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AMUN Kids

What – dynamic classes/sessions with Children (8-11 years-old) from impoverished regions of Brasilia. Why – to teach them about UN principles and tolerance towards differences Who – university-level volunteers working with children When –weekends of the first school...

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19th AMUN Conference

What – conference to promote intercultural respect through education/role-playing Why – to tackle certain preconceived and often erroneous ideas participants have about different countries and cultures Who – university-level volunteers from the University of Brasilia...

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Peace Ride

THE BACKGROUND Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, very recently (1-2 July, 2016) became victim of the worst terrorist attack in the history of its existence. The whole city is still in shock and struggling to cope with the horror of the incident. Now, more than ever,...

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Lingua Travel

Lingua Travel a sustainable project that is aimed to exist for long through peer-to-peer education. Its led by me but through partnership with Azerbaijan Youth Development Organisation (AYDO) and American Councils that provides with space for activities. Lingua travel...

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UNITE

The goal of this project was to bring young people of different cultures and religions to discuss, learn and make friendships. The environment was very informal and open so participants feel safe to express their views and share personal stories. Kazakh, Russian,...

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ACWAY?

A Common Word Among the Youth is a global youth movement which brings together young people from a multitude of backgrounds to increase understanding of different cultures and faiths, promote peace and coexistence, develop skills to help local communities and deliver shared solutions in the form of local action

 

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A Common Word Among the Youth

Want to be part of the largest global youth initiative for interfaith action? Apply now at www.acway.org! A project initiated by Right Start Foundation International in partnership with the KAICIID Dialogue Centre, the World Organisation of the Scout Movement, ISESCO and Georgetown University. WHAT? 'A Common Word Among the Youth’ (ACWAY) is a global initiative that will be led by young people, of different faiths to build bridges of co-existence by means of dialogue and action. The programme is fully funded and includes several training courses, international conferences and civic activities to immerse participants in knowledge and action around cultural and religious diversity. It is expected to be filmed as part of a TV documentary series to be aired on satellite TV for millions of viewers to be inspired and get involved. WHO? 100 young people aged 18-35 will be selected representing over 5 different faiths from 5 continents to be part of a unique global network HOW? If you want to find out more information: visit www.acway.org - where you can also find the application form. WHEN? The deadline for applications/nominations is: 10th June 2015. Successful candidates will be informed on: 10th July 2015. WHERE? The first training programme and conference will be from 4-9th September 2015 in Rabat, Morocco. The Facebook page for the programme is: www.facebook.com/ACWAYProject The Twitter page for the programme is: www.twitter.com/ACWAYProject Apply now and be part of the largest multi-faith youth network working for religious harmony. ACWAY - global collaboration for local action!
A Common Word Among the Youth
A Common Word Among the Youth added 3 new photos.Friday, March 2nd, 2018 at 3:26am
UN World Interfaith Harmony Week: #WeAreOne

As part of ACWAY campaign We Are One, one of our new ACWAY member, Kalewongel Tesfaye organized event in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia working together with Bureau of youth and sports & Addis Ababa Youth Association: Capacity Building for Young Women Leaders in Government Offices.
The purpose is creating a strong young female leaders who understand about interfaith concepts and who considers culture and religion differences in their leadership journey.
A Common Word Among the Youth
A Common Word Among the Youth added 3 new photos.Friday, March 2nd, 2018 at 2:22am
UN World Interfaith Harmony Week #WeAreOne
Great initiative from our member Sa Ra as part of her voluntary involvement in Committee on Muslims and Public Policy organized "#WeAreOne: Rohingya Crisis: A Conversation with Dr. Azeem Ibrahim": an educational presentation and discussion about the Rohingya crisis, and how we can take action to educate ourselves and advocate for this critical group as future public policy students who come from diverse faith and philosophical backgrounds.
A Common Word Among the Youth
A Common Word Among the Youth added 3 new photos.Tuesday, February 20th, 2018 at 2:00am
Our fellow Allyson Zacharoff has conducted her FIFTH activity last week. An Interfaith Poetry Jam together with her friends at Hartford Seminary, creatively transforming their weekly coffee hour to hold this event. This activity is conducted under We Are One campaign, celebrating the UN World Interfaith Harmony Week 2018.
A Common Word Among the Youth
A Common Word Among the Youth added 3 new photos.Sunday, February 18th, 2018 at 10:41pm
Incredibly proud of one of our new member Sa Ra from Chicago, USA for delivering her activity, "Secret Life of Muslims: Screening & Discussion" in her university, University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy. Sara is interested in the role of faith communities towards combating stereotypes and therefore, she joined the Committee on Muslims in Public Policy (CMPP), which hosted the event.
A Common Word Among the Youth
A Common Word Among the Youth is celebrating Christmas.Monday, December 25th, 2017 at 1:05am
Warmest greetings from ACWAY family. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2018 to everyone who celebrates. Enjoy the festive moment with your loved ones!
A Common Word Among the Youth
A Common Word Among the Youth added 3 new photos.Friday, December 22nd, 2017 at 4:01am
Proud of our new ACWAY member Yasmine Bougueche for organizing intra-faith dialogue between member of Egyptian Jews and students in her university about the history of Egyptian Jews who remains in Cairo at the moment. Do you know that it is her 2nd ACWAY activity?! Keep it up, Yasmine!
Monday, June 12th, 2017 at 6:54pm
Congratulations! Selected attendees for #ACWAYForum2017 is here
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#ACWAY2017Sudan
Tuesday, June 6th, 2017 at 10:54am
ACWAY Forum 2017 - Khartoum, Sudan, 28-31of July
https://t.co/krmPVQh3Fu
Tuesday, October 11th, 2016 at 8:59pm
Happy International Day of the Girl to all the 1.1 billion girls out there! #DayoftheGirl https://t.co/wCDWzsbUvl ACWAYProject photo
Tuesday, October 4th, 2016 at 2:25am
To all of our Jewish friends celebrating Rosh Hashanah: Shanah Tovah. May the coming year be filled with sweetness & good health! https://t.co/g9mp4pNEv0 ACWAYProject photo