Sri Lankan Women in Politics

11 Dec 2015 by Chapa Perera

There is a deep rooted prejudice among the general public pertaining to the role of women, and – if they do decide to run for elections – how exactly should they do so? … Read more

Are Young People #AddingValue?

27 Nov 2015 by Muradh Mohideen

The CYF is yet to convince me that a large majority of young people can decide for themselves. Having said that, I did meet a handful of young people who are championing wonderful initiatives in their respective communities. So are young people #AddingValue? I believe some of them are. What do you think? … Read more

What I Expect From the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris

26 Nov 2015 by Ban Ki-Moon

My message to world leaders is clear: success in Paris depends on you. Now is the time for common sense, compromise and consensus. It is time to look beyond national horizons and to put the common interest first. The people of the world – and generations to come – count on you to have the vision and courage to seize this historic moment. … Read more

It’s Time for Holistic Education

25 Nov 2015 by Sulaiman Rameez

Regardless of whether it is in an air-conditioned room or an open garden with lovely trees, as long as the content of what is being taught is holistic and is sensitive and done well, our country can move along a steady upward trajectory. … Read more

Youth Enterprise: Empower & Sustain

17 Nov 2015 by Darshatha Gamage

We have to ensure that we have an enterprising young generation, who are not afraid to take risks, who are open for innovation, who can identify opportunities, who wish to impact the society and who are capable of leading others towards success. How can we instill all these in an individual? It will not be easy by any means. … Read more