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  • UNDP Sri Lanka Wins 2016 Awards for Excellence in Human Development Reporting

    UNDP Sri Lanka was one of the four awardees alongside UNDP Chile, Montenegro and Uganda, to receive the 2016 Awards for Excellence in Human Development Reporting for national and regional reports.

  • Businesses to play greater role in new development era in Asia-Pacific, says UNDP at Responsible Business Forum

    At the fifth Responsible Business Forum, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today called on business leaders to take a greater role in the new development era in order to support the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This Forum, opened in Singapore by UNDP and Global Initiatives, aims to address a sea change in the nature of development funding by creating a new partnership for sustainable development.

  • Game-Based Innovation for Provincial and District Planning

    A two-day training on Results Based Management for Planning organized by the Department of National Planning of the Ministry of National Policies and Economic Affairs with the support of the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Sri Lanka, was held for Sub-National Planning officials in three locations around the country from 5 to 12 November 2016. These trainings, held in Anuradhapura, Badulla and Hambantota for Planning officials from all Provinces across the country, were conducted by MDF South Asia Training & Consultancy and Fields of View, Bangalore, India.

  • The National Action Plan to address Sexual and Gender-based Violence Launched

    The National Action Plan to address Sexual and Gender-based Violence (SGBV) was officially launched by the Ministry of Women and Child Affairs and the United Nations Development Programme in Colombo today.

  • Asia’s First Zero-Waste, Zero-Emission Business Forum in Singapore

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Global Initiatives, Singapore will welcome over 600 business & sustainability leaders, senior government officials, UN agencies, NGOs from across the globe for the Responsible Business Forum on Sustainable Development (RBF) in Singapore on 22-24 November 2016.