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).
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.