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 theĀ summaryof these programs below.

 

Panel of speakers at the ‘Yoga: The Feminine

International Women’s Day Worldwide

International Women’s Day Worldwide

Many Brahma Kumaris centers across the world organized programs to celebrate this year’s International Women’s Day (IWD) under the theme: Empowering Women in the Changing World of Work. Here is a summary of a few of the events that took …

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International Women’s Day Celebrations, UNHQ

International Women’s Day Celebrations, UNHQ

Trusteeship Council, Wednesday, March 8, 2017

IWD 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 …

Education for Global Citizenship: An Emerging Approach to the United Nations SDGs
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Education for Global Citizenship: An Emerging Approach to the United Nations SDGs

February 16, ECOSOC Chambers, UNHQ

In partnership with DPI/NGO Executive Committee, the NGO Relations, Advocacy and Special Events Section, Outreach Division, Department of Public Information, organized this briefing which served as a follow-up to the 66th DPI/NGO Conference on Education

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 …

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 …

Living In A Shrinking World – Sharing our Future TOGETHER!
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Living In A Shrinking World – Sharing our Future TOGETHER!

Mark Harris, President Emeritus of ELS Education Services and Berlitz, was the speaker of the third programme of the annual series arranged by the United Nations Academic Impact. The lecture series called ‘The J. Michael Adams Lecture and Conversation Series’

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NGO Partners and Resources
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NGO Partners and Resources

A Grass-roots Approach to Education for All

November 10, 2016

Department of Public Information and Lehigh University College of Education co-hosted an insightful and meaningful panel discussion. The speakers were informative, providing the essence of what is being done at …

Posted in: Education, Uncategorized
Youth-led Briefing: 1+4=16
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Youth-led Briefing: 1+4=16

Targeting Poverty (Goal 1) and Education (Goal 4) for Peace (Goal 16)

Thursday, November 3, 2016

It was the first youth-led briefing by the newly formed Youth Steering Committee of the Department of Public Information! It was a pleasure being …

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Report on the BKs participation in the 66th. DPI/NGO Conference

Report on the BKs participation in the 66th. DPI/NGO Conference

Education for Global Citizenship: Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Together

Gyeongju, South Korea

May 30, 2016 – June 1, 2016

The 66th UN DPI/NGO Conference in Gyeongju, South Korea, was the first to be held in the Asia …