United Religions Initiative urges united action to stem Middle East violence
STATEMENT FROM THE URI GLOBAL COUNCIL IN SUPPORT OF HUMAN RIGHTS AND DEMOCRATIC FREEDOMS IN THE MIDDLE EAST
As Trustees of the Global Council of United Religions Initiative, we write to express our support for the millions of people in the Middle East and North Africa who have joined together to demand democratic freedoms and respect for…
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This is the second blog in a series of three, which explore issues of energy in Jordan, Israel and Palestine. This entry was written by Shannon McGowan, FoEME intern at the Amman Office and studies International Environmental Policy at the Monterey Institute of International Studies.
Jordan faces multiple challenges within the energy sector, including increasing demand, energy costs, and dependency on foreign fossil…Continue
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On the 26 July the UN Security Council will meet, and the world has an opportunity to embrace a new proposal that could turn the tide on decades of failed Israeli-Palestinian peace talks: UN recognition of the state of Palestine.
Over 120 nations from the Middle East, Africa, Asia, and Latin America have already endorsed this initiative, but Israel's right-wing government and the US vehemently oppose…
This is the first blog in a series of three, which explore issues of energy in Jordan, Israel, and Palestine. This entry was written by Daniel Olson, FoEME intern at the Tel Aviv Office and a senior Environmental Studies major at Yale University.
When it comes to renewable energy use, some may see Israel as a contradiction. On the one hand, thanks to laws mandating solar water heaters in all buildings, Israel has the …Continue
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(Based on « 4D virtual 3x3x3x3 sequential move puzzle, scrambled » by SpinningSpark)
« Integration » is the seventh and final chapter of « The Chrome Lake. »
This instrumental section starts…Continue
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Recently I had the pleasure of spending several days at the Auja Environmental Center in Al Auja, Palestine. FoEME has developed two pilot environmental centers in the Lower Jordan River Basin. Both centers, the Auja Environmental Center and the Sharhabil Bin Hassneh EcoParkprovide wonderful opportunities to escape urbanity, learn…Continue
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The week of July 3rd, a representative of FoEME was invited to attend and present at the Young Global Leaders Initiative on India Pakistan Cooperation Conference held on July 8-9 in Lahore, Pakistan. This year’s theme was Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction: Managing Risks, Creating Benefits.
The conference brought together leaders from Pakistan and India to address the management of shared natural resources and to…Continue
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(« Wilesco D36 steamroller » by Morn)
« Steamroller » is the fourth chapter of « Juggernaut. » In the storyline of the suite, it represents the apex of pain, and the metanoia.
The instrumental is one of the most busy pieces of music that I’ve written up to now, and…Continue
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Palestinians continue to live in a giant prison in the West Bank even as Israel adds more settlements and confiscates Palestinian homes almost daily. As long as the colonization continues, how can there really be a "peace process"? Here is a fresh report from a delegation of American feminist academics who just returned from a fact-finding mission, among them Angela Davis. Judge for yourself. —Jordan
Justice for Palestine: A Call to Action from Indigenous and Women of…Continue
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