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UN Award: Kaduna Pastor Thanks Tribune, Others

March 29, 2022A Kaduna pastor and crusader of religious harmony in the country, Pastor Yohana Buru has bagged the United Nations Interfaith and Harmony award for 2022. The General Overseer of Christ Evangelical and Life Intervention Ministry, Sabon Tasha, Kaduna State, who was declared winner of the award attributed the success story to the tremendous support he received from some media organisations. Buru who is also the National President, Peace Revival and Reconciliation Foundation of Nigeria said in a statement that the award will not go like that without identifying with organisations who had made it possible. “I am grateful to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Voice of Nigeria (VON), Radio Nigeria as well as the Nigerian Tribune newspaper who have helped us achieve this feat. These organisations have helped in spreading our event with the aim  of sensitizing millions of Nigerians both at home and abroad about the need to live in peace with our brothers and sisters “ “I ...

Honour for Ghazi varsity dept

March 29, 2022DERA GHAZI KHAN: The Ghazi University’s Department of Islamic Studies obtained second position in a contest held under King Abdullah ll world interfaith harmony prize. Reports regarding the activities to promote interfaith harmony from more than 50 countries were submitted. Department head Dr Arshad Leghari told Dawn that the prize distribution ceremony would be held in Jordan. The World Interfaith Harmony Week was first proposed at the UN General Assembly on Sept 23, 2010 by H.M. King Abdullah II of Jordan. Just under a month later, on Oct 20, 2010, it was unanimously adopted by the UN and henceforth the first week of February is observed as a World Interfaith Harmony Week. Published in Dawn, March 29th, 2022   SOURCE

Home Interviews Interviews Nigerian scholar became best winner of world interfaith week harmony 2022

March 25, 2022By  African Climate Reporters March 24, 2022 Nigerian scholar became best winner of world interfaith week harmony 2022   The general overseer of Christ evangelical and life intervention ministry sabon tasha Kaduna state north western Nigeria ,and the national president peace revival and reconciliation foundation of Nigeria pastor Yohanna Buru has been declared the first winner of this year’s united nation world international interfaith harmony week 2022. The judges received 85 submitted reports for the prize from hundreds of events held in total across the globe . This is a remarkable effort given the continuing effects of the Covid pandemic worldwide. The result was published at the website of the organization and Pastor Yohanna Buru says this is the biggest award in the history of his life and it came at the right time which is going to boost his effort toward taking more peace campaigns to various places .,   Buru said, through the 7 days of the week, he ...

King Abdullah II 2022 WIHW Prize Winners Announced!

March 23, 2022The King Abdullah II 2022 WIHW Prize winners have been announced! Congratulations to them and to all those who took part in the 2022 WIHW. Event Report Number on website Event Name Organisation 3, 2, 15, 16 Interfaith Harmony Week 2022 Pastor Yohanna Buru, Nigeria 13, 9-12 Interfaith Harmony Week Department of Islamic Studies, Ghazi University, Pakistan 74 Wamala Ward Interfaith Prayers Friends of Canon Gideon Foundation, Uganda 80 Roots of friendship – Mariam meets Maria URI Austria HM King Abdullah II of Jordan Prize for World Interfaith Harmony Week 2022  

World Interfaith Harmony Week Observance at the United Nations

February 10, 2022https://media.un.org/asset/k13/k133gqa9pn World Interfaith Harmony Week Observance at the United Nations – Theme: Faith and Spiritual Leadership to Combat Stigma and Conflict During Pandemic Recovery. Summary: An interfaith dialogue to continue commitment to advance the cause of developing a culture of peace and harmony by bringing together faith and spiritual leaders to motivate people of the world. Description: Theme: Faith and Spiritual Leadership to Combat Stigma and Conflict During Pandemic Recovery. An interfaith dialogue to continue commitment to advance the cause of developing a culture of peace and harmony by bringing together faith and spiritual leaders to motivate people of the world. At this event, leaders will bring their moral and spiritual authority to bear on the need for solidarity and cooperation among peoples and nations of the world, to control the scourge of COVID-19 with resources available and shared equitably. Opening performance Opening Prayers Statements from Main Member State sponsors, including the main Member States sponsor, the Permanent Mission of Sierra ...

UK Parliament – Early Day Motion 940 – World Interfaith Harmony Week

February 3, 2022https://edm.parliament.uk/early-day-motion/59438/world-interfaith-harmony-week     World Interfaith Harmony Week EDM (Early Day Motion)940: tabled on 02 February 2022 Tabled in the 2021-22 session. This motion has been signed by 14 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted. Motion text That this House notes that the United Nations has decreed the first week of February of every year as World Interfaith Harmony Week, which aims to promote harmony between all people regardless of their faith; notes that the week is based on United Nations General Assembly Resolution A/65/PV.34, which was passed in 2010 and calls for a worldwide week of interfaith harmony; joins the United Nations in recognising the need for dialogue among different faiths and religions to enhance mutual understanding, harmony and co-operation among people; welcomes the events taking place during World Interfaith Harmony Week 2022, such as the webinar on Protection of Mother Earth through Mindfulness and Prayer, organised by Interfaith Scotland in partnership with Mindfulness for Earth and Faith ...

1st Place WIHW Prize Winners hold Ceremonies in Wellington, New Zealand

August 10, 2021First Place Prize Winners Award Ceremonies Two ceremonies took place in New Zealand June 18th, 2021: Minister Andrew Little gifted the medal and certificate to the Wellington Interfaith Council. August 2nd, 2021: The Council called on the Mayor of Wellington, His Worship, Mayor Andy Foster to gift the medal and the certificate to the city so that it could be aptly displayed. See here for photos.