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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…  


Interactive Session with Police Officers regarding the role of the National Police Commission

The session focused on sensitizing Police Officers regarding the policy and administrative decisions taken by NPC towards the betterment of Police Officers over the years and the services rendered by…  


Launch of Uva Provincial Development Plan sets the stage for transformative development in the Province

The Uva Provincial Development Plan was launched on 17 October 2019 setting out a blueprint for development for the next five years for the Province. UNDP supported the Planning Division of the Uva…  


Strengthening Right to Information in Sri Lanka

: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights recognizes that freedom of expression includes the ‘right to seek, receive and impart information’. Right to information is therefore a fundamental right…  


National Dialogue on Responsible Business and Human Rights

n light of this, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), supported by the Government of Sri Lanka co-hosted a National Dialogue on ‘Responsible Business and Human Rights’ in partnership with…  


Uva Province Development Plan

The current development plan is aiming to find solutions for these issues and uplift the living standard of the Uva population. The vision of the province “An Ideal Sustainable Development” has been…  


Jamunadevi: Recognized for her Efforts in Empowering Conflict-Affected Women

Ms. Jamunadevi Ponnampalam, the Secretary to the Pungudutivu Food Manufacturers Society and the President of the Jaffna Palmyrah Handicrafts Guarantee Ltd was awarded the ‘Sri Lanka Thilaka’ award at…  


Entrepreneurial skills for all through Youth Co:Lab in Sri Lanka

UNDP and Citi Foundation, through its flagship entrepreneurship initiative – Youth Co:Lab Technopreneurship for Social Change Programme – recently conducted a programme for persons with disabilities…  

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