World Interfaith Harmony Week is an annual event to be observed during the first week of February starting in 2011. World Interfaith Harmony Week was proclaimed by the
General Assembly in resolution A/RES/65/5PDF document adopted on 20 October 2010. In the resolution, the General Assembly, points out that mutual understanding and
interreligious dialogue constitute important dimensions of a culture of peace and establishes World Interfaith Harmony Week as a way to promote harmony between all people regardless of their faith.
This conference brings together a unique combination of international leaders from faith groups, universities, businesses, NGOs, and public institutions to discuss the contribution of various faith traditions in building peaceful homes and strong families, which are necessary components for building peace in the world. The objective of the conference is to facilitate peace and harmony between people of all religious and philosophical traditions while exploring ways to work together to strengthen homes and communities.
The conference will begin with an opening session of speeches by key dignitaries. This will be followed by
presentations and discussions by political, religious, educational and business leaders. The conference will conclude with a gala dinner and cultural performance.
The subject for the speakers to expound on is:PeaceAt Home Builds Peace In The World We are privileged to have
eighteen distinguished speakers to represent several faiths. These are Islam, Latter-day Saints, Hindu, Catholic,
Buddhist, Sikh, Christian, and Zoroastrian