Peace and Women and Security, and Secularism - 2

Photo Album – II
Multi-Participatory Session

Towards the 19th Anniversary of the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 (2000) on Women and Peace and Security
In support of the SDGs#5, #16 and #17

On Thursday, APRIL 11, 2019 
Time: 2:00 – 4:00 pm.

The Leading Organization: 
The Light Millennium (UN-DGC-CSO) 
Co-Organizer: Azerbaijan Society of America

Leading Sponsor: Atatürk Society of America (UN-DGC-CSO)
Red Pepper Association (Kırmızı Biber Derneği, ECOSOC); 
Turkish Women’s League of America &

Africana Women Working Group at the UN–1000 Women in Religion for Global Peace (ECOSOC).

Venue: The Salvation Army Intl. Social Justice Commission 
221 E 52nd St, New York, NY, 10022


This event aims to support and create awareness on the United Nations Security Council Resolution #1325 on Peace, Women and Security (2000) in correlation with the concept of “Secularism”, which is the missing key component of the #1325 framework! 
It also aims to introduce the SDGS#5, 16 and 17 to the general public in conjunction with the #1325 towards the attainment of the 2030 Development Agenda.

MULTI-PARTICIPATORY SESSION – Collaborative Organizers:
On “Peace” or “Woman” or “Security” or “Secularism” or one of the relevant SDGs (ref#5, 16, or 17) and/or a combination of in between these concepts up to 3min.

• Host & Concept by: Bircan ÜNVER, Founder-President, TV Producer & Representative of The Light Millennium to the United Nations Department of Global Communications (UN-DGC-CSO); Member, Global Movement for the Culture of Peace (GMCoP)

• Ms. Fatma AYTAÇ, Co-Founder & UN Rep., Red Pepper Association (Kırmızı Biber, ECOSOC)

• Ms. Sermin ÖZÇİLİNGİR, President, Turkish Women’s Leauge of America (TWLA)

• Mrs. Mirat YAVALAR, Co-Founder & Treasurer, Ataturk Society of America (UN-DGC-CSO)

• Dr. Ada OKIKA, UN Coordinator, Africana Women Working Group at the UN–1000 Women in Religion for Global Peace

• Thiola OGUNREMI and Jared CAIN, 9th Graders at George Westinghouse Technical and Career High School, Brooklyn, N.Y.
Diverse presentations by Civil Society Representatives
• Dr. Wale Idris AJIBADE, Founder and Executive Director, African Views, UN Representative (ECOSOC)

• Ms. Abaynesh ASRAT, Founder-President, Nation to Nation Network, Inc.

• Ms. Nermin BEZMEN, Author

• Mr. Jonathon CUMMINGS, Partnership Manager, World Human Accountability Organization

• Ayşegül DURAKOĞLU, PhD, Pianist and Professor of Music, Stevens Institute of Technology

• Denise SCOTTO, Esq. Attorney at Law & Policy Advisor, V.P. & UN Rep. Intl. Federation of Women in Legal Career (FIFCJ)

– A Brief Introduction on the UN-DGC Youth Steering Committee and the 68th UN Civil Society Conference
• Ms. Annie DENG, Co-chair, Youth Representative Steering Committee UN Department of Global Communications

• Concept & Directed by: Bircan ÜNVER, The Light Millennium

• Event Photographer: Demet DEMIRKAYA, The Light Millennium
• Additional photos provided by: Oguz ALPOGE

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Social Media: @lightmillennium #lightmillennium(Facebook & Twitter) @The Light Millennium (LinkedIn)

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