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UPES’ Webinar on Multilateralism in the Times of COVID-19 [Oct 9, Saturday, 6 PM]: Register Now!


About the Webinar

The global COVID-19 pandemic is plunging the world into a socioeconomic and financial crisis of an unprecedented scale, in addition to the acute health crisis. Many of the gains achieved under the banner of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are under threat. The crisis has exposed and exacerbated vulnerabilities and inequalities in both developing and developed countries, deepening poverty and exclusion and pushing the most vulnerable even further behind.

This is a watershed moment. A sustainable, equitable and peaceful future hinges on the right national and international policy decisions. The main agenda through this discussion would be to see what role does the institutions such as the United Nations, International Monetary Fund, World Bank and others have performed in order to protect the vulnerable countries from the pandemic’s effect.

About the Speaker

Manuj Bhardwaj is an international lawyer, policy negotiator and strategist from India. Before starting his SJD, he has worked as the Head of Climate Governance, Energy and Trade Policy Advisory at BSM Legal Advisors & Strategy Consultants representing sovereign states and private parties at International Courts, Tribunals & Multilateral Forums around the world, he also advises international corporations on climate-resilient industries.

He is passionate about climate issues and is researching how economic growth & climate action can prevail together for the developing and under-developed countries. His research focuses on current international climate policy and energy law topics as well as topics that are at the forefront of public policy and debate, Mr. Bhardwaj has also been appointed as an Advisor for India at the prestigious International Law Institute (ILI), Washington, DC.

Details of the Webinar

Medium: Zoom with the following link:

Registration Link: Please take a minute aside and fill the following registration link for record-keeping:

Date: October 9th, 2021, Saturday

Time: 06:00 PM (IST), 08:30 AM (EDT)

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