DPI/NGO Final Session for this Season

DPI/NGO Final Session for this Season

It was a beautiful June 22 morning when the DPI/NGO season wrap-up was held in the ECOSOC Chamber, United Nations Headquarters NY.  The meeting emphasized upon the previous year’s workshops, orientations and the strengthening engagement with DPI associated NGOs.

Jeff …

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Defining Transformation within the Sustainable Development Agenda
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Defining Transformation within the Sustainable Development Agenda

UNHQ, NY Thursday, January 19, 2017

The UNFPA, the Brahma Kumaris and the Institute for Research on Unlimited Love, brought together a group of 45 individuals who were experienced in their respective field of work, and showed a deep interest …

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Israeli Women’s Leadership Forum and the Values Caucus at the UN
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Israeli Women’s Leadership Forum and the Values Caucus at the UN

Bahai’s Office, Tuesday, November 22

A vibrant group of 30 Israeli women, representing the Israeli Women’s Leadership Forum (IWLF), had an engaging discussion with other influential women representing various NGOs – Values Caucus at the UN, Commission on the Status …

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International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD)
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International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD)

On Friday, December 2, the United Nations Head Quarters was buzzing with people with different forms of disabilities as they came together to observe the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. The various events organized high-lighted the importance of providing …

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 …

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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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Yoga and the UN Culture of Peace
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Yoga and the UN Culture of Peace

Friday, October 28, 2016

As a continuum to the United Nations International Day of Yoga, ‘Yoga For Universal Peace’ organized and hosted an international conference, entitled “Yoga and the UN Culture of Peace” at the United Nations Headquarters in New …

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Week of Spirituality at the UN
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Week of Spirituality at the UN

October 24 marked the United Nations Day and during that week, the Spirit of the United Nations is usually highlighted. Various events were organized in observance of this:

 

It was a time that attracted many spiritual minded people, including …

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The Influence of Media on Society: Do we live in an age of misinformation?
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The Influence of Media on Society: Do we live in an age of misinformation?

Thursday, October 6, 2016

This interesting high-level seminar was hosted by the United Nations Youth Delegates for Ireland and the Permanent Mission of Ireland to the United Nations.

Recent research shows that since 62% of adults access their news through …

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International Day of Non-violence Observance
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International Day of Non-violence Observance

Sunday, October 2, 2016 at ECOSOC Chamber, UNHQ, NY

Mrs. Sudha Raghunathan and team of musicians

Madhavi and I entered the room with the sounds of the melodious voice of Mrs. Sudha Raghunathan greeting us as she chanted words of …

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