MC Mehta Environmental Foundation Winter Camp on Environmental Justice [22-27 Dec, Dehradun]: Register by Dec 8

Introduction

Situated at the foothills of the Himalayas, Eco-Ashram is where people across different walks of life gather to internalize a sustainable and harmonious existence. Transforming realization into action, the experience of staying in the lap of nature and learning from eminent experts in addition to hands-on- activities and field trips, is certain to leave an indelible mark on each participant!

Program Theme

Environmental Justice : A Multi-Disciplinary Approach

Who May Apply

Students from Recognized Law Colleges/ Universities

Dates

22nd- 27th December, 2016 (5 Nights / 6 Days)

Venue

Swastigram (Eco-Ashram) Thano, Dehradun, Uttarakhand

The environment is a heritage shared by all life collectively, but not equally. This disparity is the source of all suffering which environmental law, through its various statutes, agencies and precedents serves to eliminate. This course aims at developing an all round understanding of the multi-disciplinary nature of environment degradation, judicial implementation and people’s participation. By assessing key statutes, understanding implementation gap and discussing remedial measures, via means both educative and creative, the participants shall be equipped to form correct opinions and take appropriate action.

Key Features of the Course

 Interaction with eminent experts, jurists, lawyers, government officials, environmentalists etc.

 Field Trip to Study Environment Related Issues in Rishikesh or Haridwar and witness the Aarti Ceremony at the banks of Mother Ganga. Activities will also be conducted during field trip such as cleanliness drive awareness drives etc.

 Jungle Treks / Nature Walks and Birds Watching

 Resource Material on Selected Topics Related to the Course Theme

 Yoga Sessions and Exercise

 Interaction with local villagers to understand Sustainable Living

 Cultural Evening and other fun activities etc.

 Group Discussions / Debates or other participative events

 Special Lectures under Peepal Trees

 Fruit Trees and Rare Birds within the Campus

 Certificate of Participation made of Recycled Paper

Winter Camp Facilities

This is a residential program, which includes the following:

Accommodation on sharing basis separately for both the genders (including separate washrooms for girls and boys)

All Meals and Snacks.

Doctor on Call and First Aid Facility

Pick up and drop from Dehradun Railway Station

24/7 In-Campus Power Back-Up

Themes for Discussion

1. Environment and Pollution Laws: Basic Principles & Evolution

2. Institutional Framework of Environmental Justice in India

3. Case Laws and Current Scenario of Environmental Enforcement

4. Status Quo of National and State Policies Protecting Flora and Fauna

5. International Environmental Conventions

6. Environmental and Social Impact Assessment among others

Important Dates

Last date for registration is 23:59 p.m. on 8th December, 2016

Registration

Click HERE.

Contact

Contact : For any queries please feel free to contact us on: 011– 41756519 or 9999024687.

Email: [email protected]

For further details, click HERE.

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