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Lerato Balendran is the Centre for Environmental Rights’ Head of Communications.

Lerato is deeply passionate about safeguarding the future of our planet, and believes CER is a valuable platform that empowers people to defend and exercise their Constitutional right to a  safe and healthy environment.

As a seasoned media and communications professional, Lerato brings years of relevant experience which includes working in broadcasting and the media, as well as serving in the international NGO sector including (Africa Team) as the Regional Communications Coordinator and Communications Officer at the Global Campaign for Education.


Early victory in #CancelCoal case

Early victory in #CancelCoal case

13 December 2022

In an early victory for #CancelCoal applicants, yesterday the Pretoria High Court ordered the Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy to release records relating to the decision to include new coal power in the 2019 Integrated Resource Plan for Electricity (IRP), and to the 2020 Ministerial determination for new coal issued under the IRP. The… continued

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