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Climate Quiz 2019 (questions and answers)

Author: CAFOD | Date Published: 07/10/2019

CAFOD have produced this Quiz about climate change. It fits very well with the OWW theme: "CLIMATE CHANGES EVERYTHING - Now is the time to act."

You could use it for a quiz evening in One World Week; or use some or all of it as an activity at a coffee morning or as part of another OWW event.  

A seperate pdf contains only the questions.

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Tags: quiz, climate change, Climate Changes Everything, now is the time to act, quotations, activities,

Climate Quiz 2019 (questions only)

Author: CAFOD | Date Published: 07/10/2019

CAFOD have produced this Quiz about climate change. It fits very well with the OWW theme: "CLIMATE CHANGES EVERYTHING - Now is the time to act."

You could use it for a quiz evening in One World Week; or use some or all of it as an activity at a coffee morning or as part of another OWW event.  

A seperate pdf includes the answers with the questions.

 

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Tags: quiz, climate change, Climate Changes Everything, now is the time to act, quotations, activities,

Introduction to OWW 2019- using Portsmouth egs.-PDF

Author: POWW | Date Published: 25/08/2019

This presentation about OWW in general is useful to show to local groups and organisations you want to get involved with OWW. It illustrates the kind of events that might be organised and who might get involved.- the Why? What? When? and Who?

It isn't about this years theme though that is mentioned.

There is a PowerPoint version you can modify to include your local details and a PDF version, which is smaller.

This is the PDF version

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Tags: general introduction to OWW, local, events, what, how, who, faiths, local groups,new groups, local organisations, what's involved

Introduction to OWW 2019- using Portsmouth egs. PP

Author: POWW | Date Published: 25/08/2019

This presentation about OWW in general is useful to show to local groups and organisations you want to get involved with OWW. It illustrates the kind of events that might be organised and who might get involved.- the Why? What? When? and Who?

It isn't about this year's theme though that is mentioned.

There is a PowerPoint version you can modify to include your local details and a PDF version, which is smaller.

This is the PowerPoint version

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Tags: general introduction to OWW, local, events, how to, doing oww, new groups, faiths

Islamic Climate Change Resources

Author: IFEES | Date Published: 07/08/2019

'The Islamic Declaration on Climate Change' and the 'Muslim Green Guide to Climate Change' outline the Islamic position on climate change and care for our planet and how Muslims should respond.

You can download them from the IFEES website.

A great resource to use with Muslim communities and at inter faith events

 

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Tags: Green Guide; Islamic Declaration on Climate change, Islam, Muslim, climate change, green living, Declaration on climate change, inter faith, responsibility, care of environment

Now is the time to act - OWW Guidelines

Author: OWW | Date Published: 20/06/2019

These Guidelines focus on organising events that will communicate the urgency to act before climate change damages the ecosystems on which we depend. The need to engage everyone calls on OWW to use its experience to include minority groups and people of many faiths; to suggest actions that individuals, families, communities and    governments can take which will offer hope to future generations. Other organisations' websites and resources, alongside some specially developed by OWW, are suggested to help organisers to put on informative and fun events to build up a positive response to the climate crisis. .

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Tags: Climate changes everything, Now is the Time to Act, Guidelines, ideas for events, resources, Faith, Interfaith, updates, films, communicating with hard-to-reach audiences, one World, songs, inclusion,

Green Websites - word.doc

Author: OWW | Date Published: 02/08/2019

This is a compilation of websites addressing issues of climate change from various perpectives:

Explanations of the science of climate change; campaigns;Greener Living; Faith Groups; Arts and Creativity; Resources for Schools; Communicating climate change and motivating behavioural change.

This is not a comprehensive list but it could grow! Please contact OWW if you have any suggestions of additional sites about climate change which would be worth sharing with others.

