Commission on the Status of Women 61 (CSW61)

Commission on the Status of Women 61 (CSW61)

The Brahma Kumaris at the UN, NY, delegation of four, co-hosted and participated in a number of events during CSW61. You are invited to read the summaryof these programs below.

 

Panel of speakers at the ‘Yoga: The Feminine …

International Women’s Day Celebrations, UNHQ

International Women’s Day Celebrations, UNHQ

Trusteeship Council, Wednesday, March 8, 2017

The lines for security were long as hundreds of women, girls, and school children, plus a large male representation, made their way to the United Nations General Assembly building to honor and share in …

55th Session on the Commission for Social Development
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55th Session on the Commission for Social Development

Strategies for Eradicating Poverty to Achieve Sustainable Development for All

The Commission for Social Development (CSocD) takes place annually from 1st to 10th February. It brings together representatives of the civil society, faith-based organizations, NGOs and NPOs from 40 member …

ECOSOC Youth Forum 2017
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ECOSOC Youth Forum 2017

January 30 -31, Trusteeship Council, UNHQ

The ECOSOC Youth Forum 2017 held at the UN Headquarter in New York was focused on the ‘Role of Youth in Poverty Eradication and Promoting Prosperity in a Changing World’. This sixth Forum brought …

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Sustainability & Age – Inclusiveness in the Urban Environment: Update on Habitat III
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Sustainability & Age – Inclusiveness in the Urban Environment: Update on Habitat III

Thursday, January 5, 2017

A room filled with concerned citizens regarding urbanization gathered to share and discuss next steps to this vital and important societal issue. A powerful panel of 3 speakers offered a cross section of views that generated …

International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD)
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International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD)

On Friday, December 2, the United Nations Head Quarters was buzzing with people with different forms of disabilities as they came together to observe the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. The various events organized high-lighted the importance of providing …