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URI respects wisdom from voices of all generations, and prizes a diversity of ages in leadership positions. URI Cooperation Circles work towards equity and fair representation in intergenerational peacebuilding.

Some examples of this work include:

  • in Bosnia and Herzegovina, URI members coordinate volunteering projects for young people to help disadvantaged families in their communities;
  • in India, URI members run schools to educate children from all castes and cultures side by side;
  • in Germany, URI members pair volunteers with refugee children to ease their transition into their new homes;
  • in Korea, a URI youth camp gathers young peacemakers from around the world, with scholarships, on an annual basis; and
  • globally, URI Cooperation Circles connect youth from diverse backgrounds to bridge their differences, to grow as leaders, and to work together for the good of their communities and the world.
Label: Featured Cooperation Circles

Flowers of Peace Women's CC

Asia,
12 members

Middle East & North Africa Youth Leadership Jam (MENA JAM)

Middle East and North Africa,
11 members

Women for Peace CC

Africa,
29 members

Afrikayyah Interfaith Council

Multi-Region,
18 members

Bond Zonder Naam CC

Europe,
273,000 members

Multifaith Advisory and Action Group - MAAG

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
46 members

Allama Iqbal CC

Asia,
150 members

Giving Without Borders

Middle East and North Africa,
7 members

Charter for Compassion

North America,
40 (forty) members

YouthLEAD Africa

Africa,
8 members

Youths for Peace CC

Africa,
7 members

Body and Soul Development CC

Africa,
11 members

Joy Foundation

Asia,
45 members

Sarwadharm Vichar Manch

Asia,
7 members

Myittar Resource Foundation CC

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
400 members

Mindanao Peace Garden CC

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
10 members

Paz Mozambique

Africa,
7 members

Arise Kochi CC

Asia,
11 members

Salam Shabab CC

Middle East and North Africa,
40 members

Dwarka Peace Society

Asia,
7 members

Paras Welfare Foundation

Asia,
7 members

Missoula Interfaith Collaborative

North America,
200 members

Global Peace Tourism

Asia,
500 members

Satsang Research Center

Asia,
21 members

Tigwirane Manja CC

Africa,
40 members

SYNC for Harmony

Multi-Region,
7 members

Youth For Development, Cameroon

Africa,
30 members

Lilongwe Central Cooperation

Africa,
11 members

Dishari, Bangladesh CC

Asia,
35 members

Kathak Dharohar

Asia,
7 members

Janseva Pratishthan, Vita

Asia,
11 members

Realities Beyond the Truth

Asia,
8 members

Sri Garib Dass CC

Asia,
7 members

World P.L.A.Y. Movement

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
7 members

Action of Dialogue & Development for Life (ADD for Life)

Middle East and North Africa,
7 (seven) members

Action Against Poverty CC

Asia,
15 members

TULAY Trust, Understanding & Learning Among Youth

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
12 members

Lebanese Interfaith Initiative CC

Middle East and North Africa,
7 members

Humanity Group CC

Middle East and North Africa,
23 members

Light of Hope CC

Asia,
7 (seven) members

Srijani CC

Asia,
8 members

Minorities of Europe CC

Europe,
23 members

Guwahati CC

Asia,
16 members

Interfaith Youth Council

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
22 members

Rays of Development CC (ROD)

Asia,
55 members

El-bethel Global Initiative

Africa,
8 members

Youth of Peace, Yemen

Middle East and North Africa,
12 members

The Interfaith Network of Washington CC

North America,
90 members

S.A.W.A. CC

Middle East and North Africa,
7 members

Hayat-E-Nou (New Life) CC

Asia,
7 members

The Quiet Voice

Africa,
10 members

Of the Indigenous People of Argentina CC

Latin America and the Caribbean,
12 members

Youth for the Future

Middle East and North Africa,
7 members

Liga Dos Escuteiros De Mozambique CC

Africa,
21700 members

Drishti Foundation Trust

Asia,
7 members

Bridge Builders

Latin America and the Caribbean,
7 members

Alliance For Development (AFODE)

