Environment & Energy

  • Feb 19, 2013Sri Lanka Youth Statement for Rio+20The Youth Statement was submitted by ‘Youth for a Greener Sri Lanka’ (YGSL), as per the request made by Focal Point, Rio+20 Conference, Secretary, Ministry of Environment2 Sri Lanka to be included in the Sri Lanka Country Report to the UN Conference on Sustainable Development June 2012.

OUR WORK - ENVIRONMENT & ENERGY

In the area of Energy, Environment and Disaster Risk Management, UNDP Sri Lanka works at the national, sub-national and community levels, and promotes environmental sustainability, renewable energy, climate resilience and disaster risk management. It supports the Government of Sri Lanka to meet its international obligations vis-a-vis environmental protection, including compliance to the three Rio conventions, strengthens the institutional and policy frameworks for disaster risk reduction and facilitates partnerships and knowledge-sharing around best practices. At the sub-national and community levels, it works through programmes such as the GEF Small Grant Programme (GEF/SGP) to support communities to generate home-grown solutions to environmental management.

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