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. UNDP Sri Lanka does not represent or endorse the views expressed in these blogs.

 

 

The UNLOCKED Project is an initiative by UNDP Sri Lanka, following the launch of the National Human Development Report 2014 on Youth and Development.

 

 

Read all the UNLOCKED blogs:

  • Can Language be a Tool for Reconciliation?

    “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.

  • 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?

  • Moving Towards a New Development Pathway

    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.

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

    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.

  • Fixing the School Culture

    Today, you and I are part of the 23.2%. 14 years ago, we were part of the 26.8%. Education is the key to solving many development issues, such as poverty, unemployment and even violence.

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