Africa,
250 members

Toba Tek Singh CC

Asia,
25 members

Debate Club CC

Middle East and North Africa,
14 members

A.S.R.E.F.L.U. CC

Africa,
40 members

Chapomoka CC

Africa,
11 members

Culver City Area Interfaith Alliance CC

North America,
15 members

Youth Partners for Development and Peace CC

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
13 members

Matindi CC

Africa,
40 members

Anugraha CC

Asia,
21 members

Moreland Together

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
24 members

Khoyoot CC

Middle East and North Africa,
16 members

Seeds of Peace CC

Asia,
45 members

Seeds for Change

Europe,
7 members

St. Goretti CC

Asia,
105 members

Mzuzu CC

Africa,
12 members

Mugna Kabataan CC Cebu

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
12 members

Euphrates Cooperation Circle

North America,
8 members

Global Youth Movement – GYM

Multi-Region,
150 members

Anandalok CC

Asia,
7 members

Masar CC

Middle East and North Africa,
30 members

Vidyasagar Society

Asia,
101 members

Connecting the Dots

Africa,
7 members

We Are Some

Middle East and North Africa,
7 members

Blossom CC

Asia,
12 members

Neeleswaram CC

Asia,
10 (ten) members

Jordan Seeds of Peace CC

Middle East and North Africa,
12 members

Vision Young Mothers

Africa,
60 members

Global Family for Love and Peace CC

Multi-Region,
7 members

Muslim-Christian Youth for Peace and Development CC

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
50 members

Coexister

Europe,
7000 + members

Quested Peace CC

Middle East and North Africa,
24 members

EKta Samaj Foundation

Asia,
7 members

University of Rochester Interfaith Chapel

North America,
600-800 members

Youth Today Foundation CC

Africa,
7 members

Grupo Inter-Religioso de Sào Paulo CC

Latin America and the Caribbean,
30 members

Civil Society CC

Asia,
30 members

Save Our Souls CC

Middle East and North Africa,
10 members

Being There

North America,
37 members

Bright Future CC

Asia,
10 members

Global Compassion

Africa,
30 members

Charlotte Red Bench Garden

North America,
58 members

Umbiyozo Cultural Diversity

Africa,
7 members

Soweto East Initiative

Africa,
13 members

Roots CC

Asia,
7 members

Onkar Academy

Asia,
7 (seven) members

Mercy CC

Middle East and North Africa,
10 members

Asia Culture House

Asia,
100 members

NextGen Africa Initiative

Africa,
12 members

Middle East Youth Network CC

Middle East and North Africa,
13 members

Karol Bagh CC

Asia,
8 members

Kharagpur Peace Circle CC

Asia,
14 members

Msu-Iit Youth Chain Of Peace - MYCoP

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
10 members

Iraq Youth for Dialogue and Coexistence CC

Middle East and North Africa,
7 members

Zero Limits CC

Asia,
35 members

Interfaith Council of Southern Nevada

North America,
40 members

Cultural Infusion CC

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
10 members

Comunidad Cosmica CC

Latin America and the Caribbean,
10 members

Albadiya for Intercultural Dialogue Initiative (AIDI)

Middle East and North Africa,
7 (seven) members

Building Better Society CC

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
100 members

URI-Child and Youth Education Organization (Cyeo)

