Theme: Together for Peace: Respect, Safety and Dignity for All
The Open University Staff Welfare Association in collaboration with the Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University has organised a programme in the Lecture Theatre of the Open University of Mauritius on 21 September 2017. Mr Pradeep Jagutpal, Professional Stress Consultant, Therapeutic Counsellor and Neuro-biofeedback Practitioner of the Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University was invited to grace the event. Mr Rajen Permall, the President of the Open University Staff Welfare Association welcomed everyone. Mr Pradeep Jagutpal talked about the theme of the day: Together for Peace: Respect, Safety and Dignity for All, followed by reflection of peace.
As part of the activities, people were invited to contribute for World Peace by giving up one peaceless thought in writing and taking one peace message. Slogans and sayings on values were also displayed.
In the context of International Day of Peace, the Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University was invited by the Junior Chamber International Curepipe to deliver a talk to kids and youth of Pointe aux Sables on Peace and Values in collaboration with the Association La Caze Jeunne on Saturday 30 September, 2017 from 9:30 - 12:00.
Brother Pradeep drew special attention to the true meaning and the importance of Peace in our life through a PowerPoint presentation followed by entertaining games and powerful peace experience.
The Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University in collaboration with the Road Safety Department of the Ministry of Public Infrastructure & Land Transport and the Municipal Council of Curepipe has organized a major event as part of the 4th World Road Safety Week established by the United Nations. It was held at Sir Winston Churchill Stadium in Curepipe on Thursday 11 May 2017.
The main objective was to raise awareness on road traffic dangers and the need to slow down for road safety. About 600 Students from secondary schools, accompanied by their teachers and members of NGOs of Curepipe were gathered.
Hon. Nandcoomar Bodha, Minister of Public Infrastructure and Land Transport Hon. S. Toussaint, Minister of Youth and Sports
The Hon Nandcoomar Bodha, Minister of Public Infrastructure & Land Transport said that accident is the 1st killer in the world. He also added that awareness on Road Safety should be an immense task always and at every moment for everyone. He mentioned about the visit of Mr Jean Todt, Ambassador of Road Safety from the UN to work with the Government, Stakeholders and the Insurance Agents. He made an appeal of the responsibility of everyone to make the road safer for everyone.
The Hon Stephan Toussaint, Minister of Youth and Sports addressed directly to students of how cautious and responsible students should be on the road.
Mr Simon Springett, UN Resident Cordinator Mrs Sybille Lolochou, Mayor of Curepipe
Mr Simon Springett, UN Resident Coordinator underlined that around 1.2 million people are killed by road accident every year in the world and that the main objective of the UN is to reduce that to half in 15 years.