World Sustainable Development Summit (WSDS)

JUN 9

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Why in news?

  • Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Prakash Javadekar  addressed TERI’s World Sustainable Development Summit today on the eve of World Environment Day, 

About the summit:

  • The World Sustainable Development Summit (WSDS) is the annual flagship event of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI).
  • The WSDS 2021 will be held under the umbrella theme of ‘Redefining Our Common Future: Safe and Secure Environment for All'.
  • The World Sustainable Development Summit brings together Nobel laureates, political leaders, decision-makers from bilateral and multilateral institutions, business leaders, high-level functionaries from the diplomatic corps, scientists and researchers, media personnel, and members of civil society; on a common platform to deliberate on issues related to sustainable development.
  • Post the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals and the signing of the Paris Agreement, the World Sustainable Development Summit aims to provide long-term solutions for the benefit of the global community by assembling the various stakeholders on a single platform and initiating a step in the direction of achieving constructive action in combating issues pertinent to the future of humanity.

Prelims question

World Sustainable development Summit is organised by:
(a)The Energy and Resources Institute
(b)United Nations Sustainable Development Group
(c)World Bank
(d)Green Peace

Answer to prelims question