Awareness Workshop on “Environmental Conservation & Sustainability”

An awareness workshop on “Environmental Conservation & Sustainability” and a Q & A session organized by the Centre for Sustainability Solutions (CSS) of the University of Kelaniya was successfully held on the 3rd of August 2017 at Kotahena Sri Pragnakeerthi Memorial Hall.

The objective of the workshop was to give an awareness to the schoolchildren of Imbulgoda Rajasinghe Maha Vidyalaya, Gampaha on the “Green Concept” and “Environmental Conservation & Sustainability”. While delivering a speech at the workshop, Prof. D.M. Semasinghe, the Vice Chancellor of the University of Kelaniya stated that everyone should be committed to protect the Environment as it is a duty of everyone. The keynote speech on “Young Leaders for Sustainable Sri Lanka” was delivered by Dr.U.P.K. Epa, the Director of the CSS of the University of Kelaniya. After delivering the speeches, Question-and-Answer (Q&A) session was conducted by Ms. Asanka Dilini, the Project Associate to evaluate the schoolchildren’s awareness on Environmental issues in Sri Lanka.Prof. D.M. Semasinghe, the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Lakshman Senevirathne, the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Prof. Patrick Ratnayake, the Dean of the Faculty of Humanities, Dr.U.P.K.Epa, the Director of CSS, the members of the Green Practices Committee (GPC), officers of the Linea Intimo of MAS Active (Pvt) Ltd, schoolteachers and the schoolchildren of Imbulgoda Rajasinghe Maha Vidyalaya participated in this workshop. The event was sponsored by MAS Kreeda Intimo.