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'.
On Sunday, May 12, another terrorist attack on a Christian community has shaken Burkina Faso. A group of about 20 armed men burst into the Catholic church dedicated to Blessed Isidore Bakanja in the village of Dablo in the north of the country, killing 34-year-old Burkinabé priest Abbé Siméon Yampa...Read more
“Economy, Work & Communion”: an event on aspects of economy, work and communion hosting a showcase of projects and businesses which seek to unite people through enterprise offering concrete actions that are visible tools in a network of fraternity. For more information: http://ycna.focolare.us/uww2019/ ...Read more
To say "Enough with Poverty" and rebel against a two-speed world, that of the rich and that of the poor, the children and young people of the Focolare throughout the world, together with adults, have launched, on the occasion of the United World Week 2019, the "No One In Need"...Read more
May 9th is Europe Day. This date was not chosen by chance, because it commemorates the day when, in 1950, the process of European integration began with the Schuman Declaration. Just over two weeks before the elections to renew the European Parliament, we asked Professor Paolo Frizzi, Academic Coordinator of...Read more
Connecting people, cultures and stories Against the background of an increasingly fragmented continent of Europe, the Focolare Movement is holding its first Europe-wide Mariapolis, "Aim High", in the summer of 2019. From 14t h July, four week-long holiday events, each tailored to a number of European languages, will take place in the...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.
At the Mae La Camp
A Franciscan is the best teacher in the world
United World Workshop acts to highlight and promote endeavors, initiatives, projects and programs contributing towards the unity of a disparate world.
United World Week in Africa
Genfest in Burkina Faso “Au-delà des frontières”
The United World Week in the Americas
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 Clubs “Every 7th at 7:00 p.m.”: Peace and brotherhood begin with our pockets.
Burundi: Water source of life
AFAGO – SP
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