“EMPATHETIC SPEECH” PROPOSAL AS THE 18th GOAL IN THE 2030 AGENDA

2018 NGO REPORT

By SEVGIN OKTAY, The Light Millennium
NGO Representative to the United Nations Department of Public Information

I am pleased to report that during my first year as a Light Millennium NGO Representative to the UN/DPI, not only did I learn quite a few things from my attendance of several conferences, but I hope I was also able to contribute some ideas for the benefit of the United Nations as well as public at large. [Read more…]

WATERGATES

Happiness is the universal force to be attained as the final objective of humanity.”

A man walks to his father’s castle to flood it, one by one, bucket by bucket. It’s an “underwater mystery” he thought, the father would have to navigate through the floating furniture, to avoid any injury. He spent a few hours talking to the television about his plan, Nixon looked right at him, over the radio and blamed it on the man. The father is to swim…they say you can’t judge a fish by his ability to climb a tree, but you can judge a man who beats his “underwater mystery”.

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KAZAKSHTAN’S PEACEKEEPERS ARRIVE IN LEBANON

One hundred and twenty peacekeepers of the joint peacekeeping company of Kazakhstan’s Peacekeeping Regiment arrived in the Lebanese Republic to participate in the mission of the United Nations Interim Forces in Lebanon (UNIFIL), serving as part of INDKAZBATT. It is for the first time in the history of Central Asia that a peacekeeping contingent from the region is participating in a UN peacekeeping operation.
The necessary pre-deployment training, specific to this mission, was carried out for the personnel of the Kazakh contingent, both in India and Kazakhstan, the latter by an Indian mobile training team. 

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DASHAIN FESTIVAL

Dashain Festival is one of the most important Hindu festival which is celebrated all over Nepal delightfully. This festival usually falls in the month of September or October and is actually celebrated for 15 days. It starts from bright lunar fortnight (Shukla Paksha) and ends on the day of full moon (Poornima) according to Nepalese annual calendar. Hindus greatest festival, Dashain honors a great conquest of the gods over the evil demons. The symbol of power, Goddess Durga is worshiped during this festival.” [*]
Shirish BOHARA, Youth
NGO Rep. to the United Nations Department of Public Information
The Light MIllennium | www.lightmillennium.org

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THE WORLD TOUR ON A BICYCLE FOR NON-VIOLENCE: DNYANESHWAR YEWATKAR

A Tribute for Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th Birthday (October 2, 1869)  & Non-Violence
[TurkishLibrary.Us | Oct 27, 2018, New York]
The Light Millennium Television | LMTV conducted an exclusive on-camera studio interview with Dnyaneshwar Yewatkar, the bicyclist and social activist from India based on his tour called, “World Friendship Bicycle March”.

Dnyaneshwar (Dnyan, in short) has started his huge and noble journey to spread out the message and vision of Mahatma Gandhi to the world out of India in November 2016. Along with Gandhi’s message the core message of all great personalities like – nonviolence, truth, clean & peaceful society.

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NADIA MURAD: A YAZIDI VOICE AGAINST SLAVERY

by Rene WADLOW

Nadia Murad

Nadia Murad, now a United Nation Goodwill Ambassador on Trafficking of Persons, is the co-laureate of the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize.  In 2014 when she was 21, she and her neighbors in a predominantly Yazidi village in the Simjar mountainous area of Iraq were attacked by the forces of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).  These forces were following a pattern of targeted killings, forced conversions to Islam, abductions, trafficking of women, sexual abuse and slavery.

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LMTV: GANDHI’s 149th BIRTHDAY CELEBRATED; THE WAYS OF THE LIGHT & IŞIK YOLLARINDA…

Introduction of the following titled Photo Album:
MAHATMA GANDHI’s 149th BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION PROGRAM (Oct. 2, 1869);
THE WAYS OF THE LIGHT & IŞIK YOLLARINDA…
This Photo Album is produced based on the Light Millennium Television | LMTV’s Mahatma Gandhi’s 149th Birthday Celebration programs’ shooting at QPTV Studio in Flushing, New York on October 2, 2018.

This photo album presents the set photos of The Light Millennium Television | LMTV’s three studio shootings at Queens Public Television (QPTV.Org) in Flushing in New York on October 2, 2018, which coincides with Mahatma Gandhi’s 149th Birthday and the United Nations’ International Day of Non-Violence (October 2).

Specifically, LMTV shot back-to-back two programs in connection to the 149th Birthday of Gandhi.

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“THE CULTURE OF PEACE: A CREDIBLE PATHWAY TO SUSTAINING PEACE”

Selected Quotes:
“Peace must be made Real and tangible in daily existence of daily individual in need.”
“Rougly 100 magnats have large major of wealth and exacerbates malnutrition and extreme poverty.”
“According to calculation 4.408 billion people are direct victim of inequalities and exclusion around world.”
“It is estimated that in the next 10 years, 10 trillion dollars will be invested in the weapon.”
“Recent sources mention the possibility of there even being 15000 nuclear weapons principally controlled by major global power.”
“Peace us an imperative for the survival of the Mankind. It represent the deepest aspiration of men and women through the world”.
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SPARKLE OF CHANGE

The Arab Spring
Article By Chaimae NACIR*
History has proven over centuries that when a society is facing high unemployment rates, political corruption, inflation and sectarianism, revolution is an obligation rather than a choice.
Over the last two centuries, the world had been exposed to three main revolutionary waves which are: the European revolution 1848 “July Days”, the 1989 revolution “Spring of Nations”, and recently the 2011 revolution “ the Arab Spring.”

During the 19th Century, fundamental economic changes characterized by the consolidation of wealth, caused massive unemployment as well as the outbreak of famine, which led to uprising and revolutions. [Read more…]

THE RIGHT TO PEACE: WOMEN AND YOUTH THROUGH CULTURE

First Ladies High-Level Forum
at the #UNGA 73rd Session
INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE –
SDG#16 | 21 SEPTEMBER 2018

 

I was privileged being a keynote speaker at the First Ladies High-Level Forum in correlation with the #UNGA73 First Ladies High-Level Forum along with the celebration of the International Day of Peace in New York City on Friday, September 21, 2018.
The presented title of my speech is: “WE HAVE A PROBLEM… AND, THE SOLUTION…”

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