Law goes Green 2020
Celebrating its 7th consecutive year, Law Goes Green 2020 brought together the different stakeholders to spark academic discussion ‘Green Conversations’, on the theme ‘An academic, legal and activist approach to environmental protection in Sri Lanka: Challenges and way forward’. The panel discussion was held on 10th July 2020 where it served as a step towards understanding different perspectives and interests of stakeholders in order to get a broader understanding of environmental protection. The resource persons for the workshop were senior environmentalist, Mr. Jagath Gunawardana, Executive Director of Centre for Environmental Justice and senior scientist, Mr. Hemantha Vithange, senior attorney-at-law Mr. Ravindranath Dabare and environmental law academic and researcher Ms. Asanka Edirisinghe. More than 200 final year undergraduates from all three mediums participated in this workshop while strictly following all safety and health regulations provided by the government due to the Pandemic.