E-publications - Reports- Media Releases
October 10, 2013
May I Ask a Question Ms. Special Representative of the
Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction, Margareta Wahlström?
“Living with Disabilities and Disasters”
Report by Suna SENMAN
October 3, 2013
- Issues Before the General Assembly and the Post-2015 Development Agenda
Report by Suna SENMAN
September 6, 2013
On the Second Panel of the 2013 UN High Level Forum on the Culture of Peace:
- The Culture of Peace as the agenda for a new global civilization: Where are we NOW?”
"Violence is a learned behavior, if you accept it, you have to teach it!"
Hightlights by Humeyra KOÇAK
Immediate Media Release - Dated: August 20, 2013
- The Second United Nations High Level Forum on the Culture of Peace will be convened by H.E. Mr. Vuk Jeremić, President of the UN-GA on Friday, 6 September 2013.
June 13, 2013
“Putting health first: What can NGOs do to raise awareness of the threat of psychoactive substances?”
Summary by Hande SUBASILAR
June 6, 2013
- Determined to Save Succeeding Generations from the Scourge of War Security Council must work more transparently and more actively
May 16, 2013
Advancing Social Integration and Intergenerational Solidarity (in observance of the International Day of Families)
- "It is important to create effective global partnerships between developed and developing countries and NGOS"
Highlights by: Hande SUBASILAR
Afterwards - Comment and Questions on the:
“Advancing Social Integration and Intergenerational Solidarity” in observance of the International Day of Families"
by Bircan UNVER
BİRLEŞMİŞ MİLLETLER - ULUSLARARASI AİLE GÜNÜ'NDEN İZLENİMLER...
Translated into Turkish by Mujgan HEDGES
May 2, 2012
- Which Way is the Front Line from Here? The Life and Time of Tim Hetherington
Highlights by: Hande SUBASILAR
BURADAN HANGİ YOL SAVAŞ HATTINA GİDİYOR? CEPHEDE BİR GAZETECİ: TİM HETHERINGTON'UN SAVAŞ HATTINDA HAYATI Translated into Turkish by Mujgan HEDGES
Safe to Speak: Securing Freedom of Expression in All Media
- "World Press Freedom Day serves to remind us of the free, pluralistic spirit of the independent press."
Highlights by: Hande SUBASILAR
25 March 2013￼
Marginalization of the youth in the society has increased in recent years...
Report by: Erman Hakan SENER, Youth Representative
"Raising and Empowering Youth to Break the Cycle of Violence Against Women and Children”
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2013 The Light Millennium Television Series - LMTV
LMTV on QPTV, MNN, Lightmillennium.Org and Vimeo
UNNGO Profiles – Where is the human interest… The Light Millennium Part 1
UNNGO Profiles – Where is the human interest… The Light MillenniumPart 2
SHOULDN'T PUBLIC ACCESS TELEVISION BE AVAILABLE FOR ALL GLOBALLY?
PUBLIC ACCESS TELEVISION IN PERSPECTIVE - Featuring: Clifford JACOBS
AMBASSADOR PROFILES: MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS OF EL SALVADOR
WE ARE ALL IN THE SAME JOURNEY… On the UN-GA ELDERLY Resolution -
CITIZENS OF NOWHERE: Solutions For The Stateless In The U.S.
WOMEN CITY / JUIDAD MUJER
TURKISH-AMERICAN WOMEN PROFILES
MUSICA MUNDANA/SOUND OF THE UNIVERSE - Featuring: Dr. AYSEGUL DURAKOGLU
PIONEER OF THE MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS: A T A T Ü R K – Part 1
PIONEER OF THE MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS: A T A T Ü R K - Part 2
PIONEER OF THE MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS: A T A T Ü R K - Part 3
PIONEER OF THE MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS: A T A T Ü R K - Part 4
- For the actual videos, please click on the following links: 2013 The Light Millennium TV SERIES - http://vimeo.com/user1730765/videos
In response to the 2013 UN-DPI Annual Review's following question (due to the character limitations, this section had to be shorten in the submitted 2013 Annual Reveiw as of December 7, 2013):
"Describe the major UN-related activities and events organized by your NGO over the last year, including joint projects with UN Agencies and Programmes. Include three samples, including reports, press releases, flyers, websites, google hangouts, videos, etc."
14 February 2013
Member, United for a Culture of Peace Through Interfaith Harmony – General Assembly Hall – Bircan Unver, Permanent Rep. of The Light Millennium was member of the Planning Committee.
