Bangladesh Environmental Lawyers Association (BELA)
About the Organisation:
Bangladesh Environmental Lawyers Association (BELA) was established in 1992 with a group of lawyers with the broad objective of promoting environmental justice and contributing to the development of sound environmental jurisprudence. The organisation is a advocacy group of young lawyers developing legal techniques and strategies to protect the environment and defend rights of communities dependent on nature and natural resources. It has initiated environmental legal activism in the country and has been the pioneer of public interest litigation in Bangladesh.
Environmental protection and justice, Environmental Awareness and Advocacy.