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Honorary Positions (International)

1981
Honorary Senior fellow, International Institute for Environment and Development, London

1984-87
Chairperson, Board of Directors, Environment Liaison Centre, Nairobi

1984
Member, International Advisory Council, Television Trust for the Environment, London

1987
Member, Governing Board, News Concern International Foundation, London

1988-90
Member, Council, World Resources Institute, Washington, DC

1990
Member, International Board of Sponsors, Earth Day 1990.

1990 - 1991
Member of the Commission on Developing Countries and Global Change set up by the International Development Research Centre of Canada and the Swedish Agency for Research Cooperation (SAREC) with developing countries which resulted in an international report called For Earth’s Sake

1992
Patron, Schumacher College, Devon, UK

1994
Member, Board of Directors, ETC Foundation, The Netherlands.

1997
Member, International Working Group on Sustainable Livelihoods, United Nations Development Programme, New York

1998
Member, Global Water Partnership, Sweden Commissioner, World Commission on Water for the 21st Century, France

  • Member, Earth Day 2000 International Council, USA

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  • Member, Technical Advisory Committee, Global Water Partnership, Stockholm

1999

  • Nominating Committee Member, Stockholm Junior Water Prize, Stockholm

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  •  Member, Technical Advisory Committee, Global Water Partnership, Stockholm, Sweden

 

 

Anil Agarwal

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Anil Kumar Agarwal was the founder-director of the Centre for Science and Environment, India’s leading environmental NGO. Agarwal spent his lifetime advocating policies that involve the people in natural resource management and learn from India’s own traditions.

Sunita Narain

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Sunita Narain has been with the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) since 1982. She is currently the director general of the Centre and the director of the Society for Environmental Communications and publisher of the fortnightly magazine, Down To Earth.

Announcements

  • Currently, India is far off-track in achieving its sanitation targets. Apart from open defecation and lack of sanitation facilities in urban and rural areas; the management of septage has been largely neglected and is not a priority due to the lack of awareness of its heavy contribution to environmental degradation, poor sanitation and ill-effects to health. “Septage” is the waste that accumulates in onsite sanitation systems (OSS e.g.

  •  Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is an important tool to inform decision- makers, regulators and stakeholders, about the possible environmental, social and economic costs of the proposed project.

  • 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.

About CSE

The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) is a public interest research and advocacy organisation based in New Delhi. CSE researches into, lobbies for and communicates the urgency of development that is both sustainable and equitable.

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