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M.K. Gandhi

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On October 2, 2019 – the 150th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi’s birth, a 14,000 km, one-year global march for justice and peace, called Jai Jagat 2020, will start from New Delhi to Geneva. Winding through 10 countries with nonviolence training and events on key justice themes along the way, and joining with separate marches starting from a number of countries in Europe and northwest Africa as well as delegates from around the world, participants will be welcomed and hosted by the City and Canton of Geneva for a week (26 September – 2nd October 2020) of workshops, advocacy meetings and cultural events.

This initiative urges the implementation of UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in a dialogue with UN agencies in Geneva. Four Pillars of Advocacy related to the SDGs are at the core of the Jai Jagat campaign. These are: eradication of poverty, social inclusion, climate justice and the nonviolent resolution of conflicts.

​Key Facts:
March in India (including launch) 121 days
March internationally (including Geneva) 244
Total days of march: 365 days
No. of countries: 10
No. of marchers: 200 in India; 50 internationally
Expected numbers of people meeting on the march 10,000 internationally
Expected number of people trained in nonviolence in India: 2019: 2500.
Expected number of people to impact over the course of the year 10 million

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