Public Participation in environmental decision making and the EIA process: A human rights perspective

The intrinsic inter-relationship between environmental conservation and the affirmation of human rights has been acknowledged not only through numerous multilateral environmental agreements such as that of Aarhus and Espoo , but also through human rights treaties such as the International Covenant for Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) ,International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR),European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR), the American Convention on Human Rights (AmCHR), and the African Convention on Human and Peoples’ Rights (AfCHPR)

Help Save Sri Lanka’s Largest National Park- Wilpattu National Park under threat

Sri Lanka is an island nation exhibiting remarkable biodiversity and is considered to be the richest country in the Asian region in terms of species diversity. Sadly, its unique biodiversity is facing a general decline. Over the past decade up to date, EFL has been fighting the fight to maintain the conservation status of the Wilpattu National Park. It is now under increased threat, and we need all the help we can get. Visit the following link to donate towards the