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About Gulen Institute Youth Platform


The Gülen Youth Platform is a signature event of the Gulen Institute of Houston, Texas. It is an international essay contest that aims to involve the world’s youth in proposing solutions to our global problems. The Platform is chaired by …

Gulen Youth Platform 2016


Gulen Institute Youth Platform 2016
The 2016 Prompt of the International Youth Platform of the Gűlen Institute of Houston, Texas.

Extremism: There are many ways extreme behaviors contribute to creating unsafe conditions for communities and societies. People, especially youth, are attracted to causes and join …

Gulen Institute Youth Platform 2014


Gulen Institute Youth Platform 2014

Washington DC
April 2-4, 2014

“What role should state and non-profit agencies play in the education of disadvantaged youth who are not realizing their potential?”

This year’s Youth Platform Awards Ceremony was a huge success; thank you to all of …

Gulen Institute Youth Platform 2015


Gulen Institute Youth Platform 2015

Gulen Institute
Youth Platform 2015

“Are Citizens of the World Succeeding in Lessening Global Poverty?” Poverty entails limitations upon populations in education, finance, human potential, substance and shelter, gender class differences, all limitations that tax food sources, curtailing the potential …