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Impact of Desforestration

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The impact that which can cause by cutting down  forest in Srilanka,As we all aware about recent incident which happened at Wilpattu  forest last year, the destruction is shocking, stressed a spokesperson for the Environmental Foundation Ltd. (EFL), whose members have been in the area repeatedly, pointing out that within

Last Updated on Friday, 06 May 2016 05:08 Read more...
 

15 Countries to help out with waste problem in Western Province

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Chief Minister of Western Provincial Council Isura Devapriya expresses that 150 companies belonging to 15 countries to solve the waste problem in Western province.

Last Updated on Monday, 25 April 2016 05:57 Read more...
 

Paris agreement and aftermath, what happens on 22nd April and beyond ?

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A high-level signing ceremony, convened by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, will take place as a first step in implementing the Paris Agreement, which was adopted in Paris, France, on 12 December 2015. The agreement made last December was a big victory for youth who has been advocating and pushing for substantial climate action for last several decades. Following the signing event the agreement will be open for signature in New York, US, until 17 April 2017. Countries will also need to adopt the agreement within their own legal systems, through ratification, acceptance, approval or accession. The agreement will enter into force when joined by at least 55 countries, which together represent at least 55% of global emissions.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 April 2016 06:36 Read more...
 

Launch of First National Summit Foresight and Innovation for Sustainable Human Development

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The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Ministry of National Policies and Economic Affairs, together with the Ministry of Science, Technology and Research, Sarvodaya, LIRNEasia, the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), Ceylon Chamber of Commerce (CCC) and the Summit Partner, Ceylon Biscuits Limited launched the National Summit on Foresight and Innovation for Sustainable Human Development this afternoon at the UN Compound, Colombo.

The Summit, the first of its kind to be held in Sri Lanka, is expected to start a national dialogue on the importance of foresight and innovation as a value addition to traditional development planning to achieve sustainable human development and the

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 September 2016 05:18 Read more...
 

Minister of Wild life and Sustainable Development Gamini Jayawickrama Perera to chair APFSD

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Gamini Jayawickrema Perera, Minister of Sustainable Development and Wildlife Sri Lanka was elected as the Chair of the Asia Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development 2016 (APFSD) at the United Nations Conference Centre held in Bangkok . With this appointment, Sri Lanka will hold the chair of APFSD for a period of one year and will provide leadership to the regional sustainable development roadmap.

 

Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 April 2016 18:16 Read more...
 
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