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Workshop on Awareness of Humanitarian Aid Intervention Mechanism
AFAD and the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN-OCHA) had organized a training program on 16-17 July 2019, held in AFAD’s Istanbul Centre, with the theme “Capacity Building for NGOs”, which aims to improve the capacity of NGOs in relation to international humanitarian aid mechanisms and country-based humanitarian pool funds. Mr Ahmet Akay Azak, the Deputy General Coordinator of UNIW, participated in the program.
Discussion with Islamıc Cooperatıon Youth Forum (ICYF)
A discussion was held at ICYF Office in the World Trade Center, where the President of ICYF, Mr Taha Ayhan, and the Secretary General of UNIW, Atty. Ali Kurt exhanged views regarding their respective institutions and projects.
Council Meeting of the International Muslim Women Union (IMWU)
A Council Meeting of the International Muslim Women Union (IMWU) had taken place at Kota Bharu, Kelantan, from 23rd to 27th of June 2019. Members of UNIW’s International Family Institute had participated in the program, where Mdm. Darou Aliya from Togo, Dr. Zaitoon Begum from Pakistan, Mdm. Nattya Konthothong from Thailand, and Dr. Rabiye Yilmaz from Turkey had made presentations on the activities and the objectives of their respective institutions.
TIKA Experıence Sharıng Program
UNIW Deputy Secretary General, Mr Ahmet Akay Azak; Corporate Relations Officer, Mr Adil Yarangumeri; and President of Young UNIW, Mr Serdar Bayram had participated in the “TIKA Experience Sharing Program 2019”.
Conference on Moderation and Common Grounds
Suudi Arabistan’ın Mekke şehrinde Dünya İslam Birliği (Rabıta) tarafından düzenlenen “İtidal ve Orta Yol” konulu programa 139 ülkeden bin 200 temsilcinin katılımıyla tamamlandı. Bildirgede; birlikte yaşama, İslamofobi ile mücadelenin yanı sıra devletlerin içişlerine müdahale edilmemesi gerektiğine vurgu yapıldı.
UNIW Visit to Islamic Development Bank
The UNIW delegation met with officials of the Islamic Development Bank in Saudi Arabia to hold a series of meetings. Our secretary general Atty. Ali Kurt gave information about the activities of the NGO fair and the sub-units of Humanitarian Aid Platform, ICR, Young UNIW, International Family Institute and International Sivil Society Academy.
Albanian Orphans Gathering and Iftar Program
We participated in the Albanian Orphans Gathering and Iftar Program held at Skanderbeg Square in Tirana organized by Alsar Foundation, one of our members in Albania. The iftar program was filled with the festive and excited atmosphere of Ramadan.
Meeting with Mrs. Zehra Zümrüt Selçuk, Minister of Family, Labor and Social Services
A meeting was held with the Minister of Family, Labor and Social Services Mrs. Zehra Zümrüt Selçuk on 12 May 2019 at Üsküdar SGK training facilities. Our General Secretary Atty. Ali Kurt, Deputy Secretary General Eyüp Akbal, Women's Family and Youth Commission Co-Chair Dr. Rabiye Yılmaz, member of the Supreme Advisory Board of UNIW International Family Institute Sevinç Sanisoğlu and our General Coordinator Abdulhamit Erten participated.
ICNA MAS VISIT
In the US capital Washington, the Muslim American Society (MAS) and the Islamic Community of North America (ICNA) brought together Muslims. The annual congress of Muslims, with more than 24 thousand people, was a record level of participation this year.
3rd Extended Secretariat Meeting held in FIDDER head office with Arab Origin Members in Turkey
Meeting started with Atty. Ali Kurt's opening speech and reading the agenda of the meeting. Then FIDDER President Muhammed Mişaniş, who hosted the meeting, explained his activities to the participants.
Commission of Women, Family and Youth Meet with Representatives of Youth NGOs
UNIW’s Commission of Women, Family and Youth (KAGE) had held a meeting with representatives of youth NGOs on 19th March 2019...
AFAD and NGOs Consultation Meeting on Yemen Axis
Upon the request from AFAD, a consultation meeting was held on how to act jointly on the axis of AFAD-Kızılay-TDV and NGOs on Yemen axis. At the meeting, the President of AFAD Dr. Mehmet Güllüoğlu, General Manager of the Kızılay İbrahim Altan and NGO representatives were present.