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Webinar on “Importance of Planetary Well-being in the Contemporary World” by School of Law, Mahindra University: Oct 23!

by Ajshal
School of law, Mahindra University

About School of Law, Mahindra University:: 

Mahindra University is a pioneer in its innovative educational systems, transforming teaching and learning to create students who can change the world for a better place. It has made its mark by opening up new areas to help students explore their creative and analytical skills.

Mahindra University’s School of Law is founded on the thought of justice, equality and service to all sections of society. With the changing needs in society, Law has become an important department that requires more focus and thought.

The curriculum offers five years of integrated undergraduate programmes like Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Law (BA. LL.B) and Bachelor of Business Administration and Bachelor of Law (BBA. LL.B) to cater to varied needs of the profession with distinguished faculty.

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About the Webinar

The School of Law, Mahindra University, is organizing a webinar on “Importance of Planetary Well-being in the Contemporary World“. The webinar session will be hosted by Dr. Mirian Vilela and Dr. Anupam Saraph. 

Details of the Event

Date – October 23, 2021 (IST 9:00 am – 10:30 am) | Open for all 

Theme – Climate Change | Environment Law | Sustainability 

Concept Note | “Importance of Planetary Well-being in the Contemporary World”  

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We as humanity in the past several centuries have evolved in ways that seem unreal but at the same time, we have dealt a devastating blow to our planet in our quest to achieve those heights. Through our mindless activities in the name of development, we have caused a significant amount of irrefutable damage to our surroundings which has led to severe ecological and environmental imbalances. This extremely short-sighted approach towards our future is the reason why environmental disasters have become frequent.    

Now, it is essential for us to look at the bigger picture and initiate efforts to rectify our mistakes. The major components which contribute to planetary well-being are values of respect, care for the communities, ecological integrity, social and economic justice, democracy, non-violence, and peace. These components need to drive the actions and policies of every country. Thus, in order to restore our planet’s health, it is essential for all the countries to contribute to its wellbeing and for us citizens to come together and commit ourselves to making that dream a reality. 

Introduction of the Speakers  

Dr. Mirian Vilela 

Dr. Mirian Vilela is the executive director of the Earth Charter International Secretariat and the Center for Education for Sustainable Development at UPEACE. She coordinates the UNESCO Chair on Education for Sustainable Development with the Earth Charter and served as a member of the UNESCO Expert Reference Group for the Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (DESD). Over the years she has led and facilitated numerous international workshops, courses, and seminars on values and principles for sustainability. Prior to her work with the Earth Charter, Dr. Vilela worked for the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) for two years in preparation for the 1992 UN Earth Summit and a year at the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).  

Dr. Anupam Saraph 

Dr. Anupam Saraph is an environmentalist and professor of sustainability and governance of complex systems. He has advised several local and national leaders across Asia and has also served as the governance and IT Advisor to the Government of Goa and its former Chief Minister, the late Manohar Parrikar. Over the last ten years, Dr. Saraph has also been working together with Swedish Water Prize recipient and Magsaysay Awardee Dr. Rajendra Singh and hundreds of social activists working for the cause of protecting the environment and rivers of India from exploitation, encroachment, and pollution. He also serves as an independent director on the boards of public and private sector companies and NGOs and is also an advisor to the Earth Charter International.  

Registration process 

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Fee

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Contact Information

Ms. Shruti Kakkar – [email protected]  

Official Link:  CLICK HERE 


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