MAHATMA GANDHI IN TUNE

Celebrating Gandhi’s 149th Birthday, and in support of The United Nations’  International Day of Nonviolence on 2 October, which is ‘the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi for whom non-violence was at the center of his life and thought.’
Rene by WADLOW, President
Association of World Citizen
“I do not believe that the spiritual law works in a field of its own.  On the contrary, it expresses itself only through the ordinary activities of life.  It thus affects the economic, the social and the political fields.
– Mohandas K. Gandhi
For Gandhi, non-violence was an expression of spiritual law, the way in which the spiritual energy of the universe manifested itself in physical form. “There is a soul force in the universe which, if we permit it, will flow through us and produce miraculous results.”  There were three aspects of life in which Gandhi was particularly concerned with the expression of the spiritual law of non-violence.  The first was his own personal atunement with the spiritual energy, which he sometimes called ‘God’ or ‘Truth’ or ‘Love’ but often left unnamed.  He also believed that this spiritual atunement had to be followed by the persons working closely with him — a view which often led to difficulties as many of his followers saw non-violence as an effective technique against English domination and not necessarily as a guiding principle of life.

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VISUAL NOTES: THE 7th UN HLF on the CULTURE OF PEACE

Visual  Notes from the 7th United Nations High-Level Forum on the Culture of Peace
Introduction of the following two photo albums:
PHOTO ALBUM – I 
The 7th UN HLF on the CULTURE OF PEACE
UNITED NATIONS HIGH LEVEL FORUM ON THE CULTURE OF PEACE
“‘Wars begin in the minds of men’.

 Of course, wars begin in the minds of both men and women. So, the sooner we can promote peace, in the minds of both men and women, the better. And that means starting from the first days of a child’s education.”
– His Excellency Mr. Miroslav Lajcak, President, 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly
2018–THEME: 
”THE CULTURE OF PEACE:
A CREDIBLE PATHWAY TO SUSTAINABLE PEACE”
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19 MAYIS: TÜRK VE DÜNYA GENÇLİĞİNE ORTAK BİR MESAJ

Uyarlamadır:

Türkiye Cumhuriyeti’nin kurucusu Mustafa Kemal Atatürk’ün “Gençliğe Hitabesi”nden uyarlanmış olan aşağıdaki metin, Türkiye’nin bugün ve geleceğinin tüm genç kuşaklarına olduğu kadar,  aynı zamanda  Birleşmiş Milletler’in “Gençlik ve Spor” Programları ve iki Dünya Günü (6 Nisan ve 12 Ağustos) çerçevesinde, dünya gençliğine de bir armağandır.
Bu ‘ortak mesaj’, ilk kez “Sağlıklı Gençlik Gelişimi, Sürdürülebilirlik  ve Barış için Spor” adlı, “The Light Millennium” un  West Park Lisesi, Manhattan da gerçekleştirilmiş olduğu 18 Mayıs 2015’de ki etkinliğinde Melis Çokuluslu ve Aybüke Ulutaş tarafından sunulmuş olup, İngilizce metin üzerinden Türkçe’ye Bircan Ünver tarafından uyarlanmıştır.
Bu mesaja, “Küresel Hedefler de Spor | ISPESCONGRESS2018” ana başlığında ki Nişantaşı Üniversitesi’nde 26 – 28 Nisan 2018 tarihleri arasında gerçekleştirilmiş olan konferansın 26 Nisan’daki Açılış Bölümü‘nü takip eden ilk panelde ki Power Point sunum için de yer verilmiştir.
Türkiye ve yeryüzünde yaşayan tüm gençlerin ve aklı-ruhu genç ve aydınlık olan her yaştan tüm gençlerin 19 Mayıs’ını yürekten kutluyorum. Aynı zamanda,  tüm Dünya Gençliği’ne de ülkeleri bazında ve küresel boyutta, 19 Mayıs’in özü ve vizyonunda GENÇLİK VE SPOR Bayramları diliyorum. – B.Ü.  19 Mayıs 2018

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IMPORTANCE OF AN ENABLING LEGAL ENVIRONMENT FOR PRESS FREEDOM

25th celebration of  World Press Freedom Day 2018
“KEEPING POWER IN CHECK: Media, Justice and the Rule of Law”
A free press is essential for peace, justice and human rights for all. It is crucial to building transparent and democratic societies and keeping those in power accountable.  It is vital for sustainable development.  Journalists and media workers shine a light on local and global challenges and tell the stories that need to be told. Their services to the public is invaluable.  Laws that protect independent journalism, freedom of expression and the right to information need to be adopted, implemented and enforced.  Crimes against journalists must be prosecuted.  On World Press Freedom Day 2018, I call on governments to strengthen press freedom, and to protect journalists. Promoting a free press in standing up for our right to truth.”
– H.W. Mr. António Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General

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“EDUCATING YOUNGER GENERATIONS ON GLOBAL CITIZENSHIP THROUGH INTERCULTURAL LITERACY”

