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Colombo Development Dialogues 3 - Policy Paper

The third edition of the Colombo Development Dialogues focused on ‘Refugees, Asylum-seekers and the 2030 Agenda’. The panel brought together a range of individuals from the government, private sector,…  


RTI Report

The Right to Information (RTI} law was enacted in Sri Lanka in 2016 and became fully operational in 2017. The law provides a key entry point for strengthening transparency and accountability in…  


Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo and UNDP pledge to protect cascades in Sri Lanka, on World Water Day 2019

: 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.  


Migrants, refugees and asylum seekers: the Sri Lankan context

The past decade has seen the largest number of people forcibly displaced as a result of conflict, violence, or persecution since the Second World War. With most recent numbers reaching 68.5 million,…  


Dilmah leads private sector engagement for Colombo Development Dialogues

The Colombo Development Dialogues are convened by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in partnership with the South Asia Centre of the London School of Economics and Political Science…  


UNDP assists local cooperatives to thrive in Muthur, Trincomalee

Resettled communities in the Muthur, Soodaikudah and Kadatkaraichchenai areas in the Sampoor Trincomalee District came together to celebrate the milestones of support received under the EU funded…  


Here's how Climate Change will impact you

With Sri Lanka being identified as one of the major hotspots (according to a report by the World Bank, a hotspot is a location where changes in average weather affects the living standards…  


Foresight and Innovation for Public Sector Excellence

The Citra Social Innovation Lab in partnership with the Presidential Secretariat and the Ministry of Public Administration and Disaster Management successfully conducts the first Programme on…  


The National Policy on Durable Solutions for Conflict- Affected Displacement Launched

The National Policy on Durable solutions for Conflict- Affected Displacement was officially launched by the Ministry of National Polices, Economic Affairs, Resettlement & Rehabilitation, Northern…  


New UNDP Resident Representative takes office

New UNDP Resident Representative, Jorn Sorensen presents credentials to the Honorable Minister of Foreign Affairs.  

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