Nurturing Roots: The Importance of Integrating Land Restoration in Schools

Date: Friday, 8 December 2023
Time: 14:00-15:00 h local time UAE (UTC +4)
In-person: Land & Drought Resilience Pavilion, Blue Zone, Opportunity Petal, Thematic Arena 4, 1st floor, Stand 205
Date: Friday, 8 December 2023

Schools are playgrounds for children not only to experiment and fall in love with nature, but where generation after generation can be em- powered to combat environmental challenges. This enlightening discussion with practitioners will explore the prospects of nurturing, through schools, a generation of environmental stewards with tools fit for fighting their future environmental crises.

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Dev Narayan Syam

Student at GEMS Modern Academy, Dubai

Foluyinka Fakoya

Global Partnership for Education, World Bank

Prof. Dr. Kazue Fujiwara

Professor Emerita of Yokohama National University and Professor of Yokohama City University.

Amanda Abrom

Program Manager, Global Schools. UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN)

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