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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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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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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DÜNYA ŞİİR GÜNÜ, NEW YORK’TA ATTİLA İLHAN’IN ŞİİRLERİYLE ŞÖLEN TADINDA KUTLANDI…

[TurkishLibrary.Us, New York, 3 Mart 2019] 1 Mart Cuma akşamı, Attila İlhan’ın şiirleriyle, Dünya Şiir Günü (21 Mart) 20. yıldönümü çerçevesinde New York’ta T.C. Başkonsolosluğu’nun ev sahipliğinde bir şölen tadında kutlandı..

Biz bu yolculuğa böyle başlamıştık…
“nasıl doğmakla başlarsa ölüm
ölmekle başlar öyle hayat
bil ki dünyayı sarsan sıçramalar
birikmiş şuurlarla gelir” 

Attila İlhan

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Event: PEACE, WOMAN, SECURITY & SECULARISM – on April 11, NYC

Event on Thursday, April 11, 2019
Draft Concept Note
Towards the 19th Anniversary of the United Nations Security Council Resolution
S/RES/1325 (2000) & In support of the SDG#5, SDG#16 and SDG#17

INTRODUCTION:
This event aims to support and create awareness on the United Nations Security Council Resolution #1325 (2000) in correlation with the concept of “Secularism”, which is the missing key component of the #1325 framework. It also aims to introduce the SDGS#5, 16 and 17 to the general public in conjunction with the #1325 towards the attainment of the 2030 Development Agenda.
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NEW YORK’TA ŞİİRLERİYLE ATTİLA İLHAN – 1 Mart

• Evsahibi:
New York Türk Başkonsolosluğu
• Adres: 825 3rd Ave, New York, NY 10022

• Organizasyon: The Light Millennium
• RSVP için e-posta: EVENT(at)LightmiLLeNNium.org

• RSVP için son gün:  25 Şubat
• Oturma kapasitesi sınırlıdır. 
• Katılım: Ücretsizdir.
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NY’ta BİRLEŞMİŞ MİLLETLER’İN (UNESCO) DÜNYA ANA DİLİ GÜNÜ KUTLAMASINA DAVET

Amerika Türk Kadınları Birliği Sunar:
SANATIN LABİRENTLERİNDEN ~ IŞIK YOLLARINA…
Birleşmiş Milletler’in (UNESCO) Dünya Ana Dili Günü’nü
Bircan Ünver’in iki kitabıyla birlikte kutlamaya davet ediyoruz.

• Gün: 23 Şubat 2019, Cumartesi
SAAT: 14:00 – 16:00
• Yer: Atatürk Okulu
45 East 81st Street, New York, NY 10028
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ŞİİR OKUMAK İÇİN KATILIMA AÇIK ÇAĞRI

NEW YORK’TA ŞİİRLERİYLE ATTİLA İLHAN

Şair, Romancı, Denemeci, Gazeteci, Eleştirmen ve Senarist
(15 Haziran 1925 – 10 Ekim 2005)
Birleşmiş Milletler’in Dünya Şiir Günü’nü (21 Mart, UNESCO) New York’ta, Attila İlhan’ın şiirleriyle kutlamak için açık bir davettir.

“nasıl doğmakla başlarsa ölüm
ölmekle başlar öyle hayat
bil ki dünyayı sarsan sıçramalar
birikmiş şuurlarla gelir”

Attila İlhan  

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LMTV January 2019 Schedule in Queens

The Light Millennium Television | LMTV Presents
2019 January Schedule through QPTV Channels

Commercial FREE Programs…

For pdf version, please click here >

LMTV is on through QPTV following channels in Queens, New York:
Charter Spectrum: Channels 34/1995, 56/1996, 1997 and 79/1998.
RCN: Channels 82, 83, 84, 85.
Verizon FiOS: Channels 34, 35, 36, 37

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“OUR EARNEST DESIRE TO BUILD A WORLD WITHOUT CONFLICT…”

 On December 11, 2018, Kazakhstan Celebrated its 27th Anniversary in New York City
“Our earnest desire to build a world without conflict, terrorism, and nuclear weapons, and we set the target date as 2045 – the UN’s centennial.”
— H.E. Kairat Umarov, Permanent Representative of Kazakhstan to the United Nations
“The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty has an essential role within the nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation regime. It fosters international peace and security by constraining the development of nuclear weapons. Our collective security demands that every effort should be made to bring this essential treaty into force.”  — UN Secretary-General, António Guterres
“The only sure way to eliminate the threat posed by nuclear weapons is to eliminate the weapons themselves.” — UN Secretary-General António Guterres

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UDHR AT 70 & UN NGOs

UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS AT 70 & UN NGOs
by 
Harvey TORDOFF

It is 70 years this month since the Universal Declaration of Human Rights became enshrined in the conscience of the world.  In human terms, it is a life-time.  Has it been a life well lived, and can we now sit in our rocking chairs content in the knowledge that we have achieved our goal?
Progress has been made, of which we can be proud, but no-one can believe that there is no more to be done.  There are still far too many places in the world where systematic abuses of these fundamental rights take place in the name of culture, religion and politics.  Wars have continued throughout the last 70 years.

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“EMPATHETIC SPEECH” PROPOSAL AS THE 18th GOAL IN THE 2030 AGENDA

2018 NGO REPORT

By SEVGIN OKTAY, The Light Millennium
NGO Representative to the United Nations Department of Public Information

I am pleased to report that during my first year as a Light Millennium NGO Representative to the UN/DPI, not only did I learn quite a few things from my attendance of several conferences, but I hope I was also able to contribute some ideas for the benefit of the United Nations as well as public at large. [Read more…]
"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.