A guest lecture on ‘Climate Change, and Earth jurisprudence’ organised by the Legal Aid Centre of the Faculty of Law, General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University (KDU) was held on 20.02.2023 with the participation of the Final Year Undergraduates of the Faculty of Law (Intake 37). This was the first session of the Guest Lecture Series organised by the Legal Aid Centre in the year 2023 with the view of educating the students on practical aspects of Law while providing guidance for career development.
The Resource Persons were Ms. Chamindri Saparamadu, Director General, Sustainable Development Council, and Mr. Hemantha Vithanage, Senior Advisor, Centre for Environmental Justice. Their lecture focused on the responsibilities of the Sustainable Development Council, Sustainable development Goals, Earth Jurisprudence, and relevant judicial decisions in Environmental Litigation laws in Sri Lanka. It was coordinated by Ms. Darshane Jayakody, Senior Lecturer and Coordinator of the Legal Aid Centre, Faculty of Law, KDU.