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  • HasNa Peacebuilder of the Year 2018

    Every year, for International Day of Peace, HasNa highlights an individual who is working towards making the world a more peaceful place. This year, we would like to spotlight Dr. Craig Zelizer, the founder and CEO of the Peace and Collaborative Development Network (PCDN).

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  • Free Online Webinars

    HasNa is now offering a series of free online webinars on Peace Education in Classrooms. Our first live event is on September 27, 2018.

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  • Meeting with UCI’s Olive Tree Initiative

    On Friday, August 17, 2018 HasNa hosted 10 students from the University of California, Irvine’s Olive Tree Initiative, along with Dr. Daniel Wehrenfennig, the Director of the program. On their way back to California from their study tour to Turkey and Armenia, the group of students stopped in New York, DC, and Boston, to meet with scholars, practitioners, and nonprofits engaged in peacebuilding, foreign policy, and conflict management in Turkey and Armenia.

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  • Saving Democracy from Ourselves

    On July 31, 2018, HasNa and Meta-Culture hosted their first event in a series of lectures and discussions on democracy and responsible citizenship under the banner of DemoSapiens. This event, titled ‘Saving Democracy from Ourselves’ sought to examine the global shift towards more authoritarian and right-wing governments from two perspectives: first, the behavioral or psychological perspective, and second, the economic and political perspective.

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  • HasNa’s 20th Anniversary Report

    To mark 20 years of working in the field of peacebuilding and professional development, HasNa has published a report on what we have accomplished so far and where we wish to go from here. Read More

  • Bee-keeping in Armenia

    Latest situation report from the Development Workshop, HasNa's partner in Turkey.

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  • Cyprus’s Rich History and Future

    On Wednesday, May 24, 2017 HasNa Inc. hosted Dr. George Calfas, a Research Archeologist with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, as a guest speaker at George Washington University. The seminar focused on how cultural heritage in Cyprus can be deployed for economic and social development through the creation of tourism routes. Dr. Calfas’s insights led to a lively discussion between audience members from northern and southern Cyprus, contributing to HasNa’s mission of promoting cross-cultural understanding and encouraging dialogue between ethnically divided communities.

  • From Liability to Asset: Realizing Turkey's Potential

    On Thursday, May 11, 2017 HasNa Inc. hosted a panel discussion titled From Liability to Asset: Realizing Turkey’s Potential. This panel discussion sought to explore the ways in which Turkey could play a pivotal role in middle-eastern politics by expanding its political and economic horizons, and also through a smarter and stronger transatlantic engagement.

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HasNa works…

to give people the support they need to resolve disputes across cultures, ethnicities, and borders. We use a development strategy to bring people of diverse backgrounds together for collaboration on projects and programs that will improve their communities and their relations with one another.


What We Do...

HasNa and our local partners have been implementing programs in Turkey and Cyprus for over a decade. Projects address different needs in each country, based on the same model of conflict resolution, economic empowerment, and sustained collaboration.

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Our Programs...

HasNa has implemented programs within several key areas: water and agriculture, women in business, community groups, youth, and media and communications. HasNa additionally encourages and supports projects led by our program alumni to achieve our mission.

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Volunteer With Us...

HasNa relies on volunteers to help make each of our programs a success. Volunteering can be a meaningful experience and is invaluable to the work that we do every day. Individuals and businesses can contribute in various ways to make a difference.

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