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 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 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 5:58 PM
February 22, 2017 1:52 PM
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.Read more...
February 14, 2017 10:46 AM
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.Read more...
February 2, 2017 1:22 PM
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.Read more...
February 1, 2017 9:55 AM
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...
March 4, 2016 6:46 PM
February 8, 2016 6:29 PM