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United Religions Initiative

Member since 19.01.2017



Mission and objectives

The United Religions Initiative is a non-profit public benefit organization in Jordan. It aims at promoting and enduring daily interfaith cooperation to end religiously motivated violence and to create cultures of peace, justice and healing for the Earth and for all living beings. The United Religions Initiative operates through an office in Amman that supports URI MENA’s. The United Religions Initiative conducts the URI Women's Initiative program that is focusing on empowering women economically in Jordan and Morocco for 2014/ 2015.

Main activities related to gender equality and women's rights

The United Religions Initiative conducts the Women's Initiative program that is focusing on empowering women economically in Jordan and Morocco for 2014/ 2015. Also, they have many CCs "small groups" focus on women empowerment. Other main activities are:
- Active in AnnaLindh and Euro-Mediterranean Partnership (EURO-MED)/Erasmus + programs.
- Organized/ co-organized 16 Euro-med youth projects (Youth Exchanges and trainings) since 2002.
- Member with Annalindh foundation since 2009 and participated with them in different projects.
- URI MENA is accredited for EVS program as a Receiving and Sending Volunteers Organization within the - European Commission’s Erasmus+ program.

Geographical sphere of activity


Working themes

Culture / Sports / Leasure
Education / Professional training
Types of Violence

Target group(s)

Employed women, Immigrant and refugee women, Youth (under 25)

Specific years of work experience in gender equality



Address : Amman, Jordan, 1182 ,Jordan
Telephone : 00962795463568
Adress email :
Website :

They are registered on the platform of the Euro-Mediterranean Women's Foundation

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The Egyptian Youth Council for Development
Association for Women's Total Advancement & Development (AWTAD)
Jordan Sisterhood is Global Institute (SIGI)
Civil Coalition for the development of Solidarity action (CCDAS)
Journalists Without Borders (JWB)
Women’s House for Development
University of Coimbra
Women Against Violence (WAV)
Tamazight Women Movement
Amadal Presse
Nazra for Feminist Studies
Syrian Women's Network
Voix de la Femme Jemmeliya (VFJ)
Association of Continuity of Generations - ACG
Association des Filles de la Renaissance
Kings Road Association
Aswat Nissa
Palestinian Working Woman Society for Development
Al Marsa for culture and creativity
Social Association for Media Profession
Jerusalem Center for Women
Tiro Association for Arts
Oxfam Intermon Maroc
Yaich Elarbi
Association for the Promotion of Rural Women of Mezzouna
Pertinence Sa Dynamisme Qualite
Apid Imprenditorialità Donna
Equity, Parity and Gender Mainstreaming Commission of Guelmim
Tafoukt Souss Association for Women Development
Association du Développement et des Études Stratégiques de Medenine (ADESM)
Moroccan Youth Association for Development AMDJ
Amman Center for Human Rights Studies
Department of Gender Studies, Faculty for Social Wellbeing, University of Malta
Seed of Peace - Oran

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