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February 24, 2011 1:52 PM

Harmony in Diversity

Members of 6 (six) Cooperation Circles gathered In Buenos Aires to celebrate World Interfaith harmony Week

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February 24, 2011 9:28 AM

Unleashing the forces of change

We are living in a dramatic moment of history. Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, Algeria, Yemen, Jordan, Bahrain, Iran: hundreds of thousands of people in the streets demanding freedom; autocrats and royals... Read more...

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February 22, 2011 3:04 PM

The Third Side, by William Ury, applied to the URI Cooperation Circle Network

Our advisor Bob Barrett has described how “the ten roles (outlined in this book) might be useful for us to think about as we envision what roles URI might play, and how the Conflict Resolution/Peacebuilding Satellite might describe such functions, for the future.”

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February 18, 2011 4:19 PM

URI CCs help inaugurate peace talks in the Philippines

On February 7, children of different faiths gathered in Tala Caloocan, Philippines to make flower and candle holders for a peace ritual to end the 40-year civil war in Mindanao province. Inspired by... Read more...

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February 18, 2011 10:55 AM

Volunteering for Peace Celebration of Global Harmony Week

Volunteering for Peace CC in Palestine and as part of its Celebration of Global Harmony Week organized a visit to the Cave Dwellers village which its local inhabitants live in Caves. The visit... Read more...

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February 18, 2011 10:21 AM

“Religious Harmony is Need of Hour”

Hundreds of believers of different faiths particiapated in two seminars on religious harmony held by the Pakistan Council for Social Welfare & Human Rights (PCSW&HR) in celebration of World Interfaith Harmony Week during the 1st week of February 2011.

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February 17, 2011 11:04 AM

Global Clergy Association CC Interfaith Harmony Week event

On the auspicious occasion of UN Interfaith Harmony Week, the Global Clergy Association of Canada organized a prayer and peace talk of the spiritual leaders at Kabir Centre in Surrey on Sunday 6, 2011.

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February 14, 2011 1:25 PM

Posting #4 from the UK

I awoke this morning in the Gurudwara Guru Nanak Nishkam Sewak Jatha in Birmingham eagerly anticipating a day that I had no idea would end with me sitting in front of a television in the Coventry home of my dear friend and colleague, Deepak Naik, watching the outpouring of jubilation in Egypt.

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Charles P. Gibbs

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February 13, 2011 1:16 PM

Posting #3 from the UK

Wednesday, 10 February 2011 was the center of my trip – a day hosted by the URI UK, bringing together members, current and potential partners, and representatives of URI Europe and the global URI to receive an extended briefing on URI UK’s innovative work as it renews itself with seven new trustees, average age 34.

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February 10, 2011 4:00 PM

New Member Spotlight: URI in Bulgaria

Bulgarian activist Petar Gramatikov first learned about URI at a World Council of Churches conference in Geneva, where he met URI Youth Director Sarah Talcott. After attending URI-Europe’s regional assembly in Istanbul in October 2010, he was determined to bring URI to Bulgaria, a mostly Orthodox Christian nation with a checkered history of tolerance for its minority religious and ethnic populations. He returned home to Plovdiv—a town of 400,000 that became famous for helping save Bulgaria’s Jews from Hitler during World War II—and introduced the URI idea to several of the organizations he works with.

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