A series of conference in Europe about the port city project and the environment destruction
- - Mar 23, 2016
Environment & Nature studies center has decided to convene a series of conferences in the European countries to raise awareness to Sri Lankan’s living in the Europe and international environmentalists about the environment destruction occurring in Sri Lanka through the national physical plan implemented through the current port city project. Coordinating environmentalist of the organization, Ravindra Kariyawasam has visited Italy in order to convene these meetings.
Environmentalist Ravindra Kariyawasam said the first meeting would be held in Valencia in Spain. The conference would be held during the world summit of land and natural resources held at the Polytechnic University in Valencia between March 31st and April 2nd.
During the conference a biodiversity destruction report and pillaging of natural resources in Sri Lanka would be given to the international environmentalists who participate in the summit.
The next conference is scheduled to be held in Verona Italy on 10th April. Next, the conference would be held in Germany and United Kingdom and Ravindra Kariyawasam said many invitations has come from Sri Lankans living overseas.
The conference held in EU countries is organized by the Italy – Sri Lanka assistance organization.
Following the conference a report would be submitted to the UN human rights commission in Geneva about the port city, national physical plan and the environment destruction committed in Sri Lanka, said Ravindra kariyawasam.