Members in Sri Lanka
Central Environmental Authority (CEA)
Mission: Aim is to create awareness and to develop and maintain an effective regulatory and administrative framework to safeguard, manage and enhance the environment to facilitate the path of sustainable development.
Expertise: Management and Planning, Environmental Education, Monitoring and Assessment, Species
Contact Person: Ramani Ellepola, Director General
Address: Parisara Piyasa
104, Robert Gunawardena Mawatha
Tel: +94 (11) 287-2361, 287-2348
Fax: +94 (11) 287-2347
Department of Wildlife Conservation (DWLC)
Mission: The mission of the Department of Wildlife Conservation is to protect, conserve and preserve the fauna, flora and its associated ecosystems for the prevention of the commercial exploitation of such fauna and flora and to maintain the sustainability of natural resources.
Expertise: Parks and Protected Areas, Species
Contact Person: Ms Eeasha Nanyakkara, Head/Community Outreach Division
Address: Bodhiraja Mawatha,
Tel: +94 (11) 2888581, 2888585
Fax: +94 (11) 2885533
Environmental Foundation Ltd. EFL
Mission: Created in 1981, the Foundation is a public interest law firm working in the field of the environment. Its primary objectives are to function as a central, national focus for lawyers, scientists and concerned citizens in conservation efforts.
Contact Person: Vimukthi Weerathungga, Director Operations
Address: 146/34 Havelock Road
Tel: +94 (11) 250-2609, 452-8482
Fax: +94 (11) 269-7226
Federation of Wildlife Conservation
Mission: To conserve, fauna, flora and Natural resourses enable our future generation to enjoy more cleaner, healthier and beautiful environment
Contact Person: Mr Nishantha Bandara Jayatilake, Executive Director
Address: No. 422/A, "Haritha Chathurashraya"
Robert Gunewardena Mawatha
Tel: +94 (11) 286-9300
Fax: +94 (11) 441-3433
Mission: Established in 1887, the Forest Department is the main authority on forestry activities in Sri Lanka. These consist of the protection of forests, management of forests for biodiversity conservation, watershed characteristics and multiple use, silviculture, forestry research and education, participatory forestry, environmental management in forestry, forestry extension, forest inventory and mapping, maintenance of databases on biodiversity and multiple use forestry.
Expertise: Policy, Climate Change, Data and Information Management, Forests and Forestry, Parks and Protected Areas, Sustainable Development
Contact Person: H.M.P Hitisekera, Conservator General of Forests
Conservator of Forests (Operation)
Address: Rajamalwatta Road
Tel: +94 (11) 286-6616
Fax: +94 (11) 286-6633
Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources
Mission: The Ministry is responsible for the subjects of forestry and environment. Its reponsibilities are mainly in policy and legislative formulation covering areas such as natural resources, biodiversity, air and water pollution, forest management and global environmental affairs.
Expertise: Policy, Climate Change, Energy, Advocacy and Policy, Biodiversity, Environmental Law, Forests and Forestry
Contact Person: Mr Ajith Silva, Director-Policy Planning
Tel: +94 (11) 2887068
Fax: +94 (11) 2887068
Sewalanka Foundation (SLF)
Mission: The Mission of Sewalanka Foundation is to enhance the capacity of rural communities to democratically identify and address their own development needs and to provide services that contribute to the economically viable, socially just, and ecologically sustainable development of Sri Lanka.
Contact Person: Mr Harsha Kumara Naveratne, Chairman
Address: Colombo Road N°432 A
Tel: +94 (11) 254-5362 to 5
Fax: +94 (11) 254-5166
Small Fishers Federation SFF
Contact Person: Anuradha Wickramasinghe
Address: Pambala Street
PO Box 01
Sri Lanka , Chairman
Tel: +94 (32) 224-8707
Fax: +94 (32) 224-7960
Sri Lanka Haritha Wiyaparaya GMSL
Green Movement of Sri Lanka
Mission: To lobby for universal environmental awareness and preservation of the same as an integral part of quality human living.
Contact Person: Mr Suranjan Kodithuwakku Arachchige, Chairman
Address: No. 09, First Lane, Wanatha Road
Tel: +94 (011) 281-7156
Fax: +94 (011) 430-5274
Wildlife and Nature Protection Society of Sri Lanka (WNPS)
Mission: Established in 1894, the Society is an NGO of increasing importance in the field of wildlife conservation and environmental protection. Particularly concerned with environmental education and its relevance to day-to-day life, and with the protection of national parks and nature reserves.
Expertise: 2-0 Policy. 2-02 Climate Change
Contact Person: Ravi Deraniyagala, President
Address: 86 Rajamalwatta Mawathe
Tel: +94 (11) 288-7390
Fax: +94 (11) 288-7664