 

 

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Tags: scientific explanation, climate change, campaigns, waste, schools, songs, arts, websites, faiths, Islam, Sikh, Buddhist, Christian, Jewish, communicating change, lifestyle, green living,

Planet Doctor 2019 pdf version

Author: Alan Gaunt/OWW | Date Published: 14/06/2019

This short drama (6 - 8 minutes) assesses the health of our planet as Mother Earth has a consultation with the Planet Doctor.  Highly accessible, humourous and entertaining, this little sketch has a very serious message. 

This could be used in school assemblies, community events, as part of a Church Service, as a discussion starter, etc. After the performance it would be good to involve the audience in making pledges about what actions they will take for change.  (see the Pledges resource for "The World is Changing- What about us?).

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Tags: Climate changes everything, Now is the time to act, 2019, Drama, Planet Doctor, Mother Earth, damage to the earth, plastics, energy, global warming, climate change, pollution, ozone layer, short drama, school, assemblies, events, church, inter faith, species extinction,

Planet Doctor 2019 word doc.version

Author: Alan Gaunt/oww | Date Published: 14/06/2019

This short drama (6 - 8 minutes) assesses the health of our planet as Mother Earth has a consultation with the Planet Doctor.  Highly accessible, humourous and entertaining, this little sketch has a very serious message. 

This could be used in school assemblies, community events, as part of a Church Service, as a discussion starter, etc. After the performance it would be good to involve the audience in making pledges about what actionc they will take for change.  (see the Pledges resource for "The World is Changing- What about us?).

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Tags: Climate changes everything, Now is the time to act, 2019, Drama, Planet Doctor, Mother Earth, damage to the earth, plastics, energy, global warming, climate change, pollution, ozone layer, short drama, school, assemblies, events, church, inter faith, species extinction,

One World Song

Author: Portsmouth Music Hub | Date Published: 02/10/2018

The ONE WORLD song

As part of the BBC Music Day 2018, The Portsmouth Music Hub has produced a film of its 50 choirs and 2,500 singers singing the 'One World Song'. They are very happy for us to adopt it as our 'Song for One World Week' and share it.

It fits our theme “The world is changing – how about us?” very aptly.

Do watch – it’s great. Perfect for us. They say we are welcome to share it and use it. So do pass the link on to schools, choirs etc.

It would make a great introduction (or send off) for an event or a school assembly - it’s guaranteed to make you smile! The lyrics are there, too, so people can join in the singing.

Find it on youtube here: 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eqch4JXbJd8&feature=youtu.be

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Tags: song, music, events, young people, activity, community, commitment

Pledges about Plastics, Waste and Recycling (pdf)

Author: OWW | Date Published: 10/09/2018

These 'Pledges about Plastics, Waste and Recycling' are particularly relevant as many people are asking what they can do after seeing the damage plastic can do to marine environments and wildlife.  Use them to round off any OWW event or activity to focus participants on what steps they are going to take as a result of what they have learned at your event.

For more ideas of how to use pledges, see the resource, "Pledges for 'The world is changing - how about us?'", which has an introduction with lots of suggestions about how you can use them.

 

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Tags: pledges, plastics, 2018, The World is changing - how about us?, environmental, climate change, changing lifestyles, what can we do? Alternatives to plastics,waste, recycling,

Pledges for 'The World is Changing - How about us?(PDF version)

Author: OWW | Date Published: 10/09/2018

These pledges can be used to round off any OWW event or activity to focus participants on what steps they are going to take as a result of what they have learned at your event.

This resource has an introduction with lots of suggestions about how you can use them.

Use the Word Doc. version if you want to edit them or add your own.

There is also a separate set of "Pledges about Plastics, Waste and Recycling"

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Tags: pledges, 2018, The World is changing - how about us?, environmental, climate change, changing lifestyles, plastics, meat, what can we do?

Pledges for 'The World is Changing - How about us? (word.doc. version)

Author: OWW | Date Published: 10/09/2018

These pledges can be used to round off any OWW event or activity to focus participants on what steps they are going to take as a result of what they have learned at your event.

This resource has an introduction with lots of suggestions about how you can use them.

Use the Word Doc. version if you want to edit them or add your own.