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
20 members

Youth Center for Development

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
20 (twenty) members

Interfaith Forum CC

Asia,
50 members

The Big Brother Society-BBS

Africa,
17 members

Harijan Sewak Sangh CC

Asia,
7 members

Youth for New World

Middle East and North Africa,
9 members

Fire Women Association

Africa,
60 members

Misericorde Association

Africa,
50 members

Advocates For Grassroots Inter-Religious Cooperation

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
10 members

Heartbeat: Jerusalem CC

Middle East and North Africa,
8 members

Interfaith Youth Circle of Cambodia

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
7 members

Old Rajinder Nagar CC

Asia,
7 members

Upasana CC

Asia,
12 members

Círculo Latinoamericano de Músicos

Latin America and the Caribbean,
20 members

InterAction Multifaith Youth Network CC

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
15 members

World Kindness Liberia

Africa,
12 members

Undugu Family Hope Kibera

Africa,
30 members

Banglanet Cooperation Circle

Asia,
20 members

WEDO GLOBAL CC

Multi-Region,
11 members

African Youth Peace Initiatives

Africa,
175 members

Circulo De Cooperación para el Diálogo CC

Latin America and the Caribbean,
32 members

BETHAK-Pakistan

Asia,
26 members

The SULHA Peace Project CC

Middle East and North Africa,
12 members

Mandala Earth Story Project

Multi-Region,
10 members

United For Action

Africa,
7 members

Millat Congregation CC

Asia,
9 members

Palestinian Youth for Peace CC

Middle East and North Africa,
51 members

Sanabel Tounsia

Middle East and North Africa,
1000 members

Gulshan Foundation CC

Asia,
7 (seven) members

Balaka CC

Africa,
7 members

Sadbhawana Foundation

Asia,
100 members

Religion Pour La Paix - Benin

Africa,
10 members

Atma Darshana-Yoga CC

Asia,
10 (ten) members

Regeneration

Middle East and North Africa,
10 members

Karni CC

Asia,
8 members

Prafull Oorja

Multi-Region,
18 members

Kids4Peace International

Multi-Region,
1150 members

Rainbow CC

Asia,
50 members

Hands and Hearts Initiative

Africa,
9 (nine) members

Sombor Educational Centre (SEC)

Europe,
17 members

Fathima Public School CC

Asia,
20 members

Chaitanya Service Society

Asia,
7 members

United For Peace DRC CC

Africa,
10 members

The Youth With A Vision

Africa,
49 members

Kerala Kavya Kala Sahithy CC

Asia,
10 members

People for Peace CC

Multi-Region,
7 members

Springtide Opus CC

Asia,
11 members

Balkan as a Soul Bridge CC

Europe,
12 members

One Belief Trust (OBT)

Asia,
7 members

Rajinder Nagar CC

Asia,
11 members

Youth Empowerment CC

Asia,
7 members

Change Mind Change Future

Africa,
54 members

Stronger Together Across Traditions

North America,
12 members

Amaru CC

Latin America and the Caribbean,
8 members

Golden Women Vision in Uganda

Africa,
84 members

Fundación Proyecto 3er Milenio CC

Latin America and the Caribbean,
9 members

Iran Youths for Peace and Inter-Religious Dialogue CC

Middle East and North Africa,
7 members

Jordan Interfaith Action CC

Middle East and North Africa,
15 members

Kasturba Balika Vidyalaya CC

Asia,
10 members

Unity for Peace Group CC

Asia,
25 members

The Hope Flowers School CC

Middle East and North Africa,
10 members

Help the Natural Disasters Victims CC

Middle East and North Africa,
9 members

Sadbhawana Samiti

Asia,
9 members

Al-Karma-CIDT CC

Middle East and North Africa,
9 members

Hand in Hand

Asia,
7 members

Jadara Interfaith Action CC

Middle East and North Africa,
8 members

Amalumbo Community Trust

Africa,
10 members

Palki Peace Circle

Asia,
7 members

Interfaith Action for Community –IAC

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
20 members

Blantyre CC

Africa,
28 members

Lalitamba

North America,
7 members

Value Laden Professional Circle (VLPC)

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
77 members

Global Youth Ambassadors CC

Multi-Region,
9 + members

Lahore Pakistan CC

Asia,
18 members

Saksham

Asia,
8 members

Karonga Nthora

Africa,
10 members

Sun Devils Are Better Together (SUNDABT)

North America,
50 members

Greenwoods School CC

Asia,
35 members

Wisdom Circle Ministries

Multi-Region,
150 members

Manila Muslim Christian Community Peacemakers, Inc.

