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Organization Interfaith Scotland
History Established in 1999
City Glasgow, Scotland
Website http://www.interfaithscotland.org
Values Civic, Faith
Vision to advance the public knowledge and understanding of the teachings, traditions and practices of the different faith communities in Scotland.
Mission To raise awareness of the different faith communities.
Goals To build good relations between persons of different religious faiths through dialogue, understanding and co-operation. To promote mutual understanding and good relationships between people of different religious faiths in Scotland.
Approach Work to raise awareness of the importance of inter faith dialogue through presentations, seminars and faith awareness training and through the creation of inter faith resources for different groups. Offering a neutral forum where representatives of faith communities can meet on a basis of equality and engage in dialogue about matters of religious and civic importance. Seeking to advance the public knowledge and understanding of the teachings, traditions and practices of the different faith communities in Scotland. Encourage the formation of inter faith groups and assist and support them in their work, participation in inter faith dialogue, with decision-making processes, local and national government and other private, voluntary and statutory bodies to ensure that they are aware of the interests of faith communities.
Structure representative body, from faith communities. full members, associate members, friends. support by subscription.
Scale Medium
Scope National
Activity host annual events to allow local inter faith groups, women and young people to meet together, promote inter faith initiatives and explore best practice. launch and promote Scottish Interfaith Week, which we established to enable dialogue, understanding and co-operation between Scotland's diverse religious communities and the wider community
Religion All-faith
Words dialogue, awareness
Acronym IFS
Contact 523 Shields Road, Glasgow,G41 2RF
Email admin@interfaithscotland.org
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