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Month-Long Certificate Course From CSE
The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) will conduct a certificate course of one month on the issue of survival from June 2 to 30 2014 at its New Delhi centre. The total seats on offer for the course are 25. College students from any stream and young professionals can apply by sending their updated CV including a brief covering note.
Ecological rights and natural resource management, poverty and the biomass economy, land and its use: agriculture, food security, conservation and conflict: wildlife management debate, urban growth challenges: water and waste management, air pollution and mobility, sustainable industrialization and public health concerns, climate change and global environmental governance are the topics for the month-long course which aims at providing the students an overview of the state of environment in India..
The Summer Certificate Course will provide the participants an opportunity to address the issues that lie at the interface between environment and development, poverty, democracy, equity and justice, said Sharmila Sinha, deputy programme manager of education and training in CSE.
A seven-day visit to the Himalayas besides and visits within ambit of Delhi are included in the course curriculum. Classroom lectures, case study, presentations and discussions are the teaching methodology during the course.
During the course, participants will get to examine policy-makers and activists, attend lectures by academics, lawyers, grassroots activists and members of CSE’s research and advocacy teams besides experts from the field who will be guest lecturers and faculty from CSE.