Darryl’s India: journalism, environment and a look to the future

GREENACCORD: ONLINE SEMINAR IN MEMORY OF DARRYL D’MONTE. August 4 2020, 3.00-5.30 pm CET/ 6.30-9.00 pm IST/ 6.00-8.30 am PDT / 8.00-10.30 am CDT / 9.00-11.30 AST

In March 2019, the journalist Darryl D’Monte left us. It was a great loss for the whole Greenaccord family. We considered him to be the dean of our network and not just for his age. He knew how to dispense his expert advice, how to give value to the contribution of the most authoritative speakers and how to participate in a debate, always contributing to the success of each initiative. He is certainly one of Greenaccord’s true fathers. A year later, Greenaccord wants to dedicate a specific initiative to him and deeply felt in his memory. Nalaka Gunawardene will remember him as a friend and master of journalism, Keya Acharya will do it recalling his contribution to environmental journalism in India, Joydeep Gupta it will make us open our eyes to the green future of his beloved India.

Three influential professors and a manager from India will discuss about “Green deal for India”. Among them, the Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Mr. Ashwini Kumar Choubei. The event closes with the conclusions of Sir John Martin Thomas, Greenaccord’s ambassador for Asia. Domenico Gaudioso, Greenaccord Responsible for International Relations he will be our chairman for the seminar.

It will be possible to follow in streaming the whole seminar on Greenaccord’s facebook page. We are counting on your (online) presence and please spread the news!

HOW TO PARTICIPATE 

WHEN: Tuesday, August 4 in Italy at 3.00-5.30 pm CEST/ 6.30-9.00 pm IST/ PDT 6.00-8.30 am/ CDT 8.00-10.30 am/ AST 9.00-11.30

WHERE: event in live streaming on the Greenaccord facebook page 

PARTNERS

FEJI; The Third Pole; Dr Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya, Sagar central University; Geosmartcampus

DARRYL D’MONTE SHORT BIO

Darryl D’Monte was Chairperson of the Forum of Environmental Journalists of India and was Resident Editor of The Times of India and Indian Express in Mumbai.

DARRYL D’MONTE BIO

Darryl D’Monte was a Resident Editor of the Times of India and Indian Express in Mumbai. He has written for several newspapers and websites and has been dedicated to creating networks of environmental journalists in India and around the world for nearly four decades. His book, Ripping the Fabric: The Decline of Mumbai and its Mills was published by Oxford University Press in Delhi in 2002 and reissued as a paperback in June 2005. He edited a book called Mills for Sale: The Way Ahead, Marg Publications, 2007. He was a trustee of the Mumbai Waterfronts Center, which in 2007 shared the first $ 100,000 Deutsche Bank Urban Age Award for implementing a project in Mumbai that made a difference to the well-being of citizens. He was president of the Bandra West Residents Association and trustee of the Celebrate Bandra festival.

PROGRAM

ONLINE SEMINAR IN MEMORY OF DARRYL D’MONTE

Darryl’s India: journalism, environment and a look to the future

-Chairman Domenico Gaudioso, Greenaccord Responsible for International Relations

Darryl D’Monte: friend and journalist

Nalaka Gunawardene, TVE Asia Pacific, Sri Lanka

Darryl’s contribution to environmental journalism in India

Keya Acharya, President of the Forum of Environmental Journalists in India (FEJI)

India must go green or perish

Joydeep Gupta, Director of The Third Pole, India

Round Table:

Green deal for India?

1) Hon. Mr. Ashwini Kumar Choubey, Minister of State for Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India

2) Professor R. P. Tiwari, Vice Chancellor – Dr. Harisingh Gaur University Sagar, Madhya Pradesh, India

3) Professor Dr. Harel Thomas, Deptt. of Applied Geology, Director Research & Development, Dr. Harisingh Gour University – Sagar – Madhya Pradesh, India

4) Mr. Sujay Jha, MD Waste management Company, India

Conclusions: Sir John Martin Thomas, Greenaccord Responsible Institutional Relations Asia

LINK ABOUT DARRYL

https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/mumbai/darryl-dmonte-mentor-to-a-generation-of-journalists/article26613874.ece

https://nalakagunawardene.com/tag/city-of-naples/

https://www.rediff.com/news/special/an-editor-like-none-other/20190322.htm

http://indiatogether.org/can-the-future-be-what-we-want-it-to-be-reviews

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