INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD CONFERENCE 2012

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INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD CONFERENCE -2012
(An initiative of VSSU)
Registered Office of VSSU at Ullon village, Lakhsmikantapur,
South 24 Pargans, WB , India
International Brotherhood
ConferenCe ‘ 2012
IBC 2012 is an assembly of Domestic and International
NGOs , academicians, professionals , highly placed
government officials and world intelligentsia .
It is being organized to commemorate the 150 th Birth
Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda.
IBC ‘12 is to achieve and to create awareness regarding
Millennium Development Goal (MDGs) of United
Nations…
It is also being organized to celebrate the 25 years of
existence of Vivekananda Sevakendra -O- Sishu
Uddyan(VSSU),
WHO
It will be organized by VSSU, ( an awarded of “Special
Consultative Status’ by United Nation, ECOSOC), an
NGO actively involved in micro finance activity and
community development scheme in the district of south
24 parganas , WB , India during the last 25 years.
Present address of communication of VSSU :
Village : Ullon (near Laksmikantapur )
Post : Ramlochonpur( Via Ghateshawar)
District : South 24 Parganas
State
: West Bengal
County : India
Pin Code: 743 336
Phone & Fax : +91 3174 277451 / 986
Web : www.vssu.in
Email :[email protected]
WHEN
IBC 2012 will be organized by VSSU for a period of 6
days commencing from 27 th Sept to 2nd Oct 2012.
The relevant month of the start date coincides with
119th anniversary of the Parliament of Religions held
at the Art Institute of Chicago in USA where Swami
Vivekananda spoke about the glory of the Hindu
Religion and won everybody’s heart on 11th Sept ,1893.
The Rock memorial at Kanyakumari in Tamil Nadu
was also inaugurated on 22nd Sept 1970.
The end date coincides with 143rd birth anniversary of
Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation.
WHY
Swami Vivekananda lofty ideals of love, respect,
humanity, peace, communal harmony , universal
brotherhood , fearlessness , spirituality and service to the
mankind were at the core of all VSSU functioning ever
since it was registered as a Society in the year 1986
IBC 2012 is being held to focus on ideals of Swami
Vivekananda , so that each one of us can draw an
inspiration from the deliberations and work further for
the service poor and downtrodden , weaker section of the
society.
Attainment
/Achievement
of
the
Millennium
Development Goals to meet present global crises
WHERE
IBC 2012 will be held at the following venue :
Ashok Nilay Complex,
Lakshmikantapur,
South 24 Parganas,
West Bengal ,
India.
THE INVITEES ,DELEGATES & SPEAKERS
NGOs – both Domestic and Foreign
International and Multilateral Funding agencies
Representatives from the United Nations
Religious Institutions / Social activists
Civil society members
GOI/GOWB
Officials/Doctors/Engineers/Scientists/Artists/Musicians
Representatives from Industry / Business/Educational
Institutions
Beneficiaries & Local administration
Internees , well wishers & visitors from about 51 countries
and 5 continents ,all over the World
OBJECTIVES
To have global partnership for development.
To propagate the lofty ideals of Swami Vivekananda and
to create conditions for our globe to be a better place to
live in.
To spread the message of love, universal brotherhood and
spirituality and above all to improve human bondage.
To
bring
hope
,
buildup
awareness
and
better
understanding.
To move resources for alternative development and to
recognize the rights of Sundarban people living under
precarious conditions at the mercy of uncertain vagaries
of climatic changes.
ISSUES
Teachings of Swami Vivekananda on love , humanity
and universal brotherhood.
Talks / Seminars on MDGs/Socio economic issues
affecting the common man , sustainable living and
community development projects.
Discussion on global environment degradation and
steps for reducing carbon impact
Religious discussion
Science ,Health for common man affecting in
particular in rural life
Discussion on poverty aliviation,ineqality of income
& wealth
Challenges faced by the human civilization today
WHY IBC 2012 IN RURAL SCENARIO
VSSU is carrying forward sustainable development
project through community resources.
Generating self employment opportunities to the rural
poor
Enhancing dignity of labour to the rural poor.
Representative of VSSU visited more than 20 countries
spread over four continents to share its vision, mission
and values.
VSSU has played host of internees from 39 countries
spread over 5 continents in response to our visits
abroad
VSSU has been conferred with special consultative
status by the United Nation (Economic and Social
Council ) last Feb 2011
IBC 2012 as 3 in 1 Conclave
Attainment of MDGs as announced by the World Bank
– the organizing seminal discussion on the ways and
means to achieve them - a conclave of Educationist and
Intelligences coming from various fields.
A conclave of eminent spiritual personalities
representing the renowned Religious Institutions
A conclave of reputed artists , musicians and other
cultural fraternity coming from both within and out
side the country
MDGs of United Nations
Hunger
Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
Education
Achieve universal primary education
Gender
Promote gender equality and empower women
Children
Reduce child mortality
MDGs of United Nations
Mothers
Improve maternal health
DISEASE
Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria, and other diseases
ENVIRONMENT
Ensure environmental sustainability
PARTNERSHIP
Develop a global partnership for development
Eco-tourism initiative by VSSU
Ecotourism is the perfect answer to the conservation effort
of the delicate and fragile eco system.
