As the UN's global development network, UNDP is at the forefront of today's development dialogue in championing the poor and disadvantaged. Our focus is on providing developing countries with knowledge-based consulting services and building national, regional and global coalitions for change. For this purpose UNDP regularly strengthens its staff.

UNDP values geographical diversity in its workforce. It also encourages women to apply.

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UNV vacancies

*These posts are open only to Sri Lankan nationals. UNV volunteer assignments are not salaried, but carry an all-inclusive Volunteer Living Allowance (VLA) between Rs. 45,333 and 59,650/month, depending on the duty station, for the duration of the assignment and resettlement grant and health & life insurance cover. Interested candidates should submit their CV, with a cover letter (in English) and telephone/email contact information (clearly indicating the post title on the top left hand corner of envelope) to the address (UNV office, No. 202-204, Bauddhaloka Mawatha, Colombo 7). Only short-listed candidates will be contacted and invited for an interview.

Internship Application Form

For internships, please download the Internship Application Form and email the completed forms, along with an updated CV, to:

Contact UNDP in Sri Lanka:
Inquiries Phone: +94 11 2580691
Email: Fax: +94 11 258 1116

United Nations Development Programme
UN Compound
202 - 204, Bauddhaloka Mawatha
Colombo 07, Sri Lanka