Visit of United Nations Assistant Secretary-General and UNDP Regional Director to Sri LankaApr 1, 2015Mr. Haoliang Xu, the Assistant Secretary-General, Assistant Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme, Director of UNDP's Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific and Chair of the UN Regional Director’s Team for Asia and the Pacific will be visiting Sri Lanka from April 4-10, 2015.
NHDR 2014: Youth and DevelopmentAug 12, 2014The Sri Lanka National Human Development Report 2014 on Youth and Development will be launched on August 12, 2014. Exploring the challenges of young people and opportunities for development, NHDR 2014 is expected to provide a new platform for youth policy development and reform.
Spreading the message of the importance of the role of women in promoting social integration Jul 21, 2014As part of Social Integration Week 2014, a street drama was organized at the Karachchi Divisional Secretariat in Kilinochchi by the Kilinochchi District participants of the Women’s Empowerment for Social Integration initiative to raise awareness on social integration and gender empowerment among communities in the area.
Opening of the Northern Provincial Centre of the Ministry of National Languages and Social Integration with the support of UNDP Jul 21, 2014Marking Social Integration Week 2014, the Northern Provincial Centre of the Ministry of National Languages and Social Integration was ceremoniously declared open by Hon. Vasudeva Nanayakkara, Minister of National Languages and Social Integration on July 15, 2014. The Centre is located in Kilinochchi.
Building resilience to climate change risks Jun 26, 2014The Ministry of Economic Development signed an agreement with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to support the Governments rural livelihood development programmes to withstand climate-related shocks.
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- We are conducting several 5 day training programmes in collaboration with the National Design Centre on creating handicraft items from coconut shells, sea shells and palmyrah in Batticaloa under the EU funded Support to District Development programme. This training, intended to empower and improve livelihoods, will benefit over 160 individuals, 90% of whom are women. Find out more on how UNDP empowers lives through this programme at: http://bit.ly/1IVvTDa #EmpowerTuesday! European Union in Sri Lanka and the Maldives United Nations Development Programme - UNDP 23 hours ago
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