|Conference on climate change|
GUWAHATI, March 11 - The Centre for Environmental Law, Advocacy and Research (CELAR) of the National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam, organised an international conference on climate change here on March 9 and 10, said a press release today.
The focal area of the conference was to explore the multidisciplinary contours of climate change. As such, the conference witnessed the presentation of research made by seventy select people across various academic disciplines, like law, economics, technology, geography, sociology, business, commerce and technology.
It was attended by over fifty delegates. The participants hailed from Assam and other places across the length and breadth of India as well as from several foreign countries like Bhutan, Nepal, Bangladesh and Mexico.
The conference dwelt on the international dimension on climate change, focusing specially on the Indo-Canadian dimension and the national and North East Indian dimension on climate change.
The conference was co-sponsored by the prestigious Shastri Programme Development Grant (SPDG) of the binational Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute, New Delhi.