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Description

Friendship is a relationship of mutual affection between people. It is a stronger form of interpersonal bond than an "acquaintance" or an "association", such as a classmate, neighbor, coworker, or colleague.

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Organizations relating to Friendship

European Conference of Binational/Bicultural Relationships / Frankfurt-Main, Germany
Fédération francophone des amis de l'orgue / Aulnay-sous-Bois, France / Est. 1983
International Association for Relationship Research / Minneapolis MN, USA / Est. 2004
Asociación Latinoamericana de Relaciones Públicas / Est. 1998
Association des amis du parc archéologique européen de Bliesbruck-Reinheim / Bliesbruck, France
Association of Nordic War and UN Military Veterans / Est. 1974
Christian Friends of Israel / Jerusalem, Israel
Union internationale des alsaciens / Colmar, France / Est. 1981
Kiwanis Asia-Pacific
International Society of Friendship and Good Will / Durham NC, USA / Est. 1978
Unis pour l'Equite et la Fin du Racisme / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1952
Kiwanis International / Indianapolis IN, USA / Est. 1915
Friends of Europe / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1999
International Relief Friendship Foundation / Red Hook NY, USA / Est. 1976
Consejo Cultural Mundial / Bulle, Switzerland / Est. 1981
World Bonsai Friendship Federation / New Hope PA, USA / Est. 1989
INTERVac - International Home Exchange Holiday Service / Paris, France / Est. 1953
Universal Great Brotherhood / Caracas, Venezuela / Est. 1948
ARA International / Québec QC, Canada / Est. 1982
Associated Humans / Paris, France / Est. 1984
Horizons of Friendship / Cobourg ON, Canada / Est. 1973
Amitiés catholiques françaises dans le mondes / Paris, France
Friends International Ministries / Ware, UK / Est. 1985
Best Buddies International / Miami FL, USA / Est. 1989
Life-Link Friendship-Schools / Uppsala, Sweden / Est. 1987
British Caribbean Association / London, UK / Est. 1958
Friends of the United Nations / Santa Monica CA, USA / Est. 1986
Bridges for Peace / Jerusalem, Israel / Est. 1976
PeopleLink / Petaluma CA, USA / Est. 1991
South Asian Fraternity / Delhi, India
International Friendship Development Organization / Ta Khmau, Cambodia
Les Amis d'un coin de l'Inde et du monde / Croizet-sur-Gand, France / Est. 1968
China Association for International Friendly Contact / Beijing, China / Est. 1984
Friendship Force International / Atlanta GA, USA / Est. 1977
International Ecumenical Fraternity / Lyon, France / Est. 2000
Entraide et fraternité / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1961
DeMolay International / Kansas City MO, USA / Est. 1919
Fraternité Europe Asie / Paris, France / Est. 1967
Comité Orthodoxe des amitiés françaises dans le monde / Paris, France / Est. 1982
Amitiés acadiennes / Paris, France / Est. 1976
Multiply Christian Network / Northampton, UK / Est. 1992
Victoria League for Commonwealth Friendship / London, UK / Est. 1901
Centro Italiano di Formazione Europea / Rome, Italy / Est. 1963
Société des amis de Tyr / Paris, France
Association femmes d'Europe / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1976
United Nations Friends in Rotary / Apia, Samoa / Est. 2002
Freunde der Erziehungskunst Rudolf Steiners / Berlin, Germany / Est. 1971
Singapore International Foundation / Singapore, Singapore / Est. 1991
Amigos de las Américas / Houston TX, USA / Est. 1965
Société internationale des amis de Montaigne / Paris, France / Est. 1913

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World Problems relating to Friendship

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Prostitution
Loneliness
Misuse of spiritual authority for sexual purposes
Unsystematic use of powerful relationships by rural communities
Unmeaningful relationships to place
Interpersonal estrangement
Limited spheres of relationship
Forced social intimacy
Attenuation of group relationships
Friendly fire
Detention of family of testifiers
Loss of civility
Decline of human relationship to nature

Action Strategies relating to Friendship

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Forging distinctive community identity
Pursuing human rights
Developing eco-tourism business strategies for biodiversity conservation
Withdrawing support from unfriendly governments
Holding community meetings
Relating cross-culturally
Studying relationships
Extending friendship
Studying causes of lack of solidarity with the poor
Befriending
Securing social structures
Developing spirit of friendship
Building community social fabric
Sustaining sacred sociality
Making destructible containers
Encouraging friendship
Being penpals
Recovering marriage covenant
Promoting international friendship
Forming enduring friendship
Forming relationships with sacred animals
Acquiring broad working relationships
Distrusting interpersonal relationships
Eroding interpersonal bonds
Discovering universal relatedness

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