The Spiritual Work of the United Nations:
Building a Planetary Consciousness
Thursday, October 21, 1999, 3-5:30 p.m.
United Nations, Conference Room B
"You are not the oil, you are not the air-merely the point of
combustion, the flash point where the light is born. You are merely the
lens in the beam. You can only receive, Give, and possess the light as a
(Dag Hammarskjöld, UN Secretary-General (1953-1961)."
3:00 - 3:20 Welcome, Introduction and Opening Meditation
3:20 - 3:50 Three Keynote Presentations
3:50 - 4:30 Small Group Discussions
4:30 - 5:15 Plenary Discussion
5:15 - 5:30 Closing, Meditation
"This house must have one room, one place which is dedicated to
dedicated to silence in the outer sense and stillness in the inner sense."
~Dag Hammarskjöld writing about the United Nations Meditation Room, 1957~