CCBS leader represent Sri Lanka
Climate change is the biggest threat to our planet. We are responsible for the life of the future generations. According to the latest IPCC report, the important of urgent actions against climate change is unquestionable. Climate change is a crucial concern of our future generations – the youth. We have to make their voices more heard. Education is an essential element for global response for climate change. It helps young people understand and address the impact of global warming, as well as encourage changes in their attitude and behaviors. We need both mitigation and adaptation. Forest play a key role when it comes to climate, water, and welfare. We need more forest in the world. Environment Online -ENO is a global network of schools and communities for sustainable development. ENO together with the city of Helsinki, Ministry of the Environment, Ministry for foreign affairs, Ministry of Educational Culture, and Minisrty of Agriculture and forest tree will organise the climate summit for school students. The summit is endose by the president of the republic of Finland, Mr. Sauli Niinisto. The event will take place 29th May to 05th of June 2019 in Finland. The first part will take place in the city of Joensuu. And the latter part in Helsinki. The concluding event will be on the World Environment day, 5 June 2019.
The world environment summit has sent an invitation to Dr. Dhammadesha Ambalampitiya to representer Sri Lanka. Dr.Ambalampitiya has separated Sri Lankan sevaral times in the past. After having UNESCO world awarded as the best literary creator in the world in 1989. He represented Human Rights World Conference in Harare, Zimbabwe representing sri lanka. He was lucky to meet president Nelson Mandela at the conference. In 1999 he represented at the first world conference held in Washington. Dr. Ambalampitiya found rare opportunities to attend president’s dinner also. In 2004 he participated commonwealth Educational conference in New Zealand. He started tree planting program in 1989 in Sri Lanka. Then over 900 CCBS Children’s Libraries and reading clubs opened all over the country. Special remember this tree planting field.
- Neluwa Primary school tree planting program won a UNESCO award.
- 1982 slave island police station tree planting
- 2004 Lucknow, India tree planting
- 30,000 jack tree planting project with prison department of Sri Lanka.
- After 2008 ENO conference