Think Tanks and the Future of the Islamic World

Think tanks, the collective intellect of society, produce systematic and specialized knowledge, which in turn means power. What is a Think Tank? Think tanks are institutes where ideas are produced. They have also been called factories of ideas, idea production and Research and Development centers. Think tanks are organizations nurturing and assembling specialists from different areas of interests and engaging in advocacy. They conduct research, develop policies and advocate in social, economic, political and military subjects. Although these organizations are claimed to be independent, most of the time they act…

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Two Important Meetings In Istanbul

Recently, Istanbul has hosted very important meetings and I had the honor and pleasure to take part in these organizations as a translator. Now I would like to share my experiences, memories and the nice atmosphere during these days. Before this, I would like to give you brief information about the international Muslim umbrella organization who organized these events. The Union of Non-Governmental Organizations of the Islamic World (UNIW) was established in 2005 in Istanbul. The UNIW was founded for the purpose of ensuring sustainable development, unity and coordination between…

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The main problems of the NGOs of the Islamic World and their solutions

The common references we take for our norms are the most obvious evidences that our hearts should beat together. Everybody now has the means of immediately getting information about anything happening in our world, which has become like a small city. Invisible things are decreasing rapidly in this visible universe. While this situation is fortunate for humankind in one respect, a disaster in another.

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The Union Of Ngos Of The Islamic World (UNIW)

A conference with the title of “International NGOs of the Islamic World Conference : Research of New Vision in Changing World” was organized with the participation of NGOs over three hundred from 40 countries in Istanbul on May 1,2005. Chairman of Grand National Assembly of Turkey made a conversation in the first day and Mr. Abdullah Gül, Minister of Foreign Affairs made a conversation in the second day of the conference.

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