GJC global meeting in the İstanbul office
“Hello Summer” Breakfast was held at the Istanbul office of the Global Journalism Council (GJC). The journalists, who could not meet for a long time due to the measures taken throughout the country due to the pandemic, enjoyed the good weather in the garden of the office in Cihangir and fulfilled their longing together.
Aside from about 50 local and foreign journalist
s and invited guests from the world of art, culture and sports, GJC Deputy Chairman Ismail Bayazit, GJC Vice Chairman Kahraman Halisçelik, GJC Board Member Sertaç Virancık, Deputy Secretary General of the Turkish Council Dr. Ömer Kocaman, GJC Foreign Media Council Members Yakup Aslan and Benan Kepsutlu, GJC Representative o
f Palestine Khalil Assali, GJC Representative of Bulgaria Nahide Ali Yumer, GJC Representative of Greece Anna Andreou, GJC Mainstream Media Council Members Ahmet Coşkunaydın from Eko TV, Sabah Gazette Publishing Coordinator Şaban Arslan, Hayati Arıgan from Sözcü Gazette, Sayım Çınar news writer for Hürriyet Gazette, Nalan Yazgan news writer for Cumhuriyet, Sarıyer Municipality Director of Press Cengiz Kahraman and Hüseyin Can from Haber Global, foreign media correspondents Borzou Daragahi from Independenrt UK, Luana Sarmini from AFP France, Eiji Hamanishi and Fadi Bagdadi from NHK TV Japan, Filippo Cicciu from RSI Switzerland, Michael Lund from Denmark DR, Halil Taşkın from Deutsche Well, Sinem Köseoğlu from Al Jazeera International, Demet Cengiz from Yeni Gün, journalists Canan Ekici and İpek Yezdani, Erdal Güven, President of Assistance Dogs Association Attorney Nurdeniz Tunçer, İstanbul Gençlergücü Sport Club President Özgür Subaşı, actress Ayşen İnci, translator and critic Ahmet Ergenç, director Gülenay Börekçi, from the art world Ebru Özyurt, Utku Başar and Turkish Olympian Association President Alper Kasapoğlu have attended the meeting hosted on behalf of the GJC by Mehmet Ali Dim Chairman.
Speaking after the cake was cut during the Antioch buffet breakfast, Dim made a speech thanking everyone for their contribution and participation. ”The pandemic tired us all out and drove us away, ” Dim said. We miss bonding. Hopefully we will have domestic and international events in the second half of the year,” he said.