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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…  


UNDP provides 10,000 surgical masks and 30 Infrared thermometers to DMC

the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Sri Lanka handed over 10,000 surgical masks and 30 Infrared thermometers to the Disaster Management Centre (DMC) to be distributed to relief centers,…  


Sri Lanka COVID-19: Navigating the 'New Normals'

COVID-19 is a global pandemic that has affected many countries. It is not only a health crisis, it is also a social and economic crisis.  


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…  


COVID-19 and Human Development

The COVID-19 pandemic is unleashing a human development crisis. On some dimensions of human development, conditions today are equivalent to levels of deprivation last seen in the mid-1980s. But the…  


UNDP Sri Lanka: Proposed areas of support for the Government of Sri Lanka in combating COVID-19

Drawing on our experience with combatting other outbreaks such as Ebola, HIV, SARS and Malaria, as well as our long history of working with the private and public sector, UNDP stands ready to help Sri…  


Colombo Development Dialogues 4 - Policy Paper

The fourth edition of the Colombo Development Dialogues focused on ‘Public Sector Modernisation’.  


A UN framework for the immediate socio-economic response to COVID-19

This report sets out the framework for the United Nations’ urgent socio-economic support to countries and societies in the face of COVID-19, putting in practice the UN Secretary-General’s Shared…  


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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