Sri Lanka Journalists Forum (SLEJF)
Sri Lanka Journalists Forum (SLEJF), founded in 1987, is a professional body of print and electronic media journalists engaged in environmental communication and awareness building. It is a registered NGO, with 278 members. To date they have trained over 350 Sri Lankan journalists on environmental reporting and sensitised them to environmental issues. They in turn have assisted in creating public awareness on sustainable development. Since the demand for training has been so high SLEJF commenced a four-month Diploma course in Environmental Journalism. They have now trained 260 students with over 4,500 applicants for last year.