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UNDP and Brandix partner to promote Sustainable Biomass Energy

COVID-19 has led to an unprecedented health and economic crisis, deepening the existing poverty and climate crises. As Sri Lanka works to build ‘forward’ better coming out of the pandemic, driving…  


UNDP remains the most transparent UN agency, according to new index

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) remains the most transparent UN agency and ranks as the third most transparent development organization in the world, according to a leading global…  


Department of Motor Traffic initiates transformation with Citra Lab to provide a more user focused, digital service for Sri Lanka

The global COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the vital need for an agile public sector that can effectively respond to rapidly evolving challenges. As an institution that provides a front-line service…  


ICTA partners with UNDP for a comprehensive and inclusive digital transformation of Sri Lanka

The Information and Communication Technology Agency (ICTA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Sri Lanka signed a 4-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today to support Sri…  


UNDP and the EU support the COVID-19 Response of Local Government Authorities in Sri Lanka

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has provided COVID-19 protective and preventive equipment to 134 Local Government authorities across the Eastern, Northern, North-Central and Uva…  


Ministry of Tourism and Aviation, SLTDA and UNDP Co-convene Meeting with Development Partners on Building a More Resilient Tourism Sector in Sri Lanka

The United Nations Development Programme has been recently supporting the Ministry ofTourism and Aviation and the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) to help revive the tourism sector in a…  


COVID-19: UNDP urges swift action to address violence against women and girls during pandemic

Governments across the world must act urgently to prevent and tackle the rising rates of violence against women and girls during the COVID-19 crisis by putting stronger measures in place such as…  


COVID-19: Human development on course to decline this year for the first time since 1990

Global human development – which can be measured as a combination of the world’s education, health and living standards – could decline this year for the first time since the concept was introduced in…  


UNDP’s HackaDev launches Innovation Challenge to crowdsource ideas for COVID-19 recovery

With the emergence of COVID-19 in Sri Lanka, the country has seen far reaching social and economic consequences affecting the livelihoods of many individuals. Every country needs to act immediately to…  


Staff of UNDP in Sri Lanka donate 600 PPE Kits to Frontline Healthcare Workers

In support to the Government’s efforts in curbing the spreading of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the staff of the United Nations Development Programme in Sri Lanka recently donated Personnel…  

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