Special Event “World Interfaith Harmony: Multi-religious Partnership for Sustainable Development”

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06-Feb-2015 02:45:27
The President of the General Assembly convenes a special event on the occasion of World Interfaith Harmony Week in cooperation with the Committee of Religious NGOs at the United Nations (RNGO)

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Resolution A/RES/65/5, adopted on 20 October 2010 by the General Assembly, reaffirmed that mutual understanding and inter-religious dialogue constitute important dimensions of a culture of peace and proclaimed the first week of February every year as the World Interfaith Harmony Week between all religions, faiths and beliefs. The World Interfaith Harmony Week was first observed in February 2011.

This year’s special event focuses on promoting religious and inter-religious actions for sustainable development.
The event provides an opportunity for religious communities to demonstrate their commitment to sustainable development. It also highlights the role of multi-religious and multi-sectoral partnership in achieving sustainable development goals.
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