“ATATÜRK’ÜN, […] TÜRK-YUNAN İTTİFAKININ GERÇEK KURUCUSU OLDUĞUNU ASLA UNUTMAYACAĞIZ”

“Savaş zamanı olaylarının trajedilerini bükmeye çalışan ve tarihsel gerçekleri kabul edip barış yapmayı reddeden sorumsuz politikacılar ve radikal gruplar her zaman olacaktır. Atatürk I. Dünya Savaşı’ndan sonra Yunan kuvvetlerinin Anadolu’dan çekilmesinden sorumlu olsa da, O’nun Yunanistan’a karşı barışçıl bir politika izlemeye yönelik samimi girişimi, zamanın Yunanistan Başbakanı Elevtherios Venizelos tarafından memnuniyetle karşılanmıştı. Venizelos, 1934 yılında Atatürk’ü Nobel Barış Ödülü’ne aday göstererek, O’nu ” barış davasına değerli bir katkı yapan ” büyük bir reformcu ” olarak övdü.”

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ÇOCUKLAR İÇİN NUTUK

 

Kitap:
“Bu kitap Cumhuriyet Halk Fırkası’nın 15-20 Ekim 1927 tarihleri arasında, Ankara’da toplanan ikinci kurultayında, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk tarafından, 36,5 saat devam etmek suretiyle, 6 günde söylenen tarihî nutkun, çocuklar için düzenlenmiş bir özetidir.”

Çocuklar Için Nutuk | Yazar: ADNAN ÇAKMAKÇIOĞLU
13. Baskı: Bu Yayınevi, 2019
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BİR DESTANDIR MUSTAFA KEMAL ve ATA’NIN ÇOCUKLARI

Kitap:
Ayşe Yamaç’ın Bu Yayınevi tarafından yayınlanan Bir Destandır Mustafa Kemal adlı eseri, Atatürk’ün doğumundan ölümüne tüm yaşamı ve devrimlerinin yanında Kurtuluş Savaşı’nın da şiirsel bir tarihidir.


Bir Destandır Mustafa Kemal
Yazar: AYŞE YAMAÇ

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ABD TEMSİLCİLER MECLİSİ’NİN TBMM’nin 100. YILDÖNÜMÜ İÇİN 23 NİSAN KARARNAMESİ

H. RES. 931
“1920 yılından beri her yıl 23 Nisan’da Türkler ve Türk Asıllı Amerikalılar, Türkiye Büyük Millet Meclisinin kurulduğu günün anısına Ulusal Egemenlik ve Çocuk Bayramı’nı kutlar.”

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“Türk Asıllı Amerikalılar, bu ülkenin sanat, bilim, akademi, hukuk, iş dünyası ve siyasi yaşamına katkılarından da anlaşılacağı üzere, Birleşik Devletler dokusunun önemli bir parçasıdır “

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CUMHURİYETE DOĞRU (TOWARDS REPUBLIC) Celebrated in NYC

A summary on The Light Millennium’s “Milli Mücadele/Cumhuriyete Doğru” October 29th Celebration event:
On October 29
th, 2019, The Light Millennium, joined by the American-Turkish Women’s Association and the American Association of Ataturkist Thought and Patriotism, celebrated the 96th anniversary of the Turkish Republic with its “Milli Mücadele / Cumhuriyete Doğru” event at the Salvation Army International Social Justice Committee in New York City.
Event Summary by Irem UNAL, Youth, Representative of The Light Millennium to the United Nations Department of Global Communications

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“THE PEOPLE WHO ESTABLISHED THE REPUBLIC OF TURKEY ARE THE TURKISH PEOPLE”

“The people who established the Republic of Turkey are the Turkish people.” In this description Turkish does not contain any reference to an ethnicity but references a group of people (free from any ethnicity or religion) who had fought and worked together to establish the Republic of Turkey. “
[Interview 2 of 2 ] TurkishLibrary.Us proudly presents an exclusive interview with the President, Assembly of Turkish American Associations (ATAA), GÖKHAN ÖZALP on the ATAA’s 40th Anniversary Celebration 

along with the 100th Anniversary of the start of Turkish War of Independence and Turkish Revolution through a long-day Conference in Arlington, DC on October 5, 2019.
In the second part of this interview, with Mr. Özalp, we’ve focused on the founding principles of ATAA, changing demography of Turkish community in the US, along with on the challenges and towards its new direction.
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ATAA PRESIDENT GÖKHAN ÖZALP: “NOW THE CHILDREN AND THE SECOND GENERATION OF THIS THIRD WAVE IS OUR TARGET.”


