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URI believes that all people deserve basic human rights. By encouraging members of all religions and faith traditions to work together to achieve such fundamental benefits, Cooperation Circles lay the groundwork for connection on a personal and a universal level. 

Examples of URI’s human rights work include:

Label: Featured Cooperation Circles

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

Latin America and the Caribbean,
7 (seven) members

InterFaith Works

North America,
over 3,000 members

Red Nacional De Educadores Agrarios Del Paraguay

Latin America and the Caribbean,
700 members

Advocates For Grassroots Inter-Religious Cooperation

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
10 members

Missoula Interfaith Collaborative

North America,
200 members

URI-Child and Youth Education Organization (Cyeo)

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
20 members

Eilat Interfaith Encounter Group

Middle East and North Africa,
13 members

Jammu District CC

Asia,
10 members

Sadbhawana Samiti

Asia,
9 members

Comunidade Tao Judaica De Verdade

Latin America and the Caribbean,
7 members

Hands and Hearts Initiative

Africa,
9 (nine) members

SYNC for Harmony

Multi-Region,
7 members

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May 5, 2017 6:59 PM

A Region Celebrating Interfaith Holidays Together

Many regional Cooperation Circles collaborated to celebrate a string of interfaith holidays with selfless acts and interfaith learning.

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Asia Region

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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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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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February 21, 2017 11:24 AM

The Weekly Shot: Welcoming Refugees in Uganda

We found out that many locals had given up pieces of their land to host the refugees.

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February 14, 2017 10:46 AM

Uganda Welcomes Refugees with Hospitality and Love

We celebrated the Interfaith Harmony Week with our brothers and sisters who are now refugees in Uganda because of the insurgency going on in their country.

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Despina Namwembe

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February 9, 2017 6:47 PM

A letter from the Environmental Resource CC: How to stand with Standing Rock

Below you will find a list of ways you and your community can take action to defend the rights of the Standing Rock Sioux, protect drinking water for millions, and ensure the health of land, air and water for future generations.

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Katherine Hreib

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