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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Climate Action Week
By February 5, 2020 Read More →

Climate Action Week

September 2019

With the arrival of Greta Thunberg to New York on a ship, the excitement of the people increased and the determination to take action for the climate became stronger. Thousands showed their support in various ways by participating …

Climate Change Conference – Spain
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Climate Change Conference – Spain

December 1 – 13, 2019, Madrid

The Brahma Kumaris actively participated in this conference with a delegation of 10. Many workshops, meditation gatherings, interfaith conversations, and interviews were organized during the two weeks. You are welcome to visit the website …

UN Day Celebrations and Festival of Lights
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UN Day Celebrations and Festival of Lights

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Diwali and UN Day celebrations were held at the Brahma Kumaris Offices, NYC. Many friends gathered to rekindle the spirit of the UN and strengthen the torch within so that we can achieve the UN 2030 …

Posted in: Peace, Values
Brahma Kumaris at 68th. UN CSC in Utah.
By September 10, 2019 Read More →

Brahma Kumaris at 68th. UN CSC in Utah.

August 26 -28, 2019, Salt Palace Convention Center, Salt Lake City

About 5,000 participants from over 100 countries attended the annual UN NGO conference held in Salt Lake City (SLC) in the magnificent Salt Palace Convention Center. The hospitality of …

International Day of Youth Celebration
By September 4, 2019 Read More →

International Day of Youth Celebration

Youth for Inclusive and Sustainable Cities and Communities: Tuesday, August 13, 2019

An exciting buzz as the youths settled in to celebrate another day in observance of International Youth Day. A delegation of three youths represented the Brahma Kumaris at …

Posted in: Youth
UN High Level Political Forum.  Practical Tools for Empowering People, Access to Justice and Peaceful Societies
By August 9, 2019 Read More →

UN High Level Political Forum. Practical Tools for Empowering People, Access to Justice and Peaceful Societies

July 12, 2019

An event with a difference. The HeartMath Institute, Pathways for Peace, Centre for International Sustainable Development: Law, and Heart Ambassadors co-facilitated an interesting and dynamic conversation at the UNHQ, NY, highlighting spiritual and more heartfelt tools as …

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Yoga: Return to the Heart of the Source
By June 20, 2019 Read More →

Yoga: Return to the Heart of the Source

IDY Committee at the UN yoga event was held at the prestigious Tillman Chapel of the UN Church Center on Tuesday, June 18, 2019, in celebration of the 5th anniversary of International Day of Yoga (IDY).

The program opened with …

The Role of Libraries in Strengthening Communities
By June 13, 2019 Read More →

The Role of Libraries in Strengthening Communities

Dag Hammarskjold Library Insight Series, Thursday, May 23

The Reading Room of the Dag Hammarskjold Library provides a warm and friendly atmosphere to hold a discussion that means so much to many of us: the importance of libraries in raising …

Families and Climate Action: Focus on SDG 13
By May 21, 2019 Read More →

Families and Climate Action: Focus on SDG 13

ECOSOC Chamber, United Nations HQ, Thursday, May 16, 2019

Hawa Diallo, Chief of Unit, civil Society, UN Department of Global Communications, making the opening remarks

The United Nations celebrated International Day of Families with a focus on climate action. What …

BK events during CSW63
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BK events during CSW63

Awareness to Action: Empowering Women to Advocate for Themselves

Monday, March 11, Armenian Convention Center, NYC

It is time that spirituality and values be given their rightful place as a formidable mechanism for personal change – which is a necessary


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