"Ignoring the problems of the people with disabilities is a violation of human rights"

First Lady Hayrünnisa Gül attended the Mid-term Review Conference of the Council of Europe Disability Action Plan for 2006-2015 held with the partnership between the Directorate General of Social Cohesion of the Council of Europe and the Presidency of Administration for Handicapped.

Gül Explores Contemporary Istanbul Art Fair

President Gül and Mrs. Hayrünnisa Gül visited a contemporary art fair entitled “Contemporary Istanbul” held at the Lütfi Kırdar Congress and Exhibition Center.

"Teachers are guides for the public"

Hosting a luncheon for 81 teachers from 81 cities, President Gül declared: "Teaching is an art beyond a job that necessitates specialty, affection, patience and tolerance."

Int'l Congress on Cultural Heritage and Music Held in Ankara

During the International Congress on Cultural Heritage and Music that the First Ladies of Turkey, Azerbaijan, Slovenia, Latvia and Macedonia attended to contribute to peace, Mrs. Gül reiterated: "If we could teach our children that diversity means richness, the world would be a better place to live in."

First Lady: "81 Stars have become our source of pride!"

Launched under the aegis of First Lady Hayrünnisa Gül, the ceremony for the 81 Stars from 81 Provinces Project during which this year's stars were introduced was held at the Çankaya Presidential Palace.

Education Enables

Delivering a speech at the ceremony held on the occasion of the First Anniversary of the "Education Enables" campaign, the First Lady exclaimed: "Trust and encourage your children to cling to life and let them receive education!"

Presidential Grand Awards in Art and Culture

The Presidential Grand Awards in Art and Culture were presented to Uğur Derman for traditional arts, to Nuri Bilge Ceylan for cinema and to Güler Sabancı as the representative of the Sakıp Sabancı Museum in the branch of the Institute of Art and Culture.

Mrs. Gül opens 22 BT (Information Technology) classrooms and meets women from the village of Yuvacık

The First Lady, Hayrunnisa Gül, paid a visit to Van to attend the opening ceremony of 22 BT classrooms as part of a larger project being carried out under her aegis.

The First Lady Visits Families of Missing Children

The First Lady paid a visit to the families of missing children in Kayseri from whom they hadn't heard since the second day of the Ramadan Festival.

First Lady Attends Groundbreaking Ceremony for Turkey's First College for the Disabled

Within the framework of the "Education Enables" campaign, the First Lady attended a groundbreaking ceremony for the Fikret İnan College for the Disabled in Esenyurt.