“TÜRKİYE’NİN ALTINI NASIL SOYULUYOR, ANLATAYIM.
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En az 260 ton saf altınla, Türkiye ile Avrupa’nın en büyük, yeryüzünün üçüncü en büyük altın tözünü-madenini, Uşak-Eşme-Kışladağ’da “jeofizik” yöntemle bulan kişiyim. Ayrıca, Gümüşhane, Çanakkale-Yenice altın madenlerini de biz bulduk.
Yazan: Prof. Dr. Övgün Ahmet ERCAN
Jeofizik Y. Mühendisi
İÜ, Stanford, CSM, MIT, İTÜ.
Anadolu yarımadasına eskil-antik dönemlerde; Hatti, Hitit, Lidya, Likya, Mysa, Urartu, Mitanni, Ceneviz, Pontus, Trak, Bitinya, Makedonya, Roma gibi uygarlıklar kuranların tümü de Balkanlardan yeraltı kaynaklarını işletmek üzere gelen göçlerdir. Batı Anadolu’da yayılan Lidya’nın Perslerce yıkılmasının ana nedeni de, varsıl altın varlığıdır.
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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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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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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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WOMEN AT THE PEACE TABLE ~ WOMEN AS PEACEMAKERS

by Rene WADLOW*
Seeing with eyes that are gender aware, women tend to make connections between the oppression that is the ostensible cause of conflict (ethnic or national oppression) in the light of another cross-cutting one: that of gender regime. Feminist work tends to represent war as a continuum of violence from the bedroom to the battlefield, traversing our bodies and our sense of self. We glimpse this more readily because as women we have seen that ‘the home’ itself is not the haven it is cracked up to be. Why, if it is a refuge, do so many women have to escape it to ‘refuges’? And we recognize, with Virginia Woolf, that ‘the public and private worlds are inseparably connected: that the tyrannies and servilities of one are the tyrannies and servilities of the other.’  (Cynthia Cockburn, Negotiating Gender and National Identities)

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“WOMEN’S CONDITIONS WILL NEVER CHANGE – UNTIL MEN CHANGE!”

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY AND A NEW HORIZON | By: Ayhan Ozer

This vault was constructed in 1500 A.D. It is called “keystone”, and holds a figure of a woman.
If this keystone is removed from its place, the whole arch will collapse.
Why this keystone was configured in the shape of a woman?
Because, if we remove women from our lives, our existence will collapse, too…” *

Each year on March 8 the world celebrates the International Women’s Day, and  salutes women around the world for their perpetual struggles to reinforce their civic rights. The world fully recognizes the enormous contributions that the women have made to our civilizations, first and foremost, by elevating the standards of our society.  On this day the focus is on the rich potential of women which is a cherished gift for humanity. The world extends gratitude to women for this blessing. On this occasion we are conscious about the perpetual need to eliminate the hurdles that impede women from achieving their exalted goals.   

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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.