Colombo, Sri Lanka In-Country Training


Law professors representing institutions from Sri Lanka and India were trained at the 8th In-Country TTT workshop.

Last updated: 1 June 2018

Introduction to the Training Program



Robert Fowler
Adjunct Chair
University of South Australia


Sanjeevi Shanthakumar
Emeritus Professor
University of Sydney


Camena Guneratne
Professor of Law
Vermont Law School


Nupur Chowdhury
Professor / Head
Department of Law, University of Yangon


Sarveswaran Arulanantham
Department of Law, Taunggyi University


Bharat H. Desai
Department of Law, Taungoo University


Carmen Gonzalez
Department of Law, Taungoo University


Session 1
Presentation: Introduction to the TTT Project and this Program

Session 2
Presentation: How can the TTT website work better for you?
Presentation: Global and Regional Environmental Issues

Session 3
Presentation: Introduction to Environmental and Climate Change Law: Goals, Principles and Norms
Presentation: Introduction to Environmental Law Drafting Exercise: Legislative Definition of "Environment"

Session 4
Presentation: Environmental Planning and EIA Law
Presentation: Case-study - EIA legislation on the Port City Project

Session 5
Presentation: Environmental Protection Law

Session 6
Presentation: Biodiversity and Heritage Protection Law

Session 7
Presentation: Natural Resources Management Law

Session 8
Presentation: Climate Change Legislation and NDCs Implementation - Sri Lanka
Presentation: Climate Change and Clean Energy Law
Presentation: Climate Change Legislation and NDCs Implementation - India

Session 9
Presentation: Environmental Litigation - A Comparative Perspective
Presentation: Environmental Dispute Resolution and the Role of Judiciary - Indian Experience with the National Green Tribunal

Session 10
Presentation: Environmental Law Clinics
Presentation: Rights in Environmental and Climate Change Law

Session 11
Presentation: International Environmental Law
Presentation: Process for Ratification of Treaties in India

Session 13
Presentation: Sethu Samudram Canal Project Case Study
Presentation: Fisheries dispute between India and Sri Lanka
Presentation: Regional Environmental and Climate Change Law - Regional Environmental Law System in South Asia

Session 14
Presentation: Design a Climate Change Law Course - Part 1: Review of Teaching Methodologies
Presentation: Educating Millenials
Presentation: Online Environmental and Climate Change Law Resources

Session 17
Presentation: The Role of Assessment
Presentation: Assessment Options

Teaching Exercises

Session 5
Tutorial Problem (Water Pollution Control and Management in Yamuna River)

Session 7 and 12
Alternative Approaches in Environmental Dispute Resolution - Role Play Exercise: Mediation

Session 8 and 11
International Environmental Law Research Assignment

Session 15-16
Attidiya Bird Sanctuary | Article: Bellanwila Attidiya Sanctuary Under Threat

Session 18
Designing an Environmental Law Course - Design Exercise
Syllabus Design Template


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Contact Person

Imelda Alcala
Senior Project Coordinator (Consultant)
Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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