Archive for 2016

Peace Day Celebrations at the United Nations
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Peace Day Celebrations at the United Nations

On Friday, September 16 the Brahma Kumaris attended a number of events to mark the United Nations International Day of Peace, September 21, held at the UNHQ, NY. The three Nobel Peace Laureates were in the courtyard of the UNHQ …

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To Brooklyn and Back: A Mohawk Journey
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To Brooklyn and Back: A Mohawk Journey

“To Brooklyn and Back” told the story of Mohawk women and their role in sustaining a vibrant community in Brooklyn while Mohawk workers were helping build Manhattan’s iconic skyscrapers in the 1920s to 1960s.


Set decades later, “Bronx Llaktamanta” follows …

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Prayer Service
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Prayer Service

There was a feeling of equality, oneness, humility, and togetherness in the gathering of the Diplomatic Community and personnel, religious and ecumenical leaders, and members of the civil society, as they offered prayers to God on the occasion of the …

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Enhancing Human Flourishing Within the 2030 Agenda:
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Enhancing Human Flourishing Within the 2030 Agenda:

The Spirituality of Global Transformation

August 2016

 

 

Section 1: An Introduction

In 2000, the UN marked the arrival of the 21st. century with a commitment to eight Millennium Development Goals to address the world’s greatest challenges. Fifteen years …

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Mental Health and Wellness at the Heart of the Sustainable Development Goals
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Mental Health and Wellness at the Heart of the Sustainable Development Goals

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

The Permanent Missions of Canada and Palau to the United Nations collaborated with the International Association of Applied Psychology (IAAP) to address this much needed worldwide concern: Mental Health and Wellness at the Heart of the …

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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 …

Women’s Equality Day
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Women’s Equality Day

EQUAL MEANS EQUAL  There are no excuses

UNHQ, New York, Friday, August 26, 2016

The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality & the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) & Heroica Films presented the screening of the documentary, ‘EQUAL MEANS EQUAL’

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World Humanitarian Day Event
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World Humanitarian Day Event

One Humanity

The General Assembly Hall, Friday, August 19, 2016

The General Assembly Hall was beautifully lit with colored lights and packed with hundreds of well-wishers who made a personal commitment towards improving the living conditions of our fellow human …

Building a Just and Sustainable Peace Process in Colombia
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Building a Just and Sustainable Peace Process in Colombia

United Nations Church Center, NY

Thursday, August 18, 2016

A panel of four prominent speakers spoke openly with sincerity, a passion for peace, and concern for the future of the Colombian society.  An audience of around 120 listened and interacted …

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International Day of Youth
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International Day of Youth

Youth Essays on Peace – Tolerance – Human Rights

United Nations Headquarters, New York   August 12

I walked into Conference Room 3 and felt a soft buzz as attendees settle down to listen to ten extraordinary essays read by ten …

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