The H.M. King Abdullah II ibn Al-Hussein Prizes for the World Interfaith Harmony Week are awarded as follows:
- 1st Prize – $25,000 and a gold medal
- 2nd Prize – $15,000 and a silver medal
- 3rd Prize – $5,000 and a bronze medal
The prizes will be awarded to those events or texts that are judged
to have been most successful in promoting interfaith harmony, and
impacting religious understanding.
How to Participate
- Register online at www.worldinterfaithharmonyweek.com
- Post your event to our website
- Submit supporting materials by 6 March 2017
- Notification of awards will be given in March 2017
- Prize-giving Ceremony will be held in April 2017
Please view our website to find out more about how to participate.
The prize-giving ceremony will be held in Jordan. (Flights and accommodation will be provided.)
Submit a Letter of Support
We want to send a clear message that the overwhelming number of people from all faith traditions greatly support the call to harmony. Simply send a brief letter of support.
Last Year's Winners
The Winners of the 2016 World Interfaith Harmony Week Prize:
EUCLID "Common Word" Interfaith Harmony Week Pôle Universitaire Euclide (Euclid University)
2016 World Interfaith Harmony Week-Philippines
Interfaith Harmony Halifax WIHW Report 2016
The prize-giving ceremony took place in April 2016 in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.
All Praise belongs to God Alone.
The Judges for the 2017 World Interfaith Harmony Week Prize:
H.R.H. Princess Areej Ghazi
H.B. Patriarch Theophilus III – Patriarch of the Holy City, Palestine and Jordan
H.E. Sheikh Dr Ali Gomaa – former Grand Mufti of the Arab Republic of Egypt
Bishop Munib Yunan – Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land, and President of the World Federation of Evangelical Lutheran Churches
Sheikh Usama al-Sayyid Al-Azhari – Professor at Al-Azhar University
Father Nabil Haddad – Founder and Executive Director of the Jordanian Interfaith Coexistence Research Centre
Dr. Minwer Al-Mheid – Director of the Royal Aal Al-Bayt Institute for Islamic Thought
About World Interfaith Harmony Week
World Interfaith Harmony Week was first proposed at the United
Nations 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, every year, will be observed as a World Interfaith Harmony
For more details see our website or email us.