United World Project
a more united world
One hand on the beauty of the world, the other on the suffering of humanity, our two feet in the duty of the present moment.
VARILLON François, Beauté du monde et souffrance des hommes, Ed. Centurion, p.320
It’s often said our world has become a village: complex and ever-changing, but still a village. These days the whole of humanity could almost live in the same way as a small group. That being the case, humanity should be able to live as one family. But how can we make this happen?
We are all one. That is a message the human race has largely ignored. Forgetting this truth is the only cause of hatred and war, and the way to remember is simple: Love, [in] this and every moment.
The golden rule is to be friends with the world and to consider the whole human family as 'one'.
The task is simple at 12.00 (midday) everyday take 1 minute to stop and reflect or pray for peace.
By Stefania Tanesini During the past 15 years, the Focolare Centre ”Nueva Vida” has carried out a very important social action, that supports young people and their families in an area on the outskirts of Montevideo,Uruguay. Luis Mayobre, director of this centre has been interviewed about this activity. “The youth...Read more
A 24-hour ‘Hackathon’ in Caserta, Italy, targeted the creation of a digital platform fusing technology with social and environmental sustainability, plus the capacity to promote the concept of “gift”, “circular economy” and other values. It was sparked off by the Bishop of Caserta, Mgr Giovanni D’Alise last October when he...Read more
By Claudia Di Lorenzi What is the vision from North Africa of the migration towards Europe phenomenon? How is it possible to make it person centred, thus moving from a purely economic to a human vision of migration? Interview with Pasquale Ferrara, Italian ambassador in Algiers, capital of Algeria. According...Read more
By Anita Martinez Silvina Chemen, from Buenos Aires, Argentina, is a Rabbi and a Communications Sciences graduate. From these two passions stems her dedication to dialogue, by weaving “micro-worlds” of unity. Silvina Chemen is known, among other things, for being a Rabbi who sends Christmas greetings to Christians and prepares...Read more
By Anita Martínez Noé is Mexican, Christopher is from the USA. They live close to each other but between them stands a wall which, instead of separating, has united them in a shared attempt to build a more “united world”. Their means to achieve this: a podcast. Noé was born...Read more
Program With the help of experts, dialogue groups and a culture of sharing, built into every activity, we will explore the following topics: Building peace in the lives of today's youth. Human rights, justice, legality: subtitles of peace. Conflicts between countries, relationship between North and South Korea. Conflicts between generations,...Read more
By Anita Martinez More than one hundred young people from 10 African countries gathered in Nairobi, Kenya, for the second summer school of the project "Together for a New Africa". From 27 December 2019 to 5 January 2020, more than 100 young people from East Africa (Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South...Read more
#Now. A title, a brand, a call to action to take charge – now – of the needs of humanity and question the fundamental issues of our time: the right to peace, the recognition and respect of human rights, the protection of Creation. #primomaggioloppiano20 will be a journey that will...Read more
Pope Francis invites young economists to Assisi, bookings are open for the under 35s. Present among others: Yunus, Frey, Meloto, Petrini, Raworth, Sachs, Sen, Shiva and Zamagni. ASSISI (PERUGIA), LUG - Registration is underway for the three days commissioned by Pope Francis for young economists, entrepreneurs and change-makers from around...Read more
United World Watch is a platform to monitor the cultural impact of the paradigm of unity through collating reports and research documents pertaining to the culture of unity, and featuring examples of good practice.
“Dialogue is a life choice, not a one-off event”
A podcast to get there
United World Workshop acts to highlight and promote endeavors, initiatives, projects and programs contributing towards the unity of a disparate world.
A social action to promote peace in Uruguay
Time to dare, time to give
“A better Africa can only result in a better world”
United World Network gives visibility to the global network of those already acting in the belief that all people can live as brothers and sisters, whatever the differences and in the face of seemingly impossible challenges. This network is open to connection with individuals, groups, organizations, movements and institutions with compatible aims and methods.
The “Il Varco”
Our proposals to start living right away
for the United World Project
A global strategy proposed by Youth for a United World (Y4UW) to address the challenges facing our world, opening up ways towards change. Reaching a united world one step at a time.Read more
This annual showcase of the United World Project is a coordinated global expo of the ideas, actions and initiatives which are inspired by a commitment to building a more peaceful, more united world.Read more
A new generation of young people refuse to accept the inevitability of failure and dare to take on the challenge of “Zero Hunger”: one of the United Nations’ 17 global goals for sustainable development by 2030Read more
Milonga is a platform for “fraternal” and intercultural volunteering for young people.Read more