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
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.