Author: Sachitha Dilshan

Aug
15

Environmental Courts and Tribunals in Asia-Pacific

Environmental Courts and Tribunals (ECTs) play a critical role in improving environmental dispute resolution, access to environmental justice, and overall environmental governance. Asia-Pacific is a very important region for ECTs. Nine countries in Asia and thirteen countries in the Pacific have ECTs. However, ECTs in the Asia-Pacific region are an under-discussed phenomenon with data and [...]
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Jun
13

Law Goes Green 2022

University of Colombo Law Students Produced the First Ever Legal Publication on Facemask Pollution in Sri Lanka   The concluding ceremony of the 9th annual Law Goes Green (LGG) project organized by the Faculty of Law was held on the 10th of June 2022 at the New Arts Theatre of the University of Colombo. This [...]
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10

Law Goes Green 2022

Law Goes Green is an annual conference that aims to raise environmental awareness among undergraduate law students and spur them to take action to advance environmental protection. This year's 9th Annual Law Goes Green conference is jointly organised by the University of Colombo’s Centre for Environmental Law and Policy (CELP) and the National University of [...]
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Jun
08

Environmental Law and Governance in Sri Lanka: Multidisciplinary Perspectives

Due to the development of new environmental concerns all over the world contemporary evolution of environmental law has brought about new paradigms to the applicability of the legal regime. However, the developing countries, including Sri Lanka are still lagging behind in the process of incorporating such new developments. These cannot be resolved by only considering […]

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May
23

World’s Youth for Climate Justice

Bringing the world’s biggest problem to the world’s highest court: the World’s Youth for Climate Justice (“WYCJ”) is seeking an Advisory Opinion from the International Court of Justice, to contribute to the progressive development of international law on human rights and the climate crisis. The WYCJ is seeking the support of state and non-state actors […]

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May
23

Disaster Management Project

In November 2020, CELP took part in a project with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies to map and analyse legal preparedness for international and regional disaster and pandemic response in South Asia.  This research is an outcome of a joint workshop held in Kathmandu in partnership with SAARC and South [...]
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May
23

Project Bajho

“Project Bajho” is a Millennium Fellowship project advancing Sustainable Development Goal: 13, concerning Climate Action by analysing the laws and policies regarding climate change and the environment of the South Asian countries. Millennium Fellowship is a semester-long leadership development program jointly conducted by the United Nations Academic Impact and the Millennium Campus Network (MCN). Students […]

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