Aims to spread awareness and awaken the world against the threat of Bio - Chemical warfare
,by UNESCO Chair Holder Prof. Dr. Vishwanath D. Karad - Founder President, MIT World Peace University, Founder Executive President, WPC, MAEER’s MIT Group of Institutions, Hon’ble Justice K. G. Balakrishnan - Former Chief Justice of India, Former Chairperson, National Human Rights Commission of India (NHRC) Hon’ble Dr. Rajendra Singh - Well Known Water Conservationist (Waterman of India) & Chairman, Tarun Bharat Sangh, Hon’ble GVV Sarma, , IAS, Member secretary , National disaster management authority Government of India ,Hon’ble
During the inaugural ceremony Rahul V. Karad, Vice President – MAEER’s MIT Group, Executive President –MIT WPU, founder – BCS, MITSOG, NTC, NWP, Sarpanch Sandsad said “There is a pressing need to create a global voice for all nations to work in harmony in order to develop human safety. Through this conference our agenda is to bring together all the nations under one umbrella to evolve a mechanism to eradicate bio/ chemical – weapons and also to establish a legal discourse towards the restriction of the research and development of bio-chem warfare”.
Speaking on the inaugural ceremony Dr. N T Rao, Vice chancellor, MIT-WPU said “In this International Conference various intellectual minds have come together to make an appeal to the United Nations to destroy this impending threat caused by chemical and biological weapons. At MIT WPU, believers of world peace collectively speak, deliberate and come to a conclusion and pass the resolution for the betterment of the world “.
Speaking on the occasion Pravin V Patil, CEO, Centre for Industry – Academia Partnership, MIT- WPU said “We are truly overwhelmed to see the support and response from the people, till now we have had over 5000 registrations across the globe. We are glad to organize this International conference as it is a platform bringing together global spokespeople to discuss the gravity of Bio warfare”.
Through this conference an effort will be made to awaken the youth globally to the dangers of such bio-hazards, which should be condemned with an intent of consolidating the message of ‘safe and secure mankind’. The conference will also focus on the need to address the issue of preparedness for future so that we can safeguard ourselves against such global adversities.
Appended below are the session wise details:
Day 2 - Wednesday, 24th June 2020,
Session 3: (1400 hrs to 1530 hrs)
Topics: Invisible Enemy, Visible Destruction: Failure of Science and Global Governance?
Hon’ble Shri. Shashank - Former Foreign Secretary of India & India's Ex. Ambassador to Denmark, South Korea and Libya
Hon’ble Padma Vibhushan Shri. G. Madhavan Nair - Former Chairman, ISRO & Secretary to the Department of Space, Govt. of India and Chairman, Space Commission
Amb. Shri. Anil K. Trigunayat (Retd. IFS) - Former Ambassador of India to Jordan, Libya and Malta, President, MIICCIA Chamber of Commerce Secretary, Association of Indian Diplomats ( Former Ambassadors) and Distinguished Fellow Vivekananda International Foundation
Session 4 : (1600 hrs to 1730 hrs)
Topics : Biological & Chemical Weapons: Siding with Angels or Demons?
Mr. Andrew Weber - Non-resident Senior Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School's Belfer Center
Hon’ble Dr. S. J. S. Flora - DIRECTOR, National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research – Raebareli and DIRECTOR (Additional Charge), National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research – Mohali, Ministry of Chemical & Fertilizers, Department of Pharmaceuticals, Govt. of India
Hon’ble Amb. Shri. Rajendra M. Abhyankar - Former Foreign Secretary of India and Professor of Practice of Diplomacy and Public Affairs, O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University
Session 5 : (1800 hrs to 2000 hrs)
Topics : Special Session on the Stories of Survivors*
Hon’ble Ms. Laxmi Agarwal - Campaigner, Stop Acid Attacks Mission
Hon’ble Ms. Rachana Dhingra - International Campaign for Justice in Bhopal
Day 3 - Thursday, 25th June 2020,
Session 6 : (1400 hrs to 1530 hrs)
Topics : Redefining Defence Doctrine: Border Security to Human Security
Hon’ble Lt. Gen.(Retd.) Nirbhay Sharma - PVSM, UYSM, AVSM, VSM , Former Governor, Mizoram & Arunachal Pradesh
Hon’ble Lt. Gen. (Retd.) Zameer Uddin Shah - Former Vice Chancellor, Aligarh Muslim University
Hon’ble Padma Shri. Prakash Singh - IPS (Retd.), Chairman, Indian Police Foundation and Institute, Former DG, BSF, Former DGP, Uttar Pradesh & Assam, Former Member, National Security Advisory Board & Member, Justice Verma Committee
Session 7: 1600 hrs to 1730 hrs
Topics : COVID-19: Virus in the Body or Soul?
Hon’ble Maulana Mahmood Madani - General Secretary, Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind & Former Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha
Speech by the Eminent Speaker Honble Shri. Anil Pradhan - Founder, International Public School for Rural Innovation (IPSFRI)
Acharya Shri. Pundrik Goswami - Sriman Madhva Gaudeshwar Vaishnava Acharya (Vrindavan, Mathura, Uttar Pradesh)
Hon’ble Dr. Lobsang Sangay - President, Central Tibetan Administration (CTA)
Dr. Kavita A. Sharma – President, South Asian University
Session 8: 1800 hrs to 2000 hrs
Topics : How Universities can Contribute to Curb Misuse of Weapons of Mass Destruction?
Session 9: 1400 hrs to 1530 hrs
Topics : Climate Change, Poverty & Pandemic: Is it time to recalibrate SDGs?
Hon’ble Shri. Kartikeya Sarabhai - Director, Centre for Environment Education (CEE), Ahmedabad
Session 10: 1600 hrs to 1730 hrs
Topics : Role of UN in Eliminating Weapons of Mass Destruction : Priorities and Prospects, from the eyes of youth
Session Valedictory: 1800 hrs to 2000 hrs
Topics Legal Framework for Implementing CWC & BWC
Shri. Rahul V. Karad – Executive President, MIT World Peace University, Pune & Chief Initiator, MIT SOG, Founder, BCS,s NTC, NWP
Dr. N. T. Rao - Vice Chancellor, MIT World Peace University, Pune
Sharing Future Roadmap and Vision of the Conference by UNESCO Chair Holder Prof. Dr. Vishwanath D. Karad - Founder President, MIT World Peace University, Founder Executive President, WPC, MAEER’s MIT Group of Institutions