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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Shakti: Harnessing the Power of Self.
By April 28, 2022 Read More →

Shakti: Harnessing the Power of Self.

A women’s empowerment event dedicated to the UN International Women’s Day. 

An interactive workshop organized by Brahma Kumaris Meditation Center in Cinnaminson, NJ, USA and facilitated by two of Brahma Kumaris representatives at the UN, BK Julia Grindon-Welch and BK …

Posted in: Women
The Role of Consciousness in Transformation: Women Leading the Way
By April 27, 2022 Read More →

The Role of Consciousness in Transformation: Women Leading the Way

CSW 66 Parallel event: Wednesday, March 23, 8:00-10:00am, EST

The Brahma Kumaris United Nations office hosted a virtual parallel event during the United Nations 66th Session for the Commission on the Status of Women (UN CSW 66) on March 23, …

Posted in: Women
World Interfaith Harmony Week events
By February 25, 2022 Read More →

World Interfaith Harmony Week events

World Interfaith Harmony Week is observed annually during the first week of February. The Brahma Kumaris at the Untied Nations participated in a few events organized by various NGOs.

Thursday, February 17, 2022

Resolving Inter-cultural and inter-religious conflicts

World Interfaith …

Posted in: Interfaith
UN Social Development Conference (CSocD60) Side Event
By February 25, 2022 Read More →

UN Social Development Conference (CSocD60) Side Event

A Spiritual Vaccine: Building Inner Immunity: Capitilizing on the Capacity of the Human Spirit.

Friday, February 11, 10AM EST.

UN 60th Session on the Commission for Social Development took place from February 7 – 16, 2022. The Side event was …

Love for God, Love thy neighbor: A heart-to-heart conversation
By February 12, 2022 Read More →

Love for God, Love thy neighbor: A heart-to-heart conversation

Friday, January 28 @ 2pm EST. 

A group of deep thinkers on spirituality gathered on zoom to have a heart-to-heart conversation on the topic, “Love for God, Love thy neighbor” to mark the UN World Interfaith Harmony Week which is …

International Day of Peace event: Peace in the Park
By November 20, 2020 Read More →

International Day of Peace event: Peace in the Park

Breathe Peace; Friday, October 2, 2020

To provide support and increase the awareness of peace and love in the current global pandemic, BK UN brought the 2020 Peace in the Park: Breathe Peace event online for the first time with …

Posted in: Education, Family, Health, Media, Peace
International Day of Nonviolence event
By November 20, 2020 Read More →

International Day of Nonviolence event

Compassionate Nonviolence: A Karuna Response to Coronavirus


The fourth in a series of meditation videos, Compassionate Nonviolence: A Karuna Response to Coronavirus, was launched in honor of the International Day of Nonviolence. This online event was organized by the Brahma …

Posted in: Health, Peace
High Level Political Forum Parallel Event on Climate Change
By August 13, 2020 Read More →

High Level Political Forum Parallel Event on Climate Change

A Shift in Mind Sets: Faith-based Solutions to Climate Action Obstacles – Implementing Agenda 2030 and the Paris Agreement at the Grassroots

Monday, July 13, 2020

The Committee of Religious NGOs (CRNGO) organized this parallel event in which the Brahma …

International Day of Yoga
By June 26, 2020 Read More →

International Day of Yoga

The Brahma Kumaris participated in a number of events to celebrate Yoga Day 2020.

The Meditation Center, a chapter of the Brahma Kumaris in Cinnaminson, NJ,

celebrated the International Day of Yoga on June 21, 2020, with a conversation between …

Posted in: IDY Blog, Yoga
75 Minutes of Conversation: Rethinking Poverty
By June 17, 2020 Read More →

75 Minutes of Conversation: Rethinking Poverty

June 8, 2020.

 

During the COVID -19 crisis I was able to attend, from the comfort of my surroundings, an online dialogue on the topic “75 Minutes of Conversation: Rethinking Poverty” organised by United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) as …


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