Category Archives: Christopher Weeramantry

The Right Livelihood Award Foundation Mourns the Loss of Justice C.G Weeramantry

January 10, 2017 (Geneva/Hong Kong): The Right Livelihood Award Foundation is deeply saddened by the loss of Justice C.G Weeramantry, who passed away in his native Sri Lanka on January 5, aged 90. Justice Christopher Gregory Weeramantry, legal luminary, distinguished author, and renowned pacifist is no more. A Laureate of the 2007 Right Livelihood Award, […]

Open letter from Judge Weeramantry

Judge Christopher Weeramantry (Sri Lanka, RLA 2007), former Vice President of the International Court of Justice, The Hague, has sent an open letter to the world’s environmental ministers. He writes: “Even a school child is aware that no power on earth can insure against earthquakes, tsunamis, wars, insurrections, negligent management and other disasters. These will […]

Christopher Weeramantry launches memoires

Judge Christopher Weeramantry (Sri Lanka, RLA 2007) launches the first part of his memoires Towards One World: The Sri Lankan Years today. The release comes shortly after Weeramantry’s 84th birthday and portrays his years in Sri Lanka. A second book, discussing the international years, is planned to be released later. The Sri Lankan press features […]