The 2nd Preparation Meeting of the World Turkic Forum is Held

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The 2nd preparation meeting of the World Turkic Forum which is planned to be organized by TASAM between 20-22 October 2010 in Mardin, was held in the Grand Cevahir Hotel and Congress Center on June 9th. The first preparation meeting was held with doyens on May 13th, and the 2nd preparation meeting was organized with attendance of nongovernmental organizations....

The 2nd preparation meeting of the World Turkic Forum which is planned to be organized by TASAM between 20-22 October 2010 in Mardin, was held in the Grand Cevahir Hotel and Congress Center on June 9th. The first preparation meeting was held with doyens on May 13th, and the 2nd preparation meeting was organized with attendance of nongovernmental organizations.

President of TASAM Süleyman Şensoy who makes the opening speech in the 2nd preparation meeting of the Forum whose main theme is “Turkic Council, Turkic Diaspora and Socio-Economic Cooperation”, explained that they prepared this project in 2003 but put into practice today as the process is grown, about the World Turkic Forum activity which is going to be held in Mardin. Şensoy said that as a main point of the Forum, he aimed at getting institutionalization instead of motto levels on identity-focused projects; realizing an institutionalization in basic opinion, producing politics intended to solution. Şensoy also added that the Forum was too far to make intellectual fantasy in some way. Süleyman Şensoy indicated that the attendance of opinion leaders from many different parts of the world, Turkic Republics, Turkic Diaspora is expected to the Forum by pointing the fact that they chose Mardin as the meeting place and they believed that they are going to institutionalize the meeting.

By the way, Mardin Vice Governor Şenol Koca who attended to meeting, thanked present nongovernmental organizations for their attendance and he marked that he was proud of doing the honors. Moreover he wished success for the World Turkic Forum which is going to be held by TASAM.

Nongovernmental organizations such as Federation of the Eurasian Turkish Associations, Turkic World Human Rights Association, Khoja Ahmed Yesevi Institution and Union of Municipalities of the Marmara Region; and also application and research centers related to some universities were attended to the meeting. It is underlined that the Forum is supposed to be a union and combination in the Turkic World; in additionally the importance of culture, literature, language is emphasized in this way.

Vice Chairman of TASAM Ambassador (R) Murat Bilhan stated the necessity of producing real politics away from dare and animosity, in order to continue this process with high success. And he emphasized on performing public diplomacy to overcome this process. Bilhan pointed that a public diplomacy was supposed to be performed, which was depending on earning allies and improving ally circles. He completed his speech by these sentences; “By making empathy, we should get results. I think these meetings will be more effective as long as new ideas and variants appear.”

Here is the concluding decision of the 2nd preparation meeting which was held with nongovernmental organizations; each institution which was attended to the meeting, is going to prepare a report until June 21st, and an inventory should be composed with these reports.

Areas

Continents ( 5 Area )
Action
 Content ( 610 ) Event ( 163 )
Areas
Africa 64 239
Asia 67 276
Europe 13 52
Latin America & Carribean 12 38
North America 7 5
Regions ( 4 Area )
Action
 Content ( 255 ) Event ( 41 )
Areas
Balkans 22 124
Middle East 15 103
Black Sea and Caucasus 2 23
Mediterranean 2 5
Identity Fields ( 2 Area )
Action
 Content ( 376 ) Event ( 67 )
Areas
Islamic World 51 329
Turkish World 16 47
Turkey ( 1 Area )
Action
 Content ( 354 ) Event ( 37 )
Areas
Turkey 37 354

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