Work shop on “Climate Change for Peace and Harmony”was conducted by Mr.BhupenderYadav, who is the coordinator for C4p in India on 15th& 16th November,2014 at NICM, Shanti Colony, Chennai.
Mr. K. Panchaksharam facilitated the work shop and Mr. Jayaprasad Kumar showed a ppt. presentation on “ SCI’s campaign on “ Create a Climate for Peace”.
Mr. Bhupender Yadav coordinator of the C4p workshop conducted his workshop with 30 young volunteers on the 15thNovember , 2014. The workshop was designed in a way that it created awareness among the youth for global climate issues and to discover new ideas to overcome these issues. Volunteers shared their views on the situations and discussed, what changes they can bring on their local level for the peace. Mr. Bhupender said Conducting this workshop was a very nice experience, and it is really important to make young volunteers aware of the global climate issues , sharing and knowing the view regarding climate change was really interesting and volunteers seems much interested to know that how they can contribute to bring a climate of peace around them . As the climate change has started to effect all over the world, it is time to be much more friendly with the environment and to spread this awareness in each part of the world.
There were different tools prepared for group participation and discussion. It was made participatory with games and question and answer sessions. On the 16th November, Dr.K.Panchaksharam did an evaluation of the workshop. The participants were given Certificates at the hands of Dr.T.C.Mohan, former Vice chancellor- Annamalai University, and former President, SCI-Tamilnadu Group. A Charter was prepared and agreed upon to be implemented as policy by SCI-India, to carry out different climate change activities at local level in India.