|Lumbini, the birthplace of the Lord Buddha.|
Good news from Nepal!
|Communities in Lamjung District discussing the environmental and social assessment of the Marsyangdi Corridor. Photo: Accountability Counsel, 2018.|
|Phewa Lake. Photo: Wolfgang Beyer, GFDL from Wikimedia Commons.|
ELAW partner Ram Charitra Sah sends good news for children in Nepal:
Pro Public v. Godavari Marble Industries, 068–WO–0082 (April 15, 2016)
Supreme Court of Nepal
Over a 20 year period, advocate Prakash Mani Sharma and the NGO Pro Public pursued public interest litigation to close a marble mine in the Godavari hills outside Kathmandu, Nepal. The Godavari area is described as a “living museum” of cultural and biological significance and has been negatively impacted by the mining operations.