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Traveling Peace Academy

The URI Traveling Peace Academy (TPA) brings skills training and effectiveness to the new field of interfaith peace building. 

We have developed a process focused on building relationships and nourishing our personal creative abilities, even in surroundings of protracted violent or non-violent conflict.  This section of the URI Web site will present teachings, learning, and URI training developments.  It’s called “Traveling Peace Academy” because we are a global community not located in one country, city or building. We develop interfaith, cross-cultural training sessions that are designed appropriately for local situations.

Our unique training methodologies are informed by the Preamble, Purpose and Principles of URI and the practices of Moral Imagination developed by renowned peace studies scholar Prof. John Paul Lederach of the University of Notre Dame and Eastern Mennonite University.

The program is developing in several regions of the world; 2010 training sessions will be taking place in the Philippines, Bangladesh, India and Sri Lanka.

TPA principles, effective practices, and resources will be shared in this TPA homepage as links, written articles and videos.  Consultations in preparation for actual training sessions will be scheduled as funding grows for the program. 

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November 19, 2012 10:52 AM

Institute Seeks Stories of Novel Peace Initiatives

The URI International Peace Research Institute is seeking stories about novel peace initiatives throughout the world for inclusion in an upcoming book.

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August 28, 2012 12:36 PM

Traveling Peace Academy Draws 200 to Kottarakkara

Religious leaders, Cooperation Circle members and other peacebuilders from throughout Asia and the Pacific came together in India this week for URI’s Traveling Peace Academy. 

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March 9, 2012 8:30 AM

Celebration of International Women's Day 2012

Celebration of International Women Day A seminar on the International Women’s Day was conducted by BETHAK -cc and AAP-CC under the chair of Francis Jacob Director BETHAK Organization. A large... Read more...

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May 12, 2011 9:50 AM

Young Muslim Woman Leads Global Advocacy For Missing Millennium Development Goal /mahdibray.net /05/20/2010

Having been around the UN maze for some years as an NGO representative, I can testify to both the thrills and the frustrations that come with work in this massive international body.  The United... Read more...

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October 6, 2010 1:12 PM

Successful Completion of TPA Training in Bangladesh

I write this from the house of Holy Cross Brothers in Dhaka. We are the guests of Brother Jarlath D’  Souza, a veteran in the field of interfaith dialogue. George and myself  are on... Read more...

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Abraham Karickam

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October 5, 2010 9:32 AM

TPA in Bangladesh

The TPA is widening its wings and many promising peace builders come under its fold from different parts of the world. The reception in Bangladesh was excellent and we had an impressive lot of... Read more...

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Abraham Karickam

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October 5, 2010 9:08 AM

Traveling Peace Academy launches in Bangladesh

Peacebuilders, students, professors and religious leaders from around the country gathered at Dhaka University for the opening reception.

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October 1, 2010 12:58 PM

Visit to Bangladesh

We landed in Bangladesh today morning and it is the beginning of yet another TPA adventure. We were received at the airport by Francis Halder and went to the office of Anando straight from there. This... Read more...

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Abraham Karickam

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August 26, 2010 3:35 PM

Update from Asia (26-8)

Sri Lanka inaugurated its first Traveling Peace Academy training program this week with participants from the Sarvodaya CC, the women’s movement, university students, clergy and civil servants.... Read more...

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August 20, 2010 12:19 PM

Traveling Peace Academy opens in Sri Lanka

Dear All, In the tenth anniversary year, on the Sri Lankan soil we are making history. The unique session of the first official training program under the URI Travelling Peace Academy was formally... Read more...

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Abraham Karickam

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