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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.  


#Our2030 Youth Dialogue: Leadership, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Today’s generation of young people is the largest the world has ever known. One in every three people alive today is under the age of thirty, and around ninety per cent of these young people are…  


Norway partners with UNDP Sri Lanka to support peace, justice and strong institutions

The Government of Norway entered into a partnership agreement with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Sri Lanka to extend support to UNDP Sri Lanka’s flagship portfolio on SDG…  


Introducing HackaDev Corporate

For the first time in Sri Lanka, and as part of its larger ‘HackaDev’ initiative (the National Youth Social Innovation Challenge), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has partnered with…  


Building the Resilience of 8250 students through Tsunami Simulation Drills

To reduce the loss of lives associated with tsunamis, 5 tsunami drills were conducted in 5 schools in Sri Lanka recently. These drills are part of 90 drills conducted in 90 schools across 18…  


Young people at the centre of social innovation and entrepreneurship

Today’s generation of young people is the largest the world has ever known. One in every three people alive today is under the age of thirty, and around ninety per cent of these young people are…  


Unilever, UNGC and UNDP Convene 2nd Annual Private-Public Partnership Forum

Unilever Sri Lanka together with the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) Sri Lanka and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) convened the 2nd Annual Private-Public Partnership (PPP) Forum…  


Sri Lanka Launches First Social Impact Funds

Two Memoranda of Understanding were signed today in New York, launching Sri Lanka’s first social impact funds aimed at supporting social entrepreneurs access innovative financing, to help achieve the…  

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