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UN officials underline religions’ role in promoting global harmony

General Assembly President Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser. UN Photo/Paulo Filgueiras.

The President of the General Assembly Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser today stressed the potential of all of the world’s religions to promote global peace and stability, saying that faiths have common principles that can be used to bring about grater unity and harmony among people.

“We recognize and celebrate the values that are shared across religious traditions,” said Mr. Al-Nasser at a General Assembly event to mark the end of the annual World Interfaith Harmony Week, which was established by Member States through a resolution adopted by the Assembly in 2010.

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An Invitation from the President of the UN General Assembly - Feb 7th, 2012

The President of the United Nations General Assembly, H.E. Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, is cordially inviting all members of the United Nations community in New York – including Ambassadors, Missions, the Secretariat, and the New York area NGO and religious communities – to join together for an observance of World Interfaith Harmony Week 2012 on February 7th in the General Assembly Hall.

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About the United Nations World Interfaith Harmony Week

The United Nations World Interfaith Harmony Week provides a platform when all interfaith groups and other groups of goodwill can show the world what a powerful movement they are. The thousands of events organized by these groups often go unnoticed not only by the general public, but also by other groups themselves. This week will allow for these groups to become aware of each other and strengthen the movement by building ties and avoiding duplicating each others’ efforts.

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