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Name
Vivek Anand Asokan
Level
Doctoral Student
Nationality
India
Date of Enrolment
October 1, 2013
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Biography
I come from an interdisciplinary background. I completed an undergraduate course on Mechatronics Engineering and a postgraduate degree in urban studies with focus on climate change/sustainability science.
Research Title
Flexibility for a Resilient Socio-Economic System
Reserch Keywords
Sustainability, Resilience, Interconnectivity, Development, Evolutionary Economics, Flexibility
Research Interests
Sustainable Development, Intragenerational and intergenerational equity, international climate negotiations, sustainability science, resilience, sustainable cities, Created Share Value/ CSR, Climate Change - Vulnerability and Adaptation, Climate Change - International Policy, Innovation Policy
Presentations
Presented a Paper on the topic “Right to Sanitation: An Analysis of Slum Sanitation Programme in Mumbai” in National Consultation on ‘From Water to Sanitation and Beyond – Legal, Institutional and Policy dimensions of the right to Water and Sanitation” http://www.elrs.in/content/participants_july12.pdf
Awards
UNFCCC-Model Conference of Parties As British Council’s International Climate Champion 2010, I have undertaken a project to conduct UNFCCC-MCOP (Model Conference of Parties) in different parts of Tamil Nadu and extend it to various venues in India, as a measure to promote awareness on Global Warming