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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January 23, 2017 11:32 AM
February 1-7 of each year has been designated World Interfaith Harmony Week (WIHW) by the United Nations.Read more...
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March 4, 2016 3:20 AM
On February 4th and 5th this 2016, Global Compassion CC team organizes a two days activities on interfaith dialogue for Peace leads by Clement Awanfe Ngueto (a Fellow of ACWAY; Morocco Dec. 11-16, 2015) and initiated to celebrate the UN World Interfaith Harmony Week which coincides this year with The Cameroon National Youth Week. The first day (February 04, 2016) activities was a based on interfaith dialogue, youth exchange and football exhibition by young girls as a tool for peacebuilding.Read more...
March 1, 2016 3:56 PM
Shayda Sales of Silicon Valley Interreligious Council (SiVIC) CC shares her video account of a trip with other youth representatives to the UN to celebrate World Interfaith Harmony Week.Read more...
February 16, 2016 4:39 PM
How would real human lives and grassroots movements meet an institution such as the U.N., what bridge building could happen, how, and what were the results?Read more...
February 11, 2016 3:19 PM
February 8, 2016 6:29 PM
February 8, 2016 3:25 PM
Every year Cooperation Circles around the world celebrate World Interfaith Harmony Week (WIHW) to promote global interfaith harmony. Keep reading to learn more about Cooperation Circle celebrations in the United States and Canada.Read more...
February 6, 2016 11:46 AM
Satsang Research Center Cooperation Circle, along with URI Bangladesh and 40+ other groups and Dr. A Hye, Cooperation Circle Coordinator for URI Dhaka Bangladesh, has celebrated the World Interfaith Harmony Week 2016.Read more...