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Oww logo

OWW logo


Oww logo

One World ‘Week’ is an opportunity for people from many backgrounds to: come together to focus on issues that affect us worldwide and take action for justice locally and globally.


Doing oww

Doing OWW

In this presentation we use the example of Portsmouth One World Week to show how they have been organising events and involving people in them . . .


What happens in one world week

What happens in One World Week?

  • social events

  • inter-faith walks

  • fairs with stalls

  • displays

  • children’s activities

  • talks

  • workshops

  • special OWW services

  • drama and music

  • games

  • quizzes

    and more . . .


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  • Who’s involved?

  • Anyone who’s concerned about

  • world issues.

  • For example, groups involved in

  • Portsmouth include:

  • Portsmouth Interfaith Forum

  • Portsmouth Race Equality Network Organisation

  • Portsmouth Libraries and City Council

  • Campaigning groups and NGOs such as:

  • Portsmouth Fairtrade Forum

  • Oxfam

  • Portsmouth Climate Action Network

  • World Development Movement

  • Red Cross

  • and others.


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  • One World Week is a national charity*

  • OWW is not linked to any one faith or political party.

  • It encourages involvement from all.

  • You’re welcome to join us if you:

  • enjoy meeting people from different backgrounds

  • are concerned for other people around the world

  • want to explore shared concerns such as:

  • - overcoming poverty

  • seeking justice

  • building peace

  • - surviving sustainably.

  • TOGETHER!

*Charity Number 1107762


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  • What’s the point?

  • We want people to:

  • - meet together and

  • - celebrate living in One World

  • with all its diversity.

  • We want to explore issues such as:

  • - food and water supplies,

  • - climate change, and

  • - living in harmony with each other

  • and with nature.

“We must all take care of each other for us all to be secure”

Dr Mustafa Ali, Secretary General of African Council of Religious Leaders, April 2008


When is it

When is it?

  • One World Week 2010is17th to 24th October

    but you can celebrate at any time.

  • The theme for 2010 is:

    Peacing Together One Worldcreating a culture of peace for our children


How could you get involved

How could you get involved?

  • We can help with ideas, materials etc

    How to find out more?

  • Have a look at the national website :

    www.oneworldweek.org

We’d love to have more people organising events where they live or work.

And we’d welcome community groups getting involved – maybe organise your own event?.


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