WORLD INTERFAITH HARMONY WEEK, FEBRUARY 11-15, 2012

all faithsEach year in February, the President of the General Assembly for that Session invites all members of the UN Family to celebrate a week in which we recognize the need for dialogue among different faiths and religions in enhancing mutual understanding, harmony and cooperation among people.

 

 

The resolution dedicating this week

  1. Reaffirms that mutual understanding and interreligious dialogue constitute important dimensions of a culture of peace;
  2. Proclaims the first week of February of every year the World Interfaith Harmony Week between all religions, faiths and beliefs;
  3. Encourages all States to support, on a voluntary basis, the spread of the message of interfaith harmony and goodwill in the world’s churches, mosques, synagogues, temples and other places of worship during that week, based on love of God and love of one’s neighbor or on love of the good and love of one’s neighbor, each according to their own religious traditions or convictions.
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