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Cooperation Circles


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 (www.uri.org)". It is registered as a ...


The URI MENA regional support hub’s main task is to build and assist its network of Cooperation Circles (CCs) in the Middle East and North Africa. To best assist the CCs the regional support hub facilitates cooperation; provides training, workshops and resources; and offers a platform for communication. CC members and volunteers are for example given the chance to meet, learn and .. together during the yearly Regional Assembly. The Cooperation Circles (CCs) in ...

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Larsa CC- Iraq conducted a workshop on “Combat Hate-Speech”, April 2018

Combat Hate-Speech Workshop

Al Badiya at Youth

Al Badiya for intercultural dialogue CC (Al Badiya Center for Awareness & Voluntary Work) participated in the fourth Arab Youth Forum for Volunteering held in Tunisia from 25-30 January 2018 under the theme "Volunteering is a Community Development by the hands of youth".

Art for Peace- Celebrating the World Interfaith Harmony Week

On the occasion of World Interfaith Harmony Week, URI MENA Office organized "Art for Peace" workshop on Saturday 3 February 2018.