Vositha Wijenayake

Vositha Wijenayake is Executive Director of SLYCAN Trust, an attorney-at-law and an international lawyer working on issues related to climate change, sustainable development, human rights and social justice. She has worked extensively on issues related to climate adaptation internationally, focusing on resilience building, national adaptation plans, risk assessing and addressing vulnerabilities. She also works as a country support consultant for the United Nations Development Programme, as part of the NAP Global Support, and is a member of the expert committee on climate change adaptation to the government of Sri Lanka.

Vositha is a member of the following Themes, Networks or Projects

52de5bd574421urban-adaptation - climate adaptation.

Cities and climate change

Views on trends, challenges, findings and case studies of cities adapting throughout the world.
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52dfc77a4dcbbnational-adaptation-planning 1 - climate adaptation.

National Adaptation Planning

Designing robust, flexible adaptation strategies for national adaptation plans.
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52de5ba413ff6vulnerability - climate adaptation.


Guidelines and tools for assessing the social and biophysical vulnerability to climate change.
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52dfc4e74363ctransforming-governacne 1 - climate adaptation.

Governance, institutions and policy

Advancing new insights into good governance for sustainable development in the face of social and ecological change.
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52de8ec3f3599economics-of-adaptation - climate adaptation.

Economics of adaptation

Assessing the costs of adaptation using multiple lines of evidence.
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52dfc61c7c7d5ecosystem-based-adaptation 1 - climate adaptation.

Ecosystem-based Adaptation

Enhancing ecosystem services to support climate adaptation.
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