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, …

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 …

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 …

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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 …

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World Environment Day – June 5
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World Environment Day – June 5

World Environment Day, June 5, was celebrated in a grand way by the Rural Wing of the Brahma Kumaris in India this year. A network of 300 centers organized programs in various cities. A wonderful collection of photos has been …

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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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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 …