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Policy Advocacy

Many URI Cooperation Circles work at the policymaking level, urging lawmakers and governments to recognize the need for peace, justice, and protection of basic human rights.

Examples of this work include:

  • working towards global nuclear disarmament;
  • encouraging peaceful solutions to conflicts;
  • advocating for minorities whose voices are not easily heard; and
  • connecting partnerships between likeminded organizations to increase their effectiveness. 
Label: Featured Cooperation Circles

Sombor Educational Centre (SEC)

Europe,
17 members

SYNC for Harmony

Multi-Region,
7 members

Spiritual Revival- Bulgaria

Europe,
22 members

World Kindness Liberia

Africa,
12 members

ANT-Hiroshima

Asia,
100 members

NextGen Africa Initiative

Africa,
12 members

Soweto East Initiative

Africa,
13 members

Wisdom Circle Ministries

Multi-Region,
150 members

Zero Limits CC

Asia,
35 members

Solar C3ities

North America,
30 members

Pakigdait, Inc. CC

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
12 members

Sun Devils Are Better Together (SUNDABT)

North America,
50 members

TOL’ART

Middle East and North Africa,
7 members

Saksham

Asia,
8 members

URI Youth Aotearoa

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
10 members

Seeds for Change

Europe,
7 members

Worldwide Forgiveness Alliance CC

North America,
65 members

Unity and Diversity World Council CC

North America,
100 members

The Reach Foundation CC

Asia,
17 members

Springtide Opus CC

Asia,
11 members

Vision Young Mothers

Africa,
60 members

Sanabel Tounsia

Middle East and North Africa,
1000 members

Umbiyozo Cultural Diversity

Africa,
7 members

The Youth With A Vision

Africa,
49 members

Women and Spirituality CC

Multi-Region,
26 members

Bright Future CC

Asia,
10 members

Youth Empowerment CC

Asia,
7 members

Srijani

Asia,
8 members

The Quiet Voice

Africa,
10 members

Satsang Research Center

Asia,
21 members

The Oracle Institute

North America,
17 members

Safar CC

Asia,
8 (eight) members

URI-Child and Youth Education Organization (Cyeo)

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
20 members

We Are Some

Middle East and North Africa,
7 members

SOS Jeunes

Africa,
25 members

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April 5, 2017 11:20 AM

URI Africa Presents Africa Peace Award to OFLA

URI Africa presented its Africa Peace Award to OFLA in appreciation and acknowledgment of the outstanding work of OAFLA to improve the health and well-being of women, adolescents and children of Africa.

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Mussie Hailu

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March 28, 2017 4:25 PM

WPPS & URI-Africa Sign Agreement to Promote Culture of Peace in Africa

The World Peace Prayer Society (WPPS) and United Religions Initiative-Africa (URI-Africa) signed a partnership agreement to enhance the working partnership at the national, sub-regional and continental levels in Africa to promote a culture of peace.

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URI News Desk

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March 27, 2017 7:09 PM

World Interfaith Harmony Week Program Report

Read this report for a full listing of UNIVERSAL Interfaith Peace Mission’s Interfaith Harmony Week 2017 celebration programs.

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URI Pakistan

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March 6, 2017 11:52 AM

Video: Representing URI at DC Press Conference on Immigration

This afternoon I had the privilege of representing URI North America at a press conference in front of the White House responding to the recent executive order on refugees and immigrants.

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Sari Heidenreich

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March 1, 2017 6:57 PM

WIHW Welcome Conference

On Tuesday 31 January 2017, a momentous `WIHW Welcome Conference` was held under the auspices of Universal Interfaith Peace Mission(UIPM) - Gold Medalist and awarded the First Prize of HM King Abdullah II of Jordan for the best performance in spreading the message of the World Interfaith Harmony Week of UN in 2015.

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URI Pakistan

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February 28, 2017 7:30 PM

URI and UNAIDS to Join Hands in the Fight Against AIDS

The United Religions Initiative (URI) and UNAIDS are going to work together in partnership against HIV and AIDS. 

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URI News Desk

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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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The Weekly Shot

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February 24, 2017 5:58 PM

URI Sri Lanka Celebrates World Interfaith Harmony

Over 100 Buddhist, Christian, Muslim and Hindu URI members participated.

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Asia Region

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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 1:17 PM

Editorial: More People of Faith Need to Speak Up

Do people of faith have anything unique to bring to the struggles of the present moment? Can they do more than simply swell the multitudes protesting in the street or overwhelming Capitol telephone lines?

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