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, …

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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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 Day of Non-violence Celebrations
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International Day of Non-violence Celebrations

United Nations, Geneva, Friday, September 29, 2017

“Nonviolence is not a garment to be put on and off at will. Its seat is in the heart, and it must be an inseparable part of our being” – Mahatma Gandhi.

About …

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International Day of Families

International Day of Families

Conference Room 4, UNHQ Thursday, May 18

In observance of the International Day of Families, the United Nations Division for Social Policy and Development, in partnership with the Department of Public Information NGO Relations, co-organized one of the best discussions …

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International Migrants Day
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International Migrants Day

Thursday, December 15, 2016

The International Migrants Day is observed annually on December 18 and the United Nations hosted an event, Global Migration Film Festival, highlighting the journey that people took as they move from one place to another. …

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 …

Culture of Peace Event
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Culture of Peace Event

Global Movement for the Culture of Peace

Thursday, September 1, 2016, Trusteeship Council Chamber, UNHQ

 

The 5th High Level Forum on the Culture of Peace convened by the President of the General Assembly Office of the United Nations was …

CSW60 Side Events

CSW60 Side Events

Community Discussion

Thursday, March 17, 2016  3:00pm – 4:30pm

Bahai’s Office

The Values Caucus at the United Nations organized a Community Discussion during CSW60 which was led by co-chairs Carl Murrel and Julia Grindon-Welch. The participants were welcomed into a …

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CSW57: Love and Courage Beyond Fear
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CSW57: Love and Courage Beyond Fear

In dedication to the 57th session of the Commission on the Status of Women, the Meditation Center and Gallery in Manhattan hosted a community event on Thursday, March 14. The workshop, facilitated by Jill Shanti from Australia (Member of the …

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