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NEWS IMPULSE – THE SUSTAINABLE MOUNTAIN DEVELOPMENT SUMMIT | 14 DECEMBER

Syllabus Section: Ecology and Environment

Why in news?

The ninth edition of the Sustainable Mountain Development Summit (SMDS) has held recently in DehraDun.   

Key Highlights of the Summit

• Theme of the 9th summit:  “Emerging Pathways for Building a Resilient Post COVID-19 Mountain Economy, Adaptation, Innovation and Acceleration”

• The ninth edition of the summit will focus on building the pathways toward a resilient and sustainable mountain economy.

• It seeks to build pathways for sustainable economy in light of the post COVID-19 scenario and Climate Change.

• The summit will help in pushing forward the agenda of mountain at the bigger national and international forums.

• The 9th edition of SMDS will be hosted by the Sustainable Development Forum Uttaranchal (SDFU).

About the Sustainable Mountain Development Summit

• This summit is an annual flagship event of Integrated Mountain Initiative (IMI). During the summit, mountain concerns are brought together at the regional and national level.

• This is the part of sustained effort that highlights the priorities of Indian Himalayan Region in developing the discourse of our country.

• The summit comprise of the 3-5 salient themes each year. These themes engage the immediate attention to the mountains and hills. These themes are identified for the threadbare discussion and debate.

 

 

Source: News on AIR

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