2016 Activities

world day 2016

19

Events planned in

15

Countries

Argentina

World Day of Prayer and Action in Argentina

Sunday, 20 November 2016

Approximately 110 children and 120 adults gathered in Capital Federal to discuss human rights and peace

Belgium

Day for Refugee and Migrant Children

Sunday, 20 November 2016

An event was held in the Centre Fedasil du Petit-Château for refugee children residing in the Center​.

Bulgaria

Faith: A Dream for a Better World- Painting by Children of Different Religions

Sunday, 20 November 2016

A painting competition for children of different faiths.

Colombia

Prayer Service

Sunday, 20 November 2016

The GNRC and a youth group organized a special prayer service.

Congo

World Day of Prayer and Action in DR Congo

Wednesday, 23 November 2016

Multi-faith gathering in Kinshasa.

Germany

Religions for Peace Germany

Sunday, 20 November 2016

Religions for Peace Germany organized a multi-faith event for refugee children in Aachen.

India

Holistic Welfare of Children 2016

Sunday, 20 November 2016

A week of activities celebrating holistic welfare with children in West Bengal.

World Day of Prayer and Action in India: India Cares 2016

Sunday, 20 November 2016

Oration was held to discuss violence against children in the community and help create space for reflecting.

Kenya

Stop Violence Against Children

Saturday, 26 November 2016

Seventy participants, mostly children, assembled at Baobab children orphanage hall in Mikindani, Mombasa to discuss recognizing and combating violence against children.

Lebanon

GNRC Conference on Violence Against Children

Saturday, 19 November 2016

The GNRC held a conference to address violence against children.

Malaysia

I Can Malaysia

Saturday, 07 May 2016

The GNRC organized an educational trip for Rohingya children.

Nepal

World Day of Prayer and Action in Nepal

Sunday, 20 November 2016

Interfaith peace network, NIRN, TRACK Nepal, Dharmik chautari, sansthagat Bikas sanjal, Antar Dharmik parisad, Youth Society for Peace, Nepal Muslim Mahila Kallyan Samaj, UPF, GPF, and Religious Youth Society gathered to discuss child welfare and establis

Interfaith Satsang Program in Shanti Sewa Ashram

Monday, 21 November 2016

Interfaith peace network, NIRN, TRACK Nepal, Dharmik chautari, sansthagat Bikas sanjal, Antar Dharmik parisad, Youth Society for Peace, Nepal Muslim Mahila Kallyan Samaj, UPF, GPF, and Religious Youth Society talked about child welfare delivered by interf

Workshop for Children

Tuesday, 22 November 2016

A workshop to discuss child rights.

Pakistan

Workshop with Religious Leaders

Thursday, 17 March 2016

CAN Pakistan organized a workshop with religious leaders in Lahore to discuss combating violence against children.

Romania

Workshops on Violence in Schools

Sunday, 20 November 2016

Workshops titled “Conflicts and Violence Around Us” were organized in schools in Bucharest, Bistrita, Reghin, and Craiova to raise students’ awareness of the roots and consequences of conflicts between them.

Ongoing Prevention of Violence Projects

Sunday, 20 November 2016

There will be ongoing projects around the country to diminish violence in schools.

South Africa

World Day of Prayer and Action in South Africa

Saturday, 19 November 2016

GNRC South Africa, Mavela Ikhaya Project, Religions for Peace & KZN Inter Religious Council gathered with children from the Mavela community to observe the World Day of Prayer and Action for Children.

United States

How Prayer Can Help Build a Better World for Children

Sunday, 06 November 2016

Religious leaders gathered at the Hartford Seminary in Connecticut to pray and discuss strategies for ending violence against children.