Episode 13 – Bani Dugal

My guest today is Bani Dugal. Ms. Dugal is the Principal Representative of the Bahá’í International Community to the UN. As part of the community of international NGOs at the UN since 1994, she is currently the Vice Chairperson of the NGO Working Group on Security Council. She has served as President of the NGO Committee on Freedom of Religion or Belief, as co-facilitator of the NGO Working Group on UN Access, co-facilitator of the GEAR campaign (Gender Equality Architecture Reform), Chair of the NGO Committee on the Status of Women, and Chair of the Global Forum of the NGO Committee on UNICEF and member of the Steering Committee of the NGO Committee on UNICEF’s Working Group on Girls, Convenor of the NGO Committee on UNIFEM and Convenor of the Advocates for African Food Security. Prior to relocating to the U.S. in 1988, she practiced law before the Supreme Court of India.

In this conversation, we discuss Ms. Dugal’s incredible upbringing in India, her transition to the Bahá’í faith, and her meditations on a united and peaceful world.

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