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International Engagement & Building Peace
  • Basic Freedoms in a Homophobic World

    On February 27th, 2014 the NGO Committee on Human Rights and Unitarian Univeralist United Nations Office held a panel discussion on Homophobia around the world.The panel centered on actions taken by the Russian, Ugandan, Nigerian, and Indian governments against the LGBTQIA...
    By UUA International Resources Staff Group | 3/4/2014
  • Burundi Unitarians Respond to Devastating Market Fire in Bujumbura

    On January 27th a devastating market fire razed thousands of businesses in Bujumbura, Burundi, effectively straining the country's economy for weeks, if not months to come.  The minister of the Unitarian Church in Bujumbura, Rev. Fulgence Ndagijamana, shared the following...
    By Rev. Eric Cherry | 1/30/2013
  • Love, Dedication, and the Constitution of Tanzania

    The following post was written by Patricia Jones, manager of UUSC’s Environmental Justice Program. She is currently coleading the UUSC-UUA Supporter Journey to Tanzania and Burundi. The Tanzania Gender Networking Program (TGNP) is hosting a UUSC-UUA delegation of supporters in...
    By UUA International Resources Staff Group | 11/14/2012
  • Eager Anticipation: Prepping for Trip to Africa

    The following post was written by Evan Seitz, senior associate for service-learning programs with the UU College of Social Justice. I am not graceful when preparing for trips. I fret about everything from which type of trail mix to bring to whether our hosts will meet me at the...
    By UUA International Resources Staff Group | 11/7/2012
  • UU College of Social Justice: Upcoming Service Learning Opportunities

    With its official launch at General Assembly 2012, the mission of the UU College of Social Justice (UUCSJ) is to increase the capacity of Unitarian Universalists to catalyze justice. A formal collaboration of the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) and the Unitarian...
    By UUA International Resources Staff Group | 8/17/2012
  • Unitarians of Bujumbura, Burundi Dedicate New Church Home

    Despite usual hardships and renewed political tensions in the country,  Sunday, August 21st was a joyful day in Bujumbura, Burundi, as the Assemblée des chrétiens unitariens du Burundi (ACUB) dedicated its brand new church building (the first UU church built in East Africa)...
    By Rev. Eric Cherry | 9/13/2011

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