World Sustainable Development Summit organized by TERI first time in New Delhi
The World Sustainable Summit is an annual event organized by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI). It is being organized since 2001. The event has become a premier international event focusing on developing actions.
The event is to be held between January 29, 2020 and January 31, 2020. This year, the event is being held at New Delhi. The theme of the event is
Theme: ‘Towards 2030: Making the Decade Count’
The Summit brings together Nobel Laureates, decision-makers and political leaders from multilateral institutions. After signing the Paris Agreement in 2015, the summit aims to provide long term solutions to issues related to future of humanity.
About the 2020 Summit
The Summit includes Sustainable Action Dialogues, Regional dialogues, corporate conclaves, IFAT Delhi 2020 (Exhibition of Clean Technologies), Youth Volunteer Programmes
The concept of Sustainable Development has its roots in sustainable forest management during 17th and 18th century. The Global Movement for Sustainable Development began in 2005. It launched the UN decade of Education for Sustainable Development. This was the turning point for the world to begins its journey towards sustainable development.