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UCL Humanitarian Institute Evening Conference Series on the UN Sustainable Development Goals

2 October 2017

Sustainable Development in the Himalaya

Friday 20th October 2017 18:00 to 21:00

HI Conference

An evening conference on sustainable development in the Himalaya. Themes include:

Geotourism, energy challenges for sustainable development, natural hazards and their drivers, and children's education programmes.

University of Jammu and University College London – History and Outcomes of Collaboration
Geotourism
Meeting the Energy Challenges for Sustainable Development in the Himalaya
Natural Hazards and their Drivers in the Shyok-Nubra Valley, Ladakh Himalaya
Humanitarian History in the Himalaya: Reflections on Ladakh
Children’s Education Programme: An Overview.

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Presenters

The event will feature presentations by researchers from the University of Jammu, UCL, Jindal Global University and ENI Upstream & Technical Services. 

Dr Ghulam M Bhat
Prof Juergen Thurow
Dr Jonathan Craig
Dr Naveen Hakhoo
Dr Jessica Field
Mateen Hafiz

Reception

The conference will be followed by a networking reception.

Location

Roberts Lecture Theatre G08 access via Malet Place | Roberts Engineering Building
Gower St | London | WC1E 6BT

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Open to: Public | Students | Academics | Alumni | Development practitioners, policymakers, researchers are welcome.

Admission: FREE but you must register through Eventbrite 

Convenor: Katerina Stavrianaki, UCL Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction k.stavrianaki@ucl.ac.uk

Supported by the UCL Humanitarian Institute and the Global Engagement Fund

Humanitarian Institute Evening Conference Series

UCL Humanitarian Institute Evening Conference Series on the UN Sustainable Development Goal Series is a new initiative showcasing collaborative research between the UK and developing countries.

If you wish to produce a Humanitarian Institute Evening Conference contact Dr Rosanna Smith, rosanna.smith@ucl.ac.uk.

Programme

18:00 Registration
18:15 University of Jammu and University College London – History and Outcomes of Collaboration – GM Bhat
18:30 Geotourism – J. Thurow 
18:50 Meeting the Energy Challenges for Sustainable Development in the Himalaya – J. Craig
19:10 Natural Hazards and their Drivers in the Shyok-Nubra Valley, Ladakh Himalaya – N. Hakhoo
19:30 Humanitarian History in the Himalaya: Reflections on Ladakh – J. Field 
19:45 Children’s Education Programme: An Overview. – M. Hafiz
20:00 Closing Remarks – P. Sammonds 
20:00-21:00 Reception with Poster Presentations