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The Weekly Shot: URI Europe Assembly

The URI Europe Assembly was held in Ohrid, Macedonia on October 2-6, 2019. URI members from across Europe (including 15 countries and 32 Cooperation Circles) gathered to exchange ideas, enjoy productive conversations, and plan future collaboration and activities.

The Weekly Shot: New Roles at Religions for Peace

The Rev. Victor Kazanjian, Executive Director of URI, and Ms. Audrey Kitagawa, Chair of the Board of the Parliament of the World's Religions and longtime member of URI, were elected as Honorary Presidents of Religions for Peace International. 

The Weekly Shot: Ganesh Chaturthi

Ganesh Chaturthi, also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi, or Vinayaka Chavithi, is a Hindu festival celebrating the birth of Ganesha, the elephant-headed god.

The Weekly Shot: Painting for Peace

AYEPO, a URI member group, hosted a student art competition to help heal the wounds of living with violence and to promote peace among students of different backgrounds in Afghanistan.