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  • Aadhayam 2017 Trade Fair
    Jul 5, 2017

    Aadhayam 2017, a national trade fair, will take place on the 14th, 15th and 16th July 2017 at the at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH- Nuga Sewana), in Colombo from 10 am to 7 pm. There will be close to 120 stalls housing 200 beneficiaries from 10 Districts; as well additional stalls for UN agencies to showcase their work, particularly in promoting the localizing of the Sustainable Development Goals in Sri Lanka.

  • UNDP Promotes Entrepreneurship and Business Development in Conflict Affected Districts Supported by the European Union
    May 7, 2016

    UNDP with the financial assistance of the EU partnered with the Industrial Services Bureau to complete an Entrepreneurship Development Training of Trainers Programme for 191 Development Officers of Divisional and District Secretariats in Vavuniya, Mannar, Batticaloa and Ampara, Anuradhapura, Puttalam and Moneragala districts.

  • Visit of United Nations Assistant Secretary-General and UNDP Regional Director to Sri Lanka
    Apr 1, 2015

    Mr. 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 Development
    Aug 12, 2014

    The 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.

  • Opening of the Northern Provincial Centre of the Ministry of National Languages and Social Integration with the support of UNDP
    Jul 21, 2014

    Marking 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.

  • Spreading the message of the importance of the role of women in promoting social integration
    Jul 21, 2014

    As 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.

  • Building resilience to climate change risks
    Jun 26, 2014

    The 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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