Universal Peace Foundation (Thailand)

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UN World Interfaith Harmony Week held on first week of February

BANGKOK, 8 February 2013 (NNT) – The Universal Peace Foundation (Thailand) has held a seminar on the occasion of UN World Interfaith Harmony Week, which falls on the first week of February.

This year, the interfaith campaign is held under the theme of inter-religious principles for strengthening families. A seminar has been held to discuss ways to strengthen family institution in a sustainable manner.

The United Nations (UN) has declared every first week of February as UN World Interfaith Harmony Week since 2010, to promote the unity and cooperation among people of different religion beliefs.

Academics and religious experts gathered to exchange views on different religious principles, focusing on how they could help strengthen family bond. It is believed that religious teachings are important foundations for strong family bonding.

— NNT 2013-02-08