Delhi Sustainable Development Summit

Protecting the Global Commons:


Special Events
Date Focus Area/ Final Title Contact Person Concept note
January 31 Workshop on “Learning from emerging energy innovations in Asia: Contributing to the discourse on an institutional framework for sustainable development” Swati Ganeshan

During the forthcoming DSDS, TERI in partnership with the Institute for Global Environmental Studies (IGES), Japan and the

Moving Towards Alternative Energy Solutions for Addressing Rural Energy Needs Siddha Mahajan

Renewable energy and energy efficiency partnership (REEEP) is organizing a special event focusing on rural energy solutions. The half-day workshop

Water: Our Global Common Isabelle Richaud

In a context of increasing demand and decreasing availability and quality, water is now widely recognized as the “blue gold”, the main

Large Scale Deployment of Smart Grids: Opportunities and Strategies Saurabh Gupta

One of the major challenges faced by emerging economies like India is depleting energy resources and enhancing energy access.

4th Indo-Japan Energy Forum: Business Opportunities in Energy Efficiency and Renewables Dr. Prosanto Pal

TERI (The Energy and Resources Institute), India in association with NEDO (New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization), Japan

February 1 Business Solutions for Sustainable Energy for All: Corporate Leadership in Addressing Energy Challenges in India Arupendra Nath Mullick

India is at the forefront of both the challenges and solutions in delivering sustainable energy for all.

Regional Rollout of the ‘Sustainable Energy for All’ Year Dr Leena Srivastava
Women and Green Economy Madhu Madhavi

Recognizing the fact that women have a direct link with natural resources, Earth Day Network, an international organization that aims to promote global environment

Indo-Norwegian research collaboration to address Climate Change Impacts on selected Indian Hydrological Systems using Earth System and High Resolution Modelling Saurabh Bhardwaj

Climate change, though global in nature, may affect regional scales in different ways. The severity of regional impacts is dependent on the awareness and

Realizing the MDGs - The forests-poverty link Nandini Chandra

This special event, to be held on the sidelines of DSDS, would attempt to bring together a group of practitioners, policy-makers, academics

February 2-4 "Environment, Conflict and Cooperation" Exhibition Dr Shresth Tayal

Understanding the dynamic status of environment and hence the repercussions, the ECC exhibition was conceived and realized by

February 2 Low Carbon Pathways for Transport Sector: Promoting Railways’ Share in Inter-city and Regional Passenger Travel Akshima Ghate

The role of railway systems in India is critical for making transport equitable, sustainable and environment friendly.

Sustainable Mountain Development in the context of Rio+20 Dr Shresth Tayal

Mountain ecosystems are global resources and need global support to offer global solutions. Also, it asks for mountain countries to organise themselves

February 3 Adapting to the Changing Climate and Water Resource Availability in Ganges Basin Suruchi Bhadwal

Supported by the European Commission, the special event aims to highlight and share key findings, learnings and experiences emerging from the “HighNoon” Study.

Business opportunities in Himalayan Ecosystem Management Dr Yogesh Gokhale

ICIMOD and TERI Special Event on Business opportunities in Himalayan Ecosystem Management will address the importance of livelihood

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