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Engage to Disengage

Engage to Disengage is an awareness building and training programme developed by UNDP Sri Lanka as part of the HackaDev Academy of Learning and Skills.  


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…  


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…  


Statement by UNDP Country Director- Development Partners Meeting for Comprehensive Youth Development Program (CYDP)

Today’s generation of young people is the largest the world has ever known. All around us, we see that there are challenges of creating enough jobs and opportunities for all due to growing…  


The National Youth Social Innovation Challenge 2018 kicks off!

UNDP partners with Ministry of Telecommunication, Digital Infrastructure and Foreign Employment, NYSC, and ICTA for HackaDev- Youth Social Innovation Challenge  


#WeAre2030 Youth Dialogue and Incubation Programme

The neatly crafted Sessions throughout the 2-day Dialogue will focus on the three main themes of Leadership, Innovation and Entrepreneurship as a part of UNDP’s Regional Youth Programme.  


Redefining Ambition: How to Escape the Under-Achievement Trap

Who do you want to become when you grow up? We ask our children. I remember being asked this question in class many years ago. Oh wait, I was wrong. We don't ask "who do you want to become?" Instead…  


Dear Generation Y, there’s only so much a screen can show.

So my kind appeal to you is that in addition to the Hashtags, Trending Articles and viral videos you step out of the house and embrace what the real world is like.  

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