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 …

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 …

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 Pacific …

Updates on the Conference

Updates on the Conference

Brahma Kumaris Representatives – Maureen Chen, Meera, and Pavitra – attended the opening ceremony of the conference, participated at the round table discussions and interacted with many delegates who visited our exhibition booth. Please see below a few pictures of …

International Green Team Retreat in Remote Australia
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International Green Team Retreat in Remote Australia

Sonja (L) and Tamasin (R) sitting on a 200 year-old fallen eucalyptus tree, Glen Elgin, NSW, Australia.

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Agriculture and Sustainable Development
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Agriculture and Sustainable Development

Today was one of the most truly enjoyable conversations among UN agencies, governments and all major groups that I have ever been to at the UN. The President of ECOSOC, UN DSG, USG of DESA welcomed us, and the expert …

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Focus on sustainable development for children
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Focus on sustainable development for children

Focus on sustainable development for children

The UNICEF Executive Board opened its 2012 Annual Session at UN headquarters in New York today.

His Excellency John W. Ashe, President of the UNICEF Executive Board, during his opening remarks stated : “We …

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Sustainable Agriculture
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Sustainable Agriculture

On September 17, the Brahma Kumaris hosted a national retreat on Sustainable Agriculture. Role our report here (in Hindi).

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