Brahma Kumaris at the United Nations


The Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University (BKWSU), with its spiritual headquarters in Mt. Abu, India, comprises a worldwide network of centers in 110 countries and is an international non-governmental organization of the United Nations accredited with General Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC); Associate Status with the Department of Public Information (DPI); Consultative Status with United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF); Observer Status to the United Nations Environment Assembly of UNEP; Observer Organization to UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC); Flagship Member of Education for Rural People (ERP), Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO).

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Sustainable Development Goals Summit 2023 (SDG Summit)
By October 29, 2023 Read More →

Sustainable Development Goals Summit 2023 (SDG Summit)

We are people and planet at the UNHQ, NY 16 – 17 September 2023

The SDG Summit was held at the UNHQ for 2 days with civil society which was followed by 2 more days of discussions and conversations with …

International Day of Peace celebrations 2023
By October 27, 2023 Read More →

International Day of Peace celebrations 2023

Actions for Peace: Our Ambition for the #GlobalGoals

September 14, 2023, UNHQ and the Tillman Chapel of the UN Church Center.

This program had 2 sessions. The first Session was the Youth Event from 9:00am to 12:00pm. This year, the …

Posted in: Peace
8th. International Youth Conference 2023
By October 25, 2023 Read More →

8th. International Youth Conference 2023

Empowering youth to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals: from Discussion to Innovation – Inclusion – Action

September 21-24, 2023 This event took place at the ASF Intercultural Centre, Wall Street, NYC and was organized by Generation Next with the support…
Posted in: Youth
International Day of Youth event
By September 20, 2023 Read More →

International Day of Youth event

Youth Aspiration: The Future From Within

On August 15th, 2023, the International Day of Yoga Committee at the UN hosted a captivating event in celebration of the International Day of Youth. Centered around the powerful A.C.T philosophy – Awareness, Contemplation, …

Posted in: Youth
Peace in the Park, NYC
By August 4, 2023 Read More →

Peace in the Park, NYC

Peace in the Park New York 2023, (PIP NY), was showcased in Central Park for its 14th year. Dedicated to the United Nations International Day of Peace, this year’s theme was One People, One Planet, One Purpose. In New York, …

Posted in: Peace
International Day of Yoga Celebration at the UNHQ
By August 4, 2023 Read More →

International Day of Yoga Celebration at the UNHQ

International Day of Yoga declared by the United Nations (UN), is celebrated annually on June 21, highlighting this invaluable gift of ancient Indian tradition to the world. It is a day of raising awareness about the numerous benefits of yoga

Brahma Kumaris during NGO CSW67 Highlights
By April 18, 2023 Read More →

Brahma Kumaris during NGO CSW67 Highlights

Women’s Transformative Leadership in a Digital Age

On March 9, 2023, the Brahma Kumaris organized a parallel event during 67th. Session on the Commission of the Status of Women, (CSW 67)  entitled “Women’s Transformative Leadership in a Digital Age” which …

Posted in: Women
61st Session for the Commission on Social Development, CSocD61 at UNHQ
By February 27, 2023 Read More →

61st Session for the Commission on Social Development, CSocD61 at UNHQ

Civil Society Forum 2023, February 10th, 2023, Trusteeship Council, UNHQ

The Civil Society Forum was organized by a dynamic team with Sr. Jean Quinn as the Chair.

There were two sessions – one in the morning and one in the …

World Interfaith Harmony Week
By February 23, 2023 Read More →

World Interfaith Harmony Week

As observed by the Brahma Kumaris, February 1 – 7, 2023

The United Nations annually observes World Interfaith Harmony Week (WIHW) during the first week of February.

The Brahma Kumaris have celebrated this year’s Interfaith Harmony Week by organizing and …

Posted in: Interfaith
Oral Statement of the Brahma Kumaris at the 61st Session for the Commission on Social Development
By February 23, 2023 Read More →

Oral Statement of the Brahma Kumaris at the 61st Session for the Commission on Social Development

The Brahma Kumaris submitted an oral statement for the 61st Session for the Commission on Social Development. This was approved and read out during the 12th plenary on Monday, February 13, 2023 in Conference Room 4 in United Nations Headquarters, …


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