February 2006 - New York
Millennium's Association with the UN/DPI
A Call for 6th Anniversary E-Publication
Dear LM Friends, Representatives, Volunteers, Supporters;
We are proud that our application for "association"
with the United Nations - Department of Public Information (application date:
August 8, 2005), was evaluated and approved
by the committee. Thus, we are entitled
as an "associated" NGO with the
UN/DPI as of December 2005.From this point on, we will have to include this information in
all our e-publications, events and possible TV programs. We also should
plan joint events with the United Nations/Department
of Public Information in order to disseminate
the UN's philosophy, which has also inspired
LM in conjunction of the 1st Bill of the
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I would like to express special THANKS to all who have supported
us in this process via their reference
1) Prof. Edward Foster, Stevens Institute of Technology (As an
institutional cooperation, and board member)
2) Fran Tobias, Director of Outreach Department, Queens Public
TV (Reference to the Light Millennium
3) Prof. Talat Halman, Chairman of Literature Department of the
Bilkent University, Ankara (Via His presentations on Mevlana Celaleddin
RUMI & Yunus Emre and for his contributions
for their web publications)
4) Atila Pak, General Secretary of Turkish-American
Federation (As an institutional cooperation)
5) Stephen Kinzer, National Correspondent of New York Times (For
His contributions and ongoing support whenever he can.)
Also SPECIAL THANKS to Ms. Ina Pislaru of the DPI for her ongoing
support during this process, and to the
Chief of the NGO Department of Public
Information/United Nations, Mr. Paul Hoeffel and his entire staff.
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I take this as an opportunity to THANK all supporters of LM via
their reference letters, and the Board
of Directors of the organization for their
full logistic support during and after
this process, namely:
Vice President Prof. Edward Foster;
Secretary General Figen Bingul;
Board Member Asst. Prof. Akif Kireççi;
Treasurer, Erhan Berber, MD;
Board Member Murat M. Nejat.
I also would like to thank all the volunteer staff and the representatives
of the organization for their contributions to the Light Millennium and Isik Binyili, in helping us reach this point.
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Please remember that we have reached this point with 100% volunteering
and dedication using our common energy,
ideas, and by believing strongly in what
we have done and will be doing is right
and we are on the right track for a better
Also, I would like to inform you that we are getting ready for
our 6th Anniversary & 17th issue which will be dedicated to CHOICE
FOR HUMANITY concept. This concept
is inspired by Mohammed
Elbaradei's 2005 - Nobel Peace Prize Acceptance
We invite all your submissions and contributions related to the
dedication concept. We also welcome your
ideas in any way you wish to represent
yourself in accordance with the Publishing
Policy of the Light Millennium e-platform.
Deadline for your e-submissions (including 1 to 3 photos):
The anticipated publication date:
First week of April 2006.
THANKS AGAIN to all of YOU...
Light Millennium is dedicated to serve to reflect the hopes of
the people all around the world and continue
to be the voice of all of you...
With health, love, peace, and light
The Light Millennium, Inc.
A Not-For-Profit Organization