Last Tuesday 7 February The Matheson Trust and The Woolf Institute celebrated together the UN World Interfaith Harmony Week 2012. On the grounds of St Edmund’s College, Cambridge, representatives of five major religious traditions joined us to share with the audience live performances of some of their most significant prayers and sacred songs.
PUTRAJAYA, 15 FEB 2012 — Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak photographed with religious leaders at the a gathering in conjunction with “World Interfaith Harmony Week” at Seri Perdana here today.
Also there, the Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department, Senator Major General (Rtd) Datuk Seri Jamil Khir Baharom (five front left) and Tan Sri Dr Koh Tsu Koon (right next four).
Some 60 young Armenians learned more about freedom of religion, faith and belief religious tolerance and diversity, freedom of conscience and human rights at the debate led by well known human rights defender Avetik Ishkhanyan, Chairman of the Armenian Helsinki Committee.
The event was organized by the UN Department of Public Information and was dedicated to the World Interfaith Harmony being commemorated since 2011 in the first week of February, according to the UN General Assembly.
(Photographer Aleksandra Patrakova)
at the Chung-ho Buddhist Cultural Center
organized by the Korea Society for UN Initiative for Peace among Religions (KSUNIPAR)