The Turkish Diyanet Foundation

Turan, Oemer


The agency of faith-based NGOs in Turkish humanitarian aid policy and practice
Turhan, Yunus; Bahçecik, Şerif Onur (Informa UK Limited, 2020-04-28)
While Turkish faith-based NGOs have been involved in delivering humanitarian aid for two decades, the relations of these organizations with the state have not received adequate scholarly attention. The main purpose of this article is to address this gap by asking what roles NGOs play in Turkey's humanitarian aid policy and practice. Despite the relative isolation of Turkey's administrative structure as a result of a strong state tradition, this paper shows that NGOs attempt to play political roles in Turkis...
The political economy of peace processes and the women, peace and security agenda
Erturk, Yakin (Informa UK Limited, 2020-07-01)
This article examines why the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) agenda has been so challenging to implement and argues that the political economy of war and peace, driven by a complex network of power, is a deterrent to sustainable and gender-just peace. However, peace initiatives are not a zero-sum game. They are dialectical, offering possibilities for both regressive and transformative change. Although inclusion of women and gender concerns in current peace processes lags behind expectations, the WPS agenda...
The international dimensions of internal conflict
Polat, Necati (SAGE Publications, 1997-01-01)
The Role of International Seabed Authority with Respect to the Administration of Mineral Resources
Anlar Gunes, Sule (Uluslararasi Iliskiler Dergisi, 2020-01-01)
Deep ocean floor called as Area is considered as Common Heritage of Mankind (CHM) and the mining activities are managed by International Seabed Authority (ISA). In this article, firstly, the significance of the CHM concept with respect to decolonised states and its impact on law of the sea is elaborated. Secondly, the mandate of ISA which assumed responsibility for the translation of the CHM concept into practice is examined. Every state can take part in mining activities in the Area as a 'sponsor state' bu...
The Kurdish question and Turkey: An example of a trans-state ethnic conflict
Dagi, ID (SAGE Publications, 1998-01-01)
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O. Turan, “The Turkish Diyanet Foundation,” MUSLIM WORLD, pp. 370–384, 2008, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: