Pune News : Pune International Centre to organise Environment fest on Feb 11

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Pune: To express the demands of the youth and make Climate action an election agenda, EECC (Energy, Environment and Climate Change) team of Pune International Centre (PIC) has created ‘India’s Youth Manifesto for a Climate-Secure Future.’ 

A Environment Fest ‘YouCAN’ (Youth Climate Action Nexus) has been arranged from 11 February, 2023, from 10am to 8pm, at Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru Sanskritik Bhavan, Ghole Road.

The EECC vertical under PIC gives policy advisory to the government on sustainable climate-oriented social and economic actions. It works under the leadership of Prof. Amitav Mallik.

The primary purpose to arrange this environmental fest is to present the youth’s demands and anxieties to the policymakers, including local political and government leadership, and increase citizens’ awareness and sensitivity towards climate change and critical environmental issues.

The fest will help students, businesses, researchers, or anyone who wishes to gain deeper insights into climate change to connect, discuss, deliberate, and exchange ideas and possible solutions to overcome this grave challenge.

While the mini-events will form the core of the Fest. These events, includes:

  • Paryavaran Peth: 40+ Green businesses of Pune to set up an exhibition
  • Career katta: Environment experts guide youth to find green career opportunities
  • Climate Action Roundtable: An in-depth discussion with politicians on the need for climate action
  • Climate Dilemma: An inter-college debate competition
  • Talk by an Eco-Entrepreneur
  • Musical and cultural performances