TERRE YuCon - International Youth Conference on Biodiversity, Water, Climate Change and Sustainable Energy
Pune, Feb 2016 : TERRE Policy Centre along with MIT-SOM College Pune organised a youth conference on Ciodiversity, Water, Climate Change and Sustainable Energy. The focus of the conference was to bring together the youth in an effort to combat Climate Change.
The Jury panel consisted of eminent exprets in the fields of Environment and Sustainable Energy.
Dr. Ruchi Pant - Programme Officer energy and environment programme UNDP, Ms. Karuna Singh- Country Director Earth Day Network, and Dr. Ram Boojh -Programme Specialist Environment and Natural Heritage UNESCO, were the experts judging the participants.
“Students these days have young and innovative ideas to combat issues concerning climate change and environmental degradation. This conference acts as an outlet for these young minds to put their ideas out and have them judged by experts” Said Dr. Vinitaa Apte, President TERRE Policy Centre. It is indeed a great platform for participants to present their research and study on mentioned subjects to the experts of the respective fields.
The conference culminated in the discovery of various research projects and outcomes. TERRE Policy Centre aims to take these projects forward an get as many young ideas on board.
A student presenting her poster presentation
Ms. Karuna Singh handing out the Certificates of Participation