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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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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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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! 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 - 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: The Twitter page for the programme is: Apply now and be part of the largest multi-faith youth network working for religious harmony. ACWAY - global collaboration for local action!
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A Common Word Among the YouthMonday, November 14th, 2016 at 9:19am
15 days to go ACWAY Forum, Brisbane 2016
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A Common Word Among the YouthTuesday, November 1st, 2016 at 1:36am
Happy Diwali to all our Hindu friends
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A Common Word Among the Youth added 5 new photos.Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 at 5:46am
Today's 'Ambassador Profiles' features Shariful Islam, an ACWAY Ambassador from Bangladesh. :)

Following the July terror attacks in Dhaka, Shariful saw a city struggling to come to terms with what happened and set out to create a project that promoted peace, tolerance and coexistence and fight the threats of extremism.

‘Peace Ride’ seeks to help rebuild trust, understanding and goodwill among the people of Dhaka by using rickshaw-pullers to wear t-shirts that promote this positive message.

The message, written in Bengali, that was printed on the t-shirts said: “Let’s grow above our differences in religion and race. Let’s come together to make the world a better place!”

“On average each rickshaw carries 30 passengers a day. So the 1000 rickshaw-pullers with the branded t-shirts take the message to about 30,000 people everyday!” - Shariful
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A Common Word Among the YouthWednesday, October 19th, 2016 at 2:49am
Recently our page surpassed 8800 likes! Thank you for all the support you've given so far to ACWAY. Together we can change the world for the better. :)
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A Common Word Among the Youth added 4 new photos.Tuesday, October 18th, 2016 at 2:09am
Continuing with our 'ACWAY Ambassador Profiles' project, we would like to introduce you to Jana Jakob, an ACWAY Ambassador from Sweden who founded ’Soul Sisters', an inter-religious and inter-cultural girls’ project in Stockholm.

Identifying the issues of spatial and societal segregation in the city, 'Soul Sisters' provides a meeting place for girls from different cultures, religions and norms.

"Embedded in the inter-religious, inter-cultural and inter-
sectional paradigms, our work aims to be normative-critical and empowering." - Jana
Tuesday, October 11th, 2016 at 8:59pm
Happy International Day of the Girl to all the 1.1 billion girls out there! #DayoftheGirl 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! ACWAYProject photo
Thursday, September 22nd, 2016 at 12:07am
From all of us at ACWAY, happy #InternationalPeaceDay to everyone committed to achieving peace around the world! #PeaceIsPossible ACWAYProject photo
Saturday, August 20th, 2016 at 1:50am
ANNOUNCEMENT: The deadline for entries in the ACWAY Diversity Contest has been extended till 31 August. T&Cs apply. ACWAYProject photo