In light of the 23rd Conference of Parties (COP) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) taking place in Bonn, Germany, the UNFCCC Secretariat organised a session in order to provide an update on the work of the Paris Committee on Capacity Building and the implementation of its rolling workplan 2017-2019. The session would be followed by further informal sessions and discussions during the duration of COP23.
There is an ongoing attempt at restructuring Sri Lanka’s archaic Prevention Of Cruelty to Animals Ordinance of 1907, which has many loopholes and is deemed highly ineffective at tackling animal cruelty issues in Sri Lanka.
On September 17th and 18th, the Climate Change Secretariat of the Ministry of Mahaweli Development and Environment, SLYCAN Trust, Prakriti Resources Centre, ICCCAD, and the Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research organised a two day regional stakeholder workshop at Galle Face Hotel, Colombo. The workshop focused on addressing policy gaps and needs in the implementation of National Determined Contributions (NDCs) at the national and regional level. It also focused on building synergies between NDCs, National Adaptation Plan (NAP) processes, Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and the S
Does Nature have legal rights, and if so, what are they? How can they be formalised and claimed? And who should be able to enforce them? The theoretical debate about the rights of Nature has engaged philosophers, environmentalists, and lawyers for decades: now, it has reached the courtrooms and lawmakers of the world in a series of landmark decisions.
NAP Expo has been organized by the Least Developed Countries Expert Group (LEG) under the UNFCCC since 2013, with the support and contribution of many other organisations and stakeholders with the objective of promoting exchange of experiences and fostering partnerships between a wide range of actors and stakeholders to advance National Adaptation Plans (NAPs).
After Paris in 2015 and Marrakech in 2016, the next step toward Paris Agreement implementation was the UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany from November 6th to 17th, 2017, including the Conference of the Parties (COP 23, CMP 13, and CMA 1-2) as well as meetings of the Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI 47), the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technical Advice (SBSTA 47), and the Ad hoc Working
புரட்டாதி மாதம் 17 மற்றும் 18 ஆம் திகதிகளில் , மகாவலி அபிவிருத்தி மற்றும் சுற்றாடல் அமைச்சின் காலநிலை மாற்ற செயலகம், ஸ்லைகன் அறக்கட்டளை (SLYCAN Trust) , பிரகிரிதி வள மையம், ஐ.சி.சி. சி எ.டி மற்றும் உலகளாவிய மாற்ற ஆராய்ச்சிக்கான ஆசிய-பசிபிக் வலையமைப்பு ஒன்றிணைந்து காலிமுக ஹோட்டலில் (Galle Face Hotel) இரண்டு நாள் பிராந்திய பங்குதாரர் பட்டறை ஒன்றை ஏற்பாடு செய்திருந்தன. தேசிய மற்றும் பிராந்திய மட்டத்தில் தேசிய நிர்ணயிக்கப்பட்ட பங்களிப்புகளை (NDCs) செயல்படுத்துவதில் கொள்கை இடைவெளிகளையும் தேவைகளையும் நிவர்த்தி செய்வதில் இந்த பட்டறை ஆனது கவனம் செலுத்தியிருந்தது. மேலும் என்.டி.சி க்கள் (NDCs) , தேசிய தழுவல் திட்ட (NAP) செயல்முறைகள், நிலையான அபிவிருத்தி இலக்குகள் (SDGs) மற்றும் அனர்த்த அபாயக் குறைப்புக்கான செண்டாய் கட்டமைப்பு (Sendai Framework) ஆகியவற்றுக்கு இடையேயான ஒத்துழைப்புகளை உருவாக்குவதிலும் கவனம் செலுத்தியது.
සත්ත්ව සුබ සාධන පණත් කෙටුම්පත මේ වන විට නීති කෙටුම්පත් සම්පාදක දෙපාර්තමේන්තුව මඟින් සිදු කරන ලද සංස්කරණ වලින් අනතුරුව මේ වන විට පණත භාරව කටයුතු කරන, ග්රාමීය කටයුතු අමාත්යාංශය වෙත නැවත යොමු කර ඇත. වසරකට පමණ පෙර මෙම පණත් කෙටුම්පත සඳහා කැබිනට් අනුමැතිය ලැබුණු අතර බොහෝ කලක් තිස්සේ ප්රමාද වෙමින් පැවතුණු සත්ත්ව සුබ සාධන පණත අවසානයේ පණත භාර අමාත්යාංශය හරහා යම් ප්රගමනයක් ලබා ඇත.
The 8th consultation on the Animal Welfare Bill took place with a wide sectoral representation from the government as well as civil society actors which included parliamentary members, representatives of various NGOs and youth delegations, lawyers, journalists and animal welfare advocators. Parliamentary member, Venerable Athuraliye Rathana Thero graced the occasion to address the furthering of the Bill on Animal Welfare.