There is also a separate set of "Pledges about Plastics, Waste and Recycling".

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Tags: pledges, 2018, The World is changing - how about us?, environmental, climate change, changing lifestyles, plastics, meat, what can we do?

Quiz 2018 The World is Changing-How about us? (pdf version)

Author: OWW | Date Published: 08/09/2018

The Quiz covers some of issues raised in the theme: 'The World is Changing - How about us?'.

Download and print the questions and the answers, which are on the final page.

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Tags: quiz,2018, the world is changing-How about us?, climate change, deforestation, livestock, food, vegetarianism, plastic, waste, activity, event,

Quiz 2018 The World is Changing-How about us?(Word. doc. version)

Author: OWW | Date Published: 08/09/2018

The Quiz covers some of issues raised in the theme: 'The World is Changing - How about us?'.

With the word doc. version, you can print the quiz questions with or without the answers, which are on the final page.

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Tags: quiz,2018, the world is changing-How about us?, climate change, deforestation, livestock, food, vegetarianism, plastic, waste, activity, event,

Discussion Starters (PDF version)

Author: OWW | Date Published: 04/09/2018

These have been designed to help people begin talking together about some of the issues raised in the OWW 2018 theme. They can be used with different audiences at various types of events from coffee mornings to parties to interfaith events. Or you could just leave them lying about in cafes and social areas!  We thought the ‘OWW is 40’ one would be especially rewarding with mixed generations. You could use the Timeline resource with it. We’d love to know you get on with these – so, please, let us know.

The OWW Resource Team


 

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Tags: Discussion starters; let's talk; 40 years, change, products, environment, plastics, journeys, families, waste, coffee morning, faith events

Discussion Starters (word.doc version)

Author: OWW | Date Published: 04/09/2018

These have been designed to help people begin talking together about some of the issues raised in the OWW 2018 theme. They can be used with different audiences at various types of events from coffee mornings to parties to interfaith events. Or you could just leave them lying about in cafes and social areas!  We thought the ‘OWW is 40’ one would be especially rewarding with mixed generations. You could use the Timeline Resources with it.  We’d love to know you get on with these – so, please, let us know.

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Tags: Discussion starters; let's talk; 40 years, change, products, environment, plastics, journeys, families, waste, coffee morning, faith events

Quotations related to "The world is changing - How about us? (pdf version)

Author: OWW | Date Published: 29/08/2018

This compendium of quotations about change looks at why we need to change (changes in Planet Earth's Systems) and how we can do it. There is a Faith section which would be useful for interfaith events.

A preface includes all sorts of suggestions about how you could use the quotes in publicity; over a meal, as a thought provoker and a discussion starter. Use in combination with the pledges resource.

Available in a word.doc. version or a PDF.

 

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Tags: changing the world; changing ourselves; change; quotations; 2018; The world is changing - what about us?; planetary limits, how to change the world;

Quotations related to "The World is Changing - what about us?(word.doc version)

Author: OWW | Date Published: 29/08/2018

This compendium of quotations about change looks at why we need to change (changes in Planet Earth's Systems) and how can do it. There is a Faith section which would be useful for interfaith events. A preface includes all sorts of suggestions about how you could use the quotes in publicity; over a meal, as a thought provoker and a discussion starter.  Use in combination with the pledges resource

Available in a word.doc. version or a pdf.

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Tags: changing the world; changing ourselves;change; quotations; 2018; The world is changing - what about us?; planetary limits, how to change the world;

OWW Film Guide-2018 (Aug. edition)(pdf version)

Author: OWW | Date Published: 02/08/2018

This film guide offers possible films to suit a wide range of interests and ages (late teens +). They are mostly feature length films plus a few shorter ones.* So if you're looking for a film for an event in One World Week, take a look at these suggestions. The synopses, trailers and reviews should help you choose. 

There are two versions you can download: a PDF and a Word Doc.

* If you want much shorter ones try the compendium of short on-line or downloadable videos originally compiled for OWW’s 2014 theme, ‘Living Differently’. Most of them are still relevant for exploring environmental issues.

