• Tue. Jun 18th, 2024

Gauriya Math and Mission is celebrating 150th Birth Anniversary of their founder in a grand way at Kolkata 

 

Gaudiya Math and Mission, the philanthropic and spiritual organisation, was established in the year 1918, with the efforts of Srimad Saraswati Goswami Prabhupad (1874-1937), the great visionary aspiring in preserving cultural and spiritual heritage of India.

West Bengal Federation of United Nations Associations & Gaudiya Mission inaugurates “Centre for UN Peace Studies & Founded its Library” besides convening a seminar on “Challenges of Climate Change and Role of the United Nations in Kolkata, 29th October 2022.

Photo: HE Nicolas Low, Deputy High Commissioner, British High Commission Kolkata

They jointly set up a library in the premises of the Gaudiya Mission at Bagbazar in Kolkata which was inaugurated by HE  Melinda Pavek; Consul General of the United States of America, HE Nicholas Low, British Deputy High Commissioner, HE Eshor Raj Poudel ; Consul General of Nepal, Mr Sitaram Sharma, Chairman WEBFUNA, Sri Srimad Bhakti Sundar Sanyasi Goswami Maharaj, Acharya & President Gaudiya Mission,  Ashok Dhar Eminent Author and other distinguished dignitaries.

This will be the first of its kind in India which will give access to readers of all ages to know more about the role of United Nations to serve humanity. Special conferences and seminars will be held at this centre for audience participation and awareness of the sustainable development goals of the UN.

On this momentous occasion Sitaram Sharma, Hony. Consul of Republic of Belarus for Eastern India and Chairman West Bengal Federation of United Nations Associations, said The Centre of United Nations Peace Studies and its Library will immensely benefit students, scholars and the public at large who wish to peruse about the role and activist of the United Nations and role in ushering world peace. He also emphasised the “The climate emergency is wreaking havoc  across the world at a  scale that that people on the front lines in the humanitarian community cannot manage. Time is already running out for the world’s most vulnerable people – those who have contributed least to the global climate emergency yet are hit the hardest and millions of others are losing their homes, their livelihoods and their lives “.

The other distinguished dignitaries Ms Melinda Pavek; Consul General of the United States of America, Mr Nicholas Low, British Deputy High Commissioner, Mr Eshor Raj Poudel ; Consul General of Nepal, Mr Ashok Dhar Eminent Author and Sri Srimad Bhakti Sundar Sanyasi Goswami Maharaj, Acharya & President Gaudiya Mission emphasised that, “ On an increasingly crowded planet humanity faces many threats but none is greater than climate change. Climate change if unchecked is an urgent threat to health, food supplies, bio-diversity and livelihoods across the globe as it magnifies every hazard and threatens our very existence”.  

Report- Pratyusha Mukherjee 

 

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