04/21/2024 - 11:05

On March 6, we hosted our 7th experience sharing meeting, where Haklara Destek organizations exchanged “best practices” from their respective initiatives. Representatives from the Kurdish Language Studies Network (Kürt Dili Çalışmaları Ağı), İsmail Beşikçi Foundation(İsmail Beşikçi Vakfı), Kurdish Studies Association (Kürt Araştırmaları Derneği), Mesopotamia Foundation (Mezopotamya Vakfı), and Diyarbakır Instituted for Political and Social Research (Diyarbakır Siyasal ve Sosyal Araştırmalar Derneği) shared their insights and experiences with us.

The Kurdish Language Studies Network (Tora Xebatên Zimanê Kurdî) officially announced its foundation during a panel titled “Kurdish Language’s Past, Present, and Future held on December 24 at the Diyarbakır Book Fair. During this panel, the network outlined its mission to undertake activities aimed at preserving, advancing, and standardizing the Kurdish language. In our meeting, particpated by 18 people, each organization elaborated on their unique perspectives, detailing the motivations behind the formation of the network and the collaborative process involved in its establishment.