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World Sustainable Development Summit

Date: 05 October 2016 - 08 October 2016, Venue: New Delhi, India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road

WSDS platform designed to attract greater talent,  expertise  and  leadership to debate and discuss themes related to sustainability. WSDS 2016 will address the nexus between planet, people and progress - in the context of changes that the human activities are imposing on the earth's ecosystem in the pursuit of human progress - an aspect which requires both deliberation and prompt action.

Key attractions at WSDS include:

   • Regional Dialogues: A series of pre-events to be hosted in cities of
      Mumbai,  Guwahati,  Bengaluru,  Chennai  to explore the next critical
      step, post the coining of the Sustainable Development Goals
   •  International  Sustainable  Development  Exhibition: Greenovation
      2016:  Showcase  the  very  best  of  technologies  in  the  areas of
      renewable    energy,   waste   management,   sustainable   buildings,
      sustainable transport, water management and financing for sustainable
      development and energy efficiency.
   • Parallel  Thematic  Tracks:  Parallel  break-away sessions allow for
      discussions  on  finer  nuances of the Summit theme. These tracks are
      populated  by  domain  experts  and  practitioners providing feasible
      solutions  to  challenges  faced  by  local and global communities in
      maintaining the balance between securing environmental sustainability
      and development
   • Business Day: Platform for industry captains to brainstorm ideas for
      conducting business while protecting the environment.
   • Media Colloquium: A forum to sensitise young journalists about issues
      of sustainability and climate change.
   • Sustainable  Development  Leadership Award: Awarded every year since
      2005 to an eminent global leader, felicitating their contributions in
      the field of sustainable development.

Hon'ble Prime Minister Mr Narendra Modi has been invited to inaugurate the Summit.

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