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A Network of Tenderness with and for refugee children – Event 29-1-2017

- A Network of Tenderness with and for Refugee Children - TV news: VTM 29-1-2017 19h https://youtu.be/0EJuOMBCbMM - A Network of Tenderness with and for refugee children - Event 29-1-2017  https://youtu.be/Z_fgmB4L4Y8 

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12 June 2016 Awareness and Celebration for Water and the Ocean

4041 Galerie Ravenstien, 1000 Brussels Awareness and Celebration Place: 4041 Galerie Ravenstien, 1000 Brussels Time: 18-19h30 Religons for Peace Europe in partenship with Brahma Kumari organises a reflexion and meditation event for water and the oceans to prevent desertification following the UN World Oceans Day. We are invited to 'create continuous waves of awareness and light with all the people of planet earth'

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Declaration on Refugees – The Round Table of Religions in Germany

  The Round Table of Religions in Germany  Declaration on Refugees Text in holy scriptures: Lev. 19,33-34 Mt 25, 35.40 Sure 49,13 Bahá'u'lláh wrote: "The earth is but one county, and mankind its citizens" Vimalakirti Sutra (Buddh.) „"consider  each  as your spiritual master " The affirmations in our sacred scriptures regarding the stranger, the needy, and the mutual relationship of the different peoples are unequivocal. They are in

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EU Day 19 March 2015 Peace building process

LIVE BUILDING PROCESS DAY AT THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT . On 19 March 2015, 120 people including eminent religious leaders, women, youth and children, together with experts in various fields, participated in an important event that took place at the European Parliament inBrussels. This event was hosted by Mrs. Anna Zaborska, MEP; Mr. Borislav Škripek, MEP, the European Intergroup of Freedom of Religions or Beliefs and Religious Tolerance. This full

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REPORT Religions for Peace Europe – Castel Gandolfo 27-1 Nov. 2015

  RfP European Assembly 2015   28 Oct. – 1 Nov. 2015 and International Youth Training Seminar 27 Oct. – 2 Nov. 2015 Castel Gandolfo REPORT Background The Religions for Peace European Assembly 2015, took place atCastel Gandolfo,Italy, on 28 October - 1 November 2015, and gathered 290 faith and religious people from 28 countries and ten different religious communities and faith traditions, hosted by the Focolare Movement.  “Welcoming

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“Preventing and combating anti-Semitic and anti-Muslim hatred in Europe” Aïcha Haddou

Religions for Peace Europe has participated in the Consultation  that the European Commission  has launched a consultation in order to collect input on a number of questions which were at the centre of discussion during the first Annual Colloquium on Fundamental Rights in the EU, 1-2 October 2015,Brussels.  on the theme "Preventing and combating anti-Semitic and anti-Muslim hatred in Europe" Speech of Aicha Haddou representative of EmridNetwork,

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“Religious Dialogue as a tool to foster tolerance” 24 March 2015 at the EP

Religions for Peace Europe at the high level conference on “Religious Dialogue as a tool to foster tolerance” On Tuesday the 24th of March 2015, the Religions for Peace Europe Network around “welcoming each other in Europe” was represented by Mrs. Yolande Iliano and Mrs. Christine Dupuis at a  high level meeting on “Religious Dialogue as a Tool to Foster Tolerance” that took place at the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium. The

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Advancing the dialogue around women in sports and creating positive change.

Interfaith event supports women and girls full participation in sports

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Statement on Nigerian Abduction of Girls

      Statement on Nigerian Abduction of Girls In line with our  “Restoring Dignity” campaign to end violence against women, we, members of Religions for Peace in Europe, European Council of Religious Leaders, European Women of Faith Network, European Interfaith Youth Network and National bodies, are horrified at the recent publicized abduction of girls inNigeria. We are aware that these were not the first; it is a constant threat,

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European elections 2014: the challenges!

  EUJS European Jewish students May 2014 Dear members and friends of EUJS, „Mind the Vote!“ is the title of our upcoming campaign aimed at raising awareness on the far-right and populist parties running in the European elections and motivating young Jews to vote. With a special campaign website as a ressource, EUJS member unions will run coordinated, national campaigns. Don’t miss the launch on Facebook, Twitter and our website! If

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How to bridge the gap of “Civilisation from above” with “Religions from below”? by Petrus Bsteh, Vienna 7-5-2013

Vienna:Tuesday 7 May 20132 Roundtable on inter-religious dialogue in promoting freedom of religion or belief organized jointly by the Ukrainian OSCE Chairmanship,OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights and the European Council of Religious Leaders RfP-ECRL  Opening session , one: of the Speakers President of the Religions for Peace Austrian chapter:  Rev. Petrus Bsteh  A heartfelt welcome to this distinguished Assembly’s meeting

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World Interfaith Harmony Week 2013 in UK

The Palestinian State: A Jewish Justification 'In recent years interest in the Middle East has been increasing. The conflict between Israelis and Palestinians is a constant theme in the media. In this talk Rabbi Professor Dan Cohn‐ Sherbok argues for a two‐state solution to this seemingly intractable problem. Drawing on the Jewish ethical tradition, he maintains that Jews world‐wide must now press for the creation of a Palestinian state in

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Hanukkah-

Source: e-mail received from: Ron Kronish, ICCI [communications@icci.org.il] Interreligious Coordinating Council in Israel (ICCI), Website: http://icci.org.il  This week, Jewish people celebrate Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights. As with any story, there are many interpretations and angles from    which the story of Hanukkah is told and understood. Most commonly, we teach of Judah Maccabee leading the Jewish people to defeat Antiochus and take

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New Interfaith Center KAIICID in Vienne 26-11-2012

King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz International Centre for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue, KAICIID, inaugurated in Vienne on the 26 November 2012 Accordingly, the Republic of Austria and theKingdom of Spain are also backing the Centre with the aim of keeping KAICIID free from all political interference and influence. Website: http://www.kaiciid.org/

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Sustainable way of life and religions

These photo have been taken at the event around sustainable way of life and religions.  The happening was organized during the World Interfaith Harmony Week in Feb. 2012 by Kehys ry. (Kehys - The Finnish NGDO Platform to the EU) and Interfaith Dialogue Network in Finland that RfP Women of Faith Network in Finland is a part of.

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Good Speak, Good Action

These photos have been taken in the workshop that was organized by Religions for Peace Women of Faith Network in Finland in co operation with two NGOs: Living together in cities and Rasmus . They all oppose racism and xenophobia and promote multiculturality and human rights.  The tittle of the workshop was Good Speak and Good Action and it was held at the Finnish Social Forum in April 2012.

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A first in Sikh history – Papal Knighthood recognises commitment and dedication

Bhai Sahib Mohinder Singh Ahluwalia was created a knight by the Holy Father Pope Benedict XVI in recognition of his dedicated work for Roman Catholic Sikh relations and for his enthusiastic commitment to working for peace among people of all faiths. (more...)

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