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Northeast Green Summit 2021

Northeast Green Summit- Relevance for UPSC Exam

  • GS Paper 3: Environment- Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation.

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Northeast Green Summit- Context

  • Silchar, Assam is gearing up for holding the sixth Northeast Green Summit (2021) beginning, from November 16, 2021.

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Northeast Green Summit- Key Points

  • About Northeast Green Summit: The Northeast Green Summit was initiated in 2016 by a not-for-profit organization Vibgyor N.E. Foundation.
  • Key Objective: to raise awareness and empower people with the knowledge of the rich and diverse natural habitat, bio-diversity and cultural heritage that the North-Eastern region of India is bestowed with.

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Northeast Green Summit 2021- Key Details

  • Theme: The focus area of the sixth Northeast Green summit is ‘Greening after Covid: Regional Cooperation, Innovation & Entrepreneurship’.
  • Key Agenda of the Summit: the sixth Northeast Green summit will discuss following major topics among others-
    • Sustainable development and conservation strategies for the Northeast and its contiguous biodiversity zones,
    • A round table of forest ministers of the region, besides green art and green music events.
  • Participation: Union Minister of State for Environment is expected to attend the summit, along with delegates from Bangladesh, Bhutan and Myanmar
  • Other Details:
    • Several stalls showcasing sustainable products from across the northeastern region will be part of the summit (organised by Vibgyor NE Foundation and supported by UNEP).
    • Green cyclothon: It is being organised to create awareness among the public about the rapidly-depleting resources.

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Vibgyor N.E. Foundation- Key Points

  • About: Vibgyor N.E. Foundation is a registered not-for-profit organization based at Guwahati.
  • Mandate: It specialises in green issues of Northeast India and works closely with various UN organizations, ministries and various Northeastern state governments in this sector.
  • Key Initiative: Along with its associates, the Foundation organizes the annual Northeast Green Summit, the only such annual conclave of the region.


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