Ever have one of those days when you ask yourself, “Wait, did that just happen?” Did I really get a call from Ms. Philomena Ama Nimley, of The Institute for Conscious Global Change, inviting me to attend the 3rd preparatory committee meeting on the at the United Nations?
Without thinking, or bothering to check my schedule, I responded, “Yes, of course.” “Bring your laptop,” she said. So, on the morning of May 29 (which just happened to be the of ) I boarded a train to . I pinched myself as a sat in the Secretary-General
3900 children die everyday because of dirty water or poor hygiene. (WHO 2004)
I was stirred by an exhibit on display in the Main Gallery of the Visitors’ Lobby commemorating International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade. The exhibition “Honouring the Heroes, Resisters and Survivors,” which opened on March 27th, includes images, original documents, historical illustrated newspapers, artifacts, maps and radio interviews. You can view webcasts of the commemorative concert, NGO briefing, and Global Student Videoconference on the UN website.
Rio+20, the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, will be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on June 20-22, 2012. The issues being discussed at this preparatory meeting could have profound implications for our future on this planet.
“A great human revolution in just a single individual will help achieve a change in the destiny of a nation and, further, can even enable a change in the destiny of all humankind.”
Video: The Story of Who Owns the Land
There are not two lands, pure and impure, the difference lies solely in the hearts of the people. —Nichiren Daishonin
All life is bound in one; so if you touch a fiber of a living thing you send a thrill from the center to the outer bounds of life.
- Building the Peoples Summit
- Occupy Rio20
- Rio+20 : Women
- Rio+20 : Indigenous
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