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Our community is working tirelessly to bring peace and justice in all areas of the world regardless of religion. Read stories straight from the organizers.

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Ghana Meeting

Dear Friends, Greetings of love and peace. This past Friday I returned from Accra, Ghana where, 1-2 July, I represented URI at a meeting of faith and development leaders - Faith-Inspired Networks and...

The Week of Global Interfaith Dialogue

United Nations International Day of Peace: “… a day of global ceasefire and non-violence, an invitation to all nations and people to honor a cessation of hostilities.”

Mayapur will be very different in many ways…

As I meditated on the Global Assembly in Rio in 2002 the following memories came to mind…the first image is that of light and laughter...and the sound of Brazilian music….then multiple marvelous shades of green punctuated by rich vibrant color of the landscape as well as the beautiful smiles, faces and colorful clothing of members of the human family from all across the globe. 

URI Global Youth Call for Peace in Gaza

In February, the URI Global Youth CC issued the following statement: 

We, members of the Global Youth Cooperation Circle of the United Religions Initiative, wish to express our concern at the current situation in Gaza. Conflict creates hardship and fear for people on both sides and takes its toll on families, young and old and the livelihood of communities and economies.