YOUTH JOURNALISTS AND VIDEOGRAPHERS: Meet UNESCO

–– Book review by Patrick SCIARRATTA*
In the Spring 2019, the Director of the Media Education Center in Belgrade introduced me to a new ‘Handbook for Journalism Education and Training’ from UNESCO (the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization, in Paris). 
MEC Director Miomir Rajcevic introduced me to the ‘handbook’ that is in fact a full course workup, reviewing at first what has been called ‘fake news,’ but discusses the topic in much greater detail – and its title betrays its thoughts on the subject.
Journalism, Fake News, and Disinformation” is the actual title.  (Available free, at: https://unesdoc.unesco.org/ark:/48223/pf0000265552)
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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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KAZAKSHTAN’S PEACEKEEPERS ARRIVE IN LEBANON

One hundred and twenty peacekeepers of the joint peacekeeping company of Kazakhstan’s Peacekeeping Regiment arrived in the Lebanese Republic to participate in the mission of the United Nations Interim Forces in Lebanon (UNIFIL), serving as part of INDKAZBATT. It is for the first time in the history of Central Asia that a peacekeeping contingent from the region is participating in a UN peacekeeping operation.
The necessary pre-deployment training, specific to this mission, was carried out for the personnel of the Kazakh contingent, both in India and Kazakhstan, the latter by an Indian mobile training team. 

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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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SPARKLE OF CHANGE

The Arab Spring
Article By Chaimae NACIR*
History has proven over centuries that when a society is facing high unemployment rates, political corruption, inflation and sectarianism, revolution is an obligation rather than a choice.
Over the last two centuries, the world had been exposed to three main revolutionary waves which are: the European revolution 1848 “July Days”, the 1989 revolution “Spring of Nations”, and recently the 2011 revolution “ the Arab Spring.”

During the 19th Century, fundamental economic changes characterized by the consolidation of wealth, caused massive unemployment as well as the outbreak of famine, which led to uprising and revolutions. [Read more…]

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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“24 HAZİRAN SEÇİM SONUÇLARI HİLELİ – DİJİTAL YAZILIMLA İŞİ BİTİRDİLER”

Naci KAPTAN  / 13.09.2018 | 3. ve son bölüm

“55 MİLYON SEÇMEN İÇİN 500 MİLYON ZARF SİPARİŞİ VERİLDİ…”

1900 yılından önce doğan, ancak seçimlerde oy kullandığı anlaşılanlarla ilgili araştırmalar da acı gerçeği ortaya koyuyor.”
“2006 yılında yapılan yasal değişikliklere rağmen 1800’lü yıllarda doğmuş olanlardan özellikle büyük ninelerimiz nüfusta sağ gözüküyor. Neden ölü oldukları bilinmesine rağmen bunlar kayıtlardan düşürülmedi ve sağ gözükmeye devam ediyorlar. Ya da bunların çoğunluğu neden nineler?”
Değerli okur,
Daha önce sizlerle SEÇSİS VE SEÇİM GÜVENLİĞİ başlıklı TurkishLibrary.Us sitesinde 2 bölümlük yazı dizisi paylaşmış ve olası seçim hilelerini irdelemiştim. Endişelerimizde haklı olduğumuz seçim sonrası açığa çıktı. Avrupa Konseyi Parlamenterler Meclisinin bu konuda yaptığı çalışmalar sonuçlandı ve Eylül ayı başında çalışma raporu açıklandı. AKPM’nin raporuna göre  24 Haziran seçimlerinin ADİL YAPILMADIĞI  açıklandı. Bu raporu sizlere aşağıda sunarken 24 Haziran Seçim sonuçlarına ilişkin gelişmeleri de tarihe not düşmek adına, yazı kapsamına almanın yararlı olacağını düşündüm.

