Keyword: Peacebuilding

US Professor Carter: Gülen struggles for peace against poverty and terrorism

Professor Lawrence E. Carter , the dean of the martin luther king Jr. International Chapel, has said Turkish-Islamic scholar Fethullah Gülen is giving a struggle for peace across the world with activities inspired by him.

So you say Fethullah Gülen is a terrorist?

The Interior Ministry has prepared a list of “terrorists,” showing well-respected Turkish Islamic scholar Fethullah Gülen among the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) members.

Kimse Yok Mu extends help to Afghan quake victims

International charity organization Kimse Yok Mu (KYM) reached out to people who were affected by a magnitude 7.5 earthquake which shook northern Afghanistan on Sunday.

Brazilian senator impressed by Hizmet investments in education

Respected Brazilian senator and Professor Cristovam Buarque, well known for his dedication to education, told Sunday’s Zaman during a visit to İstanbul that he has been impressed by the investments of Turkish businessmen who are inspired by the Gülen movement, also known as the Hizmet movement, in education even without an expectation of profit.

We must live with principles of peace and love

With Rumi’s words, a roundtable discussion began at the Marriott hotel on Wednesday. The theme of the discussion was ‘Respect Differences and Diversity to Foster Peace and Harmony’ and was organised by the Rumi Forum, a Turkey-based organisation, which aims to bring people of diverse backgrounds together to exchange ideas and opinions and to provide a common platform for education and information exchange.

Call for respecting diversity to promote peace and harmony

That was the consensus at the roundtable discussion titled, “Respect difference and diversity to foster peace and harmony”, held under the aegis of the Rumi Foundation at a hotel on Wednesday evening.

Borough President Adams Celebrates Eid with Food Donation

With the city recently following up on it’s secular image by declaring Islamic and Chinese religious holidays for school children, so too is the Brooklyn Borough President following suit by recognizing the diversity in his borough.

Kimse Yok Mu to attend Global Consultation ahead of World Humanitarian Summit

Turkish charity Kimse Yok Mu (Is Anyone There?) has been invited to attend the Global Consultation, a meeting being held at the International Conference Centre (CICG) in Geneva, Switzerland between Oct. 14-16 to negotiate proposals concerning humanitarian aid that will serve as a basis for the World Humanitarian Summit scheduled for May 2016.

The Alliance for Shared Values Statement on Ankara Attacks

The Alliance for Shared Values deplores the bombing attacks perpetrated against peaceful protesters today in Ankara. We are deeply saddened by the increasing number of losses and injuries and offer our condolences to the families and friends of the victims. It is now more important than ever that we do not fall prey to the pernicious intentions behind these attacks.

Reflection on the Asia-Pacific Trip with the Hizmet Movement

People undertake travel for a spectrum of reasons that range from the economic to the voyager; journeys that are spiritual, social, aesthetic, emotional or emotional, with combinations and blends, that bleed and stain from one root cause to another. My own motivations generally encompass the spectrum—the journey to SE Asia with Hizmet was no less […]

GYV holds reception for attendees of 70th UN General Assembly

Ministers, academics, bureaucrats, entrepreneurs, opinion leaders and nongovernmental organization representatives from all over the world attended a reception held by the İstanbul-based Journalists and Writers Foundation (GYV) at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York

Kimse Yok Mu conducts cataract surgeries in Nepal

Kimse Yok Mu, an international charity organization operating in 113 countries of the world, helped 68 Nepalese people who cannot see due to cataract in their eyes.

More than 60 countries attend panel organized by GYV at UN

Representatives of more than 60 countries attended a panel discussion organized by the İstanbul-based Journalists and Writers Foundation (GYV) at UN headquarters in New York.

Despite obstacles, Kimse Yok Mu delivers aid to thousands worldwide

In spite of smear campaigns targeting it for two years and the government attempting to prevent it from continuing with its charitable works, the Kimse Yok Mu foundation successfully delivered aid to families in nearly 30 countries for last week’s Eid al-Adha holiday.

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