EarthWaterNetwork SEMINAR “Responsible Conversion in Karachi: Climate Change Adaptation in Pakistan’s Largest Metropolis” co-organised with Shehri-CBE. Oct. 24th ’17 Karachi.
Technical Speakers: Afia Salam “Karachi in the Context of Climate Change” (an important point: Invest in Peri-Urban Areas). Nasir Panhwar on “Urbanisation and Climate Change.” Sameeta Ahmed “Climate Change the Game Changer: Towards a National Charter & Action Plan.” Farhan Anwar “Climate Friendly Karachi.” Earth and Water Network Founder & Chief Coordinator Sameeta Ahmed presented the plan for a PAKISTAN NATIONAL CHARTER FOR CLIMATE CHANGE SURVIVAL. www.earthwaternetwork.org
EARTH WATER NETWORK – PIONEERS IN PAKISTAN TO PARTNER WITH CLIMATE CHANGE THEATRE ACTION’ (NYC)
Play “Akhri Darakht” by Shahid Nadeem (of Ajoka Theatre) performed by members of Earth Water Network team together with members of Tehrik-e-Niswan group at the seminar “Responsible Conversion in Karachi: Adapting to Climate Change in Mini-Pakistan” organised by Earth Water Network and Shehri-CBE, Oct.24th 17. Karachi. Earth and Water Network was the only group in Pakistan to partner with Climate Change Theatre Action (NYC) and stage one of their 50 plays developed by group to call attention to the UNFCC Climate Change talks COP23 happening in Bonn starting Nov.6.17.
Play adapted to the Karachi, Sindh context by the EWN team and performers: Emran Khan, Waheed Ali Joyo,Naveed Waghani, Shahjahan Narejo, Zaina Nawab, Saleh Muhammad.
The group also presented their original “Bansri ki Dhun Say Sun” based on Mevlana Rumi’s Tale of the Reed-Flute (Urdu translation of Hikayat-e-Ney by Sameeta Ahmed, Music composition Leena Ahmed), and interpreted it dramatically for the theme of climate change.
EarthWaterNetwork Workshop at Goethe Institut’s Youth Conference on Sustainability
Pakistan Fact Sheet workshop with youth at Goethe Institute’s international Youth Conference on Sustainability, 14-16 September 2018. Workshop Instructors: Naveed Waghani & Yasir Husain.
Talk “Climate Change Adaptation and a new Charter for Pakistan.”
Talk by Sameeta Ahmed & Naveed waghani. Dawood University of Engg. & Technology, Dept of Architecture & City Planning. Karachi. April 2018. Featured in picture students of the Department as well as DUET Instructors Badar us Saqib and Tania Soomro, together with speakers.