28th HR council 2015
Made up of 47 member States, the United Nations Human Rights Council is an inter-governmental body responsible for strengthening the promotion and protection of human rights around the globe and for addressing situations of human rights violations. On Friday 6th March the Council devoted a day of the 28th session (2nd to 27th March 2015) to a debate on Climate Change. Brahma Kumaris attended the debate and had a significant role in a side event on "Human rights and climate change". Valériane Bernard of Brahma Kumaris was able to speak about the moral obligations upon individuals, nations and the international community to respond to the harm caused by climate change.
Sister Jayanti Speaking to OurVoices
Sister Jayanti speaks in this short video (1:47) to OurVoices ahead of their activities for Hindu Environment Week identifying the need to respect our Mother Earth.