PM to address TERI’s World Sustainable Development Summit on 16th February


New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi to deliver the inaugural address at the 21st edition of the Energy and Resources Institute’s (TERI) World Sustainable Development Summit at around 6 PM on February 16.

The three days World Sustainable Development Summit is TERI’s annual flagship event will begin from February 16th to 18th.

The theme for this year’s Summit is ‘Towards a Resilient Planet:  “Ensuring a Sustainable and Equitable Future’

The Summit will discuss a wide range of issues including climate change, sustainable production, energy transitions, global commons and resource security.

Earlier, the Director General, the Energy and Resources Institute, Dr. Vibha Dhawan,  said, “TERI’s World Sustainable Development Summit is one of its kind to be convened by a developing state and it  invites political leaders, science experts, researchers, academics, and civil society campaigners from across the globe.

“For over 20 years, this Summit has successfully garnered varied views on sustainable development and climate action through brainstorming deliberations aiming at sensitizing political establishments and civil society to act” he said.

Dhawan, said, “ we have so far hosted over 25000 delegates in this series of Summit. We are looking forward to this year’s 21st edition of the Summit and the active participation of all stakeholders.”

The three day summit will be attended by  Luis  Abinader, President of the Dominican Republic, Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, Ms Amina J Mohammed, Deputy Secretary General, United Nations, heads of various intergovernmental organisations, Ministers/ Envoys from more than a dozen countries and delegates from over 120 countries. 


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