Kartikeya V. Sarabhai is the Founder Director of Centre for Environment Education. He is a member of the UNESCO Reference Group for United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (UN DESD). He has long been associated with IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature), was the chair of South and South East Asia IUCN Commission on Education and Communication and is currently the vice-chair of the Indian National Commission of IUCN. He is a member of the Earth Charter International Council. In addition, Kartikeya V. Sarabhai was a member of the Indian delegation to United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) at Rio in 1992 and World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD) at Johannesburg in 2002 and was the co-author of India's report for UNCED. He has been closely associated with communication initiatives of United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), especially those connected with Ozone. He received the Tree of Learning Award from The World Conservation Union in 1998 in appreciation of his contributions to the field of environmental education and communication. In 2005 the Indian Institute of Human Rights presented Kartikeya V. Sarabhai with the World Human Rights Promotion Award.
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