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Going beyond SOS Internet Portal of S2S Launched for the stranded students in COVID19

Pune, 3 April 2020, Much needed internet tool for supporting poor, needy and stranded students in the midst of lockdown due to COVID19 was launched with express speed by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) today. Within two days of the video conferencing between TERRE Policy Centre and AICTE on need assessment, the experts ...

COVID19 to CLIMA30

By Rajendra Shende, Chairman TERRE Policy Centre, Former Director UNEP COVID 19 is a health crisis. It has socked the world. But the next crisis would be related to Climate, runaway global warming. I call it CLIMA30. If we do not act on the carbon-neutral pathway suggested by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) ...

Largest Negotiations on Migration – No, not on the migrations of refugees.

By Rajendra Shende, Chairman TERRE Policy Centre, former Director UNEP. India was the host for the largest ever negotiations ever in the history of the international Convention related to Migration. With 2,550 participants including 263 delegates representing nearly 90 countries, 50 representatives from United Nations agencies, 200 representatives of NGOs, and over 100 members of ...

Acceptance Speech – Honaris Causa

Rajendra Shende, Chairman TERRE Policy Centre, Former Director UNEP and IIT Alumnus Chief Guest Dr G Madhavan-ji Nair-ji, founder President Dr Vishwanath-ji Karad, Executive Presidents Prof Dr Mangesh-ji Karad, my IIT Bombay colleague Vice Chancellor Sunil-ji Rai, Distinguished Guests, young, successful and jubilant Graduates and Post-graduates, their beaming and proud parents and grandparents, professors and ...