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October 2013

UN INTERNATIONAL WATER SUMMIT IN BUDAPEST, HUNGARY

The Budapest Water Summit took place in the frame of the UN International Year of Water Cooperation, from 8-11 October 2013 in Budapest, organized in cooperation with UN institutions in order to discuss the most important issues related to the preservation of the world's water resources and the provision of safe drinking water.

The Water Summit was opened by H.E. Mr János Áder, President of the Republic  of Hungary and H.E. Mr Ban Ki-moon, Secretary General of the United Nations.H.H. Swamiji was invited to the Water Summit as a speaker on behalf of the Sri Swami Madhavananda World Peace Council & Yoga in Daily Life Fellowship.

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April 2013

New York – UN 24 April 2013

As a part of his world peace tour and the visit to the USA, H.H. Vishwaguru Mahamandaleshwar Paramhans Sri Swami Maheshwaranandaji visited the UN Headquarter in New York and participated in a special event of the titled Partnerships Forum "Partnering for Innovative Solutions for Sustainable Development". Mahamandaleshwar Swami Vivekpuri accompanied Swamiji at this exceptional event that was organized by the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) in collaboration other UN departments.

February 2013

UN World Interfaith Harmony Week 2013 celebrated

The Interfaith Centre of Melbourne have just celebrated the 2013 World Interfaith Harmony Week and launched the Harmony DVD. World Interfaith Harmony Week is a UN Observance which is the first week of February every year. The DVD was screened at Federation Square on the Big Screen for eight days, twice a day and at random times.

February 2013

World Peace Tree Planted at the Kumbh Mela

Several Revered Spiritual Luminaries joined Swamiji and practioners of Yoga in Daily Life to plant a World Peace Tree. The auspicious occasson took place during the Kumbha Mela in Illahabad at Triveni Pushpa Park, Priyag Raj. It was a historic moment which marked the meeting of different cultures with one goal - to serve humanity.

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