United Nation (UN)
a. HLPF, UN (2019-2020)
RMP was invited to participate in the High Level Political Forum (HLPF) at the UN for follow-up and review of the Sustainable Development Agenda 2030 and the UNDSDGs in August 2019.
b. Pluralism and Democracy: Role, Expectations & Challenges, UN HQ (2014-2015)
RMP in collaboration with Isha Foundation and Agewell organised a special programme at the UN HQ, New York, USA. This conference was on Pluralism and Democracy: Role, Expectation and Challenges.This programme was attended by 150 representatives from different countries.
c. RMP at UN (2011-2012)
Dr. Vinay Sahasrabuddhe, Director-General of RMP had meetings with related officials at the UN Headquarters where he acquainted them with the work being done at RMP as an affiliate of the UN. At this time, Bala Balaguru, a social worker in New Jersey was also appointed RMP’s permanent representative at the UN. RMP also attended a group of meetings with international experts at the UN on the oppression of native women and children as an observer.
d. Visit to the UN (2008-2009)
Sh. Vinay Sahasrabuddhe visited the UN Headquarters in New York, USA where he held discussions with Christina Isabel Legor of Alliance of Civilisations, Programme Officer of the UN Democratic Forum, John Mary Kauzaya of the Public Administration and Development Management Department and others. These meetings explored how RMP in its capacity as a special advisory voluntary organisation to the UN, carried out more work in association with the UN.
e. UN NGO Conference (2007-2008)
Sh. Vikas Deshpande, an Urban Development expert, represented RMP as the official representative in the DPI-NGO Conference on Climate Change, organised by the UN in 2007.
f. Visit by Ms. Hanifa Mezoui, Chief of NGO dept. United Nations (2006-2007)
In January 2006, RMP was given the status of Special Consultative NGO by the UN. On the background of this, the UN Mission to India headed by Ms. Hanifa Mezoui, Chief NGO Section visited RMP.
g. UNISCAP, Kumarakom, Kerala (2002-2003)
Sh. Ravndra Sathe participated in a workshop organised for training personnel jointly by the Nehru Yuva Kendra Sanghatan (NYKS) and UNISCAP at Kumarakom, Kerala.