CES was established in January 1998 by a group of interdisciplinary researchers whose aim was to create an institute for participatory eco-cultural development in Sri Lanka through research, education, awareness and community development. CES is registered as a Non-governmental research institute concerned with issues pertaining to the present eco-cultural status of Sri Lanka and advocates sustainable measures to suit the local environment and cultures. Collaborative undertakings with other eco-culture friendly institutes will create an extensive network to promote awareness and foster eco-cultural development in Sri Lanka.
CES in collaboration with other stakeholders organizing a CITES knowledge management exhibition and cultural festival as parallel event to the CoP18 CITES Conference in Colombo. Reservation of exhibition stalls will open 20th Aprial onwards. Reservations Venue: Independence Arcade, Colombo 7 Dates: 29th May to 3rd June 2019.