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OCTOBER 2012

VOLUME 6

NEWS FROM THE UNA TURKEY

“PEACE AT HOME, PEACE IN THE WORLD”

FROM THE UNA TURKEY “PEACE AT HOME, PEACE IN THE WORLD” FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL NETWORK
FROM THE UNA TURKEY “PEACE AT HOME, PEACE IN THE WORLD” FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL NETWORK

FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL NETWORK

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NETWORK Facebook Twitter LinkedIN Flickr Scribd Yahoo Tumblr ELECTIONS OF THE NEW MEMBERS OF THE COORDINATING

ELECTIONS OF THE NEW MEMBERS OF THE COORDINATING COMITTEE OF UNA TURKEY YOUTH SECTION

New members of the Coordinating Committee of the UNA Turkey Youth Section were elected on October 20, 2012, Saturday. According to the results, Ms. Ekin Erdoğan, a person whom we know very well in previous Coordinating Committees has been elected as the chairperson of the Youth Section. Mr. Çağkan Korur, as one of the most active members, is now the vice-chairperson of the Youth Section.

Mr. Sayra Koloğlu, student at Başkent University and Ms. İpek Aksakal, student at Bilkent University, are now on in charge of projects, whereas Ms. Nimet Nihan Kaya, who is the first intern of the UNA Turkey, has become the head of PR. Mr. Mertcan Cengiz, as an accountant, is going to deal with money and we certainly believe assets of the Youth Section are safe with him.

United Nations Association of Turkey Youth Section conduces to endeavor for materializing the principles of United Nations and to development/strengthening of youth activities by raising awareness on specific issues.

UNITED NATIONS ASSOCIATION OF TURKEY

Atatürk Bulvarı, 223/7 Ankara, Turkey 06680 90 312 427 2216 Telephone • 90 312 427 4283 Fax www.unaturkey.org

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OCTOBER 2012 2012 PEACE BELL CEREMONY AT BOTANICAL PARK International Peace Day was commemorated on September

2012 PEACE BELL CEREMONY AT BOTANICAL PARK

International Peace Day was commemorated on September 21, 2012, Friday at Ankara Botanical Park, in Peace Bell Ceremony, held by the United Nations - Turkey and the Turkish - Japanese Foundation.

In

the

ceremony,

Prof.

C.

Tayyar

Sadıklar, President

of

the

Turkish-

Japanese

Foundation,

 

Mr. Shahid

Najam, Resident Coordinator of the UN

Turkey and

Mr. Keisuke

Yamanaka,

Japanese

Charge

D'Affairs

made

speeches.

Ms. Evrim Başkarağaç, Former Member of the Coordinating Committee of the Youth Section read translations of speeches in Turkish and English.

The United Nations Association of Turkey has been supporting the event, which calls upon world leaders for sustainable peacemaking, in various levels.

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for sustainable peacemaking, in various levels. VOLUME 6 THE 24 T H VOLUME OF PAGES The

THE 24 TH VOLUME OF PAGES

The bulletin of the United Nations Association of Turkey which was published twice in a year, is now annually published with a name of PAGES of the United Nations Association of Turkey. The views expressed herein do not necessarily reflect of the Association or its Executive Board.

If you want 24 th volume of PAGES of the United Nations Association of Turkey, you can get in touch with our association.

If you want to publish your essays on the next volume of pages, please send your articles to info@unaturkey.org indicating your name, title and contact information. The subject of your writings must include international relations topics with maximum 4000 words.

IF YOU WANT TO HAVE YOUR ARTICLES PUBLISHED IN THE NEXT VOLUME OF PAGES, CONTACT US!

“Each year the Youth Section arranges activities with UN Turkey. Follow us for the next one!”

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OCTOBER 2012 UNA TURKEY YOUTH SECTION ON SOCIAL MEDIA Have you known that you could read

UNA TURKEY YOUTH SECTION ON SOCIAL MEDIA

Have you known that you could read the latest news and follow the latest events about the Youth Section and the Association on our Facebook fan page? Just like on our web-page, you will have an opportunity to hear about our activities including how to participate and get to know our members closer. Full name of our face book page is United Nations Association of Turkey Youth Section. See you there!

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WELCOMING DAY OF THE YOUTH AND MEETINGS

O L U M E 6 WELCOMING DAY OF THE YOUTH AND MEETINGS The traditional Welcoming

The traditional Welcoming Day of the United Nations Association (UNA) of Turkey-Youth Section was held on November 3, 2012. Members of the UNA of Turkey - Youth Section provided necessary information about the Association and the Youth Section including the information regarding activities of the Youth Section. Thanks to this event, we would like to say “Welcome!” to our almost 30 new members.

After the “Welcoming” Party, UNA Turkey Youth Section announced its first meeting of the new season. There was a debate about what kind of activities would be carried out in the new season, in which members with different ideas expressed their thoughts. As a result of debates, the UNA Turkey Youth Section determined its heaping event-based calendar including carrying out charity cocktail event for International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women on 25 th November, participating in new exchange projects, visiting an Embassy in the context of the Young Diplomats Project and more. According to activity calendar, the UNA Turkey Youth Section will continue to carry out significant activities as usual. Continue to follow us if you want to participate in our upcoming activities!

WHY DONT YOU PARTICIPATE TO THE NEXT WELCOMING DAY?

“UNA Turkey Youth Section has created even-based calendar for 2012-2013 session as always.”

OCTOBER 2012 VOLUME 6 NEWS FROM THE UNA TURKEY YOUTH PROJECTS AND COOPERATION SEMINAR-IZMIR 2012
OCTOBER 2012
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NEWS FROM THE UNA TURKEY
YOUTH PROJECTS AND
COOPERATION SEMINAR-IZMIR 2012
The United Nations Youth Associations Network (UNYANET) and
the United
Nations
Association
of
Turkey
organized
the
Youth
Projects and Cooperation Seminar - Izmir 2012
” which was held from
September
6
to
10
in
Izmir
,
Turkey.
Aside
the
event,
UNYANET organized its second annual General Assembly.
The Seminar, organized by UNYANET and the United Nations
Association of Turkey (UNA Turkey), is an event, where UN-Youth
Associations (UNYA) as well as UNA-Youth Sections develop common
projects on an international level. Besides the project development,
there was also a workshop which was supported by the United Nations
Department of Public Information (UNDPI), with information on how to
gain consultative status to DPI.
UNITED NATIONS ASSOCIATION OF TURKEY
ATATÜRK BULVARI 223/7
ANKARA, TURKEY, 06680
info@unaturkey.org
0090
312 427 4283
0090
312 427 2216
For the Youth Section; youth@unaturkey.org
“Why don’t you step in to the vivid world of our association? Get into
contact us!”