Harmony in a World in Crisis – World Interfaith … – UN Web TV

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Working together to achieve peace, gender equality, mental health and wellbeing, and environmental preservation. Event organized during World Interfaith Harmony Week (1-7 February).

Future pandemics and natural catastrophic events are likely to continue, adversely impacting the health and wellbeing of peoples. These stressors will continue accentuating already-existing inequities, unless addressed with urgency.

  • The Permanent Representatives to the United Nations of Sierra Leone, Belize, and the Permanent Observer of the Mission of the Holy See to the United Nations
  • Faith leaders from the Christian, Jewish, Hindu, Buddhist, and Muslim traditions and spiritual leaders representing the Onondaga Nation and African Traditional Religion
  • The World We Want, youth panel discussion
  • Celebratory musical performances

In 2010, the UN General Assembly passed a Resolution proposed by King Abdullah of Jordan (A/Res.65/5) establishing the first week of February each year as World Interfaith Harmony Week to be observed by meaningful programs and initiatives to promote harmony among the world’s faiths.