Leaders of 25 member organizations of Religions for Peace, European Interfaith Youth Network – Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Jewish, Muslim, Sikh, Zoroastrian – met in Vienna in the end of November for 3 days of its annual summit and for training on humanitarian impact of nuclear weapons. Young religious and interfaith leaders pledged multireligious cooperation for upcoming year 2014 in Europe in a spirit of “Welcoming the Other” – theme of Religions for Peace World Assembly, that took place in Vienna a few days before EIYN’s Summit.
We are delighted to introduce to you our third Religions for Peace GIYN E- newsletter. CLICK HERE and read reports from six regions around the world highlighting inspiring stories and activities from each region. In this edition of the newsletter, you’ll find news from RfP GIYN newest national Interfaith Youth Network in Myanmar actively building relationships across religions and ethnicities, RfP Africa Interfaith Youth Network (AIYN) supporting peaceful elections in Sierra Leone and Kenya and a thought proving opinion piece from RfP USA Associate Director Aaron Stauffer tackling the issue of Islamophobia in the United States, as well as news from Europe and South America.
The Religions for Peace GIYN Newsletter is published on a quarterly basis and features stories from our national, regional and global interfaith youth networks and affiliates, as well as personal stories, organizational updates and interfaith news.The newsletter functions as an information sharing platform to communicate more effectively among religious youth leaders at local, national, regional and international levels.
Religions for Peace GIYN E-newsletter.
Posted in 2013
Tagged Disarmament, Europe, human-rights, interfaith, Kenya, Myanmar, peace, religion, religious, Sierra Leone, South America, youth
Religions for Peace, European Interfaith Youth Network (RfP, EIYN) is a Non-for Profit network of organizations which exists only thanks to the generous support from private donors and foundations. As a young but very active and developing network, this year we specially need your support. We celebrate this year 5th anniversary of establishing our network. We planned then special interfaith youth encounter to take place later this year, and other activities for our “Restoring Dignity” campaign against the violence against women and in the disarmament field. Without your support we will not be able to acomplishe this plan. Please support our network’s development, even a small donation will be very important for us.
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22 May 2013 in 2013, disarmament
Tagged anniversary, Disarmament, human-rights, interfaith, PayPal, peace, religion, violence against women, women, youth
We are delighted to introduce to you a second Global Youth Interfaith Network’s (GYIN) newsletter! Click here and read collected stories from different regions around the world highlighting interfaith youth activities. News from Asia, Americas, Europe, Africa! Plus Religions for Peace Deputy Secretary General’s message for the GYIN in preparations for the 9th World Assembly of Religions for Peace, that will take place in Vienna, Austria, on November 18th, 2013.
We are excited to announce that the first RfP, Global Interfaith Youth Network Newsletter has been published. Click here and find out what Religions for Peace youth is doing in different continents. Continue reading