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NJ Annual...

Peace Islands Institute (PII) held its ninth annual awards dinner June 2 at the Hilton Hotel in Hasbrouck Heights, paying tribute to New Jersey residents whose noteworthy lives and careers have made a positive impact in the Garden State. Ercan Tozan, executive director of PII’s New Jersey chapter, welcomed attendees and thanked them for their […]

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UN Interfaith...

United Nations Delegates Dining Room | 15 June 2016 The first Iftar Dinner of 2016 was given at the United Nations by Peace Islands Institute and the Journalists & Writers Foundation. The Iftar dinner gathered members of different faith communities to give a message of peace, harmony, and solidarity to the whole world. Despite conflicts […]

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PII Statement...

June 28, 2016 – The Peace Islands Institute strongly condemns the horrific terrorist attack in Istanbul. We stand united with the people of Turkey and with people around the world in mourning the loss of innocent lives. We send our most sincere condolences to the families of those who have died and the Turkish people. […]

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PII Statement...

PII Statement on Orlando Shooting June 12, 2016 – We condemn the horrifying mass shooting in Florida this morning that left more than 50 dead and injured many more. This act of terror is an attack on our common humanity and values. It is more important than ever to stand in solidarity against violence, hate, […]

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Balkans Panel 3...

Balkans Panel 3: The Diversity in the Balkans The Promotion of Culture of Peace After suffering years of war, Balkans is now the target of international efforts to reconstruct and democratize culturally divided societies. The global community’s strategy is focused on NGOs, media and youth in building peaceful and cohesive societies in the Balkans. In […]

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14th...

14th International Festival of Language and Culture Colors of the World United Nations ECOSOC Chamber | 29 April 2016 Giving a voice to young people, encouraging the youth to promote the different cultures and world languages to build a sustainable peace is indispensable to achieve the sustainable development globally. As the leaders of tomorrow, the […]

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