International Workshop on Wildlife and Biodiversity Conservation
In 2015, 193 member state countries of the United Nations adopted a new global agenda: the 2030 Agenda for the Sustainable Development with the goal to elevate the world development and to improve all people’s life.
The Agenda contains 17 Sustainable Development Goals with 169 targets to be accomplished through action programs in collaboration with governments, organizations, companies, and the society as a whole at the international, national, and local levels.
Goal 15 of the Agenda of United Nations: Transforming World to Sustainable Development states that it promotes the protection and restoration of the terrestrial ecosystem, sustainable management of forest and curb biodiversity loss. The goal gives a strong emphasis on wildlife diversity and conservation.
Further, it also aims to take action to terminate poaching and trafficking of protected species of flora and fauna and to also address the demand and supply of illegal wildlife products.
The objectives of the Workshop are as follows:
- How to protect the natural habitat of organisms through controlled exploitation.
- How to maintain the rare species in protected areas such as national parks, sanctuaries
- How to establish a specific biosphere reserve for endangered plants and animals.
- Highlighting the protection of wildlife through the legislation of activities like banning hunting and poaching of animals.
- Spreading awareness regarding the imposition of specific restrictions on the export of endangered plants and animals and their products.
Coordinator: Dr. Yashpal Singh Narwaria, Secretary, SESD, New Delhi
Contact No.: 9999228028, 9302705852
Dr. Fayiaz A Khudsar
Dr. Sumit Dokia
Registration Fees: Rs. 200/