A Spiritual United Nations

Summary Reports of Public Meetings


The Spiritual Work of the United Nations
Moving Towards a Planetary Transformation of Consciousness

In Observance of the Christ Festival/World Invocation Day

Thursday, June 12, 2014; 2:30-4:00 p.m.

NGO Resource Center, 2nd Floor, UNITAR Building, UN Headquarters
801 First Avenue, at the NW corner of 45th St., New York City

View Seminar Proceedings and on-line transcripts

 


Developing Global Citizens for a Sustainable Society
Why Is the Spiritual Dimension an Essential Component of
Education for the 21st Century?

Thursday, 27 October 2011; 2:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

International Social Justice Commission, Salvation Army
221 East 52nd Street
New York City

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The Spirit of the United Nations: Universal Harmony through Rapprochement
The Imperative Need for a Transformation of Consciousness

 http://www.unesco.org/en/2010-international-year-for-the-rapprochement-of-cultures/
 
Thursday, 28 October, 2010, 1:30 p.m.— 3:30 p.m.

United Nations Foundation Conference Room, Suite 1300
801 Second Ave, New York, NY
(Between 42nd and 43rd Streets)
 

We can only succeed in achieving world peace if there is a spiritual renaissance on this planet.
Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjöld, 1953-1961

 

An afternoon of keynote talks, dialogue, connections with global links, the premiere of the DVD, The Great Invocation in the Six Official Languages of the United Nations, and meditation—with the intention to strengthen and support the work of the United Nations in order to improve conditions for all people and all life on Planet Earth.
 

How Can World Invocation Day Strengthen the Spiritual Work
of the United Nations?

In Observance of the Christ Festival/World Invocation Day 2010

Thursday, 27 May, 2:30 p.m.— 4:30 p.m.

United Nations Foundation Conference Room, Suite 1300
801 Second Ave, New York, NY

 

An afternoon of keynote talks, sacred music, discussion and meditation, exploring how meditation, invocation and evocation can strengthen and support the work of the United Nations on behalf of all people and all life on Planet Earth.






Reconciliation And The Healing Of Nations
The Voices of "We the Peoples…"

In Observance of World Invocation Day
To Invoke and Evoke Healing Energies for the United Nations and Planet Earth

Friday, 5 June 2009; 1:00 p.m.—3:30 p.m.
United Nations Church Center, 2nd Floor Conference Room
United Nations, New York

"The International Year of Reconciliation can become a vehicle for creating a fraternal human society, based on values such as truth and justice and for restoring the unity of mankind."
Permanent Mission of Nicaragua to the United Nations

"Some day a scientific study will be made of the great world prayers, spiritual statements and invocative appeals and their relation to world events; this relationship will become illuminatingly apparent and the result will be a closer linking of earth and the spiritual centres of Love and Life."
The Rays and the Initiations, Alice A Bailey



The Answer Lies Within

What Is the Relationship Between the Science of Meditation and the Practice of Human Rights?
Roundtable In Observance of the 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Friday, 24 October 2008; Noon—1:30 p.m.

"The law is that two concordant thoughts increase the power seven times. This is not magic but a practical consideration."
Leaves of Morya's Garden, Vol. II, par. 7, p. 78, Agni Yoga Society, New York

"Meditation is a process that cleanses the mind of impurities. It cultivates such qualities as concentration, awareness intelligence and tranquility, leading finally to the attainment of the highest wisdom."
U Thant, Secretary-General of the United Nations, 1961-1971



Harmonizing the Actions of Nations: How Can We Help?

A Seminar Held in Observance of World Invocation Day
To Invoke and Evoke Healing Energies for the United Nations and Planet Earth

Thursday, 19 June 2008; 2:30—5:00 p.m.
Labouisse Hall, UNICEF House, United Nations

"The Spiritual Values are the only values which can salvage humanity."
The Externalisation of the Hierarchy, p. 454

"One of the main Purposes of the United Nations is "to be a centre for harmonizing the actions of nations."
Charter of the United Nations; Article 1:4



How Can Global Consciousness Respond to the Cry
of the Least Developed Countries?


