In commemoration of World Water Day 2019, Shangri La partnered with UNDP to protect the cascades in the North Western Province of Sri Lanka recently. By pledging to plant an initial 800 trees to protect the Mahadhodanaththewa tank in the Madde Ramabawa Cascade, both Shangri La and UNDP are working together to realize the vision of a sustainable and climate resilient Sri Lanka.
This is Sugarna's story, a beneficiary of the initiative by the European Union's (EU) Catalytic Support to Peacebuilding programme in Sri Lanka implemented by UNDP, UNICEF and UN-Habitat.
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.
New UNDP Resident Representative, Jorn Sorensen presents credentials to the Honorable Minister of Foreign Affairs today
After a successful year of being in operation, Citra shared its work and some of their key initiatives with invited guests including the Honourable Prime Minister, other Members of Parliament, members of the Diplomatic community, Private Sector partners, Government partners, and others.
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.
With youth taking the center stage in activism for climate change on 15 March 2019, mobilizing a record number of students across the world, it seems opportune to highlight why actions of such massive scale is a necessity now more than ever.

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