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
200 members

La Villa de Arcilla

Multi-Region,
9 members

Tronica City CC

Asia,
7 members

Qewña Cooperation Circle

Latin America and the Caribbean,
17 members

International Bill of Rights

Multi-Region,
8 members

We are Palestine CC

Middle East and North Africa,
10 members

Ibteda Foundation CC

Asia,
100 members

Prolife Interfaith Kenya

Africa,
330 members

Mata Ikya Vedi CC

Asia,
15 members

Bvumbwe CC

Africa,
30 members

Europe Youth Leadership CC

Europe,
11 + members

Anando CC

Asia,
11 members

The Walk DC

North America,
9 members

Mahila Chetna Kendra CC

Asia,
8 members

Perumbavoor CC

Asia,
22 members

Asian Resource Foundation CC

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
1000 members

Andalus institute for tolérance and anti-violence studies (Tunisia)

Middle East and North Africa,
7 (seven) members

TOL’ART

Middle East and North Africa,
7 members

Sustainable Development Circle CC

Middle East and North Africa,
8 members

URI Youth Aotearoa

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
10 members

Iris Women CC

Middle East and North Africa,
8 members

First Drops

North America,
42 members

MEPEACE.org - Network for Peace CC

Middle East and North Africa,
over 3700 members

Escuela de Amor CC

Latin America and the Caribbean,
10 members

URI Global Youth Cooperation Circle

Multi-Region,
508 members

PathWays for Diversity Education Inc.

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
12 members

C.O.E.MA.TI (Comunidad Originaria Ecos de la Madre Tierra)

Latin America and the Caribbean,
14 members

Sarvodaya Bundelkhand

Asia,
9 members

Makungwa CC

Africa,
15 members

Impart Liberia

Africa,
25 members

SOS Jeunes

Africa,
25 members

P.R.N.M. School, Kunnicode

Asia,
14 members

Surya Thejas CC

Asia,
20 members

Nasolo Cooperation Circle

Africa,
184 members

Ik Onkar Peace Foundation CC

North America,
16 members

URI Berlin CC

Europe,
9 members

The World Religion and Tolerance Group

North America,
25 members

Chigumula CC

Africa,
10 members

Escola Ntwananu Matola-RIO CC

Africa,
13 members

All Faiths Harmony CC

Asia,
20 members

Council of Religions- Mauritius

Africa,
18 members

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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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April 5, 2017 5:22 PM

Interfaith Youth Leadership Workshop for Human Rights Day

URI Southern Africa hosted an Interfaith Youth Leadership Workshop, bringing together the young people in the Cooperation Circles in the Gauteng/Johannesburg Region, to explore the meaning of Human Rights Day in connection with the possibilities of youth leadership.

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Africa Region

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March 29, 2017 6:58 PM

Young Leaders Training in West Africa

From March 17-18, 2017, URI West Africa hosted 47 young men and women in Makurdi, Benue State, in North-Central Nigeria, for a two-day Young Leaders Program.

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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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January 31, 2017 6:29 PM

Harnessing the Demographic Dividend Through Investment in Youth

URI-Africa participated at the partners strategy meeting on “Harnessing the Demographic Dividend Through Investment in Youth” held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on January 27, 2017.

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January 2, 2017 9:01 AM

The Weekly Shot: Keeping Girls in School

Educating girls and their communities about female reproductive systems helps to keep female students in school alongside their male counterparts. 

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December 28, 2016 12:06 PM

Words Matter (Stop Hate)

Following an increase in hate crimes in the European Union, URI-Europe helped organize a conference for youth called "Words Matter (Stop Hate)".

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December 2, 2016 12:56 PM

Good News from URI North India and Afghanistan

This newsletter includes: Cooperation Circle members speaking out against nuclear weapons, organizing youth leadership and engagement activities, leading blood donation drives, providing vocational training for girls' and women's equality, and much more.

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October 24, 2016 9:10 AM

The Weekly Shot: Youth Volunteers Paint Disadvantaged Homes

Two young women from Youth for Peace Cooperation Circle, based in Bosnia and Herzegovina, volunteer to paint the homes of disadvantaged people during Peace Summer School.

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