Yesterday, Edmund went out to sea and returned with a 15kg fish. He caught the enormous creature, not with a net, but with a line and a hook. Edmund and his mother are relatively recent returnees. “We have lived in more than 26 houses,” she says describing how they experienced multiple displacements. “Now we feel so privileged and proud to have a house of our own.”
The EU in partnership with the Government of Sri Lanka and the UN in Sri Lanka have come together to contribute to the implementation of the Peacebuilding Priority Plan through this 18-month Programme.
The second edition of the Colombo Development Dialogues was held on 31 August 2018 under the theme of 'Climate Variability and Water Security', bringing together more than 140 stakeholders comprising of a diverse group of development thinkers, practitioners and policy-makers from the public and private sector to discuss relevant issues pertaining to current national / regional priorities.
This video is a preview of UNDP Sri Lanka's Livelihood and Entrepreneurship Support to communities across 10 districts around the country.
UNDP Sri Lanka recently entered into a partnership agreement with the Government of UK to extend support for Sustainable Resettlement of recently released lands in the Northern and Eastern provinces of Sri Lanka under a GBP 1,000,000 project.
We say that our youth carry with them the hope of the world, but who really carries them? If we are to truly realise the vision of building a future-fit youth, as we mark another IYD, we need to commit to engage more young people...

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