On the 12th of October 2021, Khazar University hosted a conference at Dunya School titled ‘Assuming Responsibility for Climate Change, supported by the Creative Commissions programme of the British Council. The conference was organised with the participation of H.E. Mr. James Sharp, British Ambassador in Azerbaijan, Mr. Francis Gardener Trejo, Country Director of the British Council and Dr. Georgious Dafoulas, Professor of Middlesex University.
Ms. Raziya Isayeva, Development Director of Khazar University, opened the event, introduced the guests to the audience.
H.E. Mr. James Sharp reported on the Climate Change initiatives of the UK government and its changes to society and people’s lives. Mr. Ambassador elaborated on how different challenges were addressed to deal with Climate Change. Mr. Gardener-Trejo talked about an educational programme supported by the British Council and specifically on the Climate Connections. They both provided cases and examples of how the UK government addresses the issue.
Further on, the floor was given to Dr. Georgious Dafoulas, Professor of Middlesex University. He gave a detailed presentation about project arCc. Dr Georgious Dafoulas talked about project inception, vision and activities.
Second half of the conference was built on the questions addressed by the students of Dunya IB school. Fascinating discussions were held over Climate Change problems and establishing a proper framework for dealing with it.
The conference was attended by students and scholars of Dunya School and Khazar University.