In Observance of World Invocation Day
The Festival of Humanity and The Festival of Goodwill

May 31, 2007; 3:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Dag Hammarskjöld Room, Millennium UN Plaza Hotel

"It is difficult to remain without water even for a day. It is likewise difficult for our consciousness to remain without illumination from far-off worlds. As with food or water, one also needs the sustenance of the Higher Planes of Consciousness. "
Signs of Agni Yoga (407)



How Can the Use of Goodwill, Meditation and Other Spiritual Practices
Support the Work of the United Nations?

A Roundtable

In Observance of World Invocation Day
The Festival of Humanity and The Festival of Goodwill

Friday, 9 June 2006; 1:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
United Nations Headquarters, New York City

"It is difficult to remain without water even for a day. It is likewise difficult for our consciousness to remain without illumination from far-off worlds. As with food or water, one also needs the sustenance of the Higher Planes of Consciousness. "
Signs of Agni Yoga (407)

"Goodwill is the touchstone which will transform the world."
Discipleship in the New Age, Vol. I



How Can the Spiritual Dimensions of Science and Consciousness Help the United Nations and Humanity Achieve Better Standards of Life in Larger Freedom?

A Seminar and Group Discussion

Thursday, 26 May 2005; 3:00-6:00 p.m.
United Nations Headquarters, New York City

"We solemnly reaffirm, on this historic occasion, that the United Nations is the indispensable common house of the entire human family, through which we will seek to realize our universal aspirations for peace, cooperation and development."
The United NationsMillennium Declaration



Building a Culture of Peace and the Evolution of Consciousness

Seminar

Wednesday, 2 June 2004; 3:00 P.M.- 6:00 P.M.

Conference Room 5, United Nations Headquarters
New York City

""Culture is the common heritage of all humanity. Despite differences in
customs, creeds and languages, every act of culture is the possession of all
mankind. The unification of the world through culture is the first step toward
the transformation of all life."
Supermundane, Vol. II (373), Agni Yoga Society



Using Meditation to Support
The Work of the United Nations

Seminar

Saturday, 7 February 2004, 2:00 P.M. - 4:30 P.M.

240-242 East 53rd Quest Book Shop, Meditation Room
New York City

"We need to do everything we can to improve the United Nations - that is, to make it more useful to the world's peoples, in whose name it was founded, and more exemplary in applying the universal values that all its members claim to accept." Secretary-General Kofi Annan


The Eternal Plan of Love and Light
&
The Work of the United Nations

Roundtable Meeting

May 18, 2000, New York City

"The objective of the Plan of Love and Light is to reproduce upon the plane of earth the inner kingdom of the Soul"

For further information about this summary report or about the meeting, you may contact the Aquarian Age Community at UN@aquaac.org.


The Spiritual Work of the United Nations:
Building a Planetary Consciousness

Symposium

October 21, 1999, New York City

"I am always conscious of the fact that I am a member of the human race. This consciousness prompts me to work for a great human synthesis which is the implicit goal of the World Organization I had the privilege of serving. I believe that the mark of the truly educated person facing the 21st century is that he [she] feels himself [herself] to be a planetary citizen."
U Thant, UN Secretary-General (1961-1971)

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The Spiritual Work of the United Nations
and the Spiritual Welfare of the Planet

Symposium

April 1, 1999, New York City

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The Spiritual Work of the United Nations
and the Liberation of Humanity

UN Roundtable Meeting

September 29, 1998, New York City

This summary report includes the written transcripts of papers presented at the meeting as well as "Ideas for Group Sharing" sent in from interested people-in the United States and abroad. If additional ideas come to you, the reader of this report, and you would like to submit these in writing, please feel free to email them to UN@aquaac.org.


 

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