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Who supports One World Week?

One World Week is:

funded by: 

In 2015-17: CAFOD, Global Justice Now Trust, schools, churches, trusts and many individual donors and local groups;

working with: 

Action Aid, Black Environment Network, CAFOD, Christian Aid, Global Justice Now, Fairtrade Foundation, Inter Faith Network, Islamic Relief; MADE in Europe; Oxfam, Traidcraft, United Reformed Church's Commitment for Life programme; and other NGOs; (more about working with other organisations here)

a member of:  

The Climate Coalition - formerly known as Stop Climate Chaos. The Climate Coalition is dedicated to action on climate change and limiting its impact on the environment and the world’s poorest communities. With sister organisations Stop Climate Chaos Cymru and Stop Climate Chaos Scotland, the combined supporter base of members embraces more than 15 million people spanning over 100 organisations across the UK, from environment and development charities to unions, faith, community and women's groups.  

European Global Education Week Network - OWW is the UK National Representative actively involved in annual co-ordinating seminars, including choosing the European Global Education Week theme.

Think Global - A charity which promotes global learning – and global action – for a more just and sustainable world. Main focus is on schools learning

Trade Justice Movement -  a coalition of more than 60 member organisations concerned with trade justice, including trade unions, aid agencies, environment and human rights campaigns, Fair Trade organisations, faith and consumer groups.  Together, we call for trade justice - not free trade - with the rules weighted to benefit poor people and the environment.

United-for intercultural Action. - A European Network against nationalism, racism, fascism and in support of migrants and refugees

run by  

National OWW volunteers - assist in managing and running the national organisation, 

Local OWW volunteers - organise events locally around Britain and beyond. They include:

individuals or groups, often local branches of national organisations;

members of various faith groups;

schools, colleges and universities;

businesses and community groups.



Press Releases


Including You
(August 2016)

Recently Added Resources

New Funding Opportunity - The Common Good Fund - Application Deadline 27 Feb. 2017 see more here

Organisers' Evaluation form for 2016 events Download from here

Wordsearches for Including You events - download them from here

Press release template for 'Including You' events download here 

Quotations about  building an inclusive peaceful society - Download from here a 5 page booklet as a word.doc or pdf 

Pledges to build an inclusive society - find them here

"Who is a Migrant?" - anactivity/game to get people talking to each other at your events. Download the instructions here 

School Assemblies from Christian Aid- link to and download a PowerPoint and notes 

Looking for a speaker for your event? Download here a list (pdf) from the Discussion page (posted 12 Sept 2016)

Faith resources relating to "Including You".Download pdf here  links to materials offered by OWW's partners and supporters: worship, discussion, films ...plus Prayers for OWW(updated 7 Sept '16)

Presentation "A OWW approach to Migration" Download this PDF version of a 12 slides (15 -20 minutes) powerpoint

Need funding for your event? Apply to Big Lottery Celebrate Fund! NOW or you'll be too late for OWW more here and other suggestions

Poster/ flyer design kit - download from here

2016 Leaflets "Including You" download PDF versions here

Introductory PowerPoint about organising local inclusive OWW events - updated for 2016.  Down load ppt here

Migrant crisis or poverty crisis? - A briefing paper from Global Justice NOW Download as a PDF here

2016 - "Including You" - Booklet of ideas, links and resources for interpreting the theme. Dowload a PDF here (updated July 2016)

Learning resource/activity for young people about peace - from Fly Kites not Drones;   suitable for activites in or out of school. find links here: schools ; activities (added Nov. 2015 but still relevant for this years events)

Organisers' Evaluation Form for event organisers to completand send to OWW - down load the word.doc from here

Event participants feedback form  (for organisers to collect feedback from participants at OWW events)   (word.doc)