World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Sri Lanka Green Alliance


Sri Lanka Green Alliance

Sri Lanka Green Alliance (SLGA) is the only green political movement in Sri Lanka, officially started in late 2009 by Sanka Chandima Abayawardena, a leading green activist, and convenor of SLGA. It is a network of green groups and green activists in the country. Its youth wing is the federation of Ceylonese Young Greens.

SLGA is a collective initiative of people who describe themselves as greens. They are people who believe in the Global Greens Charter. The charter is the driving force of green inspiration for political as well as non-political movements for green initiatives around the world.

SLGA is an associate member of the Asia Pacific Greens Network; Abayawardena was elected to its Coordinating Committee at the APGN Congress in Taiwan in 2010. The secretary of the organisation Kalpana Rasangika Ambepitiya is also a member of the Global Young Greens steering committee, the youth wing of global Greens.

SLGA holds training and capacity building programs in different parts of the country for its membership and other interested groups. It is not affiliated to any political coalition in the opposition or the government.

See also

External links

  • Official web site
  • Facebook page
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.