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The harmful stereotypes that fuel tensions between religious groups are usually rooted in ignorance, and the desperation of poverty often acts as a catalyst for outbreaks of violence. Therefore, URI Cooperation Circles work to educate people in order to create safer, more peaceful communities. 

Examples of this work include:

Label: Featured Cooperation Circles

Afrikayyah Interfaith Council

Multi-Region,
18 members

Action of Dialogue & Development for Life (ADD for Life)

Middle East and North Africa,
7 (seven) members

Dwarka Peace Society

Asia,
7 members

Alianza por Espiritualidad Maya Q’eqchi’, Mopán e Itzaj-APEM

Latin America and the Caribbean,
7 (seven) members

Advocates For Grassroots Inter-Religious Cooperation

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
10 members

De la UNIDAD, la Reconciliación y la Sanación

Latin America and the Caribbean,
12 members

Interfaith Action for Community –IAC

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
20 members

Cosmopolitan CC

Asia,
7 members

Greenwoods School CC

Asia,
35 members

Palki Peace Circle

Asia,
7 members

Missoula Interfaith Collaborative

North America,
200 members

Sadbhawana Samiti

Asia,
9 members

Bangladesh Minority Board

Asia,
125 members

Red Nacional De Educadores Agrarios Del Paraguay

Latin America and the Caribbean,
700 members

Global Peace Tourism

Asia,
500 members

Abhigyane Foundation

Asia,
11 members

Comunidade Tao Judaica De Verdade

Latin America and the Caribbean,
7 members

Bright Future CC

Asia,
10 members

NextGen Africa Initiative

Africa,
12 members

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April 10, 2017 5:39 PM

URI Activities in West India

URI Cooperation Circles organized the following programs on Interfaith Cooperation and Peacebuilding.

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February 27, 2017 11:52 AM

The Weekly Shot: Giving Syrian Refugee Children Their First School

URI MENA Office brought a portable classroom to a Syrian refugee camp, where many of the children had never been to school before.

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February 22, 2017 1:52 PM

Giving Refugee Children Their First School

All the children we met at the refugee camp had never been in school, since the older ones (4-11 years old) fled with their families about five years ago from the violence in Syria. The younger ones were born in this refugee camp.

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