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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…  


UNDP partners with Facebook to support youth innovation and entrepreneurship in Sri Lanka

Today’s generation of adolescents and youth stands at 1.8 billion people – the largest our world has ever seen. Most of these young people live in developing countries. The energy, enthusiasm, and…  


National Youth Dialogue on Innovation, Leadership and Entrepreneurship

: The world’s youth population is at an all-time high and the number this demographic is predicted to increase to 2 billion by 2050. With over a quarter of the Sri Lankan population consisting of…  


Youth Co: Lab National Youth Dialogue on Leadership, Innovation and Entrepreneurship 2020

The panel discussion, moderated by Mr. Raashid Riza - Policy and Engagement Analyst, UNDP in Sri Lanka aimed at bringing together those working with and for youth from across the country to engage in…  


Youth Co:Lab co-led by UNDP and Citi Foundation promotes Technopreneurship in Sri Lanka

UNDP and Citi Foundation join forces to promote youth entrepreneurship in Sri Lanka through its flagship initiative – Youth Co:Lab Technopreneurship for Social Change Programme.  


Visit of Ms. Kanni Wignaraja, Director- UNDOCO to Citra

Recently, Ms. Kanni Wignaraja, the Director of the United Nations Development Operations Coordination Office (UNDOCO) in New York visited Citra, Sri Lanka’s first Social Innovation Lab. Citra –…  


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