19-20 April 2013 "Pioneer of the Millennium Development Goals: Ataturk " Two-day International Conference in collaboration with Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, New Jersey, Dedicated to: MDG#8 Global Partnerships and International Peace – Inaugural Session
Papers presentations: MDG#1, 2 and 8.
- FINAL REPORT
Turkish, Macedonia, El Salvador Permanent Reps to the UN, DPR of Kazakhstan and Senior Public Information Officer and Liaison Officer UNESCO and Author and Prof. Stephen Kinzer (keynote) were the speakers of the High Level Inaugural Session of the conference on April 19, 2013.
Conference page & Papers: http://www.lightmillennium.org/ataturk/2013/conference.html
Photo Album: http://www.lightmillennium.org/gallery/index.php/PIONEER-OF-THE-MILLENNIUM-DEVELOPMENT-GOALS-ATATURK---Inaugural-Session---April-19-2013
Videos: http://www.lightmillennium.org/lmtv/all-2013.html (Up to date, four parts from the Inaugural Session produced/shown on QPTV, MNN and made available on the web.)
6 September 2013
Member; U N High Level Forum On Culture Of Peace, convened by the President of the 67th General Assembly H.E. Mr. Vuk Jeremic in cooperation with The Global Movement of The Culture of Peace (GMCoP). Bircan Unver was a member of the Planning Committee as the contact person for media of the Global Movement for the Culture of Peace on behalf of The Light Millennium.
Media Release: http://www.lightmillennium.org/2013-29th/un-high-level-forum-on-the-culture-of-peace.html
Photo Album: http://www.lightmillennium.org/gallery/index.php/THE-SECOND-UN-HIGH-LEVEL-FORUM-ON-THE-CULTURE-OF-PEACE---United-Nations-NY-Sept-6-2013
14 November 2013
High Level Panel “The Impact of the Lausanne Peace Treaty in the World” at the Columbia University, jointly organized by the Light Millennium and the Columbia University Turkish Student Association. Youth Rep. of the LM Erman H. Sener was the focal contact person at Columbia University, and he made the opening remarks of the panel.
Photo Album: http://www.lightmillennium.org/gallery/index.php/THE-IMPACT-OF-THE-LAUSANNE-PEACE-TREATY-IN-THE-WORLD---High-Level-Panel---Columbia-University-NY-Nov-14-2013
21 November 2013
Arts Inspiring Project - Children Arts of El Salvador In New York – In support of the Universal Children Day - The Art Inspiring Project, The El Salvador Permanent Mission to the United Nations and Helping Hands Inc., in collaboration with The Helping Hands Youth Council, The Light Millennium, "Models Doing More", and The El Centro District Italia School, El Salvador jointly presented an art exhibition at the El Salvador Permanent Mission in New York.
Media Release - Dated: October 7, 2013: http://www.lightmillennium.org/2013-29th/el-salvador-universal-children-day.html
Photo Album – Part 1: http://www.lightmillennium.org/gallery/index.php/CHILDREN-ARTS-OF-EL-SALVADOR-IN-NEW-YORK---The-Art-Inspiring-Project
Part II: http://www.lightmillennium.org/gallery/index.php/CHILDREN-ARTS-OF-EL-SALVADOR-IN-NEW-YORK---The-Art-Inspiring-Project---Part-2
For this exhibition, The Light Millennium has colloborated with Kausha Siriwardana, President of Helping Hands, Inc. based in TX, who is the organization 1st Alternate Rep. for the Arts Inspiring Project - Children Arts from El Salvador in New York - In Support of the Universal Children Day, which opened with 45 paintings by 15 children artists at the Permanent Representative of El Salvador to the United Nations on November 21, 2013.
Permanent Rep. Bircan Ünver attended on a regular basis Global Movement on the Culture of Peace meetings as a member of the Planning Committee of The United Nations Second High Level Forum on the Culture of Peace - convened by the General Assembly in collaboration with the Global Movement for the Culture of Peace on September 6, 2013.
Erman H. Sener, Hande Subasilar and Dr. Elif Colakoglu volunteered for this event on behalf of the organization. Humeyre Kocak wrote a report based on the second panel of the High Level Forum.
2013 Attended UN-NGO Briefings & Conferences at the United Nations
by the representatives of The Light Millennium: Bircan Unver, Mujgan Hedges, Hande Subasilar ve Erman H. Sener.
"Rescue During the Holocaust " The courage to care (in observe of the International Day of The Holocaust ) in memory of the Victims of the Holocaust.
