Yoga and the UN Culture of Peace
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Yoga and the UN Culture of Peace

Friday, October 28, 2016

As a continuum to the United Nations International Day of Yoga, ‘Yoga For Universal Peace’ organized and hosted an international conference, entitled “Yoga and the UN Culture of Peace” at the United Nations Headquarters in New …

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Week of Spirituality at the UN
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Week of Spirituality at the UN

October 24 marked the United Nations Day and during that week, the Spirit of the United Nations is usually highlighted. Various events were organized in observance of this:

 

It was a time that attracted many spiritual minded people, including …

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The Influence of Media on Society: Do we live in an age of misinformation?
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The Influence of Media on Society: Do we live in an age of misinformation?

Thursday, October 6, 2016

This interesting high-level seminar was hosted by the United Nations Youth Delegates for Ireland and the Permanent Mission of Ireland to the United Nations.

Recent research shows that since 62% of adults access their news through …

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International Day of Non-violence Observance
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International Day of Non-violence Observance

Sunday, October 2, 2016 at ECOSOC Chamber, UNHQ, NY

Madhavi and I entered the room with the sounds of the melodious voice of Mrs. Sudha Raghunathan greeting us as she chanted words of Mahatma Gandhi: may peace prevail in this

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Pathways to Zero Hunger: News Release from DPI
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Pathways to Zero Hunger: News Release from DPI

22 September 2016
 

UNITED NATIONS AGENCIES IN ROME VOW TO TAKE
FORWARD ZERO HUNGER CHALLENGE

 
NEW YORK – The heads of the Rome-based food and agriculture agencies today thanked United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon for his personal commitment and leadership …

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Real Choices, Real Lives
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Real Choices, Real Lives

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Plan International, UK, organized an insightful panel discussion on the rights and roles of girls in the world. Health, education, and domestic relationships were some of the issues that were looked at. It was discovered that …

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Peace Day Celebrations at the United Nations
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Peace Day Celebrations at the United Nations

On Friday, September 16 the Brahma Kumaris attended a number of events to mark the United Nations International Day of Peace, September 21, held at the UNHQ, NY. The three Nobel Peace Laureates were in the courtyard of the UNHQ …

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To Brooklyn and Back: A Mohawk Journey
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To Brooklyn and Back: A Mohawk Journey

“To Brooklyn and Back” told the story of Mohawk women and their role in sustaining a vibrant community in Brooklyn while Mohawk workers were helping build Manhattan’s iconic skyscrapers in the 1920s to 1960s.


Set decades later, “Bronx Llaktamanta” follows …

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Prayer Service
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Prayer Service

There was a feeling of equality, oneness, humility, and togetherness in the gathering of the Diplomatic Community and personnel, religious and ecumenical leaders, and members of the civil society, as they offered prayers to God on the occasion of the …

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Enhancing Human Flourishing Within the 2030 Agenda:
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Enhancing Human Flourishing Within the 2030 Agenda:

The Spirituality of Global Transformation

August 2016

 

 

Section 1: An Introduction

In 2000, the UN marked the arrival of the 21st. century with a commitment to eight Millennium Development Goals to address the world’s greatest challenges. Fifteen years …

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