September 28, 1999
To bring up our youths,who are the guarantees of the future,as helpful for the development of our country and as useful individuals for the humankind by having them acquire skill and personality that will make leadership following honour of Atatürk,to make individuals contribute to the application of law by having them acquire its importance,to take attention to the tableau in which irreparable pains are taking place in our society as a result of individual armament setting out from the aim of having people prefer to choose peaceful ways for dissolving of disagreements,to be able to constitute public opinion againist violence.
Ara Güler Photography Artist
Bedri Koraman Caricaturist
Bülent Eczacıbaşı The President of Council of Managers of Eczacıbaşı Holding
Bülent Mumay Journalist,Hürriyet
Dr.Erdal Atabek Doctor,Author
Prof.Mehmet Gürkaynak Member of Council of Managers of Umut Foundation
Nail Güreli The President of the Associaton of Journalists
Nazire Dedeman The President of Umut Foundation
Nuri Çolakoğlu News Manager of NTV
Prof.Dr.Özcan Köknel Psychologist,Author
Ünsal Oskay The Dean of Communication Faculty of Marmara University
Yalçın Bayer Journalist Author
Photography branch - prize of the champion - Children,Weapons and Flower - Reha Bilir
Photography branch - prize of the second - Child and Weapon II - Özer Kamburoğlu
Photography branch - prize of the third - Neyzen Cömert
News branch-prize of the champion _It can be without horse and woman but never can it be without weapon_Esteemed Zeynep Kurtbay
News branch-prize of the second _No Even to Toy Weapons _Cumhur Kılıçoğlu
News branch-prize of the third _Advertisements of Weapon in the Canonical Law Regarding Press _Alper Turgut
News branch-honour prize _Rauf Tamer
News branch-honour prize _Can Ataklı
Television Programme Jury Special Prize _’Nice Elderly Man’ programme-Ali Kurt
Near to one hundred work participated in News and Photography Contest ‘Violence and
Weapons in our Society’.
Individual Disarmament Prize Ceremony is performed in Istanbul Dedeman Hotel on 28 Sep
A panel discussion about ‘Mass Communication Productions and The Effects of Disaster
News upon Public Opinion’is made before the prize ceremony with a broad participation on
individual disarmament day.Nazire Dedeman,Nail Güreli,Haluk Şahin,Atilla Özsever,Haydar
Volkan,İsmet Çiğit,A.Prof.Dr.Arif Verimli,Bülent Eczacıbaşı,Özcan Köknel,Erdal Atabek participated in this panel discussion as speakers.
We give thanks to all participants and work owners.