International Day of Yoga 2018

International Day of Yoga 2018

The Brahma Kumaris are featured in the Special Edition in the magazine, Light On Light, focussing on yoga and its various forms, highlighting the benefits whether physically, spiritually, emotionally, mentally, or socially.

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Interviews on practical uses …

Keeping Power in Check: The Protection of Journalists and Media Workers

Keeping Power in Check: The Protection of Journalists and Media Workers

World Press Freedom Day Observance, UNHQ Thursday, May 3, 2018

A packed room of over 600 interested persons gathered to listen to and share their concerns about the challenges that journalists and media workers face while on the job. The …

The Role of Global Citizenship Education in the 2030 Agenda and Beyond

The Role of Global Citizenship Education in the 2030 Agenda and Beyond

Thursday, April 26, 2018  Conference Room 3, UNHQ, New York.

This was a very important seminar as Global Citizenship Education (GCED) plays a vital role in achieving the UN 2030 Agenda. It is target #7 within Goal 4. This year …

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Migration’s contribution to Prosperity, Development and International Unity.

Migration’s contribution to Prosperity, Development and International Unity.

Thursday, April 19, 2018 UNHQ, NYC

The UN is focusing a lot on the condition of migrants and in improving their lives. The UN Department of Public Information organized this event to look at the current situation and explore ways …

Community Media Broadcasters: Building Capacities for Amplifying Voices of Rural Women

Community Media Broadcasters: Building Capacities for Amplifying Voices of Rural Women

CSW 62 Side Event, Friday, March 23

A lively interaction followed an enriching report presented by a panel of experienced community radio broadcasters.  A wide cross section of cultures was represented – Sierra Leone, Mozambique, Philippines, India, Europe, Caribbean, and …

Posted in: Education, Media, Women
#joinTogether: Developing a Positive Attitude Towards Migration”

#joinTogether: Developing a Positive Attitude Towards Migration”

DPI NGO Chat Series, Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Co-organized with the Gandhi Global Family, this chat series was very inspiring as youths shared the great things they are doing, via their university, to help migrants adapt to their new life. …

Looking Back, Looking Forward

Looking Back, Looking Forward

A Town Hall Meeting on the Upcoming UN DPI/NGO Conference

Thursday, February 15, Conference Room 3, UNHQ, NY

As an NGO participating in many previous conferences organized by the United Nations Department of Public Information (DPI), it was with great …

56th. Session on the Commission on Social Development
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56th. Session on the Commission on Social Development

Strategies for Eradicating Poverty to Achieve Sustainable Development for All

January 29 – February 7, 2018 

This year, the 56th Session on the Commission on Social Development, CSocD 56, started with an orientation program organized by the NGO Committee on …

United Nations Environment Association Meeting
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United Nations Environment Association Meeting

“Towards a pollution free planet”  Nairobi, 27th November – 6th. December, 2017

The third session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) took place in Nairobi from 4 – 6th December 2017. It was opened by Mr Edgar Gutierrez Espeleta, …

Strengthening the UN’s Core: Are Three Pillars Enough?
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Strengthening the UN’s Core: Are Three Pillars Enough?

Thursday, October 26, 2017

The United Nations celebrated yet another UN Day on October 24 and on October 26, hundreds of the NGO Community got together to participate in understanding the deeper meaning of what the UN stood for.

The …


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