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URI’s Cooperation Circles are bridging decades of mistrust working across borders and across faiths to facilitate conflict resolution seminars in Cairo, organize interfaith service projects in Amman to help children, elders and the poor, and develop peacebuilding projects in the Palestinian Territory.

The many youth-led Cooperation Circles in the region, like Musaique, which brings together young adults through the international language of music, are focusing creatively on what people have in common, rather than what sets them apart.

THE URI MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA SUPPORT TEAM

 

  • Mamoun Ahmad, Regional Coordinator
  • Muntaser Masri, URI MENA Office Manager
  • Dima Adayleh, URI Legal Representative
  • Manar Yousef, URI MENA Women’s Initiative Coordinator

 

 

 

May peace prevail in the Middle East and North Africa Region.

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Mr. Mamoun Ahmad

Address:

P.O. Box 7693, Abdali-Parliament Street

Amman Jordan 11118

Phone:

(962) 79-566-4141

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May 26, 2017 12:43 PM

Egyptian Copts Refuse to Respond to Killings with Hatred

A bus carrying Coptic Christians to a monastery for Communion was ambushed and attacked several hours ago by armed terrorists.

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May 18, 2017 5:22 PM

Involving Arab Youth in Volunteering and Media

About 25 participants from 12 Arab countries took part in this gathering and shared their experiences in volunteerism. 

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May 10, 2017 12:58 PM

URI MENA Participates in Peace in Diversity Conference

URI MENA participated in the first international conference on “Peace in Diversity: The Integrative Approach to Inter-cultural and Civilizational Affairs.”

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April 10, 2017 3:33 PM

Youth Exchange Examines Conflict Reduction

Volunteering for Peace members participated in the International youth exchange “Europe meets Euromed.”

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March 7, 2017 7:05 PM

Celebrating Women Leaders for International Women's Day

In recognition of International Women's Day 2017, URI recognizes two of its outstanding women leaders: Nour Darwish with Makers of Hope Cooperation Circle in Libya, and Farah Hussain Al Badran with Larsa Cooperation Circle in Iraq.

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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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February 21, 2017 11:53 AM

Women’s Interfaith Harmony Gathering for World lnterfaith Harmony Week

Forty Israeli and Palestinian women -- Druze, Jewish, and Muslim members of the Mada CC and Women Reborn CC's -- joined the TRUST WIN CC women. We began by reflecting on the difficult times in the world and in our region with hatred, racism, and religiophobia on the rise.

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January 27, 2017 3:00 PM

Awarded for Interfaith Work

Many stereotypes about Western and Arab cultures have been broken down as a result of his group’s work.

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January 27, 2017 2:41 PM

CARAVAN Announces New Art Exhibition

CARAVAN announces its next major art exhibition, in which acclaimed women artists of Middle Eastern heritage focus on the unique role of women in the search for a more harmonious and peaceful future.

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