7th CMS Vatavaran – Asia’s Largest Film Festival and Forum on Environment & Wildlife
We are glad to invite you to register as Delegate for the 7th CMS VATAVARAN
– Asia’s Largest Film Festival and Forum on Environment & Wildlife – from
(Thursday – Monday) Jan 30 to Feb 03, 2014 at IGNCA lawns, New Delhi.
The festival theme this year is ‘Mainstreaming Biodiversity Conservation,’
to promote living in harmony with nature. This theme is also significant in
the context of the recently held 11th Conference of Parties (CoP-11) to the
United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) at Hyderabad, India
and UN Decade of Biodiversity 2011- 2022.
To celebrate India’s presidency of CoP 11, more than 150 films, best of
world’s biodiversity cinema, 48 thematic sessions, talks, deliberations,
contemporary discourses, eco-trips, workshops, exhibitions, music festival,
organic green haat, organic food festival, film store and much more will be
organised to commemorate the occasion.
The talks, expert and film sessions have been planned around environmental,
political, governance, social and economic aspects of the conservation &
sustainable management of biodiversity across six sub-themes of the
festival: Coastal & Marine Biodiversity, Forest Biodiversity, Mountain
Biodiversity, Inland Waters & Wetlands Biodiversity, and Communication,
Education & Public Awareness.
I am writing to invite your colleagues and you to this green biodiversity
gala for a unique opportunity to participate and engage in this green
movement. Please note that the participation in this festival is free, as
well as paid, and registration is mandatory for all. Delegate registration
is now open online on our website: www.cmsvatavaran.org
Looking forward to your active engagement with CMS VATAVARAN!
P N Vasanti