Events & Activities

Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day (Atatürk’ü Anma, Gençlik ve spor Bayramı) Sunday, May 19, 2019 3-6 p.m. Cosmos Club Washington, DC

ASA celebrates International Day of Women and Girls in Science! Before Atatürk’s reforms, the Turkish women, who now stand on an equal legal footing with men in the Turkish society, were kept away from schools, forced to wear veils, be servants to their husbands, and remain in the background of all social life under the […]

20 DECEMBER ~ International Human Solidarity Day “All men are the organs of a social body. For this reason, they are joined to each other. These reciprocal ties make people responsible for each other. Such interdependence is natural and social and has economic ramifications.” – Mustafa Kemal Atatürk – The United Nations’ (UN) International Human […]

December 10 ~ HUMAN RIGHTS DAY #StandUp4HumanRights 10 Aralık ~ Dünya İnsan Hakları Günü “We are only the enemy of those who are the enemy of humanity.”~ M. Kemal Atatürk “Where, after all, do universal human rights begin? In small places, close to home — so close and so small that they cannot be seen on […]

The Future is in The Skies! International Civil Aviation Day aims to develop and strengthen worldwide awareness on theimportance of international civil aviation, specifically as it aids social and economic development and enables cooperation among nations towards a transportation network in the service of all humankind. The emphasis by the UN and world nations on […]

25 November International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women #OrangeTheWorld, #HearMeToo, #EndVAW. 25 Kasım ~ Kadına Yönelik Şiddetle Mücadele Günü “Human kind is made up of two sexes, women and men. Is it possible that a mass is improved by the improvement of only one part and the other part is ignored? Is it possible that […]

It is said that the measure of a nation’s greatness is determined by how it treats its weakest members.  Children are the most vulnerable in any society.  They must be raised with love and nurturing after their basic needs for food, water, shelter, and hygiene are provided. Each child has the right to reach his/her […]

International Day for Tolerance  #TOGETHER 16 November 16 Kasım ~ Uluslararası Hoşgörü Günü “Before long the whole world will know what justice really is. Justice makes society really human. The sole concern of all nations will then be love of humanity. The move to promote humanitarian ideals is bound to succeed sooner or later.” – […]

NOV,10. SCIENCE FOR PEACE, DEVELOPMENT DAY “ATATÜRK AND EINSTEIN, ASA AND UNESCO” The United Nations is the premier international organization promoting peace, progress, and prosperity in the world. Through one its major components UNESCO, an acronym for the “Educational, Scientific, and Cultural arm of the United Nations,” the group commemorates its important programs with certain […]

5 October – World Teachers‘ Day 5 Ekim – Dünya Öğretmenler Günü “It is only education, science and teachers that can save the nation.” ~ M.Kemal Atatürk ~ United Nations World Teachers‘ Day, also known as the International Teachers’ Day, is held yearly on October 5 since it was recommended by UNESCO in 1994. World […]

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