Climate Change is Stopping Kids From Going To School?! + Fellowship opportunity with Shram Sarathi!
Policy Post #121
Editor’s Note ✍️
Hi, hope you’re well :)
This week, in one of our PGs we threw light on how climate change is preventing children from accessing schools by fostering yet more divides, causing an increase in health concerns and destroying precious infrastructure - yet another stark reminder of the alarming effects climate change is having on every aspect of our lives.
While these trends are alarming, one thing we can consider doing to make a difference, even if at the margins, is to pursue careers in the broader sustainability and climate policy. On that note, we bring to you an opportunity this week to attend an in-person panel discussion and mixer with a range of experts focused on climate policy in India, in New Delhi on the 24th of September. We also highlight multiple opportunities to work with institutions like TERI, Climate Group and the India Climate Collaborative.
Also in this edition of The Policy Post:
🔹An op-ed on how exemptions to all the Shops Acts in India can cause more harm than good, and the need for revisiting laws that affect India’s nighttime economy.
🔹Our weekly database with 100’s of fresh Jobs and Internships from the broader world of Public Policy and Social Impact that one can apply to.
🔹A capacity building opportunity to help work with marginalised groups across India.
🔹An exciting fellowship opportunity with “Shram Sarathi” to understand the financial lives of migrant workers and positively impact the underprivileged.
🔹Our weekly curation of some of the best essays, podcasts, career resources etc. from the world of Policy in the week gone by.
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With that, we bring to you: Policy Post #121!
- Yash, and Team PPI
This Week’s Policy Focus 🔎
How is climate change affecting children? Climate disasters, soaring heat, rising health issues and financial constraints are stopping children from going to school.
Policy Charcha 💬
The best Podcasts, Videos, Essays and Fellowships from the world of Policy and Governance for this past week!
📝 Op-Ed: When Exemptions Become The Rule
📚 Fellowship: Shram Sarathi Fellowship
📷 The latest on The Policy Gram: Empowering India’s R&D Landscape Through the National Research Foundation (NRF) Bil
🔎 Databases and Guides: Click Here!
Writing on Rights: Capacity Building of 50 Young Folks from Socially Marginalised Groups in India Towards Political and Social Activism
👉🏽A 7-month capacity building opportunity based in Delhi
Why should you apply?
An opportunity to participate in a full-day workshop to understand the landscape of human rights in India with prominent human rights activists, academics and professionals.
Possibility of publication of the research outputs compiled into a digital book.
A certificate of engagement awarded by Asia Centre.
A small research stipend of 10K INR offered to a group of 5 individuals undertaking research.
Panel Discussion on Climate Change and Public Policy by The Policy Square and the Hertie School in Berlin.
👉🏽A chance to engage with and learn from industry experts on issues like the role of policy choices in finding solutions for the broader sustainability space, and India’s role in combating climate change.
👉🏽 24th September, 2023
📍India International Centre (Annexe), New Delhi
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