460 BilateralThis third and last report from the successful activities of the BKs at the UN Environmental Assembly in Nairobi includes:

  • President Macron and the proposed French government investment
  • Launch of The Global Environment Outlook 6
  • The BK Panel debate "A new mindset for sustainable living and innovation"
  • BK involvement in planning for UNEA5
  • Follow-up programe "10 ways to change the world"
  • The 10 (American) Indian commandments

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AndrewatthestandThis second report from the UN Environment Assembly includes:

  • Faith for Earth side event, including a visit by Inger Andersen, the incoming Executive Director of UNEP
  • Faith for Earth co-ordination meeting
  • News from our stand
  • Meditation and news from Faith-Based Initiatives for Addressing Environmental Challenges

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465 UNEA4The United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) has overall responsibility for environmental problems among UN agencies and is a leading global environmental authority.  From 11th-15th March 2019, the 4th United Nations Environment Assembly UNEA4 is taking place in Nairobi, Kenya.  The Brahma Kumaris in Kenya has been connected to UNEP since 1979 and we have been an accredited observer organization since 2014.  Brahma Kumaris has a very active team at the assembly delivering our message to all.

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460 PlasticfreelogoPlastic has become a major environmental and health hazard, as it ultimately breaks down into microplastic, which can be found all over the planet.  Meanwhile, the usage of plastic has spiraled out of control - bags, bottles, straws, utensils, polystyrene cups, film, food packaging and more. Brahma Kumaris Environmental Initiative aims to reduce the usage of plastic in the BK centers. Let us help nature by being an example!

Start Now:  

- Pack tolis plastic-free

- Avoid plastic in your fridge and household

- Avoid using plastic water bottles

- Buy plastic-free

- Share your experience via mail

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ACTIVE PEACE PROJECT PILGRIMAGEOn Thursday, 22 February 2019, Valériane Bernard, Brahma Kumaris, joined the Peace Pledge Pilgrimage organised by the Active Peace Foundation in New Delhi, India. This project, initiated by the Universal Sufi Council, includes the explicit study and promotion of the universal values at the core of every major religious and faith tradition. This pilgrimage brought together a range of faith based orgnaisations who shared their perspectives for a better world and a better environment.

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GREEN THOUGHT FOR TODAY

Understanding the laws of nature does not mean that we are immune to their operations.