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Our Story
Who are we?

World Citizen is an initiative of TRT World that intends to inspire individuals to recognize their ability to contribute to creating real change in the world, and to use this as a platform for building a global coalition that is enhanced and encouraged by the potential of every member.

Our Story

At World Citizen, we seek to develop and empower individuals of this character through our work, and more importantly, to connect them with one another to better our world.

Empathy

Interdependence

Collaboration

Empowerment

Sustainability

Publications

Events

25Nov
26May

Humanitarian Film Festival 26-27 May 2022

8:00 am - 5:00 pmGrand Pera Emek Sahnesi
28Nov

TRT WORLD CITIZEN AWARDS – 2019

1:00 pm - 1:00 pmHasköy İplik Fabrikası
25Apr

J4J IS IN HATAY

1:00 pm - 1:00 pmChildren of the Altınözü Refugee Camp
12Feb

J4J IS IN ISTANBUL

8:00 am - 8:00 amFatih Ali Nar Secondary School

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  • 🌍 Climate change is a pressing issue for everyone, but it disproportionately affects people with disabilities.

Let's work towards a more inclusive and accessible world, where everyone's needs are taken into consideration in the fight against climate change. ♿️ 🌍 

#TrtWorldCitizen #DisabilityRights #ClimateChange #AccessibilityforAll
  • On this World Water Day, we reaffirm our commitment to protecting and preserving water. Let us remember that every drop counts, and work together to protect it. 🌍💧

#WorldWaterDay
  • Reduce your carbon footprint and help save the planet! Small changes can make a big difference. 🌍♻️

1. Reduce energy consumption: We can reduce our energy consumption by turning off lights and appliances when they are not in use. Using energy-efficient appliances and replacing traditional light bulbs with LEDs can also help to reduce energy consumption.
2. Use public transport, walk or bike: Instead of using personal vehicles, we can choose to walk, bike, or take public transport, which can significantly reduce our carbon footprint.
3. Eat a plant-based diet: Eating a plant-based diet or reducing meat consumption can help to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, as the production of meat is a significant contributor to carbon emissions.
4. Reduce, reuse, recycle: We can reduce our carbon footprint by reducing the amount of waste we produce, reusing items, and recycling as much as possible.
5. Support renewable energy: Supporting renewable energy initiatives like solar, wind, and hydro can help to reduce our reliance on fossil fuels and significantly reduce our carbon footprint.
6. Plant trees and support reforestation: Trees absorb carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, so planting trees and supporting reforestation initiatives can help to reduce our carbon footprint.
7. Educate and advocate: Educating ourselves and others about the impact of climate change and advocating for policies and initiatives that reduce carbon emissions can help to create a more sustainable future.

 #carbonfootprint #sustainability #climateaction
  • ♻️Recycling is an important practice that can have a significant impact on the environment and the economy. By recycling, we can reduce the amount of waste that ends up in landfills and conserve natural resources. 

Here are some of the key benefits of recycling..👆🏼

 #recycling  #enviroment
  • Remembering Rachel Corrie 🕊️ 
 
On March 16, 2003, 23-year-old American peace activist Rachel Corrie was killed in Gaza by an Israeli bulldozer while preventing the demolition of a Palestinian family's home. However, her struggle for justice continues to remain alive.

She was known for her passion for peace and defending Palestinian rights by frequently broadcasting photo essays exposing Israeli rights violations in the occupied territories. 

#RachelCorrie #CouragetoResist #Palestine
  • 🎙This week in Citizen Talks Hatice Nur sits down with Aikokul Bolotbekova, a Gazi University graduate, leads community projects that aim to empower young individuals in sustainability, inspired by the scarcity of water she experienced growing up. She shares her thoughts on youth potential, the global climate crisis, and steps that must be taken to fight water scarcity.

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