Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 30 (PTI) About 400 delegates from 20 countries would participate in a three-day conference on 'climate change secular spirituality' to be organised by the Santhigiri Ashram here from September 9.
The meet, in collaboration with UNESCO, The American centre, and The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), New Delhi, will be inaugurated by East Timor President and the 1996 Nobel Peace laureate Jose Ramos Manuel-Horta, a release from the ashram said. Being held as part of the 'Parnasala (hermitage) dedication celebrations' at the spiritual retreat, the conference will focus on promoting a life vision and lifestyle compatible with both nature and development. It will help administrators, policy-makers, scientists, social scientists and activists to come together and devise action programmes and policies to promote a sustainable way of life and development pattern, the release said.
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