academics, experts, and civil society to discuss global issues and exchange multiple perspectives. The panel was hosted by the Journalists and Writers...
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 32nd Abant Platform forum, which took place in Addis Ababa on March 8-9, 2014, confirmed its commitment to the respect for sacred values and the encouragement of freedom of religion by international and regional organizations. The Abant Forum ......
1914-Peace-2014 is an inter-religious and intercultural series of events marking the centennial anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War. The series kicked off its first event with a lecture by Dr. Fuat Sanac, President of the Islamic...
JWF and Peace Islands Institute in New York (PIINY) held the first panel in the African Ambassadors Series in New York on February 12, 2014. The series aims to create a space for United Nations diplomats, academics, experts, and...