URI 10th Anniversary Event: URI Global Youth CC

17 February 2010, 12:22 PM

The URI Global Youth CC has 510 members from over 25 different religious and spiritual traditions. As part of the Multi region, the CC involves youth from around the world.

In honor of the URI 10th Anniversary, 15 Youth Ambassadors will be organizing interfaith service projects in their communities in Somalia, Kenya, Nepal, Pakistan, the Philippines, Australia, Morocco, Malaysia...These service projects will each be of their own design. Some of their proposed projects include:

• an interfaith blood drive in Kenya

• workshops for youth ages 15-24 in Lebanon, in “Education & Religious Diversity,” “Civil Society and inter-communal Harmony” and “the Role of Religious Leaders and Practitioners”

• monthly seminars and workshops for a network of 1,000 youth in the volatile region of Balochistan (on the border between Pakistan and Afghanistan)

• a music and dance festival in Malaysia featuring as a platform to promote inter-religious and inter-cultural harmony

• malaria eradication awareness campaign in the USA, with connections to CCs working in this area in Africa

Find out more about the URI Global Youth CC here: http://www.uriyouth.com


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