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The United Religions Initiative - Middle East & North Africa (URI MENA) is a non-profit organization aims at promoting enduring and daily interfaith cooperation to end religiously motivated violence and to create cultures of peace, justice and healing for the earth and all living beings. Though it is autonomous entity, URI MENA serves as the regional support hub of the global organization "United Religions Initiative (URI).  To learn more about URI, please visit www.uri.org


URI MENA is a regional grassroots interfaith network that cultivates peace and justice by engaging people to bridge religious and cultural differences and work together for the good of their communities and the world. It implements its mission through local and global initiatives that build the capacity of its member groups to engage in community action such as conflict resolution and reconciliation, environmental sustainability, education, women’s empowerment, youth leadership programs, and advocacy for human rights. Currently, URI MENA guide and support 75+ URI member groups spanning across 14 countries in the Middle East & North Africa.



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Desert Bloom (URI CC) participated in “70 years of Human Rights” Youth Exchange in Treviso, Italy, 17-23 June, 2019

The project “70 years of Human Rights” was insp

URI MENA Leadership Team participated in the Accelerate Peace Conference in California, USA, June 2019

The URI Accelerate Peace conference took place

URI MENA Regional Coordinator participated in the International Conference on Cohesive Societies (ICCS)-Singapore, from 19-22 June 2019.

I was honored to represent URI in the Internati