14th of the African NGO 's Development Meetings organized periodically by UNIW member al Muntada al Islami took place at the Lazzoni Hotel in Istanbul on April 12-17, 2017 under the heading "African NGO Development Development - Sustainable Financial Resources". The Union of NGOs of the Islamic World (UNIW) conference jointly organized by several official bodies authorized from Turkey along with 25 of the 80 countries in Africa and NGO president of NGO representatives.
Mehmet Ali Yiğit, Deputy Governor of Istanbul, Omer Faruk Korkmaz, Prime Minister, and Turkish Red Crescent Chairman Kerem Kınık, Istanbul Mufti Assistant Caner Akdemir participated in the event . TGTV, IHH, Lighthouse, Charity Humanitarian Relief, Doctors, Our Heritage, Religious Foundation of Turkey and representatives of many NGOs operating in various fields, especially MUSIAD were also ready in the program.
NGOs have also opened a publicity booth with the aim of promoting the activities they have planned and planned.
The program opened with the Holy Quran recitation which is based on the United Kingdom centered al Muntada. It started with Abdullah al-Fayez's salutation. Offering gratitude to the Turkish government and its people, al-Fayez stressed that such programs would be of great benefit to NGOs operating in Africa, and at the same time would be instrumental in bringing siblings from different countries together.
Then, on behalf of UNIW and Turkish NGOs, UNIW Secretary General Av. Ali Kurt thanked al Muntada for the activities that it has carried out with the aim of developing African NGOs. In his speech to the Secretary General, he noted that this meeting would provide very beneficial results and would be an opportunity for African NGOs to meet with Turkish NGOs, especially those in the region.
Kerem Kınık who Later on, the Turkish Red Crescent, describing the work of the Red Crescent and planned projects ,expressed that the continent of Africa was left to the western occupation that exploited the resources of the region for many years and that it was a humanitarian duty for all of us to rescue Africa from this abuse on the axis of our deep history and our relationship with Africa.
Canter Akdemir, assistant to Istanbul Mufti, emphasized that various projects should be realized in invitation to Africa, humanitarian aid, education and similar fields.
Ömer Faruk Korkmaz, then Prime Minister of Turkey, who expressed his gratitude to UNIW and al-Muntada for organizing such activities, stressed that Africa has always been a special value for the Turkish people, referring to the common history of Turkish-Africa.
After the talk of the completed protocol with the speech of Mehmet Ali Yiğit, Deputy Governor of Istanbul, the plaques has prepared by al Muntada were presented to representatives of UNIW and official institutions.
After the ceremony, the stands opened by the Turkish NGOs were visited by participants and exchanged information about the work done. Then the program on sustainable financial resources and the training programs have been given by experts . Doctors, Lighthouse Association and Religious Foundation of Turkey presentations were made by representatives.
On the last day, the program ended with lunch given by MÜSİAD, a member of Florian Social Facilities, on behalf of representatives of African and Turkish NGOs attending the Development NGO Meeting of African NGOs.
Young UNIW 3rd Ordinary General Assembly
Kiz Kulesi Restaurant - Istanbul 20 June 2017
On 20 June 2017, the Youth Council of the Union of Non-Governmental Organizations of Islamic World (Young UNIW) made a change of administration with the iftar and general assembly that was held in Üsküdar Municipality, Kız Kulesi Restaurant.
Secretary General of UNIW Av. In the general meeting, which started with the opening speech of Ali Kurt, Secretary General İDSB mentioned that youth activities are extremely important in their work. While emphasizing the importance of UNIW's mission in the UNIW's mission from the foundation of UNIW, he expressed his confidence that these studies will continue to increase in the new period.
Cihat Terzioğlu and Fatih Coşar, the first two term presidents of the youth UNIW, attended the General Assembly and continued with the speech of the 3rd UNIW President Mehmet Şerif Sarıkaya. 2015-2017 year include mention Sarikaya in return for Young UNIW work, Youth and supported by the Sports Ministry and Turkey, Malaysia and performed in three different countries, such as Albania "Islamic World Academy" in the project and 18 to 24 August 2016 in Ankara and held in Konya 13th International Giving information about Youth Encouragement, Young UNIW offered good wishes and wishes for new term studies.
Afterwards, in the speech of Serdar Bayram, who took over the presidency in the new term, thanking the previous presidents and all the friends who gave support to their staff and now the supplementary information about the "Country Specialized School" and the 14th International Youth Encouragement supported by the Ministry of Youth and Sports shared.After the presentation and eating of the 4th term board members, the 3rd UNIW Ordinary General Assembly has ended.