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Company Description

Bangladesh Environmental Lawyers Association (BELA), a non-governmental organization of lawyers, was set up in 1993 in response to a global movement to protect and conserve natural environment and promote environmental justice which have serious implicati ... more

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Affiliations

Board Member
NGO Shipbreaking Platform

Board of Trustees Member
RDRS Bangladesh

Board Member
SANDEE

Board Member
Delta Brac Housing Finance Corporation Ltd.

Representative
Greenpeace Ltd

Board Member
Platform

Education

bachelor

law

Dhaka University

master's degree

law

Dhaka University

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NGO Shipbreaking Platform » Board Members

www.shipbreakingplatform.org [cached]

Syeda Rizwana Hasan is an advocate at the Supreme Court of Bangladesh and the Director of the Bangladesh Environmental Lawyers Association (BELA). She has initiated landmark rulings on the shipbreaking industry in Bangladesh and was able to forestall the import of toxic end-of-life vessels to her country. She received the prestigious Goldman Prize 2009 for her work on shipbreaking, and won the Ramon Magsaysay Award 2012, considered 'the Asian Nobel prize'. She is considered a leading environmentalist in Bangladesh. Bangladesh Environmental Lawyers Association>>


Ship importing and breaking activities ...

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Ship importing and breaking activities are on a rise, says Rizwana Hasan, director of Bangladesh Environmental Lawyers Association (BELA).

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These yards fulfil only 10 per cent of the conditions outlined in the environmental clearances," Hasan alleges.


Sandee

www.sandeeonline.org [cached]

Syeda Rizwana Hasan is an enrolled lawyer with the Supreme Court of Bangladesh. In professional life, she is working for the cause of environment as the Chief Executive of a reputed national Non Governmental Organization named Bangladesh Environmental Lawyers Association (BELA). Her main focus is to promote the notion of environmental justice in Bangladesh. Rizwana did her masters and graduation in law from the University of Dhaka with distinction. She started her career with BELA in 1993 and till today is continuing with the same organization. Rizwana, an environmental lawyer, has filed PILs on various environmental issues most of which have received favourable orders/judgments. She has fought against vehicular pollution, river pollution, industrial pollution, ship breaking, grabbing of wetlands, cutting of hills, unregulated mining, unplanned urbanization, commercial shrimp cultivation, deforestation, loss of biodiversity and so on. Her cases are redefining the current notion of development that is devoid of environmental consideration. Since she is an anthropocentric environmentalist, her efforts are adding values to conventional human rights movement by bringing in the elements of environmental justice. She places people's legitimate rights at the center of her activism.


.:: RDRS Bangladesh ::.

www.rdrsbangla.net [cached]

Syeda Rizwana Hasan Chief Executive - BELA

Syeda Rizwana Hasan is an enrolled lawyer with the Supreme Court of Bangladesh. In professional life, she is working for the cause of environment as the Chief Executive of a reputed national Non Governmental Organization named Bangladesh Environmental Lawyers Association (BELA). Her main focus is to promote the notion of environmental justice in Bangladesh.
Rizwana has a Masters in Law with Distinction law from the University of Dhaka with distinction. She started her career with BELA in 1993.
As the Chief Executive of BELA, Rizwana is responsible for the overall co-ordination of the activities of environmental justice that include research, awareness raising, public interest litigation (PIL) and advocacy. She has a few publications to her credit.


NGO Shipbreaking Platform » Board Members

www.shipbreakingplatform.org [cached]

Rizwana Hasan is an advocate of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh and Chief Executive of Bangladesh Environmental Lawyers Association (BELA). She has filed and advocated for the rights and interests of the landless, fishermen, farmers, and other affected communities in cases involving encroachment on public property; air, water, and soil pollution; compensation for land expropriation and other disruptive development initiatives. She received the United Nations Environment Programme's Global 500 award for BELA's outstanding work; the Goldman Prize in 2009; and the Magsaysay Award in 2012.

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