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News 2019

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 inspired by the 70th anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) by the United Nations General Assembly on 10 Dec. 1948. The Declaration was the first effort in human history spell out basic civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights that all human beings should enjoy. The training aimed at increasing the awareness of the widely accepted human rights that everyone should respect and protect.

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

The URI Accelerate Peace conference took place on June 26 and 27, 2019 at the Hoover Institution on the Stanford University campus in California, USA. It brought together more than 400 peacebuilders from around the world to discuss challenges to peace, both in their local communities and on an international level, and also to discuss action-oriented solutions to benefit all of humanity. The team curried URI MENA banner and joined other URI regions’ leaders on the stage saying: “We are the Middle East & North Africa; we are here to make peace in our community and the world”.

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).