When :from Friday 5 June, 2020 11:00 to Friday 19 June, 2020 12:00
Manager :Guy Broucke, Chief of Natural Sciences, firstname.lastname@example.org
Type of event :Category 7-Seminar and Workshop
Contact :Neha Midha, National Programme Officer, email@example.com
POCKETS OF HOPE Series
COVID-19 Pandemic and Role of World Biosphere Reserves
5 - 19 June 2020
Launch of series of webinars regarding the development of a National Television Series on World’s Biosphere Reserves in India!
On the occasion of the World Environment Day, 5 June 2020, UNESCO New Delhi and Surabhi Foundation along with partners National Biodiversity Authority of India, WWF-India and TERI plan to organize a webinar to discuss the “Framework for developing a Television Series on India’s 11 Biosphere Reserves”.
The webinar will give an opportunity to highlight the “Importance of Biosphere Reserve model in a pandemic such as COVID 19”.
UNESCO hopes that through this the television series, UNESCO designated Biosphere Reserves , which are places to test and demonstrate sustainability at local level, will act as beacons for the transformation needed towards sustainable development. Especially in the present situation of Pandemic, Biosphere Reserves are Pockets of Hope for the future of the planet. It is also inextricably linked to Biodiversity, the theme of World Environment Day 2020.
11 am - 12:30 pm: Inauguration and Panel Discussion on COVID-19 Pandemic and Role of the World Biosphere Reserves
11 am - 12:00 pm: Panel Discussion on Creation of National Television Series on Sunderban Biosphere Reserve
11 am - 12:00 noon: Panel Discussion on Creation of National Television Series on Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve
11 am - 12:00 noon: Discussion on Creation of National Television Series on Gulf of Mannar Biosphere Reserve
11 am - 12:00 noon: Panel Discussion on Creation of National Television Series on Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve
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