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The harmful stereotypes that fuel tensions between religious groups are usually rooted in ignorance, and the desperation of poverty often acts as a catalyst for outbreaks of violence. Therefore, URI Cooperation Circles work to educate people in order to create safer, more peaceful communities. 

Examples of this work include:

Label: Featured Cooperation Circles

Alianza por Espiritualidad Maya Q’eqchi’, Mopán e Itzaj-APEM

Latin America and the Caribbean,
7 (seven) members

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

Middle East and North Africa,
7 (seven) members

Interfaith Action for Community –IAC

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
20 members

Afrikayyah Interfaith Council

Multi-Region,
18 members

Dwarka Peace Society

Asia,
7 members

Bright Future CC

Asia,
10 members

Advocates For Grassroots Inter-Religious Cooperation

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
10 members

Cosmopolitan CC

Asia,
7 members

Missoula Interfaith Collaborative

North America,
200 members

Bangladesh Minority Board

Asia,
125 members

De la UNIDAD, la Reconciliación y la Sanación

Latin America and the Caribbean,
12 members

Sadbhawana Samiti

Asia,
9 members

Greenwoods School CC

Asia,
35 members

NextGen Africa Initiative

Africa,
12 members

Comunidade Tao Judaica De Verdade

Latin America and the Caribbean,
7 members

Red Nacional De Educadores Agrarios Del Paraguay

Latin America and the Caribbean,
700 members

Abhigyane Foundation

Asia,
11 members

Global Peace Tourism

Asia,
500 members

Palki Peace Circle

Asia,
7 members

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April 26, 2017 12:42 PM

The Weekly Shot: Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Love Care Foundation, a URI Cooperation Circle in Ghaziabad, India, observed the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.

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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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Europe Region

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April 10, 2017 5:39 PM

URI Activities in West India

URI Cooperation Circles organized the following programs on Interfaith Cooperation and Peacebuilding.

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Asia Region

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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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