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World Interfaith Harmony Week
1 February 2018
An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on of February, repeating indefinitely
First week of February every year: Spreading harmony and tolerance among followers of the three monotheistic faiths and all the world’s religions.
World Interfaith Harmony Week came about as a result of a UN resolution for a worldwide week of interfaith harmony proposed in 2010 by HM King Abdullah II and HRH Prince Ghazi bin Muhammad of Jordan.
It seeks to spread the message of harmony and tolerance among the followers of the three monotheistic faiths and all the world’s religions. It also seeks to promote the common basis of “Love of God and Love of the Neighbour, or Love of the Good and Love of the Neighbour” among religions to safeguard world peace. Its message invites everyone, excludes no one, and is purely voluntary.
You can find teaching resources to help celebrate World Interfaith Harmony Week in your school by browsing through the resources listed in our database under the topic ‘Religion’.