Green Olympiad an online quiz competition is an initiavtive by TERRE Policy Centre for environmental awareness amongst students. The competition was held in the month of December and January at National Level.
On 18th February 2017, TERRE organized the Award Ceremony for this competition. The program held at Tilak Smarak Mandir in Pune. The Chief guest for the ceremony was Hon. Mr. Prakash Javadekar, Minister of Human Resource Development, Government of India. Winners from different states also attended the award ceremony. TERRE wishes all the winners a hearty congratulations!
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"TERRE believes children are the future of our nation and they will be responsible for our sustainable survival. By taking it as a objective TERRE Policy Centre is introducing environmental education games in the manner of playing cards and Snake & Ladder. These Environmental Based Games aim at Educating and Training Shcool children regarding Current Environmental issues."
You are cordially invited for the first ever Environmental Film Festival is being organized in the UK in London on 12th and 13th September 2014. It is a free event aimed to improve awareness on issues connected to environment and climate change.
The two-day event is jointly hosted by London-based Sanskruti Centre and multi-location TERRE Policy Centre who is partner with United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)-Climate and Clean Air Coalition and United Nations Safe Planet Campaign. The Venue is Digital Theatre, MML 306 Dollis Hill Lane, and NW2 6HH.
Baroness Verma, Parliamentary Under-Secretary will render the inaugural address on 12th September for State and junior Minister for Energy and Climate Change. Eminent speakers Sally Case, Chief Executive of David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation and Rajendra Shende, former Director of United Nations
Environmental Program (UNEP) will also be speaking on the occasion. A short film on climate change will be shown thereafter.
On 13th, more films ranging about 5-14 minutes each in duration and connected to the Environment and impact of Climate Change on communities, biodiversity and culture will be screened. Films include Melting of Himalayas, Leopards in the Lurch, the Silenced Witness, The Last Dance etc. by acclaimed directors like Kalpana Subrahmanian, Ashima Narain, Gurmeet Sapal and Sonya Kapoor.
Guests (on both days) must be present by 5.30 pm. Drinks/light snacks are available.