Students discuss global issues

BANGALORE: The Canadian International School (CIS) Bangalore organised its annual Global Issues Week recently on its premises. The school initiated and debated on global issues, developments a

Published: 01st April 2012 11:18 PM  |   Last Updated: 16th May 2012 07:15 PM   |  A+A-

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Students from across the world participated in the event | express photo

BANGALORE: The Canadian International School (CIS) Bangalore organised its annual Global Issues Week recently on its premises. The school initiated and debated on global issues, developments and challenges that humanity faces as a whole.

Students were exposed to different environmental challenges, social, economic and political problems like human rights violations, dictatorial governments, unemployment, urban poverty, illiteracy, human trafficking, regional conflicts etc.

The various topics stressed on the need for protecting fragile eco system, which has bore the brunt of development and extensive

commercialisation.

Children from across the globe shared their opinions on various topics that requires immediate attention such as bio diversity, renewable energy, environmental degradation, overpopulation and others.

On the occasion Shweta Sastri, executive director of Canadian International School, expressed her views about the various global issues that confronts humanity and commented on the challenges which lie ahead for the young leaders and the importance of debating in schools and forums about these topics.

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