Forest (and Wildlife) Law Awareness and Legal Aid Programme under UNREDD CBR+ Programme
Saturday, 13 July, 2024
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Wetland Conservation

PILF is implementing a project to protect the Mattegoda Wewa and adjacent wetlands and the Ollupattawa Lake at Polgasowita

Marine Plastic Pollution

Marine plastic pollution has become a global topic of discussion as it is a serious environmental crisis affecting our planet. Today, plastics are not only polluting the environment including oceans but posing

Saving our Heritage

Tanks of the dry zone of Sri Lanka are at the heart of its ancient hydrological civilization. These tanks are part of the agricultural, cultural, historical, archaeological and social heritage of the Country.

Who we are

PILF is a non-profit making public interest non-governmental organization committed to working on public interest issues through the law. PILF’s primary objectives include the following inter alia:

To preserve

to preserve, protect and promote the public interest through research, law reform, advocacy, training and awareness

To use the legislative

to use the legislative, administrative and judicial branches of the government as instruments to preserve, protect and promote the public interest (including bringing legal proceeding for same)

To educate

to educate the public on the content, scope and value of the public interest and to keep them informed about the status of such interest;

To create

to create awareness and training for the public and government agencies on the application of the law for the protection, conservation and management of natural resources for sustainable development and use of natural resources;

To protect

to protect and vindicate human rights, including the fundamental rights, franchise and to promote the rule of law; and uphold and defend the constitution and the law.

Projects completed from 2018 to 2021
Projects Completed since 1999
Projects in 2014/ 2017