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International Forum

MAM at UN Economic and Social Council conferences

11-19 July 2016, United Nations,┬áNew York United Nations ECOSOC (Economic and Social Council) convened a series of meetings in July for for 9 days for its members to act on key initiatives. During a High Level Political Forum on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the MAM was represented by Anju Bist, Co-Director of Amrita SeRVe, […]

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Community Out Reach

MAM in UN Commission

Eleven representatives from the MAM attended the 17th session of the Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD-17) at the United Nations in New York. The annual conference took place from May 4 to 15, 2009, with more than 1,000 people attending, including ministers of state, distinguished members from public and private sectors, academia, and civil society.Many […]

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Community Out Reach

MAM at the Intergovernmental Preparatory Meeting

The M.A.M has again been instrumental in drawing the attention of government representatives and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to the issue of the escalating rate of suicide among farmers. This took place at the Intergovernmental Preparatory Meeting (IPM) for the seventeenth session of the Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD-17) held at United Nations headquarters in New […]

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AYUDH

UN’s Peace Day celebrated

On the occasion of the UN’s International Peace Day on September 21st 2008, AYUDH groups worldwide connected via the internet to pray for world peace and harmony. At 9am Amritapuri time the connection was launched between youth from India, America, Germany, Italy, Ireland, Poland and Finland. After a very hearty and happy greeting the youngsters […]

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Tsunami

NGO and UN have something to learn from Amma

Interview with Olara A. Otunnu, Former UN Under-Secretary General 22 September 2006-Amritapuri Olara A. Otunnu recently paid a visit to Amritapuri. In 2005, Mr. Otunnu completed his eight-year term as UN Under-Secretary-General and Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children in Armed Conflict. In this capacity, Mr. Otunnu was a moral voice and advocate on […]