West Europe Archive


The Intereuropean Commission on Church and School (ICCS)

The Intereuropean Commission on Church and School (ICCS) is a working group, created in 1958 as a result of the initiative of individual representatives of various European churches. The aim was to provide a framework for cooperation in monitoring and developing the place of Religious Education in European schools. ICCS is now active in the [...]

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Qantara.de

The Arabic word "qantara" means "bridge". The Internet portal Qantara.de represents the concerted effort of the Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung (Federal Center for Political Education), Deutsche Welle, the Goethe Institut and the Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen (Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations) to promote dialogue with the Islamic world. The project is funded by the German Foreign [...]

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International Seminar on Religious Education and Values (ISREV)

The International Seminar on Religious Education and Values is an association of over 200 religious education scholars from around 36 countries. It exists since 1978 and it includes scholars from various religious traditions and secular specialists in religious education. Researchers with common methodological approaches initially worked on themes like young people's attitudes towards Christianity. Only [...]

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The Intercultural Communication and Leadership School (ICLS)

Intercultural communication and leadership are the joint initiative and leading partnerships of people from different cultures, religions or ethnicity, to serve people living side by side to be able to live together, interact and function as a peaceful and prosperous community or society. We believe peace and co-operation between people prevail even where institutions divide [...]

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The Inter Faith Network for the UK

The Inter Faith Network for the UK was founded in 1987 to promote good relations between people of different faiths in this country. Its member organisations include representative bodies from the Baha'i; Buddhist; Christian; Hindu; Jain; Jewish; Muslim; Sikh; and Zoroastrian communities; national and local inter faith bodies; and academic institutions and educational [...]

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SIETAR Europa

SIETAR‘s purpose is to encourage the development and application of knowledge, values and skills which enable effective intercultural and interethnic relations at individual, group, organisation and community levels. SIETAR holds NGO status at the United Nations and is recognized by the Council of Europe. SIETAR Europa was founded in 1991 in an effort to establish [...]

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Educacion Sin Fronteras

Educacion Sin Fronteras (Education without borders) is a Spanish NGO which works on promoting intercultural education and respect for diversity around the world with partners in 40 countries, especially in Latin America. The EDS educator’s team develops education projects and training and provides teaching materials. The NGO has chapters in Bolivia, Peru, El Salvador, Guatemala, [...]

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Cibericlesia

Cibericlesia is a Spanish Christian organization which focuses its work on education about religion for intercultural and interfaith understanding. Its activities are mainly based on its web site providing education resources, teaching tools, articles, analyses and links to contact with other organizations and institutions working on education for peace, interfaith and intercultural peaceful coexistence. The [...]

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The Citizenship Foundation

The Citizenship Foundation is an independent education and participation charity that exists to encourage and enable individuals to play an effective role in democratic society. Its vision is of a just, inclusive and cohesive society in which individuals have the knowledge, skills, confidence and motivation to engage effectively in their community.

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Association of Religious Education Inspectors, Advisers and Consultants (AREIAC)

AREIAC is a pofessional organisation, open to those with qualified teacher status, whose work involves inspecting religious education and collective worship; and/or advising SACREs, LEAs, schools, colleges and/or individual teachers in matters relating to religious education and collective worship. Its members may work for a local authority or a diocese, while others are employed [...]

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