Champion of Compassion Spotlight: King Abdullah II of Jordan

Spotlight Champion Of Compassion: King Abdullah II of Jordan First Initiator of World Interfaith Harmony Week

We are thrilled to share the vision and celebrate King Abdullah II of Jordan from U Day Festival Ethiopia: Land Of Origin on behalf of hundreds of spiritual leaders from around the world, we pass you the Compassion Torch as a spotlight Champion Of Compassion. World Interfaith Harmony Week is an anchor and inspiration to why we are coming together during this first week of February 2018. Thank you for keeping the interfaith flame alive since 2012. We are thrilled to announce that at this time Champion Of Compassion is giving communities and teams around the world the opportunity to win $50,000 for there service projects (register your project here! Game On). He offers this to communities every year during World Interfaith Harmony Week. Bravo to you and your generosity for making peace and cooperation a priority. See here some of the amazing stories of how King Abdullah II has given through the years here. See the many events happening around the world at this time honoring Interfaith and where you can add your event too.

Here is a video about World Interfaith Harmony Week in 2018 from HRH Prince Ghazi.

“Our choices are cursing in the dark or lighting a candle in the darkness, and through the first week of February, having everyone that is soul minded celebrate based on one theme at one time in the world, is World Interfaith Harmony Week. This is a crucial way to push back the forces of religious hatred and conflict.” -HRH Prince Ghazi bin Muhammad

The World Interfaith Harmony Week was first proposed at the UN General Assembly on September 23, 2010 by H.M. King Abdullah II of Jordan. Just under a month later, on October 20, 2010, it was unanimously adopted by the UN and henceforth the first week of February will be observed as a World Interfaith Harmony Week.

The World Interfaith Harmony Week provides a platform—one week in a year—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 other’s efforts. 

Learn more about World Interfaith Harmony Week 2017 at the website.

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