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Global Peacemaking
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Uniting divided nations and peoples through multi-cultural, interreligious action that builds relationships and dismantles extremist narratives. 

The Global Peacemaking program works to heal the rifts that separate humanity across race, ethnicity, religion and international borders. Convening diverse groups at the intersection of faith and reconciliation, we are breaking barriers, shattering stereotypes and cultivating cooperation where traditional diplomacy has been frozen. More

US-Pakistan Interreligious Consortium
US-Pakistan Interreligious Consortium
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The Center for Dialogue and Action in Pakistan brings together people of different faiths and cultures to begin to respect and understand each other. The Center creates courses on peace-building and accepting "the other" with the goal of creating understanding and empathy. The aim of the Center is to create good global citizens.

The Center for Dialogue and Action in Pakistan brings together people of different faiths and cultures to begin to respect and understand each other. The Center creates courses on peace-building and accepting "the...
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Tue, 26 Apr 2016
blogMy Reflections on Intersections’ Interfaith Work

I was visiting New York last week and was humbled to visit our counterpart, Intersections International and UPIC, and was glad to be part of the two days of interfaith activities organized by Rev. Robert Chase. The City of New York has quite a diversity of culture and faith backgrounds as I witnessed in the West End Collegiate Church... more...

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Wed, 16 Mar 2016
blogPakistan and the US, Not So Different

Last week some of my UPIC colleagues and I gave a “briefing” at the State Department about our recent trip to Pakistan. At the briefing, I had an exchange with a State Department official who had recently returned to Pakistan. “Are you hopeful?” he asked. “Indeed, I am,” I responded and then recounted... more...

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Mon, 7 Mar 2016
blogOf Shalom and Salaam

The following article appeared  in the March 4, 2016 edition of Pakistan’s online paper, The Friday Times... “The Jewish community in Pakistan is almost non-existent and often lives in secrecy out of fear of anti-Semitic violence. But last month, an audience in Lahore packed into a room to hear a talk from Rabbi Reuven... more...

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Tue, 23 Feb 2016
blog2016 UPIC Pakistan Trip: Returning from Pakistan

A week ago, I awoke before dawn to the local Imam’s call to the Fajr, or morning prayer common throughout the Muslim majority world. I was in Pakistan, reflecting on how our UPIC (US-Pakistan Interreligious Consortium) effort has grown over the four years since our first trip to Oman. I felt both gratitude and humility for the... more...