World Conference on Environment 2017 concluded

Mar 27, 2017 12:40 IST

The World Conference on Environment 2017 concluded on 26 March 2017 in New Delhi. While the two-day long conference was inaugurated by the President Pranab Mukherjee on 25 March 2017, the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh attended the closing ceremony at the Vigyan Bhawan.

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Supreme Court Justices, Chief Justices of various High Courts, Union Cabinet Ministers and distinguished invitees from India and abroad were the chief guests in various technical sessions of the conference.

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About World Conference on Environment 2017

• Various Chief Justices, Judges, Professors and other experts in the field of environment from all over the world participated in the conference and delivered their speeches.

• Constitutional and Environmental Law under different global jurisdictions were the prime subjects for deliberation in the conference.

• The emphasis of the conference was on the tools that need to bring into service for dispensation of environmental justice by different Courts and Tribunals across the world.

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• The conference was organised by the National Green Tribunal (NGT), which is India’s premier environment watch dog.

• The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MOEF & CC), the Union Ministry of Water Resources (MoWR), the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Delhi Pollution Control Board (DPCB) are the co-sponsors of the conference.

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