World Forum for Future Leaders of Environment motivates young people to get involved with issues that affect the environment and to exchange experiences and ideas and to work together. The forum is a unique opportunity in order to enhance international cooperation. Also, increase knowledge about nature, raise awareness of environmental problems and to strengthen the participation of youth in environmental decision-making. After a successful event, last year with the participation of 40 green-minded young leaders from 38 different countries, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources of University of Tehran and Western Asian Development Institute have the pleasure to host the event this year as a part of International Student Week in Iran (ISW-Iran).
In Addition, the foundation of the University of Tehran, College of Agriculture & Natural Resources (UTCAN), goes back to the year 1900 when it was first established under the title of “School of Agriculture” in the village of Chardange in Tehran. Additionally, In 1921, the school was further expanded and the “School of Higher Agricultural Studies, Rural Handicrafts & Industries” with three departments were established.
Moreover, The forum consists of lectures, team working, walking tours, sport and cultural programs and also sightseeing excursions to natural and historical sites. Also, World Forum for Future Leaders of Environment, as a part of International Student Week in Iran, aims to inform younger generations about the drivers of the environmental change, also, the current state of the environment and explore future pathways to achieve a healthy planet for future generations.