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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…  


Citra Social Innovation Lab partners with the Mount Lavinia Municipal Council to support Dengue Prevention and Control

Citra, Sri Lanka’s first Social Innovation Lab, recently entered into a partnership with the Mount Lavinia Municipal Council to develop a citizen-centered open source platform for dengue prevention…  


Ms. Hanaa Singer assumes duties as UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Sri Lanka

– Ms. Hanaa Singer, presented her credentials to His Excellency Maithripala Sirisena, President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, as the new United Nations Resident Coordinator and…  


Young MPs from Asia-Pacific join efforts to tackle violent extremism

More than 50 young parliamentarians from Asia-Pacific countries gathered in Sri Lanka to discuss their role in advancing inclusive and peaceful societies and preventing violent extremism in the…  


Royal Norwegian Embassy and UNDP provide support to 1,400 resettled households in the North and East

H.E. Thorbjørn Gaustadsæther, Ambassador of the Royal Norwegian Embassy to Sri Lanka recently visited the Tellipalai Divisional Secretariat area in the Jaffna District where communities have been…  


Royal Norwegian Embassy and UNDP provide support to resettled communities in Palaly North

Mr. Knut Nyfløt, the First Secretary to the Royal Norwegian Embassy to Sri Lanka recently visited the resettled areas of Palaly North of Tellipalai DS division to hand over completed infrastructure…  


The Government of Canada extends support to Agriculture Cooperatives in Killinochchi through UNDP and FAO

H.E David McKinnon, High Commissioner of Canada to Sri Lanka made an official visit to the Thirvalyaru Educated Youth Project of Agriculture Products Consumers Cooperative Society (TEYCS) in…  


UK Government extends partnership with UNDP to support Sustainable Resettlement in Sri Lanka

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Sri Lanka recently entered into a partnership agreement with the Government of the United Kingdom to extend support for Sustainable Resettlement of…  

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