Dominican Republic: Betzamel Lopez Interviewer Melis Birgen 1)What is your average weekday and weekend like? During the weekdays, I usually do the essential work for school: study for exams, prepare for presentations and expositions, complete my homework, etc. Twice or three times a week, I exercise on my treadmill for an hour, while watching TV.…Details
The 2011 Egyptian revolution took place following a popular uprising that began on Tuesday, 25 January 2011 and is still continuing as of October 2011. The uprising was mainly a campaign of non-violent civil resistance, which featured a series of demonstrations, marches, acts of civil disobedience, and labour strikes. Millions of protesters from a variety of socio-economic…Details
Dear Mr. Assange, I really admire what you are trying to do, revealing the truth to people, the truth you strongly believes every person has the right to learn. Although the importance of revealing the truth was the main point of your speech at the New Media Order conference in Istanbul, there were two…Details
Before anything else, preparation is the key to success.
Alexander Graham Bell
Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.
Rahime İsmetova Mustafova received ”Best Film” award and made a spur of the moment speech upon receipt of the Golden Boar of İstanbul Erkek Lisesi.
Açı Debate Team had great success in reaching the octofinals at the EurOpen in Stuttgart. Team captain Kaan Özçelik and team members Kaan Hamilton, Nathan Candaner, Dağlar Özkan and Atakan Paksoy competed with 41 ambitious international teams and came 14th. < /p> What was interesting was that there were 2 other teams from Turkey competing. …Details
Many firsts in this conference: Asya İğmen was a chairman for the first time; Melis Birgen and Erman Ermihan were judges for the first time in International Court of Justice; and Açı 8th graders were for the first time attending an MUN.
AdLab students had the opportunity to listen to Minister of Family Affairs Mrs. Fatma Şahin, and Ana Revenga who was the author of the World Bank 2012 Report on Gender Equality, along with some other important speakers like Sarosh Sattar the renowned economist of the World Bank presenting ‘’Opportunities for Men and Women in Europe…Details
There were 20 highschool teams and 108 university teams to compete with each other in the Boğaziçi Debate Tournament. Açı A Team (Nathan Candaner & Dağlar Özkan) had a great success and came 3rd in the high school listing. Açı D Team (Rahime İsmetova & Atakan Paksoy) also debated with great success and came 9th…Details
After a selection process, Erman Ermihan won the right to take place in the Advisory Panel, which was implemented in TIMUN for the first time, but was a crucial and critical part of the real United Nations, giving advice to the Securtiy Council on the overriding issues of the time. Melis Birgen, on the other…Details
Debate Club members received Turkish debate tactics from Galatasaray University. Law, family, finance were some of the topics covered. The simulations were tiring but most satisfying as tutor Engin Arıkan was very organized and clear in the information he gave.
EMUN was a conference where several records were broken. While Aykan Esen, Asya İğmen and Nathan Candaner were main submitters, Sinan Deriş, Mehmet Yurttutmuş and Güvenç Kutlusoy were co-submitters of resolutions, making the whole team submitters ! This success was overshadowed when Asya İğmen and Nathan Candaner were voted as ‘’Best Delegate’’ of the conference. …Details