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, …

New Year Message
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New Year Message

2018

May peace and love fill your heart, and may you become a light for the world.

When people feel uncertain, their inner attention narrows, and they focus on their uncertainty. However, when we have faith in the persistence of …

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Climate Change Conference
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Climate Change Conference

COP23 in Bonn, Germany

The Road to Bonn: Approximately 25,000 delegates from around the world, representing governments, civil society, the private sector, inter-governmental bodies and other non-Party stakeholders will gather in Bonn for the Conference of Parties (COP) to advance …

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 …

One on one with NGOs and the President of the UN General Assembly
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One on one with NGOs and the President of the UN General Assembly

Friday, October 6, 2017 ECOSOC Chambers, UNHQ

There was a lot of excitement as hundreds of representatives from various non governmental organizations gathered to listen to the newly appointed President of the 72nd. session of the General Assembly, H.E. Mr. …

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 …

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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 …

Yoga and the UN: Culture of Peace

Yoga and the UN: Culture of Peace

ECOSOC Chamber, Friday, May 19, 2017

Yoga and the UN annual Culture of Peace Program was extra special this year as the Brahma Kumaris was invited to speak on the panel on the subject of, ‘Celebrate Earth: Sustainable Living, Meditation …

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 …