INSSSL conducts a special lecture on Human Security in a changing
of National Security Studies of
Sri Lanka (INSSSL) held a
lecture and discussion on "Human
Security in a changing climate -
addressing its impact in Sri
Lanka and South Asia" at the
INSSSL Auditorium at 'Suhurupaya'
in Battaramulla today (14th June
The lecture was organized in order to educate audience
and to acquire knowledge on a timely topic which got an additional
attention with the recent flooding.
Ms. Anoka Abeyrathne Asia Pacific representative to
United Nations Habitat, and Policy and advocacy representative of the
Common Wealth Youth Climate Change Network conduct the guest lecture
during the event.
During the lecture, she spoke on climate change and
its impacts and responses including adaptation and mitigation factors
for climate change. She spoke of natural disasters in Sri Lanka in
particular and the region and the world in general, and cautioned on
climatic changes and its effects on Sri Lanka and the world.
The Director General of the INSSSL Mr. Asanga
Abegoonasekara presented a memento to Ms. Abeyrathne as a mark of
appreciation during the occasion. Scholars, senior tri forces officers,
special invitees and media personnel attended for the event.