See photos and stories of how the global URI community celebrated the International Day of Peace this year.
The Accelerate Peace Conference
The Accelerate Peace conference took place on June 26 and 27, 2019 at the Hoover Institution on the Stanford University campus in California, USA.
Shower Program Continues to Help Homeless Despite Pandemic Challenges
The Interfaith Initiative of Santa Barbara County, a URI member group in California, is continuing to provide showers, supplies, and support to members of the community that are homeless despite pandemic complications.
Last Saturday, October 17, the first session of the Círculos de Luz 2020 gala was held, an annual event held by URI in San Francisco and which, in this atypical year, due to the global pandemic, was held online through a virtual platform called ROWING.
the ATAPAPO Program in partnership with the Araçatuba Cooperation Circle promotes the Human Spirituality farms and on October 15th, invited Rabbi Rubi, Mônica (lawyer), Isabel (Shaman) and Liliana (Therapist) for a reflection on Women in religious traditions and politics.
URI expresses its congratulations to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) on being awarded the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize for its efforts to combat hunger, for its contribution to bettering conditions for peace in conflict-affected areas, and for acting as a driving force to prevent the use of hunger as a weapon of war and conflict.
URI in Latin America and the Caribbean is made up of 59 cooperation circles in Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Cuba, Chile, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Mexico, Paraguay, Panama, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela. The work includes cultural, social, religious diversity and the great teachings of indigenous worldviews.