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SEÇSİS SİSTEMİNDE İKİ AŞAMALI HİLE SENARYOSU

2018: SEÇSİS VE SEÇİM GÜVENLİĞİ – 3
“OYLARI KİMİN NASIL KULLANDIĞI ÖNEMLİ DEĞİL,
OYLARIN KİMLER TARAFINDAN SAYILDIĞI ÖNEMLİ.”
Naci KAPTAN / 24 Kasım 2010 | Güncellendi: 15 Mayıs 2018
SEÇSİS oy sayma sistemi kullanılıp da seçmen parmağının boyanmasından vazgeçilmesinden, devreye MERNİS’in de girmesinden ve YSK’nın kapalı devre çalışıp seçim sonuçları konusunda gereken şeffaflığı göstermemesinden sonra, AKP oyları büyük bir sıçrama yaptı ve AKP son 3 seçimde de iktidara geldi.

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SEÇSİS Amerika’da Bush seçiminde kullanıldı ve seçim sonuçları tartışmaya açıldı. Kullanımından vazgeçildi. Almanya ve Yunanistan’a önerildi fakat her iki ülke de sisteme dışarıdan girilerek sonuçlar üzerinde oynama yapılabilirliği yönünden bu sistemi kullanmadılar.

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”SEÇSİS sisteminde hile yap­mak mümkün müdür?” sorusuna verilebilecek cevap  “evin anahtarını emanet et­tiğimiz bekçi, isterse evi soyabilir mi?” sorusunun cevabı ile  aynıdır.

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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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DÜNYA SİLAHLANDIKÇA YOKSULLAŞIYOR…

ARAŞTIRMA YAZISI –  Bölüm III  – Yazan: Naci KAPTAN

Kamu yararına kullanım içinSolely for FAIRLY USE        

DÜNYA SİLAHLANDIKÇA YOKSULLAŞIYOR…
“Dünya Bankası, artan yoksulluktan küreselleşme politikalarını sorumlu tutmak bir yana, bu politikalar uyarınca gerçekleştirilen reformların “yeterince başarılı” biçimde yürütülmemesinin yoksulluğu arttırdığını saptıyor.”
II. SİLAHLANMAYA AYRILMIŞ OLAN PAY, BM’nin 2030 HEDEFLERİ ÖNÜNDEKİ EN BÜYÜK ENGELDİR.
I. 2030 BM SÜRDÜRÜLEBİLİR KALKINMA HEDEFLERİ VE SİLAH ÜRETİMİ 

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2018: SEÇSİS VE SEÇİM GÜVENLİĞİ

ARAŞTIRMA YAZISI | Naci KAPTAN 
SORULAR
BİR: SEÇSİS sisteminin UYSM tarafından sertifikasyonu var mıdır?
İKİ: Yazılımda kullanılan kriptoloji donanımı nedir?
CEVAPLAR
BİR: SEÇSİS’in UYSM sertifikasyonu yoktur.
İKİ: SEÇSİS’in kriptolojisi hakkında bilgimiz yoktur.

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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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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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SİLAHLANMAYA AYRILMIŞ OLAN PAY, BM’nin 2030 HEDEFLERİ ÖNÜNDEKİ EN BÜYÜK ENGELDİR.

SİLAH ÜRETİMİ – KÜRESEL YOKSULLUK VE İNSAN HAKLARI:
2030 BM SÜRDÜRÜLEBİLİR KALKINMA HEDEFLERİ
ARAŞTIRMA YAZISI –  Bölüm II  – Yazan: Naci KAPTAN
DÜNYA SİLAHLANDIKÇA YOKSULLAŞIYOR…
SİLAH ÜRETİMİ
BM TÜRKİYE DERGİSİ  Temmuz – Eylül 2012 tarihli sayısında BM genel Sekreteri Ban Ki-moon silahlanma için şöyle diyordu:
“Aşırı silahlanmış dünyamızda barış için ayrılan kaynaklar yetersiz kalıyor.  Uluslararası silah ticaretiyle ilgili yetersiz seviyedeki yasalar insanların korkunç bedeller ödemesine yol açıyor. Geçtiğimiz ay, birbiri ile çatışan çıkarlar bu alanda büyük bir ihtiyaç haline gelen uluslararası bir anlaşmaya varılmasına engel oldu. Buna ilave olarak, küresel boyutta güçlü ve artan bir şekilde desteklenmesine rağmen, nükleer silahsızlanma çabalarında da ilerleme sağlanamadı.”

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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.