Seeking Refuge: Faith-Based Approaches to Forced Migration

Seeking Refuge: Faith-Based Approaches to Forced Migration

Princeton University, PA

Two representatives from the Brahma Kumaris, Ms. Meredith Porte and BK Kinnari Murthy,  attended this much needed conference, Seeking Refuge: Faith-Based Approaches to Forced Migration, which took place at the prestigious Princeton University on March 3-4, 2017.…

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Celebrating the Principles of Tolerance and Respect
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Celebrating the Principles of Tolerance and Respect

Interfaith Harmony: Embracing the Other: February 6

The Brahma Kumaris joined in the celebration of World Interfaith Harmony Week by attending an event at the Tillman Chapel, UN Church Center, hosted by the Committee of Religious NGOs at the United …

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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 …

Religion & Human Rights: In Celebration of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
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Religion & Human Rights: In Celebration of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

December 16, 2016

Members of the Interfaith NGOs gathered to discuss the role the religions in upholding human dignity.

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Ms.  Marta Santos Pais, Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence against Children (SRSG) | High Level Global Independent Advocate presented:…

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Promoting Peace and Reconciliation to Counter Violent Extremism
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Promoting Peace and Reconciliation to Counter Violent Extremism

Focus on Faith Briefing

United Nations HQ, New York

Thursday, February 4, 2016

 

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It was a packed room as many representatives of various religions and faith traditions prepared to discuss how religion can do justice to promoting peace and …

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Love of the Good & Love of the Neighbor
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Love of the Good & Love of the Neighbor

Parallel Event

World Interfaith Harmony Week

Thursday, February 4, 2016

 

The Shinnyo Center for Meditation and Well-Being and the International Day of Yoga Committee co-sponsored a parallel event to celebrate World Interfaith Harmony Week.

It was held in serene …

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Honoring World Interfaith Harmony Week
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Honoring World Interfaith Harmony Week

Implementing The Transformative Agenda of Sustainable Development Goals

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

United Nations Head Quarters, New York

The ambiance was beautifully set with an “intensely soulful” performance by Mr. Kinan Azmeh on the clarinet (http://www.kinanazmeh.com).

 

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“Ethical and Faith Perspectives of a Post COP21 Agenda”
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“Ethical and Faith Perspectives of a Post COP21 Agenda”

The Geneva Interfaith Forum on Climate Change, Environment and Human Rights organized  a panel on:

“Ethical and Faith Perspectives of a Post COP21 Agenda”

February 12, 2016

It was snowing very heavily in Geneva that afternoon finally bringing a wintery …

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