World Union (WU)

Union mondiale

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History

26 Nov 1958, Kolkata (India), inspired by the teachings of Sri Aurobindo and The Mother. Later transferred, 1960, Pondicherry (India). Registered 13 Oct 1960 as a charitable Society under the Registration of Societies Act XXI of 1860 of India.

Aims

Promote world unity, peace and integral harmony on a spiritual foundation.

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Activities

Organizes centres of life and work for the progressive realization of the Union's objectives; establishes libraries or sections within libraries with books and journals devoted to world unity; organizes seminars, meetings, conferences and conventions; observes World Union Formation Day on 26 Nov, and World Union Day on 20 Aug, every year since 1964 as advised by 'the Mother'. Cash awards to individuals/centres for distinguished services toward the cause of human unity and world peace.

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Financing

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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 9 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 15 countries
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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

UIA Org ID

F0114

Last News Received

2008
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