Leslie Olonyi is an Environment and Natural resources Lawyer from Nairobi, Kenya.

He has experience in climate change law, conservation law, forestry law, environmental justice, general environmental law & policy formulation and has worked in the fight against environmental crimes like illegal logging, wildlife trophy trafficking and poaching.

Olonyi is a YALI Mandela Washington Fellow and a Salzburg Cutler Law Fellow.

Basic information

Name
Leslie Olonyi
Expertise
Climate change law, conservation law, forestry law, environmental justice, general environmental law & policy formulation
Country
Kenya

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Garbage Out, Garbage In: How Europe’s e-waste problem is a burden on Africa

  • Environment

ACCRA, GHANA - This story puts the spotlight on the dumping of e-waste, particularly discarded colling appliances by Europe’s e-waste exporters in Africa in contravention of EU’s law and the Basel Convention while port officials in Europe turn a blind eye to the shipment of these discarded appliances.