Mumbai: The Mondialogo International Symposium
(sponsored by DaimlerChrysler in association with UNESCO)
to be held at Barcelona, Spain, between September 17th
and 20th will have a special Indian "Ambassador"
17-year-old science student Divita Mathur representing
team Aysya-Xavier (St. Xavier's Senior Secondary School,
Jaipur) and teacher-coordinator Yogesh Bhatnagar.
aim of the symposium is to encourage students between
15 and 18 years to form project groups and coordinate
with partner schools from other continents. The event
culminates at the International Mondialogo Symposium in
Barcelona, Spain in September 2004, where two "Ambassadors"
from each of the 25 committed partner teams with their
teachers will meet the representatives of the partner
schools and other participants.
Aysya-Xavier was formed with nine members from St. Xavier's
Senior Secondary School, Jaipur comprising Divita Mathur,
Kartik Gupta, Neeraj Soni, Himanshu Periwal, Prateek Pandya,
Vasundhara Pareek, Rajat Raj, Anshuman Goswamy and Moonis
Ahmed, under the guidance of their teacher-coordinator
Yogesh Bhatnagar. The project emphasised the historical,
cultural and local perspectives of Jaipur and Rajasthan.
Their research project further highlighted the water management
system of ancient Jaipur city.