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9/11 Commemorations

9/11 Commemorations

When Peace Islands Institute’s honorary president, Turkish Muslim scholar Fethullah Gulen, foresaw the importance of interfaith dialog among communities as well as among nations and initiated it in Turkey, it was 1994. It was the same year that he said 'there is no return from democracy’ when Muslims were questioned regarding their opinions about democracy. He was successful in his efforts to direct people’s attention, time, energy and money into education and dialog. While Gulen, and those inspired by him worked hard for implementing seeds of dialog, understanding and respect in Turkey; the catastrophic attacks of 9/11 took place in the US. The tragic events of 9/11 shifted the focus of interfaith dialog efforts from bringing people together in Turkey to repairing, at the community level, the damaged state of interfaith, interethnic, and inter-cultural relations in the US and in the global arena.

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9/11 - A Decade Later

9/11 - A Decade Later

As we approach the tenth anniversary of September 11th, we, The Peace Islands Institute and its volu...

IDC Offers Condolences to the Victims, Families and all Norwegian People

IDC Offers Condolences to the Victims, Families and all Norwegian People

As the IDC, we were shocked to hear the heinous terrorist attacks, which took place in Norway recent...

Peace Islands Institute

Peace Islands Institute

We are proud and thrilled to announce that IDC is growing, expanding and therefore it has needed to ...

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EastWest Institute honors Gülen with 2011 EWI Peace Building Award

EastWest Institute honors Gülen with 2011 EWI Peace Building Award

The EastWest Institute (EWI) honored well-respected Turkish intellectual and scholar IDC's Honorar...

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