Commonwealth NGOs
related to forestry

bullet1 SRI LANKA

bullet2 Centre for Environmental Justice

59/14,Kuruppu Road

Colombo 08

Sri Lanka



Type:  NGO   

Scope:  national   

Interest in Forestry:  peripheral


About us :  Water, air, land, are the basic natural resources for life. The earth is our mother. Oceans, forests, rivers, wetlands, arid zones even deserts are the habitats for living things. Humans, as well as all other living things have a right to nature and its resources. We all have equal environmental rights.

Our Objectives :  Sharpen the public debate on environmental good governance,

--Promote ecologically sustainable development and environmentally responsible neighbourhoods,

--Safeguard nature and people from environmentally & socially irresponsible activities and human rights violations,

--Promote community participation in decision making on natural resources and,

--Promote environmental justice and equity through legal and other means.