Can Language be a Tool for Reconciliation?

30 Sep 2015 by Sandaru Diwakara

“You look pretty in Sari. The way you have dressed it, I thought you were Tamil,” he said. He was not good at speaking Sinhala. And I could not speak Tamil. Language is a mean of expressing ourselves to the world. … Read more

Young Sri Lankan Women Need to Take the Lead in the Economy

23 Sep 2015 by Dhananjani Randika

An entire nation can thrive when both genders have equal opportunities to reach the top. So, young ladies, dare to take the lead, be empowered and empower others? … Read more

Moving Towards a New Development Pathway

21 Sep 2015 by Subinay Nandy

On the 25th September, world leaders will meet in New York. This milestone meeting will adopt the post-2015 development agenda, the Sustainable Development Goals. … Read more

Climate Change - Its Unspoken Impact on Sri Lankan Youth and Their Role in Mitigation

19 Sep 2015 by Thilina Kalhara Panduwawala

Sri Lanka has significantly entered consumerism in the last decade. We are now very much used to the luxuries that it bestows upon us. The answer doesn't lie in forcing youth to reduce indulging in comfy air conditioned temperatures, cut down on internet usage or stop dreaming about SUVs. The answer lies in utilising that very drive to such indulgences to mitigate climate change. … Read more

30 Years On… Are We Safer Today?

18 Sep 2015 by Dhanushki Abhayaratne

30 years ago, in 1985, we were shocked by the discovery of the hole in the ozone layer. Today, we mark the 30th anniversary since the Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer was agreed upon. 30 years on, the question remains, are we safer today? … Read more