4th Transnational Project Meeting

Symbiosis Law School, Pune, a constituent of the Symbiosis International (Deemed University) is delighted to host the 4th Transnational Project Meeting of the Erasmus+ CBHE Project – Curricula Development on Climate Change Policy and Law (Co-Funded by the EU) from September 11th - 16th, 2023 with delegates from the six partner countries of the consortium from United Kingdom, Spain, Greece, Malaysia, Vietnam and India.

This project meeting will include Regional Round Table, Capacity Building Training Programs, Regional Seminar, Networking events, field visit to an industry and to eco-sensitive zone and cultural visits. One of the important deliverables of the project this meeting will be the inaugural of the Symbiosis Climate Change Law & Policy Centre which will be housed in Symbiosis Law School Pune.

The tentative schedule of the 4th Transnational Project Meeting can be viewed here

Regional Round Table

A Regional roundtable is going to be organized at Symbiosis Law School, Pune, a constituent of Symbiosis International (Deemed University) (SIU) on 11th September 2023. It will be a unique opportunity to inform national media, decision makers and stakeholders about the project. The objective of the regional round table at SIU is to raise awareness on the importance of the delivery of the Educational course on Climate Change Policy and Law and interact with high level and key stakeholders in order to promote and make the course more appealing for participants, and discuss the accreditation process in each university.

This roundtable will provide an opportunity to the experts in the field to deliberate on the various requirements and expectations of the stakeholders from the delivery of such prorgrammes such as Master of Law and Post graduate Diploma in Climate Change Policy and Law.

This roundtable is being organized at a key time of the project considering that the proposed training program is in the process of being developed and finalized by all partners.

The attendees will include:

PC HEIs high level management=10 PC HEIs academic staff=20

PC HEIs administrative staff=10

PC National/Regional civil society organsations on climate change=5

PC National & Regional competent authorities (environmental- educational)=5 Keynote Speakers:

Regional Seminar

The aim of the regional seminar that will be organized at Symbiosis Law School, Pune, a constituent of Symbiosis International (Deemed University) (SIU) on 13th September 2023, is to raise awareness on the upcoming pilot phase, in order to attract interest, motivate prospective legal practitioners and environmentalists to enroll and participate in the CCP_L course.

In addition, it aims to ensure sufficient participation and guarantee commitment on behalf of the participating members of the target group. During the event, the already finalized outputs will be presented, along with the provisions and planning for the pilot period. In order to ensure participation, SIU will ensure visibility for the event by publishing it on our own website and the consortium website. Additionally social media promotions, press releases and invitation to stakeholders will be ensured so that the regional seminar can meet all intended objectives.

The attendees will include:

PC HEIs academic staff=20

PC HEIs administrative staff=10

Law/ environmental related students =40 Climate change experts = 5

Symbiosis Climate Change Policy and Law Centre [SCCPLC]

The Symbiosis Climate Change Policy and Law Centre will housed at Symbiosis Law School, Pune, constituent of Symbiosis International (Deemed University) (SIU) and will be aligned with other research centers of SIU - Symbiosis Centre for Climate Change and Sustainability (SCCCS) and Symbiosis Centre for Waste Resource Management (SCWRM). This Centre is one of the important deliverables under the EU Erasmus+ CBHE project.

The Centre will be utilised in conducting clinical legal research and as a pedagogic lab to be sustainable through its various engagements with academia, community, and industry. The Centre will be used for pedagogy training research, experiential learning and small group seminars, discussions for Undergraduate and Post-Graduate students who will be enrolled in the Dual Degree program and Joint Degree Program (LLM and PG Diploma) floated under the project in the field of Climate Change Law and Policy. The Centre will be complimentary and compliant with the expectations of the CCP_Law project and the standards they expected from the Indian partners.

Inauguration Date: 13th September, 2023

Time: 4:00 PM to 4:30 PM

Click here to open the YouTube link for the inaugural of the SCCPLC

  • Centre funded by SIU and EU Grant for CCP_Law Project.
  • Research lab in synergy with SIU Climate Change and Sustainability Centre (SCCSC) and Waste Resource Management Centre (SCWRM)
  • Skills and Research Lab with facilities such as repository of latest books and ICT based resources relating to climate change policy and law funded by EU, 6 research cubicles, one smartboard and interactive spaces.
  • Integrates 21st Century Teach Skills Lab and Jean Monnet Chair in EU Climate Change Law Management and Policy at SLS Pune
  • Interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary research and publication on Climate related laws, policies, litigation, Migration, socio-legal, techno-legal and other areas
  • Training and capacity building Centre for faculty of law and legal professionals
  • Multimedia and online learning lab for faculty members, community, students, researchers, policy makers and other stakeholders in climate change policy and law
  • Self-sustainable skills centre and study lab for learning and research for UG, PG and PhD students of law, management, design, technology, and other related disciplines (From SIU/ India/ Asia/ Global)
  • Legal literacy action, training and intervention for community to participate in EIA and pollution control board hearings, reports, RTI among others.
  • Association and collaboration with eminent environment and climate change research centers of India, global south and other international networks like IALS, IUCN, and EU

Contact Us

Symbiosis Law School, Pune Survey No. 227,
Plot No.11, Rohan Mithila, Opp. Pune Airport,
Symbiosis Road, Viman Nagar,
Pune - 411014, Maharashtra

Contact Details

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