• Together, communities build back with resilience

      Komari along with other villages in southeast Sri Lanka were devastated by the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami. As the region recovered, it became clear that schools would need to be made more resilient. AusAID, UNDP and other partners initiated “Strengthening Disaster Management Capacities in Conflict Affected North and Eastern Provinces in Sri Lanka,” a project to create village resilience development plans for vulnerable communities in northern and eastern Sri Lanka.

      19 march
    • Youth and Innovation

      UNDP Sri Lanka's Youth and Innovation journey began in 2014 with the launch of the Sri Lanka National Human Development Report on Youth and Development and the launch of the Asia Pacific Regional Innovations Fund. In this section you will find important information about UNDP Sri Lanka's initiatives related to Youth and Innovation.

    • Introducing the UNLOCKED Project

      UNLOCKED is a space for Sri Lankan youth to express their views and opinions on development with the aim of creating positive change in the world. The views expressed in the blogs are solely those of the authors. UNDP Sri Lanka does not represent or endorse the views expressed in these blogs. The UNLOCKED Project is an initiative by UNDP Sri Lanka, following the launch of the National Human Development Report 2014 on Youth and Development.

      12 february
    • 'One stop' mobile clinics providing communities access to justice

      Displaced due to conflict, 18-year old Manickarajah Sulochana, of Vavuniya in the Northern Province of Sri Lanka, migrated to India in 1990, just after getting married. She had three children in India, but when she returned to Sri Lanka in 2010, she didn’t have documentation for her children.

      27 january
    • #YouthNDev: Sri Lanka National Human Development Report 2014 launched!

      The Sri Lanka National Human Development Report 2014 on Youth and Development explores the challenges of young people and opportunities for development, in the areas of education, employment, health, political participation and social integration, with gender as a cross-cutting theme. The Report was launched on the 12th of August, 2014, coinciding with the International Youth Day.

      12 august
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