• Catch the latest blogs on 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.

      04 september
    • Where Passion Promotes Economic Development

      "Each morning I wake up excited about what is in store for me because each day is very different” Under the EU funded SDDP, 25 Economic Development Officers (EDOs), were trained in Entrepreneurship Development, designed and facilitated by UNDP. Find out what its like to be an EDO?

      24 june
    • Find out all you need to know about HackaDev 2015!

      UNDP partners with Dialog Ideamart, Sri Lanka’s largest telecommunications partner, to conduct Sri Lanka’s first social innovation hackathon, as part of UNDP Sri Lanka’s first ever SHIFT Week (Innovation for development week). Sign up for the Pre-Hack!

      25 august
    • EU Support to District Development Programme (EU-SDDP)

      The European Union Support to District Development Programme (EU-SDDP) funded by the European Union is a 60-month Programme aimed at assisting Sri Lanka to make a transition from post-conflict assistance to reconstruction and development. UNDP is proud to be one of the six implementing agencies of this Programme.

      5 june
    • '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
    • Together, communities build back with resilience

      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 Sri Lanka.

      19 march
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