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IARC’ & its arms drive education & outreach activities related to Sustainability and Space Sciences. To download content created by IARC under various programs as per science commons click on Downloads.

Current Activities

Past Activities

2018-19: COP+24 India Program

The program focused on building perspectives about climate action and climate negotiations in the light of the UN Climate Summit, Katowice, Poland.

2017-18: COP+23 India Program

The program focused on driving importance of climate action in the light of the UN Climate Summit. Fiji-Bonn, Germany.

2016-17: COP+22 India Program

The program focused on encouraging climate action in the light of the UN Climate Summit. Morocco, Marrakech.

2015-16: COP+21 India Program

The program focused on building perspectives on climate change in the light of the UN Paris Climate Summit 2015.

2015: The Dharma of Climate Change, Paris

The event was organized in 2015 in Paris, France during the United Nations COP21 Paris Climate Summit. It was here that the COP India Program (2015-2030) was announced.

Rio+23 WHS Program

RIO+23 WHS Program 2016-17 was spearheaded by IARC Centre for United Nations. The focus area of RIO+23 Program 2016-17 was to build momentum towards and beyond United Nations World Humanitarian Summit.

2014: Return ticket to Mars | Ode to Mars Event

In September 2014, a public event was organized to celebrate the arrival of NASA’ MAVEN and ISRO’ Mars Orbiter Spacecraft on Mars. It was facilitated by Pushkar Ganesh Vaidya and the invited guest (virtual) was Dr. David Grinspoon.

Simultaneously, an international limerick contest; an Ode to Mars was also run.

Rio+22 UNSE4ALL Program (2014 - 2015)

RIO+22 UNSE4ALL Program in association with UNSE4ALL focused on the area Sustainable Energy. It was a National Level effort in the form of a short-term co-curricular program for students.

Rio+21 IYWC India Program (2013 - 2014)

Rio+21 - International Year of Water Cooperation (IYWC) India Program in association with IYWC promotes Water Cooperation and Sustainable Development. It is a part of the accepted and listed commitment with United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD).

UNCSD Rio+20 India Program (2012 - 2013)

Rio+20 India Program is spearheaded by Indian Astrobiology Research Centre in association with Rio+20 to promote United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD). It consists of; 1. Rio+20 Certification Program For Schools and Colleges and 2. Rio+20 Certification Workshops.

Note: From 2014 onwards, Rio India Programs will be driven through IARC’ Centre for United Nations.

IYF 2011 Certification Program (2011 - 2012)

The United Nations (UN) General Assembly declared 2011 as the International Year of Forests (IYF 2011). It is a global platform to celebrate people’s action to sustainably manage the forests of the world. IARC offered a nation-wide program in association with International Year of Forests 2011 - Celebrating Forests For People.

Extraterrestrial First Campaign (2010)

IARC was an official partner of United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) initiative The International Year of Biodiversity 2010.

Science Day (2009)

National Science Day 2009 Essay Challenge

NASA Contact Program (2008)

A Contact Program to spread awareness about the Stardust Mission – Stardust@home

Science Day (2007)

National Science Day 2007 Essay Challenge