FIRST step towards the foundation of the Global Journalism Council (GCJ), which will include Extensive Media, Local Media, and Foreign Media Assemblies and will be a new expansion in the national and international organization of journalism, has been taken. The founding members of the Global Journalism Council (GCJ), after making foundation application to the Ministry of Interior NGO General Directorate, visited Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, Minister of Foreign Affairs. Minister Çavuşoğlu had a conversation with the founding members and said “Thank you for your kind visit, I wish success in your works”. Çavuşoğlu promised cooperation and support to the Global Journalism Council.Speaking during the visit, Founder President Mehmet Ali Dim said that “We visited our Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr. Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu in Ankara and informed him about our new professional formation initiative on an international scale. I would like to thank our Minister, who has never begrudged his support, for having us.The founders of the Global Journalism Council are;Founder President Mehmet Ali Dim, Anadolu Media Cooperation Platfotm (ACP) and Dim Medya A.Ş., Yavuz Donat, Sabah Writer and veteran journalist, Salih Zeki Sarıdanişment, DHA (Demirören News Agency) General Manager, Osman Altınışık, Sabah Ankara Editor-in-Chief, Bülent Aydemir, Habertürk Ankara Representative, Elşad Eyvazlı, President of the Azerbaijan Parliamentary Jurnalists Union, HacıYakışıklı, Akit Ankara Representative, Amber Türkmen, Head of Department in TRT, Tayfun Bayındır, Milliyet Sports Manager, Sefa Karahasan, DHA Cyprus Representative, Veli Altın kaya, Kayseri Journalists Association President, Lütfü Karakaş, Honorary President of the Trakya Journalists Association, Yusuf ZiyaÇakır, Retired Regional Director of Anadolu Agency, President of the Samsun 19 Mayıs Journalists Association, Kahraman Halisçelik, former Representative of TRT New York, former Press Counselor for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, ITU (Istanbul Technical University) Rector Advisor, Mehmet Çetinkaya, Head of Board of Directors of regional BR TV, Aynur Tattersall, Vice President of the Turkish-British Journalists Association and DHA London Representative