The second meeting of the Environment and Climate Sustainability Working Group (ECSWG) will take place in Gandhinagar from March 27th to 29th. G20 sherpa Amitabh Kant will inaugurate the 3-day meeting.
The sessions’ main focus will be on water resource management. LiFE (Lifestyle for the Environment) is the second theme.
Officials and experts from various domains will be present at the meeting. Representatives of various international organizations will be present at the meeting. A delegation of 30 countries will also participate in the meeting.
On March 27, a series of presentations on ‘Best Practices in Water Resources Management will be held. The participants will then be taken on a visit to various places in electric buses, which will include Adalaj Vav, the Sabarmati canal siphon and escape structure, and the Atal bridge. The state government will then hold a gala dinner and cultural program at the Sabarmati riverfront.
On March 28th, technical sessions will be held on a variety of climate and environmental topics, including
- Climate-resilient infrastructure
- Groundwater management
- Jal Jeevan Mission, Swachh Bharat-universalization of water sanitation and hygiene and its effects
- proposed Gandhinagar Implementation Roadmap (GIR) on land restoration related to climate change mitigation
- resource efficiency and circular economy.
On the final day, March 29, technical sessions on oceans, the blue economy, and related sectors will be held.
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