CONFERENCE

The School Law of Delhi Metropolitan Education, Noida Sector- 62, affiliated to GGSIP University in association with University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain and United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) organised a two-day Virtual International Symposium on “Deliberations on Rethinking the Environment: Sustainability in the Modern Era” on 25th and 26th March 2022. It aimed at re-evaluating the idea of sustainability and its effects on the conservation and protection of the global environment in the light of COP 26 held at Glasgow 2021.

First day of the International Symposium on Environmental Sustainability started off with the Inaugural ceremony, which was graced by the presence of the Chief Guest Smt. Maneka Sanjay Gandhi, Member of Lok Sabha and the Founder of People For Animals, the guests of Honours was Prof. Dr. Nishtha Jaswal, Vice-chancellor of HPNLU Shimla and Dr. Antonietta Elia  Professor in University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain. This was followed up by 8 technical sessions and ended with a Panel discussion on “Sustainability in a Dynamic World: Past, Present and Future”. A total of 86 papers were presented in the technical sessions. The panel discussion comprised of six resource persons namely Ms. Maartje Zaal, Green Office Movement Coordinator and SOS International, Denmark; Ms. Patricia Ricard, President, The Paul Ricard Oceanographic Institute, France; Mr. Stéphane Jacques Henri Pouffary, CEO, ENERGIES 2050, France; Ms. Linda Wong, Honorary Advisor and Thematic Expert, CBCGDF, China; Mr. Naveen Mathur, CEO, Maithri Aqua Tech, India; Dr. R. S. Rawat, Scientist E, Biodiversity and Climate Change Division, Indian Council of Forest Research and Education, Dehradun, India.

Second day of the conference (i.e. 26th March 2022) started off with the Panel Discussion on “Community Resilience: A Modern Day Approach Towards Sustainability.” The Dignitaries present in the panel discussion were Dr. Debapriya Dutta, Advisor/Scientist in Department of Science and Technology, Government of India; Ms. Cecile Guidote- Alvarez, Director, Earth savers, UNESCO Dream Centre Earth Savers Movement, Mr. Vincent Martinez, President of Architecture 2030, New Mexico, USA; R.Sreedhar, Managing Trustee, Environics, Mr. Anurag Bajpai, Director, Greentree Global, Prof. (Dr.) Nuzhat Parveen, Former Dean, Jamia Millia Islamia.

The Symposium drew its curtains with the Valedictory Ceremony which was graced by the presence of its Chief Guest, Prof. (Dr.) Priti Saxena, Director, Centre of PostGraduate Legal Studies, B.R. Ambedkar University, Lucknow, the Guest of Honors was Mr. Ranjan Chatterjee, Former Expert Member, National Green Tribunal, New Delhi and Ms. Gayatri Raghwa, Environment Education Consultant, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

Brochure: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1UG_l7Es4Nm6JbspzB3Orh0m3hcldda4Z/view?usp=sharing

Program Schedule: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1xrNKe6ckxzbjESs6E-2xNMs-r3NRKUJN/view?usp=sharing

Final Tracks: https://drive.google.com/file/d/151Dn1PAemAX–XtS1fnRr9SfH4IxcX_z/view?usp=sharing

The National Conference on Article 370, themed upon the journey of article 370 from its genesis to its terminus was held on 24th January, 2020. The event attracted nationwide participation with a total of 61 participant registrations. A total of 36 presentations and 48 participants marked their presence to facilitate fruitful discussion on the topic via projection of their respective ideas based upon the theme

The conference inaugural ceremony had Dr. Viney Kapoor Mehra, the Vice Chancellor of Dr. B.R.Ambedkar National Law University, Sonepat as the Chief Guest. Dr Viney started her lecture posing some questions to Prof Dr Afzal Wani who spoke before her with his speech focusing on the concept of liberty. She further spoke about a part of history where the Kashmiris were alleging that they are forcefully converted to Islam. She spoke about the period before 1947 in Kashmir. The book containing the selected articles published as a part of the conference proceedings was then released. An hour-long inaugural session concluded on a positive note with the students in the audience getting a balanced intellectual input from both viewpoints.

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