We co-organise this workshop with the Jean-Monnet Project GRASS – EU governance of natural resources: geopolitics, regions and sectors, and by CBHE Erasmus+ project SUNRAISE – Sustainable Natural Resource Use in Arctic and High Mountainous Areas. The workshop venue and time is Russian State Hydrometeorological University, St.-Petersburg, Russia, September 25-26, 2018
SUNRAISE-Stakeholder Consultation on 22nd May 2018 organized by Central Himalayan Environment Association (CHEA), a partner in the project along with JNU, Delhi and KU, Nainital for India. The objective of consultation was to get acquainted with the gaps between Science, Policy and Practices and planning the courses and modules for students and allied stakeholders in coming years.
The Department of Geography, Kumaun University, Nainital organized one-day Stakeholders' Workshop at UGC Human Resource Development Centre (UGC-HRDC), Kumaun University, Nainital on 21 May 2018. The main objective of the Workshop was to obtain the feedback and suggestions from a wide range of stakeholders including academic institutions, government organizations, training institutes, research and development organizations, Non Governmental Organizations and private sectors; and incorporate the highly relevant proposals in the multi-disciplinary curriculum development process. More than 40 participants from Kumaun University and its affiliated colleges, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, University of Salzburg, Austria; Uttarakhand Academy of Administration, Nainital; Central Himalayan Environment Association, Nainital participated in the workshop and interacted with the resource persons. The workshop panellists included Professor Juergen Breuste, University of Salzburg, Austria; Professor P. K. Joshi, School of Environmental Sciences, Jawaherlal Nehru University, New Delhi and Dr. Pankaj Tewari, Executive Director, Central Himalayan Environment Association, Nainital. Sustainable Mountain Urban Development; Climate Change Adaptation, Improving Rural Livelihood; Disaster Risk Reduction, Documentation and Preservation of Traditional Knowledge, Forest, Water and Biodiversity Conservation emerged as the highly relevant issues for curriculum development.
Department of Geography, Kumaun University, Nainital is organizing one-day Stakeholders' Workshop on 21 May 2018 at UGC-HRDC, Kumaun University, Nainital. The main objective of the workshop is to identify, prioritize and develop the mountain specific curriculum for Under Graduate, Post Graduate and Ph.D. Programmes for the Himalayan Universities.