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Khoj Foundation’s Annual Day

Khoj Foundation’s Annual Day

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Khoj Foundation cordially invites all for a play performance - Humein Naaz Hai (Khoj Foundation and Jamghat Production). Started as a project to teach non-formal education to street kids roaming around in the South Delhi locations around R.K. Puram Area, the event is being celebrated as an "Annual Day" function, with the Khoj kids, their parents and the volunteers. Date: 9th November, 2008 (Sunday) Time: 6.30 PM Venue: Stein Auditorium, India Habitat Center The play is a satire on the lopsided development happening in the country. It is based on prominent insights exhibiting the lives of people on the streets and their struggles. Entry is Free!
Canvas for Climate Change at Ansal Plaza

Canvas for Climate Change at Ansal Plaza

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Oxfam India calls for Canvas for Climate Change - an event aimed at spreading awareness about the impact of climate change on the average person, especially on poor people in the rural and urban areas. You Music and Art for Climate Change, will see painters and sculptors spread the message through art, while Gautam Ghosh and his band will say it through music. Date: 9th November, 2008 (Sunday) Time: 1.00 - 5.00 PM Venue: Ansal Plaza, Khel Gaon, New Delhi Some well known painters like Shafi Quereshi, Joyattam Dutta Roy, Sanjay Soni etc. and sculptors like Mir Imtiaz are joining hands to be part of the activities. The paintings on the canvas will be about ordinary people, how they are affected and what they are doing to deal with this.
Delhi Sustainable Development Summit 2009

Delhi Sustainable Development Summit 2009

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In keeping with its DSDS tradition, The Energy & Resources Institute (TERI) will be hosting the next Delhi Sustainable Development Summit from 5th to 7th February, 2009 in New Delhi. The summit in 2009 would seek to reinforce the climate change agenda of the previous year. Based on the theme ‘Towards Copenhagen: an equitable and ethical approach’, DSDS 2009 will aim to arrive at a global consensus on climate change beyond 2012. Industry leaders, opinion makers, and climate change experts will gather to create a uniform level of understanding among all stakeholders and formulate meaningful policy options for constructive dialogue on climate change and try to arrive at an agreement. Click here for more information on the DSDS 2009 website. Previously on Delhi Greens: Delhi S
Public Lecture on the Lions of India

Public Lecture on the Lions of India

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"Lions of India" The School of Environmental Studies, University of Delhi cordially invites all to a public lecture by Dr. Divyabhanusinh on "Lions of India". Date: 3rd November 2008 (Monday) Time: 4:00 pm Venue: The Auditorium, School of Environmental Studies (SES), North Campus, University of Delhi, (Opposite Physics Dept.) For over a century, the only wild lions in Asia have been in the Gir Forest, Gujarat. The story of their extinction across much of north and central India and their survival in this tract mainly due to protection by the rulers of Junagadh is of continuing relevance for its conservation today. The story of the lion brings together symbol and history, folklore and ecology and requires a synthetic and holistic view of its past. It s also critical to knowing why es...
‘Breaking Stereotypes’: The Butterfly Project Film Series 2008

‘Breaking Stereotypes’: The Butterfly Project Film Series 2008

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The YP Foundation presents: The Butterfly Project Film Series 2008 – 'Breaking Stereotypes' - A festival that showcases amateur and professional filmmakers. A two day national film festival that questions boundaries. The ones we need versus the ones we create for ourselves. Featuring films, photography, art and discussions on gender, identity, sexuality, ethnicity, social taboos, stigmas and typecasting the arts. Date: November 1st & 2nd 2008, Time: 7.00 – 10.00pm Venue: Amphitheatre, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi Download Screening Scehdule Supported By: India Habitat Centre, PSBT, Kriti Film Club Print Partner: Tehelka Online Partner: Delhi Events.Com For more information, contact: 9891017438/ 9818011865/ yp.butterfly.project@gmail.com
National Photography Competition: Sustainable Development – A Youth Perspective

National Photography Competition: Sustainable Development – A Youth Perspective

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SAYEN, the South Asia Youth Environment Network, supported by UNEP Asia and the Pacific announces a national photography competition for youth in India on the theme of "Sustainable Development: A Youth Perspective". Youth between the age group of 15 to 24 years can apply for the Competition. Click Here to Download the NPC Registration Form. Click on the thumbnail to read the Rules & Regulations. Last Date: 30th October, 2008!
Invitation: The YP’s 6th Anniversary Celebrations!

Invitation: The YP’s 6th Anniversary Celebrations!

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The YP Foundation and Punj Lloyd are proud to invite you to: The YP's 6th Anniversary Celebrations! Celebrating 800 young people's work across 6 years with Them Clones and The Raghu Dixit Project Live In Concert! Also: In Photography. Exhibitions featuring 8 issues In Film. Our Work. By Babble Fish Productions In Literature. 6 Years of being The YP – The Bridge In Art.  Auctioning the paintings of Ashita Dhir  A Fundraiser. Pledge Support to Our Projects! Date: August 24, 2008 Venue: The Stein Auditorium, India Habitat Centre (Entry from Gate Number 3) Time: 8.00 pm – 10.30pm Radio Partner: HIT 95 FM Media Partner: News X Entry is free but by invite only. For passes contact: 9871928681 or theypfoundation@gmail.com
Teacher Training: Gobar Times Green Schools Programme

Teacher Training: Gobar Times Green Schools Programme

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Centre for Science and Environment’s (CSE’s) Environment Education Unit (EEU) conducts two-day training programmes for teachers, educators, development workers and people interested in environment education. Participants are guided through the different modules of the Gobar Times Green Schools Programme (GTGSP), and trained on how they can implement the programme in their schools with the help of students. The training also includes interactive sessions and film presentations. The training programme would include activities and discussions on following issues: Water conservation, Rain water harvesting, Sanitation, Water recycle/reuse, Air Pollution, Commuting practices, Oxygen balance, Ventilation, Green Area, Biodiversity, Pesticide use, Afforestation, Energy conservation, Clean

Invitation: Seminar on ‘Renewable Energy and Climate Change’

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The Oceanic Group (TOG), a non profit society with special focus on awareness building on Environment & Health issues had launched an Interactive Seminar Series (Bimonthly) on Climate Change (CC) on 4 June 2007 in collaboration with the India Habitat Centre (IHC). The seventh seminar is scheduled to take place on 5th August, 2008 at 6.15 pm at the Gulmohar Hall, India Habitat Centre. Prof. Anand Patwardhan, Executive Director, Technology Information Forecasting & Assessment Council (TIFAC), Ms. Alexis Ringwald, a Fulbright Scholar and author of the most recent report, India Renewable Energy Trends and Dr. Muhammad Mukhtar Alam, Centre for Ecological Audit, Social Inclusion and Governance (CEASIG) will be the Distinguished Speakers for the Seminar. Date: 5 August, 2008 Time:
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