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Global civil society issues 'Declaration on Antibiotic Resistance', urges action to avert post-antibiotic era

The Antibiotic Resistance Coalition releases declaration aimed to contain the emergence and spread of antibiotic resistance. Centre for Science and Environment, as part of the coalition, urges leadership and action by the ongoing World Health Assembly

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CoE Training Calendar (2014-2015)

 As a designated “Centre of Excellence” (CoE) by the Ministry of Urban Development (GOI), under the “Capacity Building of Urban Local Bodies” (CBULB) scheme in the area of sustainable water management- The Calendar of CoE deliverables (2014-15) has been finalised. The attached calendar showcases training programmes, seminars / workshops and exposure visits under the following new key themes: (1) Septage Management (2) Urban Lake Management (3) Water Sensitive Design and Planning (4) Green Infrastructure and (5) Water Efficiency and Conservation. 

CoE Training Calendar (2014-2015)

Training programme on SOCIAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT

Centre for Science and Environment recognises Social Impact Assessment (SIA) as an important tool to inform decision makers, regulators and stakeholders about the possible social and economic impacts of a development project.

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Date: June 23-27, 2014

Urban Rainwater Harvesting: Case studies from different agro-climatic regions

CSE has put together and submitted a report to the MoUD on “Urban Rainwater Harvesting: Case studies from different agro-climatic regions” as a part of its deliverable as a  Centre for Comprehensive Capacity Building, under Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (CCBP- JnNURM) for Sustainable Water Management.

Sustainable Urban Water Management: Rainwater Harvesting and Decentralised Wastewater Treatment

The increase in urbanisation has led to increase in the fresh water demand along with wastewater generation. The current water crisis is attributed to mismanagement of water resources and emphasis on the energy as well as resource intensive centralised urban water management. Need is, for the practitioners and user communities, to implement sustainable and affordable decentralised water management practices. This short term five day course will focus on – designing rainwater harvesting (RWH) and decentralised wastewater treatment (DWWT) systems including local reuse.

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Date: JUNE 30 – JULY 4, 2014

Anil Agarwal Dialogue 2014

Anil Agarwal Dialogue brings together different stakeholders to discuss issues of national importance. The previous editions of the dialogue have discussed mining, forest clearances and water management. These discussions have been instrumental in pushing for reforms in the respective sectors. This year, the Anil Agarwal Dialogue will address the issue of energy access and the role of renewable energy in providing energy to all.

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CSE Media Fellowship Briefing: Urbanscapes: how sustainable are our buildings and cities?

May 1-2, 2014

Casuarina Hall, India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi 

Electricity accounted for 57 per cent of total energy consumption during 2011-12 in India -- the building sector used up close to 40 per cent of this electricity.

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Date: May 1-2, 2014

Urban Rainwater Harvesting: Case studies from different agro-climatic regions

CSE has put together and submitted a report to the MoUD on “Urban Rainwater Harvesting: Case studies from different agro-climatic regions” as a part of its deliverable as a  Centre for Comprehensive Capacity Building, under Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (CCBP- JnNURM) for Sustainable Water Management.

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