|Environmental issues to dominate WWF meet|
GUWAHATI, May 20 - WWF India in association with its partners UNDP, UNEP, MoEF &CC and National Biodiversity Authority (NBA) will host the first ever digital Model Conference of Parties (MCOP) on May 22 and 23.
The conference – Delhi Declaration 2020 – aims to put the power of decision making in the hands of children and youth, those whose futures will be directly impacted by environmental crisis and allow them an opportunity to propose solutions to address and rectify the issues being faced in the country today.
Two state representatives each from the seven northeastern states – Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura and Arunachal Pradesh – will also join the event along with members from the rest of the country. The conference will be live-streamed.
The chief guest of the event will be Prakash Javadekar, Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, along with experts on conservation and sustainable business and grassroots level organisations working in the field of environment.