Briefing in observance of the International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation
United for a Culture of Peace through Interfaith Harmony – High Level Forum, General Assembly
DPI-NGO Briefing Focus on Faith: Buddhism - Briefing
7 March Youth Led Briefing
“Breaking the Cycle: Raising and Empowering Resilient Youth”
“Responsibility to Protect and the Role of Civil Society”
“Forever Free: Celebrating Emancipations” (In observance of the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the
Transatlantic Slave Trade)
“Nuclear Techniques for Global Development and Environmental Protection”
Briefing in observance of the International Day of Human Space Flight & the 50th Anniversary of Women in Space
Briefing in observance of World Press Freedom Day
“Safe to Speak: Securing Freedom of Expression in All Media” at the UN
- Conference notes translated into Turkish from the Light Millennium for Isikbinyili.Org.
CPJ - Committee to Protect Journalists organization information is given young journalist encourage them to be a documentary film maker.
“Which Way is the Front Line from Here? The Life and Time of Tim Hetherington” at the UN ECOSOC Chamber
"Incorporating a Women, Peace and Security Lens into Disarmament , Demobilization and Reintegration Programmes and Priorities"
"International Day of the Midwife - Safe motherhood "
DPI-NGO Orientation Program (Through web casting) at the UN
“Ocean Acidification: Addressing the Challenge for Future Generations”
“Advancing Social Integration and Intergenerational Solidarity” at the UN (in observance of the International Day of Families)
"Unlearning Intolerance" Rabindranath Tagore: Universal Man
Roundtable Discussion: “Can war be abolished?”
"Determined to Save Succeeding Generations from the Scourge of War"
DPI-NGO“Putting health first: What can NGOs do to raise awareness of the threat of psychoactive substances?”
(In observance of the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking)
"May I ask a Question Mr. Under-Secretary-General and Special Adviser on Africa, Maged Abdelaziz?"
Town Hall Meeting
International Day Against Nuclear Tests
Observance of the International Day against Nuclear Tests (29 August)
High-Level Panel organized in cooperation with the Permanent Mission of Kazakhstan.
The First International Day of Charity
The Role of Charity in Promoting Access to Clean Water and Sanitation
and Partnership for Poverty Alleviation and Eradication – the Role of Charity
THE U N Second High Level Forum On Culture Of Peace, convened by the President of the 67th General Assembly H.E. Mr. Vuk Jeremic in cooperation with The Global Movement of The Culture of Peace (GMCoP)at the UN.(*)
Issues before the General Assembly and the Post 2015 Development Agenda
May I Ask a Question, Ms. Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction, Margareta Wahlström?
APRM@10: Perspectives on Transformative Governance and the African Agenda 2063: A Dialogue with the Diaspora, NGOs, Women, Youth and the Academia (Organized in collaboration with the Office of the Special Adviser on Africa in observance of Africa NEPAD Week)
"Town Hall Meeting Discussion" (Part 1)
Youth-led Briefing, Educating and Employing Youth: The Influence of Public-
Private Partnerships in a Technological Era
"Town Hall Meeting"
Conference Planning Part 1.
"Town Hall Meeting" Part 2.
Security Council's Counter -Terrorism Committee - Key Note Speaker Tony Blair
25 November 2013
Confirmation for "Wounded to Death"
International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
Communications Workshop (Organized in partnership with the NGO
Committee on Communications)
- The Light Millennium's UN representatives attended above 36 meetings at the United Nations including one via Web Casting.
Furhter, Bircan Ünver has been attended mostly the Global Movement for the Culture of Peace regular meetings at the Resource Center, Vienna Café or outside of the UN premises, and served on its Planning Committee for the Second UN HLF-CoP (Sept. 6, 2013). Hande Subasilar, Youth Rep. Erman H. Sener, and through The Light Millennium, Elif Colakoglu were the volunteers and contributed to the 2013 HLF-CoP. Furthermore, Mujgan Hedges, Main Rep. and Kausha Siriwardana, Alternate, attended to the Nov. 21, 2013 meeting of the GMCoP at the Resource Center.
The Light Millennium activities/programss through Social Media
VIMEO - LMTV
Pioneer of the Millennium Development Goals: https://www.facebook.com/pages/PioneeroftheMillenniumDevelopmentGoalsAtaturk/192524144224137?ref=hl https://www.facebook.com/bircan.unver.35
The Light Millennium's e-publications, media releases, LMTV programs and events are shared from 20 to 60 various local and international groups via social media.
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- Posted as work in progress on Dec. 7, 2013 and finalized on Dec. 8, 2013.