TurkishLibrary.Us proudly presents an exclusive interview with the President, Assembly of Turkish American Associations (ATAA), GÖKHAN ÖZALP on the ATAA’s 40th Anniversary Celebration along with the 100th Anniversary of the start of Turkish War of Independence and Turkish Revolution through a long-day Conference in Arlington, DC on October 5, 2019.
This interview mainly looks through internally the ATAA’s 40 years’ background as the largest Turkish-American Organization in the U.S. It brings in Mr. Ozalp’s his own personnel involvement story with the ATAA along with it reveals ATAA’s current and near-future priorities and visions towards a more connected, unified, mobilized, effective and dynamic Turkish-American Community in the U.S.
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Report: UNSCR 1325 on PEACE, WOMEN, SECURITY & SECULARISM

On Thursday April 11, The Light Millennium led and hosted a UN related side event under the theme of Peace, Women, Security & Secularism (PWSS) in reflection of the 19th Anniversary of the Unite Nations Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security. Along with the UNSCR #1325 & Secularism main concept, the event presented in support of and in conjunction with the SDGs 5, 16 and 17.
Report on the UNSCR 1325 On PEACE, WOMEN, SECURITY & SECULARISM Event
by: Jonathon CUMMINGS,
Partnership Manager, World Human Accountability Organization & in collaboration with Bircan Ünver, The Light Millennium

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LAICISM IS TO TREAT ALL BELIEVERS AND NON-BELIEVERS EQUALLY, AND LEAVE RELIGION IN THE PRIVATE DOMAIN

Raising children with required values and as useful members of the society requires high qualities. Therefore, women, being the nation’s mothers, need to be more enlightened and progressive than men.
Mustafa Kemal ATATÜRK

Presented by Mirat YAVALAR, Co-Founder & Treasurer,
ATATÜRK SOCIETY OF AMERICA
(UN – DGC – CSO)
at conference PEACE, WOMEN, SECURITY & SECULARISM


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VIOLENCE IS ENCOURAGED, PROTECTED AND EVEN NOURISHED UNDER THE SACRED MEANS OF RELIGION

I am honored to be here as a contemporary author of modern Turkey where great leader Atatürk introduced secularism, ninty one years ago.

I feel so lucky to have grown up in Atatürk’s Turkey,  and also in a family where girls, for generations, had been raised as praised individuals with rights to study, to choose their way of life,  to choose their husbands with whom they stood beside with love all the way. Those women were strong and brave and they set a great example for me.
Presented by
Nermin BEZMEN
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WHERE WE STAND ON AS A TURKISH-AMERICAN WOMEN ORGANIZATION IN THE U.S!

Excellencies, Mr. Faircloth, Colleagues, and Friends,
I am Sermin Özçilingir, President of the Turkish Women’s League of America (TWLA).
We are very excited to be a part of as one of the co-sponsors of the “PEACE, WOMEN, SECURITY AND SECULARISM” program.  
In my speech, I would like to relate our organization’s mission and programs with SDG-5 and SDG-16 in connection with the secular education and democratic societies and institutions.
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EMPOWERING WOMEN THROUGH MUSIC EDUCATION

In commemoration of the 19th Anniversary of the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325
Good Afternoon,
I am, Dr. Aysegul Durakoglu, honored to be a part of the Light Millennium’s Program on the Peace, Women, Security and Secularism to commemorate the 20th Anniversary of the United Nations Security Council Resolution.  As an educator in higher education and an active musician, I would like to focus on education to empowering women to conquer their struggles in finding opportunity for an equal education;
and, to touch upon the issues of gender equality in the music industry.
Presented by Ayşegül DURAKOĞLU, PhD, Pianist and Professor of Music,
Stevens Institute of Technology.
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WE AIM TO BRING BACK THE “SECULARISM” CONCEPT INTO THE DISCUSSION IN CORRELATION WITH THE UNSCR 1325 AND SDGs TO THE UN GROUND

Concept Note:
PEACE, WOMEN, SECURITY & SECULARISM
Towards the 19th Anniversary of the United Nations Security Council
Resolution 1325 (2000) on Women and Peace and Security

And
In support of the SDGs#5, #16 and #17
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MADAM ATATÜRK: THE FIRST LADY OF MODERN TURKEY

“Behind every great man is a strong woman” – so goes the old saying.  Unfortunately, many of these strong women have been air-brushed out of the history books.
by İpek Çalışlar, translated into English by Feyza Howell
Book Review by Harvey TORDOFF
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“BİR ULUSUN HAYATINDA BU KADAR AZ SÜREDE BU DENLİ KÖKTEN DEĞİŞİKLİK PEK SEYREK GERÇEKLEŞİR…”

“Bir ulusun hayatında bu kadar az sürede bu denli kökten değişiklik pek seyrek gerçekleşir. Bu olağanüstü işleri yapanlar, hiç kuşkusuz kelimenin tam anlamıyla büyük adam niteliğine hak kazanmışlardır. Ve bundan dolayı Türkiye övünebilir.”
– Eleftherios Venizelos, Yunanistan Başbakanı, 1933

“Şavaşta Türkiyeyi kurtaran, savaştan sonra da Türk Ulusunu yeniden dirilten Atatürkün ölümü, yalnız yurdu için değil, Avrupa için de en büyük kayıptır. Her sınıf halkın Onun ardından döktükleri içten gözyaşları bu büyük kahramana ve modern Türkiyenin Atasına layık bir tezahürden başka birşey değildir.”
–  Winston Churchill, İngiltere Başbakanı, 1938

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"The U.S. Turkish Library & Museum For Friendship and Peace" project joined, and has been produced under the umbrealla of The Light Millennium Organization effective on October 15, 2015.