URI MENA

News 2019

Dialogue for Peace cooperation circle, Morocco celebrated the International Day of Peace by organizing the World Journey of Peace.

By El Hassan Zamani

On the 21 September 2019 Dialogue for Peace started the world journey of peace painting activities including painting the walls of Protecting Childhood Center in Kenitra. The center serves many poor and disadvantaged children. Also, the painting of large murals of nature highlighted the importance of taking action to protect our climate. After the painting, the team conducted a cleaning activity of the area . At the end of this special long day, the CC distributed certificates of appreciation to the participants

Honoring the International Day of Peace 21 Sept. 2019-Climate Action for Peace “Our earth urges you to become a peace-builder-Stories from religious Traditions

URI MENA Office in cooperation with Desert Bloom, Naya and Mercy CCs honored the Internationally Day of Peace by organizing an interactive workshop on “Our earth urges you to become a peace-builder- Stories from religious Traditions”.

News 2018

"Reuse & Save Water", Youth Exchange held in Madrid, Dec. 2018.

A group of youngsters from Desert Bloom CC represented URI MENA in "Reuse & Save Water" youth exchange project held in Spain, Madrid between 16- 22 December, 2018. The project was hosted by Adfis Organization, under Erasmus program, KA1 funded by the European Union.

Women Reborn CC conducted a lecture on “Dialogue as a way to coexistence and Peace education”, Jewish West Center - Kfar Saba

Mrs. Ibtisam Mahameed, the founder of the Women Reborn CC- Israel, conducted a lecture for a number of law students of Bar-Ilan University in Tel Aviv at the Jewish West Center - Kfar Saba. The lecture was about the important of dialogue to promote coexistence and peace education, highlighting the importance of bridging gaps between people and fighting against hate speech.

News 2017

FINGERPRINT OF CULTURE
 
Quested Peace participation in FingerPrint of Cultures- Youth Exchange held in Latvia from 31 Oct. to 7 Nov. 2017 . The report is written by  Ms. Dina Tarazi one of Quested Peace CC delegates in this project:
 
 
Project Background

Dealing with Refugees: From Challenges to Opportunities
The Role of Youth Work in Working With Refugees.

URI MENA was an associated Partner of the Conference, which took place in Amman from 24th to 26th of October 2017 about “dealing with refugees”. URI formed part of the team and volunteers together with Salto-youth EuroMed, Erasmus+ program, the Higher Council of Population in Jordan, the national agencies of Salto-youth program in Europe and several local NGOs in Jordan.

The conference was under the patronage of Her Royal Highness Princess Basma Bint Talal.

News 2016

YOUTH OF PEACE WS
 
Youth of Peace Holds a Workshop on Active Citizenship
TRAVEL TO NOWHERE
 
Quested Peace CC participated in “Travelling to Nowhere” a Training course on how to support immigrant and refugees in receiving countries, held in Madrid- Spain, Dec. 2016.

News 2015

EMPOWERING WOMEN
 
Empowering Women Through Business Projects
URI Women’s Initiative MENA conducted two workshops on “Small Startup Business Project Management” during the last quarter of 2015.
 
ANNUAL ASSEMBLY
 
URI MENA 13th Annual Assembly 2015, held under the theme: "Justice & Peace in Religious Traditions-Refugees Rights" in Amman, 26 – 28 November 2015 at Imperial palace Hotel, Amman.
 

News 2013

A4A MANCHESTER
 
URI MENA represented by 10 members of Quested Peace CC participated in ‘A4A’ ACTIVATE FOR ACTION: SOCIO-CULTURAL DIALOGUE THROUGH SPORTS training course held in Manchester from 3-9 April 2013.
PARTICIP8
 
URI MEAN participated in the fourth 8 Series “PARTICIP8”, September 2013.
 

News 2012

HELPING THE NEEDY
 
We would like to share our latest” Helping the needy people activity”. 

After the successful session in Ankara- Turkey in March 2012, Quested Peace along with 5 civil society building organizations coming from 5 countries; Spain, England, Egypt, Lebanon and Turkey, participated in the second session of this social workers training program "social involvement in sports (Motiv8)" which was held in London during the period of 8 - 17 June 2012.

News 2011

Al Badiya for Intercultural Dialogue participated in the Second IAVE Regional Volunteer Conference for the Arab Nations hosted by the Oman Association for Consumer Protection (OACP) from 24 – 26 November 2013 in Muscat, Oman.

URI MENA Office hosted an interactive lecture on main Shrines in MENA and Cyprus delivered by the photographer Mr. Abdel Raheem Arjan (www.arjanphoto.com).