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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.  


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…  


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.  


National Sustainable Tourism Certification Scheme

SLTDA and UNDP signed an agreement to establish National Sustainable Tourism Certification Scheme NSTCS for Sri Lanka Tourism. Under this agreement UNDP is providing technical and financial assistance…  


Official launch of Citra, Sri Lanka’s first Social Innovation Lab

– The Citra Social Innovation Lab, co-developed by the Ministry of Science, Technology and Research and the United Nations Development Programme, was officially launched under the auspices of Prime…  


#Our2030: Youth Dialogue: Leadership, Innovation and Entrepreneurship brings together over 300 young people

The ‘#Our2030: Youth Dialogue’ which brought together over 300 young people was held recently at the BMICH in Colombo.  


#Our2030: Youth Dialogue on Leadership, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Begins

The event brought together over 200 young people working with and for young people from across the country to engage in a dialogue on mainstreaming integrated youth programming in Sri Lanka.  

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