UNAOC & Mission of Kazakhstan Join Event:
“Educating younger generations to global citizenship through intercultural literacy”, co-organized by the Permanent Mission of Kazakhstan in partnership with the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations
Date: 2 May 2018
Time:  3.00 PM -5.30 PM
Venue: Conference Room 6, UN Headquarters
Participation: All are invited with a valid UN pass

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BİRLEŞMİŞ MİLLETLER’İN KÜRESEL HEDEFLERİNDE GENÇLİK VE SPORUN ÖNEMİ

#ispescongress2018
SPORDA KÜRESEL HEDEFLER |
GLOBAL GOALS IN SPORT
SUNUM >
VIDEO >

Bir STK/NGO Perspektifinden… | Sivil Toplum Kuruluşu

BİRLEŞMİŞ MİLLETLER’İN KÜRESEL HEDEFLERİNDE GENÇLİK VE SPORUN ÖNEMİ
Derleyen ve Sunan:  Bircan Ünver, M.A.
THE LIGHT MILLENNIUM, FOUNDER–PRESIDENT & HEAD
NGO Rep. to the United Nations Department of Public Information
(New York)
TARIH: 26 Nisan 2014  | SAAT: 11:00
YER: Nişantaşı Üniversitesi Maslak 1453, NeoTech Kampüs,
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#UNSC “RELIGIOUS LEADERS FOR A SAFE WORLD” in New York

Event:
UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL ARRIA-FORMULA MEETING
RELIGIOUS LEADERS FOR A SAFE WORLD
Background
“Too often hijacked by extremists, religions are frequently blamed for the on-going violence and terror attacks that threaten global stability. In these times of rising xenophobia and intolerance, religious leaders have a critical role to play in supporting peace. They have the capacity to build bridges between people and to spread essential values to the world, such as mutual respect, compassion, and forgiveness.”

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T.C. DEVLET VE HÜKÜMET TEMSİLCİLERİNİ BİLGİLENDİRME: WSJ

WSJ (AÇIK)  VATANDAŞ ARZUHALİDİR. | PTT Kargo 13.2.2018
Çok Muhterem Devlet ve Hükümet Temsilcilerini BİLGİLENDİRME
  • TC Cumhur Başkanlığı – Basın Bürosu
  • TC Başbakanlık  – Basın Bürosu ve Hükümet Sözcüsü
  • TC Dışişleri Bakanlığı Basın temsilci ve sözcüsü
Muhterem İlgililer:
Bendeniz has bel kader hayatımda birçok Ermeni ile can dostu oldum, karşılıklı sevgi saygı ve güvenin huzurunu yaşadım. Türk Ermenilerin kötüsüne rastlamadım, hatta dış dünyada ticaret âleminde de hep ciddiyetle karşılaştım. Bu sevgi ve saygımın gereği olarak otuz yıldır bu konuyu kimsenin okumadığı dış kaynaklardan inceliyorum. Ancak 2004 yılında Nat. Geografic dergisinde  çıkan bir iftiraya, dergiye ilân veren kuruluşların nemelazımcılığı üzerine, Vatandaşa duyuru için para ile gazetelere vermek istediğim ilanın da reddi üzerine sabır ve onurum incindiğinden, son yirmi yıl içinde dış dünyaya hitaben yaklaşık 500  makale 7 kitap v ayrıca 4 Türkçe kitap yazdım (belki 10.000 sayfa), seyrek olarak da  bazı yazılarım ve hakkımda haberler  basında “tek kişilik ordu” olarak çıktı.

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Open Letter To: WSJ, MUSEUM and the OFFICE of the U.S.A. PRESIDENT

WSJ & Museum OPEN COVER LETTER    (Feb.11, 2018)
To:  a- The Wall Street Journal – Editors
       b- The Washington Holocaust Museum Memorial Council Members and Management
      c- The Office of the U.S.A. President (as supervisors of this state establishment)
c.c:  The U.S.A. Embassy, Ankara, Turkey (Press Attaché)
        The Turkish Embassy, Washington
        Turkish Foreign Affairs Ministry, Ankara
        Press & Academia

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DOES FREEDOM OF THE PRESS GIVE EDITORS AND AUTHORS THE LIBERTY TO MANIPULATE?

Court Verdicts and Documented Facts?
By Yurdagül ATUN, Şükrü Server AYA and Ata ATUN; International Aydin University, North Cyprus
Abstract:
As a person who had wonderful connections in school, business, social and even international trade in a long lifetime, I, in my last thirty years took the burden of studying the background of this “genocide” fanfare which is not supported by “any legally valid evidence or document” and hence has been standing as a controversy disturbing our all time “amicable sentiments with several Turkish Armenian buddies”. My prevailing friendly relations with reasonable Armenians are strong enough not to be infected by irresponsible publications or unproven grand-ma tales. Crime and punishment is not hereditary. Also, as mature persons it is more than half of a century that we could rid ourselves from racial, national and religious difference.  Persons are born with natural national roots and beliefs hard to alter.

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