Brahma Kumaris at the United Nations


The Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University (BKWSU), with its spiritual headquarters in Mt. Abu, India, comprises a worldwide network of centers in 110 countries and is an international non-governmental organization of the United Nations accredited with General Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC); Associate Status with the Department of Public Information (DPI); Consultative Status with United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF); Observer Status to the United Nations Environment Assembly of UNEP; Observer Organization to UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC); Flagship Member of Education for Rural People (ERP), Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO).

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United Nations Environment Association Meeting
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United Nations Environment Association Meeting

“Towards a pollution free planet”  Nairobi, 27th November – 6th. December, 2017

The third session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) took place in Nairobi from 4 – 6th December 2017. It was opened by Mr Edgar Gutierrez Espeleta, …

New Year Message
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New Year Message

2018

May peace and love fill your heart, and may you become a light for the world.

When people feel uncertain, their inner attention narrows, and they focus on their uncertainty. However, when we have faith in the persistence of …

Posted in: Sustainability
World Diabetes Day
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World Diabetes Day

Curepipe, Mauritius

To commemorate the World Diabetes Day – 14 November, the Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University(BKWSU) in collaboration with the Academy for Integrated and Sustainable Development(AISD), organised an awareness programme on  Diabetes, on Saturday 11, November 2017 at the …

Posted in: Health
COP23 Updates
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COP23 Updates

 

 

Report 4

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Report 7

Report 8

Report 9

Report 10

Posted in: Climate Change, Youth
Climate Change Conference
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Climate Change Conference

COP23 in Bonn, Germany

The Road to Bonn: Approximately 25,000 delegates from around the world, representing governments, civil society, the private sector, inter-governmental bodies and other non-Party stakeholders will gather in Bonn for the Conference of Parties (COP) to advance …

Strengthening the UN’s Core: Are Three Pillars Enough?
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Strengthening the UN’s Core: Are Three Pillars Enough?

Thursday, October 26, 2017

The United Nations celebrated yet another UN Day on October 24 and on October 26, hundreds of the NGO Community got together to participate in understanding the deeper meaning of what the UN stood for.

The …

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
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International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

A Path toward Peaceful and Inclusive Societies

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

The Conference Room of the UNHQ was packed as people settled down to listen to what the UN has accomplished in eradicating poverty and what the next steps are.…

Posted in: Poverty
Child Obesity – A Development Time-bomb
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Child Obesity – A Development Time-bomb

Friday, September 22, 2017  Trusteeship Council

This timely concern was organized by the Permanent Mission of Canada to the UN, World Health Organization (WHO), CARICOM, the Healthy Caribbean Coalition, and Pacific Sids.

It was stated that a large percentage of …

Posted in: Education, Values
Bullying: Complicit Silence in the Face of Indignity
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Bullying: Complicit Silence in the Face of Indignity

DPI/NGO Chat Series organized by NGO Youth Representatives to DPI, Tuesday, October 10, 2017 

An informal gathering of about 50 members of the NGOs met at the DPI/NGO Resource Center, NY, to discuss the growing issue of bullying, whether at …

Posted in: Education
One on one with NGOs and the President of the UN General Assembly
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One on one with NGOs and the President of the UN General Assembly

Friday, October 6, 2017 ECOSOC Chambers, UNHQ

There was a lot of excitement as hundreds of representatives from various non governmental organizations gathered to listen to the newly appointed President of the 72nd. session of the General Assembly, H.E. Mr. …