Painting “Peace is Priceless” on Programme cover : UN Forum – Culture of Peace, Sep 2012

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United Nations High Level Forum on the Culture of Peace

Convened by President of the General Assembly

H.E. Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser

Friday 14 September 2012 from 10 am to 6 pm

United nations General Assembly Hall and NLB Conference Room 2

UN  Headquarters, New York

Painting by Sri Chinmoy dedicated to Peace, contributed through the courtesy of the Jharna-Kala Art Foundation from an exhibition* dedicated to the Culture of Peace.

 * For information on Exhibit see:

  • USA 15 – 25 Oct: UN General Assembly – Delegates Entrance Harmony Art Exhibit includes Torch display 

  • Paintings for Peace and World Harmony – Opening of Exhibit – Speakers

      • Archbishop Desmund Tutu (preview visit)
      • H.E. Ambassador Abulkalam Abdul Momen, Permanent Representative of the Mission of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh to the United Nations
      • H.E. Ambassador Davidson Hepburn, President (2009 – 2011) of the General Conference of Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
      • Ms. Ranjana Ghose, Director of the Jharna Kala Art foundation and curator of Sri Chinmoy’s Art,
      • Jacqueline Terrassa, who is the Managing Museum  Educator, for Gallery and Studio Programs at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
      • Mr. Kurt A. Behrendt, Assistant Curator at Metropolitan Museum of Art
      • Ms. Nilima Silver, Programme Co-ordinator and Secretary, Sri Chinmoy: the Peace Meditation at the United Nations


For information on the High Level forum see:

  • General Assembly Convenes High-level Forum on ‘Culture of Peace’, with Education, Youth Outreach, Women’s Empowerment Highlighted as Keys to More Peaceful World,

  • Secretary-General: Through Education We Can Teach Children Not to Hate;

  • Round Tables: Building Partnerships; Advancing Action Programme Implementation

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