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Tags: The world is changing; 2018; Films, environment, migration, refugees, climate change, globalisation, agriculture, industry, protest, conflict, solutions

OWW Film Guide-2018 (Aug. edition)(word.docx. version)

Author: OWW | Date Published: 02/08/2018

This film guide offers possible films to suit a wide range of interests and ages (late teens +). They are mostly feature length films plus a few shorter ones.* So if you're looking for a film for an event in One World Week, take a look at these suggestions. The synopses, trailers and reviews should help you choose. 

There are two versions you can download: a PDF and a Word Doc.

* If you want much shorter ones try the compendium of short on-line or downloadable videos originally compiled for OWW’s 2014 theme, ‘Living Differently’. Most of them are still relevant for exploring environmental issues.

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Tags: The world is changing; 2018; Films, environment, migration, refugees, climate change, globalisation, agriculture, industry, protest, conflict, solutions

OWW Timeline: a resource for discussion

Author: OWW | Date Published: 12/07/2018

This is a timeline highlighting key dates from 1978, (when OWW started) which illustrate examples of changing approaches to environmental issues. It also includes key changes in the way we communicate which have helped us become a one world community.

You could use this resource to stimulate discussion about change. Invite people and local communities to make their own timelines and then to think about what they need to do next.

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Tags: time; change; environment; 40 years; discussion starter; communications; internet

"Just a moment" - a meditation - for Good Neighbours

Author: Christian Concern for One World | Date Published: 23/10/2017

 A meditation to raise our awareness of our global neighbours and  why we should change our shopping choices to help lift producers out of poverty. 

This was included in the Service for Good Neighbours with a focus on Fairtrade (word doc. version - not PowerPoint version). It's available here to download  and is presented, two to a page, to be printed and divided for use as a Hand Out  - for services - or at other, secular, events. It is appropriate to use in the context of changing our shopping behaviour

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Tags: meditation, Good Neighbours, Fairtrade, thoughtful shopping, faith, global neighbours, change.

Fairtrade Quiz

Author: Ian Marshall | Date Published: 23/10/2017

A Fairtrade quiz suggested for use with the  service for the Good Neighbours; suitable for other contexts too.

There is a PowePoint with answers to this quiz and a pdf version too.

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Tags: Fairtrade, Good Neighbours, Quiz, Faith, service, worship, activities, games,

Practical suggestions for bringing new people into OWW

Author: OWW | Date Published: 2010

This offers some useful suggestions for involving more people and organisations in your local OWW planning group. It refers to a PowerPoint introduction to OWW developed originally by Portsmouth OWW and updated annually with information about the annual theme.

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Tags: local group, starting, introduction, OWW, new group, PowerPoint

Challenging Wordsearch for an inclusive society (pdf)

Author: OWW | Date Published: 19/09/2016

A challenging wordsearch, suitable for adults and young people, to find the words that describe an inclusive society. (search and answer sheet provided).

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Tags: Games, Wordsearch, adults, inclusive, community values

Pledges about inclusion and peace (for a large display) (word.doc)

Author: OWW | Date Published: 19/09/2016

These are designed for a large display (n.b. a smaller version is available to make into cards).

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Tags: Actions, pledges, welcome, refugees, including you, OWW

Pledges about inclusion and peace (large version for displays) (pdf)

Author: OWW | Date Published: 19/09/2016

These are designed for a large display ( a smaller version is vailable for printing on individual cards) (Word doc)

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Tags: Actions, pledges, welcome, refugees, including you,

Who’s a migrant? (PDF)

Author: OWW - based on an idea by Miriam Kennet | Date Published: 06/10/2016

This activity demonstrates how people and families in our communities have migrated. (allow 15 - 20 minutes)

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Tags: Multi cultural; interfaith, game activity, icebreaker, including you, inclusion, refugees, migration

Redbridge interfaith walk poster (pdf)

Author: Redbridge OWW group | Date Published: 01/10/2013

This poster for a OWW/Interfaith walk encompassed various local faith bases in Redbridge, where walkers discussed each faith’s attitude to peace - it indicates what can be done. The idea can be adapted to suit the current OWW theme.

