Department of Environmental Governance
The Department of Environmental Governance is the regulatory arm within the Ministry, focusing on legal and policy directives for Environment and Climate Change. It ensures public-private partnerships to enforce compliance with environmental and climate mitigation measures in infrastructure development. Additionally, it plays a vital role in raising awareness among the public about these initiatives and collaborates with stakeholders to establish the Environment Tribunal for dispute resolution.
The department is responsible for:
- Developing and enforcing legal and policy directives.
- Advising on natural resource disputes and international environmental treaties.
- Integrating environmental provisions into the national economy.
- Crafting policies for the domestication of international environmental agreements.
Mission of the Department:
The mission of the Department of Environmental Governance is to provide strong regulatory guidance and ensure compliance with environmental and climate policies while fostering public awareness and collaboration for the sustainable development of our environment.