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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I TOO NOW STATE THAT I AM A FEMINIST WITH THE HOPE THAT MANY OTHERS WILL ALSO FOLLOW

CONFERENCE ON
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 SDGs #5, #16 and #17
by Sevgin OKTAY, Representative of The Light Millennium to the UN Department of Global Communications
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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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IF WE CARE ABOUT ADVANCING HUMAN DEVELOPMENT

“If we care about advancing human development, if we care about equality, if we care about achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals, then we need to run this race together—because when you want to go fast, go alone, when you want to go far, go together.” How far do we want to go?”
Presented by Jonathan CUMMINGS, Partnership Manager, World Human Accountability Organization
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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 MUST REMAIN VIGILANT ALL OUR LIFE. AND WE HAVE TO BE VIGOROUS.

“We face every single day and in all over the world, gender base violence, gender related killings, sexual harassment, intimate partner violence… the list is long. Knowing that women’s rights are never to be taken granted and always questioned and postponed with several excuses like political, economic, religious crises. We must remain vigilent all our life. And we have to be vigorous.”
Presented by Fatma AYTAÇ, Red Pepper Association (Kırmızı Biber Derneği)
Co-Founder and UN-Representative

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Concept Note: WOMEN’S EQUALITY AND EMPOWERMENT ADVANCES THE CULTURE OF PEACE

On the Occasion of the 63rd Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW)
Side Event on
WOMEN’S EQUALITY AND EMPOWERMENT ADVANCES THE CULTURE OF PEACE
Organized by
Permanent Mission of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh to the United Nations  
In collaboration with
Global Movement for the Culture of Peace (GMCoP)        
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“WE SHOULD NEVER FORGET THAT WHEN WOMEN – HALF OF WORLD’S SEVEN PLUS BILLION PEOPLE – ARE MARGINALIZED.”

Keynote Speech* by
Ambassador Anwarul K. CHOWDHURY
Former Under-Secretary-General
and High Representative of the United Nations;
Initiator of UNSCR 1325 as President of UN Security Council and
Founder of the Global Movement for the Culture of Peace (GMCoP)
at the P R O G R A M M E on PEACE, WOMEN, SECURITY & SECULARISM
presented by the The Light Millennium and Co-Organizer/Co-Sponsors
New York,   11 April 2019
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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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Invitation: PEACE, WOMEN, SECURITY & SECULARISM – April 11

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

Invitation (pdf) | as an image

Draft Concept Note
http://lightmillennium.org/events/2019/april-11-conceptnote-1325-and-secularism.pdf

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KADIN GÖZÜYLE İSTANBUL

Amerika Türk Kadınlar Birliği, Dünya Kadınlar Günü Kahvaltısından notlar…

Konuşmacılar: Fotoğrafçı Demet Demirkaya; Yazar Çağla Özgökçe Ural; ve Psikolog adayı Müge Dinç

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T.C. NEW YORK BAŞKONSOLOSU SAYIN ALPER AKTAŞ’IN AÇILIŞ KONUŞMASI

Değerli Misafirler, 
Saygıdeğer Hanımefendiler, Beyefendiler, 
Başkonsolosluğumuza hoşgeldiniz. 
Sizleri şahsım ve tüm mesai arkadaşlarım adına saygı ve sevgiyle selamlıyorum. 

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ATTİLA İLHAN’IN TÜRK ŞİİR’İNDEKİ YERİ

[Attila İlhan] Diyalektiğin doğası gereği, herşey tersine dönecektir. Uzun vadede ve geniş açıdan bakıldığında herşey devinim içindedir; olduğu gibi kalamaz; değişecektir. “Heraklitos’tan beri ‘akan suya kilit vurulamayacağını bilmiyor muyuz?” der.
Sunum: Prof. Sibel Erol, New York Üniversitesi
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LMTV–March 2019: MAESTRO GÜRER AYKAL, IŞIK YOLLARINDA, THE WAYS OF THE LIGHT & THE VETO

The Light Millennium Television Proudly Presents through Queens Public Television in Queens, New York since January 2000…

COMMERCIAL FREE PROGRAMS…

Independent programs on Arts, Culture, Poetry, Girls–Woman Rights, and Global Concerns
Language: Turkish & English (bilingual)
Executive Producer – Director & Host: Bircan Ünver
LMTV – on Saturday, March 2, 2019  (shown):
• MAESTRO GÜRER AYKAL İLE ÖZGEÇMİŞİ ÜZERİNE BİR SÖYLEŞİ…
Channels# 56/1996/84/36 Time: 12:30 pm
Language: Turkish | Duration: 28:30 min
VIDEO
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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.