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February, 2017

  • 9 February

    URI-Africa participated at General Assembly of Organization of African First Ladies Against HIV/AIDS

    URI-Africa, represented by its Regional Director, Amb. Hailu Mussie took part at the 18th Ordinary General Assembly of Organization of African First Ladies Against HIV/AIDS (OAFLA) held at the Headquarters of the African Union (AU) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on January 31st, 2017.   The theme of the Assembly was “Building on 15 years of engagement to harness the demographic dividend …

November, 2016

  • 25 November

    URI-Africa & Peace One Day sign agreement to promote a culture of peace in Africa

    United Religions Initiative – Africa and Peace One Day sign agreement to further enhance the working partnership between the two organizations to promote a culture of peace in Africa.   The partnership agreement was signed in Addis Ababa on November 14, 2016 by Ambassador Mussie Hailu, Regional Director of URI-Africa and Representative of URI to the African Union Commission and …

August, 2016

  • 26 August

    Amb. Mussie Hailu Appointed URI Global Envoy

    Ambassador Dr. Mussie Hailu, Regional Director of the United Religion Initiative (URI) for Africa has been appointed as Global Envoy of United Religions Initiative. “This responsibility is in addition to his work as URI Regional Director for Africa, and URI Representatives to the African Union, the Economic Commission for Africa, UNEP and the United Nations Office in Africa.” a statement …

May, 2016

  • 29 May

    URI-Africa welcome the visit of H.E. Mrs. Park Geun-hye, President of South Korea to Africa

    URI-Africa welcome the visit of H.E. Mrs. Park Geun-hye, President of South Korea to Africa. President Park Geun-hye arrived in Ethiopia on Wednesday on a 12-day, three-nation tour to Africa that is expected to boost bilateral ties. “I am happy to inform you that I shared with some of the delegations from South Korea who came with the President on …

March, 2016

  • 18 March

    URI-Africa and Aegis Trust to establish African Peace School

    Motivated by a shared commitment to promote a culture of peace and the prevention of religious strife and other forms of division which leads to conflict and genocide, United Religions Initiative-Africa and Aegis Trust concluded agreement to establish African Peace School and to work together on the Prevention of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity and to build long-term peace in …

  • 7 March

    URI signs partnership agreement with International Interfaith Peace Corps

    Partnership agreement that will boost cooperation, dialogue and help to share information and best practice was signed between United Religions Initiative (URI) – Africa and International Interfaith Peace Corps (IIPC) on February 23, 2016. The agreement was signed by Ambassador Mussie Hailu, Regional Director of URI-Africa & Representative of URI to the African Union Commission and United Nations office at …

February, 2016

  • 16 February

    URI took part at the 26th African Heads of State Summit

    URI, represented by the Africa Regional Director, Amb. Mussie Hailu participated in the 26th Ordinary Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU) held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from January 30 to 31, 2016. This year’s theme was “African Year of Human Rights with particular focus on the Rights of Women”. Speaking at the opening session …

  • 14 February

    URI-Africa & AFCS signed cooperation agreement to work in partnership to promote a culture of peace, shared security and inter-religious harmony in Africa

    Believing strongly on the need of partnership and cooperative spirit between and among the various organizations in Africa to promote a culture of peace, shared security and harmony among followers of different religions, cultures and ethnicities groups, United Religions Initiative (URI) -Africa and American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) formalized the cooperation between the two organizations through a Memorandum of Understanding. …

January, 2016

  • 7 January

    URI-Africa established Advisory Council

    URI-Africa established Advisory Council. The aim of the council is to guide, champion, support the work  and to bring more visibility to the work of URI in Africa. The Advisory Council members are well experienced opinion leaders with high integrity from a background of academics, business, public service, philanthropists, spiritual leaders, traditional leaders, UN, AU, well -known athlete, peace & …

December, 2015

  • 15 December

    URI Africa took part at Pan-African Cultural Congress

    URI- Africa took part in the 1st Meeting of the Bureau of the Pan-African Cultural Congress held in Harare, Zimbabwe from 25 to 27 November 2015. The meeting was organized by African Union and graciously hosted by the Government of the Republic of Zimbabwe through its Ministry of Rural Development, Promotion and Preservation of National Culture and Heritage. The main …