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Tags: Walk, inter-faith, peace, community, activity

Getting to know you exercise (pdf)

Author: Dr. Rosemin Najmudin | Date Published: 10/02/2017

This exercise can be used as part of a workshop or introductory meeting as a useful way of introducing people to each other and helping them start a conversation.

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Tags: getting to know you exercise, workshop, multi-faith, multi-cultural, new group

Getting to know you exercise (word)

Author: Dr. Rosemin Najmudin | Date Published: 10/02/2017

This exercise can be used as part of a workshop or introductory meeting as a useful way of introducing people to each other and helping them start a conversation.

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Tags: getting to know you exercise, workshop, multi-faith, multi-cultural, new group

Common Good Fund 2017

Author: near neighbours | Date Published: 01/11/2016

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Tags: funding, grants, doing oww, community, events

Films (short) about environmental issues

Author: Sarah Hirom | Date Published: 12/04/2017

 This is a collection of films about environmental issues and what we, as citizens, can do about them.

Included are a  set made by "the Story of Stuff". Many are presented as cartoons drawn as the presenter tells the story. They are very accessible, suitable for all ages, funny, but addressing serious issues of our time, and very informative. While made in the USA many of the issues are common to us all - a possible discussion point could be whether people in different countries would tackle the issues in the same way.

 They run for between 5 and 20 minutes, so great discussion starters for a lesson or a meeting.

Access the current (2017) collection of Stories of Stuff videos here.

The following collection was complied for OWW's 2014 theme, Living Differently. Most are still relevant.

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Tags: Films, videos, Environment, citizens actions, consumption, More than Enough, solutions, water,Story of Stuff

One World Week - Ten Top Tips

Author: OWW | Date Published: 2011

Ten top tips for planning an event for One World Week. 

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Tags: Communications, Contacts, Dates, Events, Food, Getting Involved, Guidelines, Location, One World Week, Planning, Ten Top Tips, Time, Transport

More than Enough - CAFOD Resource Pack

Author: CAFOD

CAFOD's 'Hungry for Change' resources, including videos, posters, a quiz, and activities for children which could be used at OWW events focusing on food and hunger issues.

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Tags: Activities, CAFOD, Children, Community, Discussion, Faith, Food, Food Systems, Guidelines, Hunger, Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2, More than Enough, One World Week, Posters, Quiz, Resource Pack, Schools, Starvation, Videos, Young People, Hungry for Change, 2013

Sharing Destiny - List of Campaigning Organisations

Author: Sarah K. Kilou

A list of organisations campaigning against climate change. 

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Tags: 350.org, 38 Degrees, A Rocha, Biofuelwatch, Black Environment Network, CAFOD, Camp for Climate Action, Campaign, Christian, Christian Aid, Christian Ecology Link, Climate Change, Climate Outreach, Cool it Schools, EcoSikh, Education, Faith, Friends of the Earth, Islam, Islamic Relief, Judaism, Living for One World, Mongabay, One World Week, Operation Noah, Oxfam, RisingTide, Schools, Sikhism, Stop the Climate Chaos Coalition, The Big Green Jewish Website, Wisdom in Nature, World Development Movement, World Wildlife Fund, Sharing Destiny, 2012.

Hope In Action - Interpreting the Theme

Author: OWW

Some suggestions and resources for event organisers on the 2015 theme: "Hope in Action" Inspiring a culture of hope to build a more equal and peaceful world.

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Tags: Action, Anti-Semitism, Campaign, Christian Aid, Church, Climate Change, Disability, Economic Inequality, Equal Rights, Equality, European Global Education Week, Gender, Global, Hope, Human Rights, Inequality, Injustice, Islamophobia, Justice, Law, One World Week, Peace, Conflict, Poverty, Quakers, Racism, Solidarity, Sustainable Development Goals, UN, World, Hope in Action, 2015