HLPF 2022 MGOS official Event

HLPF 2022 MGOS official Event

Sustainable Development, Video
​ The HLPF 2022 was held on 5-15 July 2022. Mr. Ajay K Jha moderated the MGoS official event on 12th July 2022. The theme for the 2022 HLPF is " Building back better from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) while advancing the full implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development."   Transcription of intervention by Mr. Ajay K. Jha - President of the ECOSOC, USG Mr. Liu, Excellencies and Colleagues Greetings to all of you from the MGOS CM. I will take few minutes to lay down the context on which this HLPF 2022 is being organised so that our speakers can relate to in their interventions. It would not be an overstatement to say that we are in the throes od series of crises, or so to say…
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पैरवी संवाद – नवंबर 2020

पैरवी संवाद – नवंबर 2020

Samvaad
पिछले कुछ सालों में हमारी केन्द्र सरकार लगातार ऐतिहासिक फैसले लेती आ रही है। ऐतिहासिक इस मामले में भी कि उन फैसलों पर सरकार की बड़े पैमाने पर आलोचना हुई है। अजीम प्रेमजी यूनिवर्सिटी की एक रिपोर्ट के अनुसार नोटबंदी के फैसले ने 50 लाख लोगों से उनका रोजगार छीन लिया। 2020 के मार्च में चार घंटे की मोहलत देकर किए गए लाॅकडाउन ने हजारों मजदूरों को पैदल घरों की ओर कूच करने के लिए मजबूर किया जिसमें सैकड़ों की मौत हो गई। सरकार ने ये दोनों फैसले अर्थव्यवस्था को मजबूती देने और कोविड की रोकथाम से लिहाज से ऐतिहासिक बताए थे। इसके बाद 5 जून को सरकार ने कृषि से जुड़े तीन और ऐतिहासिक फैसले लिए हैं जिनका नतीजा है कि देष की कृषि करने वाली हजारों की आबादी…
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Youth Dialogue on Equity, Inclusion and Quality in Online Education

Youth Dialogue on Equity, Inclusion and Quality in Online Education

Human Rights
Youth Dialogue was organized by PAIRVI in Collaboration with Centre for Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy (CSSEIP), Faculty of Social Sciences, BHU, Varanasi on 16th December 2021. The push towards online classes and use of digital technology in education predates the pandemic, but it has garnered greater public attention due to pandemic-induced curbs on physical meetings and spaces. The new National Education Policy announced by the government in July 2020 has, inter alia, evangelized “online” tools as a game-changer in education and has encouraged their adoption  So the question arises is online education sustainable, is India ready to switch the online education mode and how to address the question of equity, inclusion and quality in online education.  The youth dialogue discussed these issues.  Around 100 Academicians, researchers, and members…
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Consultations with women beedi workers in Samastipur, Jamui and Banka, Bihar on 3rd, 6th and 7th December 2021

Consultations with women beedi workers in Samastipur, Jamui and Banka, Bihar on 3rd, 6th and 7th December 2021

Human Rights
PAIRVI has been working with women beedi workers to improve their human rights conditions and life situation. Baseline survey of 329 women headed households of beedi workers in Jamui, Banka and Samastipur districts in Bihar and Jabalpur district has been conducted to empirically observe and document the life situations, livelihood conditions, access to basic needs and social security benefits of beedi workers.  After this survey the consultations with women beedi workers were organized to devise to further interventions with them. [caption id="attachment_3095" align="alignleft" width="239"] Samastipur | December 3, 2021[/caption] [caption id="attachment_3094" align="alignleft" width="239"] Jamui | December 6, 2021[/caption] [caption id="attachment_3093" align="alignleft" width="238"] Banka | December 7, 2021[/caption]               Our Partner Surendra Kurmar ,Jawahar Jyoti Bal Vikas Kendra (JJBVK) is facilitating this work in Samastipur …
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Seed Fair and other activities

Seed Fair and other activities

Food Sovereignty and Sustainable Agriculture
A number of activities were organized by PAIRVI under the FAO/ITPGR supported project on “Improving Pulse Biodiversity in Rice Fallow Areas of Tribal Belts of Eastern and Central India.” Partners in all 5 states conducted or are in the process of pulses/oilseeds cultivation during the rice fallow season during October to December. Besides, as a part of the Beej Mahotsav, Seed fairs were organized in Madhya Pradesh on 12th November and West Bengal on 28th November. Rest of the states (Bihar, Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh) will organize seed fair during December. In addition, 3rd Results Report was also submitted to FAO/ITPGR Secretariat.  
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Baseline Survey of women Beedi workers

Baseline Survey of women Beedi workers

Human Rights
Baseline survey of more than 300 women headed households of beedi workers in Jamui, Banka and Samastipur districts in Bihar and Jabalpur district in Madhya Pradesh has been conducted to empirically observe and document the life situations, livelihood conditions, access to basic needs and social security benefits of beedi workers. This survey is devised to further interventions with this marginalized community and engages with them to ensure their livelihoods and improve the life situation and to develop a cooperative of women beedi workers to make their work commercially sustainable.
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Audio-Visual material on COP 26

Audio-Visual material on COP 26

Climate Crisis
During October and November, a number of video and audio (podcast) material was produced by ShriSoumyaDutta in English and Hindi on major issues before COP 26, climate justice, Net Zero, update on the first week, update on the 2nd week and final analysis of COP 26 outcomes. This was widely shared among the members of MAUSAM, COP 26 participants and members of friendly networks like CFA.  
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Meeting with the ECOSOC President

Meeting with the ECOSOC President

Sustainable Development
MGOS Coordination Mechanism organized a meeting with the President of ECOSOC, Amb. Collen Vixen Kelapile, PR of Botswana. He discussed his proposals on strengthening the ECOSOC and the HLPF and received views of the MGOS on various issues including HLPF, VNRs, Partnership Forum etc. he agreed on a number of issues faced with the MGOS in their participation in the HLPF and other ECOSOC organized events and assured to look into it in order to strengthen the role and participation of the MGOS. A follow up meeting has been proposed in January 2022.
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Consultation on Juvenile Justice System: Children and Guardians in Prison

Consultation on Juvenile Justice System: Children and Guardians in Prison

Human Rights
The Consultation was organized on 22nd November as a follow up of previous consultation on the same issue. Prof Sanjay Paswan, MLC and Coordinator, Prison Reforms Committee Bihar Legislative Council, Nisha Jha, former Chairperson, State Commission for protection of Child Rights, Bihar, Mukhtarul Haq, Bachpan Bachao Andolan, Santosh Upadhyaya, Bandi Adhikar Andolan, Sunil Jha Child Rights Activist, Praveen Kumar, Law Foundation Bihar, Santosh Kumar Advocate Patna High court and many other prominent activists and CSOs participated in the consultation. It was decided to undertake sustained advocacy campaign on the issue and form a delegation to meet IG prisons, Shri Mithilish Mishra. Dinbandhu Vats led the consultation on behalf of PAIRVI.
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