Skip links

International Day of Living Together in Peace – 16 May 2024

International Day of Living Together in Peace – 16 May 2024

in

Living together in peace is a vision of a world where people from diverse backgrounds, cultures, and beliefs coexist harmoniously. In such a world, understanding, tolerance, and respect are the foundations of our interactions. There are some key elements that we as individuals can contribute to create a peaceful coexistence. Each individual should cultivate a

World Earth Day 2024

World Earth Day 2024

in

“Healing People Heal the Planet.” That was the title of an unusual documentary that I had the pleasure of viewing at the NGO Commission on the Status of Women Forum in March in New York. The premise of the documentary by AHAM Education is that we can try to solve the personal distress surrounding ecological

World Water Day – 22 March

World Water Day – 22 March

in

One could easily mistake the water in the above photograph for a small lake or reservoir.  However, it is a photograph taken very recently of the cricket pitch in Lyminge, the village where I live in Kent.  It is hoped that by the summer the water will have either drained away naturally or been pumped

SI Calcutta International Women's Day Workshop
International Women’s Day 2024 – Invest in Women, Inspire Inclusion

International Women’s Day 2024 – Invest in Women, Inspire Inclusion

in

Achieving gender equality and women’s well-being in all aspects of life is more crucial than ever if we want to create prosperous economies and a healthy planet. However, one of the key challenges that the world is facing is the alarming USD 360 billion annual deficit in spending on gender-equality measures by 2030. (source: UN)

Human Rights Day – 10 December

Human Rights Day – 10 December

in

On 10th December 2023, the world will commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The theme this year is “Dignity, Freedom and Justice for All”. When you consider all the troubles and injustices currently taking place throughout the world, this is such an appropriate theme. 10th December 1948, the United Nations