More than twenty minutes live streaming from Nairobi on May 1st connected the whole world to "Sharing with Africa", to start together the UWW (if you missed it: live.focolare.org/y4uw).
" Welcome to the official launch of the United World Week 2014!" on May 1st connected the whole world to "Sharing with Africa".Many experiences, the presentation of theAtlas of Fraternity (collection of the first outcomes of the United World Project: www.unitedworldproject.org/it/dossier-uwp-it.html) and the message of Maria Voce, president of the Focolare Movement, who thanked us for " the stubborn courage with which young people commit to purse the goal of a united world, immersed in the complex history of the contemporary world. After the link-up, the exciting concert of the Burundian group "Gen Sorriso (www.facebook.com/gen.sorriso) concluded the day in the best way!
We know that as well as Nairobi, in many other countries Youth for a United World gathered to start together the UWW : in Italy, for example, 1000 people spent in Loppiano (Florence) a day of interactive groups and presentation of their activities all over the country (www.facebook.com/primomaggioloppiano?fref=ts).
In Portugal, in Lisbon, the " Expo da Fraternidade", music and a flash mob involved 1200 people. Also in Mexico, in Argentina, in India and in many other countries the day was full of various activities of social and cultural background.
The United World Week has just begun! What are your plans for the next days ? Let us know!In her message, Maria Voce reminded us a sentence of Pope John Paul II : "Only those who look to the future are the ones that build history". Our commitment for this United World Week is looking to the future with confidence in order to build our story. How about you? Do you agree with us?