On the 29th of September 2018, EFL’s Head of Legal, Anushka Gunawardena, attended the Regional Judicial Dialogue of South Asian Judges on Women’s Human Rights and the Right to a Safe, Clean, Healthy, and Sustainable Environment in Nepal.
The conference was organised by the International Commission Jurist (ICJ) and the Raoul Wallenberg Institute.
Anushka spoke about the ‘The Relationship between Human Rights and the Environment: Basic Concepts and Approaches’. The session elaborated on examining the international legal obligations of the states relating to the enjoyment of a safe, clean, healthy and sustainable environment. It further discussed the laws in South Asia.