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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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 …

World Environment Day event
By June 12, 2020 Read More →

World Environment Day event

“Valuing the Self and Caring for the Element of Water.”

Thursday, June 4, 2020

In keeping with the June theme of “The Heart of Well-Being: Living a Healthier and Happier Life,” the Thursday evening, June 4 program was dedicated to …

International Day of Yoga
By June 12, 2020 Read More →

International Day of Yoga

Grand announcement: Yogis: Linking Living Lights: Saturday – Sunday, June 20-21, 2020

If we connect light to light to light, and join the lights together of the one billion young people in our world today, we will be enough

International Day of Families
By May 19, 2020 Read More →

International Day of Families

The Art of Mindful Bonding,  Friday, May 15, 2020

We are humbled and honored by the participation of our diverse esteemed panelists:

Wesley Allen, Pastor, Central Baptist Richard Calabrese, Chief of Police, Cinnaminson Sabita Geer, UN representative, Brahma Kumaris Manisha…
Posted in: Family, Values
Youth Town Hall Event on UN75
By May 14, 2020 Read More →

Youth Town Hall Event on UN75

Wednesday 13 of May at 9am (New York time)

The Permanent Representatives to the United Nations in New York, the Governments of Qatar and Sweden, in collaboration with the Office of the President of the General Assembly (OPGA), and the …

Posted in: Youth
BKs at 58th Session on the Commission on Social Development
By March 3, 2020 Read More →

BKs at 58th Session on the Commission on Social Development

Affordable housing and social protection systems for all to address homelessness

February 10-19, 20202, UNHQ

The Brahma Kumaris delegation of 5 participated in the conference by submitting a written statement, reading an oral statement, organizing a workshop and co-hosted a …

World Interfaith Harmony Week
By March 3, 2020 Read More →

World Interfaith Harmony Week

February 1 -7, 2020

It’s World Interfaith Harmony Week!! An auspicious time for faith-based traditions to come together and discuss how we can collectively harmonize to bring about world harmony. The Brahma Kumaris participated in one such event at the …

Posted in: Interfaith
Preparing for COP26: An interfaith consultation
By March 3, 2020 Read More →

Preparing for COP26: An interfaith consultation

UN Church Center Monday March 2 a meeting was held organized by the Committee of Religious NGOs (CRNGOs) at the United Nations called “Preparing for COP26: An interfaith consultation” BK Julia Grindon-Welch, BK UN Representative and the newly appointed Vice-Chair…

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