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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Refugees & Migrants as Global Citizens, DERC, UK
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Refugees & Migrants as Global Citizens, DERC, UK

Development Education Research Centre, DERC, London, Seminar

June 27, 2017

Introduction

The seminar explored refugees and migrants understanding of the global citizen identity and its implications of positioning and power. It discussed re-orientation and re-positioning for future learning and opened …

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International Youth Day 2017 Youth Building Peace
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International Youth Day 2017 Youth Building Peace

UNHQ, NY Friday, August 11, 2017

It’s always a treat to be part of the Youth Celebration as they bring a vibrant energy that shifts and lifts the moods of all present. This year was no different. The theme for …

Posted in: Sustainability, Youth
Intergenerational Dialogues
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Intergenerational Dialogues

Tuesday, August 1, 2107   UNHQ, NY

The United Nations Department of Public Information (DPI) Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) Intergenerational Dialogues event was held at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City, 1 August, 2017. The event entitled “Intergenerational Dialogues on …

High Level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development

High Level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development

Conference Room 4, UNHQ, NY   July 10-19, 2017

This year’s theme for the HLPF 2017 is “Eradicating poverty and promoting prosperity in a changing world.” Plan International – Brazil organized a side event on the topic “Tackling child poverty in …

Yoga: The Ultimate Connection

Yoga: The Ultimate Connection

Scandinavian House, NYC, Thursday, June 22, 2017

About 150 guests gathered in the auditorium of the Scandinavian House, after a delightful reception, to listen to the conversation between BK Shivani and Dr. Bruce Lipton, moderated by Denise Scotto.

BK Shivani, …

Radio Madhuban Celebrates UN International Days

Radio Madhuban Celebrates UN International Days

International Day of Yoga

Radio Madhuban 90.4 FM team celebrated the International Day of Yoga with students and staff of the Government Primary School in Nichlafali, Abu Road. The team organized a 3 hour Yoga and exercise workshop for the …

3rd. International Day of Yoga at the UNHQ, NY

3rd. International Day of Yoga at the UNHQ, NY

On the occasion of the 3rd International Day of Yoga, the Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations in association with the World Health Organization and the Department of Public Information, United Nations, hosted a special conversation titled ‘Yoga …

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DPI/NGO Final Session for this Season

DPI/NGO Final Session for this Season

It was a beautiful June 22 morning when the DPI/NGO season wrap-up was held in the ECOSOC Chamber, United Nations Headquarters NY.  The meeting emphasized upon the previous year’s workshops, orientations and the strengthening engagement with DPI associated NGOs.

Jeff …

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International Day of Yoga Community Events

International Day of Yoga Community Events

Many NGOs and Yoga Organizations arranged community events to celebrate the International Day of Yoga (IDY) and the Brahma Kumaris were invited to participate in few of them. Below is a summary of what took place.

Yoga and Meditation

The …

Observing UN International Days by Radio Madhuban in India

Observing UN International Days by Radio Madhuban in India

Child Labor Day  

Radio Madhuban 90.4 FM celebrated the World Day against Child Labour on 12th June in Abu Road, Rajasthan to sensitize the local community about the damaging impacts of child labour. Our team wrote the screenplay of a …