It will also provide livelihood opportunity to the local
people overburden to be poverty
Ecotourism has of late ,emerged as a development tool
It aims to protect the natural environment and cultural
diversity
It attracts the eco-tourists and generates the source of
revenue for the local poor people without harming the
nature
Eco tourism is supportive as its works at local scale and
incorporates landscape and peoples cape in particular.
BENEFITS TO THE PARTICIPANTS
You will be able to meet and interact with many eminent
personalities coming from all over the world which will not
only benefit you personally, your organization will also be
benefitted in the process.
You will be able to liberally donate and contribute to the fund of
VSSU which is supportive to all efforts towards poverty
eradication , employment generation and above all supportive to
the cause of suffering humanity.
You can share your
views and ideas in an important
International platform where leaders from all over the globe will
participate as an invitee/delegate/audience .
You can explore future challenges and opportunities in
sustainable development and in your spiritual understanding.
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BENEFITS TO THE PARTICIPANTS
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It will provide you with a unique learning experience, potential
networking space for future efforts and an opportunity to
think and act .
There will be enough rooms for informal discussion during
breaks, welcome reception and during cultural events.
VSSU has made an arrangement for a technical discussion on
global warming, environment degradation and the ways and
means of reducing carbon impact which may enrich your
learning experience .
Our advertisement rates for government and corporate
sponsorship and collaboration are available on request .
ACTIVITIES OF VSSU
Participating in different poverty alleviation and employment
generation programme by extending financial assistance to
BPL borrowers .
Establishing home for destitute children.
Developing global partnership in the infurstrucearal
development viz. rural road construction, electrification,
arrangements of water availability , residential complex for
training attendance etc .
Help creating eco- friendly environment through social
forestry and tree plantation etc.
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ACTIVITIES OF VSSU
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Providing loans for sanitation programme and
strengthening health care measures
Promoting children/youth education ( JNV at Ashoke Nilloy
Complex)
Establishing an International standard rural library in
partnership with READ GLOBAL,USA
Also planning to provide ambulance service in the locality in
near future.
EXISTING PARTNERS
READ GLOBAL ,USA for setting up an international
standard rural library .
GOI( Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Samity under the ministry
of HRD ) for setting up a higher secondary school to pursue
high quality education.
BRAC , Bangladesh to provide a technical assistance to upscale
the micro finance operation in future
ICAR , Bangalore for working on wild honey bee project with
support from the University of Agricultural Science,
Bangalore .
ONergy Providing complete energy solution in the rural areas
in south 24 Pargans using appropriate renewable technologies .
CALCUTTA UNIVERSITY for setting up a B.ED collage
with approval from NCTE .
CEO OF THE ORGNIZATION
Sri Kapilananda Mondal(53) is the CEO and Founder Secretary
of VSSU for the last 25 years .
He has been appointed as one of the members of the Working
Group on Outreach of Institutional Finance , Co-Operatives
and Risk Management for 12th five year plan under GOI,
Planning Commission ( Agriculture Div.)
He has been honoured with ASHOKA FELLOWSHIP, for
innovation on micro banking in the year 2003 from Ashoka
Innovators for the Public – Washington ,USA
He has developed partnership with national and International
development and financial Institutions , Commercial banks
,local administration, municipal bodies as well as other
institutions.
Besides attending various national seminars , workshops,
meetings , conferences Shri Mondal had attended quite a good
number of international seminars, workshops , meetings and
conferences during the last one decade .
REWARDS,RECOGNITION AND ELITE
COMMENTS FOR VSSU AND ITS CEO
Commentator
Comments
Geetali Thakur ,
Basix
The main strength of VSSU is an extraordinary
leader and dreamer , who believes that financial
services are built on savings .
S Kuberan
He has created a model in the form of micro
finance initiatives what RBI is trying to implement
after 15 years of his innovation .
MD .Yunis,
Bangladesh(Nobel
Laureate on 10-122006 in Stock Home
,Sweden
I am trying , but kopil has already achieved 100%
loan from the savings in the micro credit sector…
I am successful in micro credit by availing funds
from banks and international funding agencies,
whereas
Kopil pioneered the micro credit sector by
mobilizing savings from the local community. This
makes the difference between me and Kapil .
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REWARDS ,RECOGNITION AND ELITE
COMMENTS FOR VSSU AND ITS CEO
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Commentator
Comments
Stuart Rutherford,
Consultant , World
Bank
International Micro Finance can learn from
VSSU .
T Hanzel , GM ,R.B.I
Inspire a lot of confidence for future growth
and empowerment of VSSU .
Graham A.N.Wright,
Micro Save, Africa
Broad range of clients , responsive products,
leading savings products … the MFI world will
learn from VSSU .
EDA/M-Cril Argidias
and SEEP Network
,2009
VSSU is a very innovative MFI, with a unique
business model using the community’s own
resources in order to foster economic and social
development through small business growth and
community work.
To make the village a peaceful abode
NAMASKAR !!!

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