APEX body for Environmental Protection and Sustainability in Sri Lanka

    Establishment of the APEX body for Environmental Protection and Sustainability in Sri Lanka  

    The EU co-funded the TESS project under its Erasmus+ CBHE programme. This project aims to develop new interdisciplinary educational programs and redesign existing programs in Solid Waste Management (SWM). In this TESS project, the University of Ruhuna is responsible for developing a Cross Sector Collaboration between industry, municipalities, and NGOs. As a part of this project, University of Ruhuna established the APEX Body for managing the solid waste practices in Sri Lanka which is named as the Center for Environmental Protection and Sustainability (CEPS) on 09th of May 2023 at the Solis Hotel, Matara. The Vice Chancellor of the University of Ruhuna, Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic representatives from the University of South Eastern, Norway, University of Essex, UK, University of Vocational Technology, University of Sri Jayawardenapura, Officers of Janathaksana, Chief Secretary of the Southern Province, Sri Lanka, District Secretaries of Galle and Matara Districts, Commissioner of Local Government, Southern Province, industry representativeness, government officers, BDS providers, Central Bank Officers, Bank officers, Chamber of commerce, and Entrepreneurs participated for the event. In this event, we appointed and handed over the appointment letters for the advisory board, office bearers for the CEPS, and office bearers for the Commercial units in Galle, Matara, and Hambantota Districts respectively. The Partners of the TESS projects are University of Southeastern, Norway, University of DTU, Denmark, University of NOVA, Portugal, University of Essex, UK, University of Ruhuna, University of Sri Jayawardenepura, University of Moratuwa, University of Jaffna, University of Vocational Technology, Janathakshan Gte. Ltd., Sri Lanka.




    © 2024 Department of Computer Science. All Rights Reserved.