Emine Erdoğan published her first book "My African Travels" in New York.

First Lady Emine Erdoğan presented her first book "My African Travels" in New York and impressions from her travels to Africa. .

TR About: Emine Erdoğan Publish: 10/01/2021 Edit: 10/03/2021 Author: Gardener

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USA, (DHA) - First Lady Emine Erdoğan, the wife of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, advertised her first book "My African Travels", in which she wrote in the Turkish home in New York about her impressions and memories of her trips to Africa and York the General Assembly of the United Nations (UN). The program was attended by the spouses of country leaders, representatives of the United Nations and other international organizations, representatives of non-governmental organizations and heads of foreign missions. First Lady Erdoğan began her speech in the introductory speech by stating that African countries were disproportionately affected by many issues such as peacekeeping, poverty reduction, human rights and climate change, which are on the UN agenda. On the other hand, Emine Erdoğan emphasized that Africa, with more than two thousand linguistic and ethnic communities and a population of more than 1 billion, is a great wealth and that she firmly believes that this potential will make Africa the shining star of the 21st century. First Lady Erdoğan expressed that Turkey's opening to Africa in 2005 made a significant contribution to strengthening the old friendship with Africa. I have internalized that all human emotions are universal. Wherever we are scattered in the world, humanity is one and a whole family. In the excitement of discovering the unique, culturally rich African geography, I discovered proximity, not the 'other'. I saw a completely different face of Africa, which has been shaped by colonization and poverty for centuries. First Lady Erdoğan said that when she traveled to Africa she felt deeply responsible for her responsibility to the human family: “The Turkish nation has made this teaching a way of life in the course of its history. Wherever a sigh comes from in the world, Turkey has brought humanitarian aid there. First Lady Erdoğan said: “This book is based on the various preparations that we made before my trips to Africa, on the information from my First Lady friends, who always greeted us with a smiling face, on what I got from our ambassadors and theirs Women learned and what? I read with the eyes of warm-hearted Africans. Presentation of Emine Erdoğan's book “My African Travels”; Wife of the President of the Presidential Council of Bosnia and Herzegovina and First Ladies of Brundi, North Macedonia, Lithuania, Maldives, Sierra Leone and Comoros, Permanent Representative of Eritrea Sophia Tesfamarian, Permanent Representative of Rwanda Valentine Rugwabiza, Spouse of Foreign Ministers Affairs, National Defense and Trade, Deputy and NGO representative. United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Mohammed said he was delighted to attend this event to see Africa, its peoples and cultures, the challenges they face and, most importantly, the opportunities to enhance the lives of its youth, women and girls change, imagined. I know my hope is shared by many here, ”he said. Emphasizing that the United Nations Turkey and the Turkish Agency for Cooperation and Coordination (TIKA) have carried out development projects in Africa together with Turkish organizations since the start of the Turkish Africa Initiative in 2005, the United Nations Deputy Secretary General Mohammed, Kovid -19, states that at this time when the epidemic also affected development projects in Africa, sustainable development projects in which Turkey is a partner are more important than ever. United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Mohammed said to First Lady Erdoğan, “Your appeal in this book is an exceptional example as it encourages developing countries to be people-centered and put people first. WOMEN AND CHILDREN AS A HEALTH AND EDUCATIONAL AID Ambassador Fatima Kyari Mohammed, Permanent Observer for the African Union to the United Nations, commented on the book: “This is a very good initiative and it is gratifying that all the proceeds are going to the women and children in need. The book offers a different perspective on Africa. Africa is not just about hunger, poverty and disease. This book is a good opportunity to change the narrative about Africa. ' In her first book "My Travels to Africa", which she ascribed to her mother Hayriye Hanım, First Lady Emine Erdoğan wrote in 2014-2020; Algeria, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Djibouti, Somalia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Nigeria, Guinea, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique, Madagascar, Sudan, Chad, Tunisia, Mauritania, Mali, Republic of South Africa, Zambia, Gambia and Senegal He shared his memories on his trips to 23 African countries in the book "My African Travels" are donated to the African handicraft market and the house of culture and given to African women and children as health and educational aid.

Local: Emine Erdoğan, ilk kitabı "Afrika Seyahatlerim"i New York'ta yayımladı.


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