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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

Advocates For Grassroots Inter-Religious Cooperation

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
10 members

Cosmopolitan CC

Asia,
7 members

De la UNIDAD, la Reconciliación y la Sanación

Latin America and the Caribbean,
12 members

House of Hilkiah Foundation

Africa,
15 members

Srijani CC

Asia,
8 members

Comunidade Tao Judaica De Verdade

Latin America and the Caribbean,
7 members

Abhigyane Foundation

Asia,
11 members

Escuela de Amor CC

Latin America and the Caribbean,
10 members

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

Latin America and the Caribbean,
7 (seven) members

Upasana CC

Asia,
12 members

Palki Peace Circle

Asia,
7 members

Missoula Interfaith Collaborative

North America,
200 members

Greenwoods School CC

Asia,
35 members

Interfaith Community of Lower Bucks

North America,
12 members

Undugu Family Hope Kibera

Africa,
30 members

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

Middle East and North Africa,
7 (seven) members

Bright Future CC

Asia,
10 members

Youth Partners for Development and Peace CC

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
13 members

The Big Brother Society-BBS

Africa,
17 members

Contemplative Life

Multi-Region,
300 members

Red Nacional De Educadores Agrarios Del Paraguay

Latin America and the Caribbean,
700 members

Global Peace Tourism

Asia,
500 members

The Chaplaincy Institute- ChI

Multi-Region,
8 members

Paras Welfare Foundation

Asia,
7 members

Interfaith Action for Community –IAC

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
20 members

Samagra Vikash

Asia,
9 members

Sadbhawana Samiti

Asia,
9 members

The Reach Foundation CC

Asia,
17 members

Multifaith Advisory and Action Group - MAAG

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
46 members

Afrikayyah Interfaith Council

Multi-Region,
18 members

NextGen Africa Initiative

Africa,
12 members

Bangladesh Minority Board

Asia,
125 members

Dwarka Peace Society

Asia,
7 members

Fundación Proyecto 3er Milenio CC

Latin America and the Caribbean,
9 members

Círculo Latinoamericano de Músicos

Latin America and the Caribbean,
20 members

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August 10, 2017 5:21 PM

Stories from URI Korea Youth Peace Camp

Hersheyth Aggarwal traveled to South Korea to attended the URI Korea Youth Peace Camp alongside URI young leaders from around the world.

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August 9, 2017 1:09 PM

URI Executive Director Victor Kazanjian Addresses Moscow State University Students

On a recent trip to Russia, URI Executive Director Victor Kazanjian spent time with Moscow State University students and staff, sharing his experiences and answering questions about interfaith peacebuilding. 

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June 30, 2017 2:07 PM

Roadtripping, Learning from Interfaith Peacebuilders Across the Northeast USA

As URI Regional Coordinators, one of the core parts of our job is to listen to our members - to understand what their local context, the projects and programs they are working on, their dreams for the future and current struggles.

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June 12, 2017 9:00 AM

The Weekly Shot: Teaching Art and Peace

CARAVAN partners with a girls' school in Jordan, offering an introduction to gender equality, cultural diversity, intercultural and interreligious understanding, and the need for peace. 

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May 18, 2017 11:55 AM

Building Bridges of Understanding in High School

Swami Anjani, a member of the Kashi Ashram Cooperation Circle, was invited to speak last month at a high school interfaith event in Vero Beach, Florida.

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May 1, 2017 2:17 PM

URI’s Training on Communication Skills With Light of Hope CC

On the 10th of April, 2017, URI Pakistan, in collaboration with Light of Hope Cooperation Circle, organized training with twenty-one participants, male and female, at Dilkusha Garden in Lahore.

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April 26, 2017 12:42 PM

The Weekly Shot: Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Love Care Foundation, a URI Cooperation Circle in Ghaziabad, India, observed the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.

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April 26, 2017 9:16 AM

URI Bulgaria Marks International Roma Day with Social Justice and Holocaust Training

The pilot project on education and training on the Holocaust and Social Justice was held in Plovdiv from 7 to 10 April 2017.

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Europe Region

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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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Asia Region

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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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