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World Interfaith Harmony Week

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.

WIHW

(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.

Looking for ideas? Download the URI WIHW Tool Card.


ACTIVITIES FROM THE URI COMMUNITY IN SUPPORT OF WORLD INTERFAITH HARMONY WEEK THROUGHOUT THE YEARS:

World Interfaith Harmony Week Activities 2017 (submit your event here!)

World Interfaith Harmony Week Activities 2016

World Interfaith Harmony Week Activities 2015

World Interfaith Harmony Week Activities and Affirmations 2014

World Interfaith Harmony Week UN Report 2013

World Interfaith Harmony Week Activities 2012

World Interfaith Harmony Week Activities 2011


 

See where your fellow Cooperation Circles are organizing WIHW events around the world:

To add your event to this map, fill out this survey!

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March 27, 2017 7:09 PM

World Interfaith Harmony Week Program Report

Read this report for a full listing of UNIVERSAL Interfaith Peace Mission’s Interfaith Harmony Week 2017 celebration programs.

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URI Pakistan

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March 1, 2017 6:57 PM

WIHW Welcome Conference

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.

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URI Pakistan

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February 27, 2017 11:52 AM

The Weekly Shot: Giving Syrian Refugee Children Their First School

URI MENA Office brought a portable classroom to a Syrian refugee camp, where many of the children had never been to school before.

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The Weekly Shot

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February 24, 2017 5:58 PM

URI Sri Lanka Celebrates World Interfaith Harmony

Over 100 Buddhist, Christian, Muslim and Hindu URI members participated.

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Asia Region

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February 22, 2017 1:52 PM

Giving Refugee Children Their First School

All the children we met at the refugee camp had never been in school, since the older ones (4-11 years old) fled with their families about five years ago from the violence in Syria. The younger ones were born in this refugee camp.

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February 14, 2017 10:46 AM

Uganda Welcomes Refugees with Hospitality and Love

We celebrated the Interfaith Harmony Week with our brothers and sisters who are now refugees in Uganda because of the insurgency going on in their country.

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Despina Namwembe

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February 2, 2017 1:22 PM

University of Dhaka Campus Peace Rally

The Department of World Religions and Culture & the Center for Inter-religious and Intercultural Dialogue of the University of Dhaka, in collaboration of IARF and URI, held a Peace Rally inside the University of Dhaka campus.

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Asia Region

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February 1, 2017 9:55 AM

World Interfaith Harmony Week 2017

The URI community celebrates World Interfaith Harmony Week 2017 around the world!

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URI News Desk

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January 23, 2017 11:32 AM

The Weekly Shot: World Interfaith Harmony Week 2017

February 1-7 of each year has been designated World Interfaith Harmony Week (WIHW) by the United Nations. 

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The Weekly Shot

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March 4, 2016 6:46 PM

GIFT of LOVE and Interfaith Harmony in Bulgaria

URI Bulgaria commemorated the World Interfaith Harmony Week at the biggest cultural center in Southeast Europe, the National Palace of Culture in Sofia.

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Europe Region

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