February 1-7 of each year has been designated World Interfaith Harmony Week by the United Nations. It was launched in February 2011 to promote harmony among people of different faiths at a time when interreligious conflict is claiming lives and livelihoods all over the world.
(Image: 2012 World Interfaith Harmony Week celebrations by Bethak CC in Pakistan)
United Religions Initiative (URI) invites you to join our more than 600 interfaith Cooperation Circles (CCs) worldwide in taking action this year to build peace. You can register your activities on the official World Interfaith Harmony Week site, or fill out this form to send us your reports, stories, photos and videos.
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March 20, 2017 4:07 PM
March 13, 2017 2:02 PM
Several human rights bodies in the Federal District, Brazil, together with religious leaders and interreligious and ecumenical organizations, jointly built an agenda for the week of "National Day to Combat Religious Intolerance - January 21th".Read more...
March 13, 2017 1:48 PM
March 13, 2017 1:17 PM
The 2nd Walk for Peace took place in Parque Areião, in Goiânia, Goiás, Brazil, on January 21, 2017 as a celebration of the National Day to Combat Religious Intolerance and the World Interfaith Harmony Week.Read more...
March 1, 2017 6:57 PM
On Tuesday 31 January 2017, a momentous `WIHW Welcome Conference` was held under the auspices of Universal Interfaith Peace Mission(UIPM) - Gold Medalist and awarded the First Prize of HM King Abdullah II of Jordan for the best performance in spreading the message of the World Interfaith Harmony Week of UN in 2015.Read more...
February 28, 2017 11:46 AM
February 27, 2017 12:47 PM
The participants brought water from various origins (spring water, water from river, waterfall, lake, well, rain and sea) and danced, prayed and thanked all the waters that joined the waters of the sea on the Beach of Flamengo.Read more...
February 27, 2017 11:52 AM
URI MENA Office brought a portable classroom to a Syrian refugee camp, where many of the children had never been to school before.Read more...
February 24, 2017 8:40 PM
On January 28, 2017, the 1st Inter-Religious Forum of the Instituto Expo Religião took place in the City of Rio de Janeiro.Read more...
February 24, 2017 5:58 PM