We believe that:
When we understand each other's perspectives, our lives can be transformed and enriched.
Our VISION of OWW 2015 is of:
People working together to build a just, peaceful and sustainable world.
MISSION - What we want to do:
In our interdependent world, what each of us does affects all others and the ecosystem that sustains us. We want to build a network of a co-operating individuals and organisations to provide opportunities for people from diverse backgrounds to come together to:
acknowledge our interdependence;
learn about global justice, spread that learning and use it to
take action to increase equality, justice and sustainability, locally and globally.
AIMS – How we want to do it:
- establish OWW as a nationally recognised annual event during which organisations hold local events on global issues which involve adults, families and children;
- build on OWW’s existing work which involves faith, black minority ethnic and diaspora communities and engage the next generation of activists developing new social media approaches;
- take a new direction in developing partnerships between OWW and other national organisations to:
- encourage all our local supporters to work together to use One World Week as an opportunity to deepen understanding of global issues in order to take approriate action;
- use the OWW website to draw attention throughout the year to partners' campaigns that relate to the OWW theme;
- promote, strengthen, and encourage local OWW events to:
- reach out to new audience;
- increase the effectiveness of OWW as a week for information sharing, learning and action for global justice at a grass roots level.
for more - go to strategy
Call For Climate Action
For the love of each other, this spring, we are standing with over 100 organisations to call for climate action for the sake of all the things that matter most.
For the love of the food on our plates. For the love of our global neighbours. For the Love of Somerset, the Arctic and the Great Barrier Reef. For the love of country walks and Britain's beautiful seasons.
For the love of all the things we care about, we're taking climate change seriously. And we're not alone.
It’s time to stand up, for the love of each other, and demand action.
Will you share what you love? (www.fortheloveof.org.uk)
For the love of video
Recently Added Resources
"Living Differently" downloadable leaflet for OWW 2014 (pdf) - added 29 May 2014
Introductory PowerPoint about organising local interfaith/inclusive OWW events in 2014 (updated 28 May 2014)
2014 Theme summary: A4 with 2xA5 single sided leaflets to down load and print for use at meetings - N.B. Full annual leaflet on 'Living Differently' will be published in May.(added 23 April 2014)
Press Release Template for publicising your event (word.doc) (issued 10 Oct.2013)
Event organisers' form for collecting feedback from participants at OWW events (word.doc)(added October 2013)
'More than enough?' Quotes about consumerism and what 'being more' might mean-use them to start off discussion and more (word doc) (added 8 Oct. 2013)
Pledges to help you "Aspire be more" word.doc (added 1 Oct 2013)
Working with Others -in 2014 - Ideas for events and links to OWW Partners and their resources (updatedvariously from July -September 2014)
2013 Worship Anthology on "More than Enough?" plus supplementary material (added 19 Sept. 2013)
More than Enough? -a selection of videos to inform and entertain (new for 2013. updated 5 Sept. 2013)
OWW Guide and links to other websites for resources relevant to environmental issues (updated Sept 2013)- (word doc)
More than Enough? Featuring food/a meal in your event? These resources from CAFOD could enhance the menu! (added Aug. 2013)
Funding Opportunities - New possibility Aug. 2013
wordsearch:'The world we want'. Download and print the search and answers (two word.docs) updated April 2013