Eco-Sikh UK to hold first ever World Sikh Environment Day Conference 2021

Eco-Sikh UK will be holding the first ever World Sikh Environment Day Conference on Sunday 14th Marchfrom 2pm. The event will bring together academics, activists, campaigners and experts to discuss some of the biggest environmental challenges we face today.

The live event will be webcast to a worldwide audience to drive forward action on combating climate change, global warming and bio-diversity loss. It will also mark the inauguration of Guru Har Rai Ji, whilst observing the new year on the Nanakshahi Calendar.

The conference will commence with a moment of spiritual reflection, followed by a panel of distinguished guest speakers, as well as interactive polls, Q&A session and a mini documentary feature.

Guest speakers:

  • Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi –  UK Labour MP for Slough & Shadow Minister for Railways
  • Helena Craig – Black2Nature, Chairperson & Race & Environmental Activist
  • Prof. Yadvinder Singh Malhi CBE FRS – Professor of Ecosystem Science, University of Oxford and Jackson Senior Research Fellow, Oriel College, Oxford
  • Rehmat Rayatt – Award-winning Documentary, Photographer & Filmmaker

The event is free to attend, register now at wsed2021.eventbrite.co.uk – a Zoom link will be sent to attendees one day prior to the event starting.

Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the first embodiment of Divine Light in the Sikh religion, laid the foundation for our sacred vision for the environment stated:

‘Air is our Guru, water is our father, the earth is our mother. They give us life, we sleep in their laps night and day, in which the entire world plays’ (SGGS Ji p.8)

For further information about the event, or to find out more about Eco-Sikh UK projects contact us at info@ecosikhuk.org

Published by Ricky Panesar

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