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COVID-19 Pandemic

COVID-19 can be characterized as a pandemic, but it is a pandemic that can be controlled  


COVID-19 Pandemic

COVID-19 can be characterized as a pandemic, but it is a pandemic that can be controlled  


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…  


Recognizing Women Leaders

The fourth chapter of the International Conference on Social Entrepreneurship (ICSE 2019) – ‘International Conference on Women Entrepreneurship’ – was held recently in Colombo. The two-day conference…  


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…  


UNDP launches Mission 1.5

Mission 1.5 aims to give 20 million people around the world the opportunity to have their say on ways to limit climate change that they want to see adopted by government leaders. The campaign, led by…  


Effectiveness within available means

The public sector plays a vital role in improving people’s lives. As countries enter a ‘Decade of Action’ with only 10 years left to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), public sector…  


Keeping the marsh: The people-friendly approach

Wetlands give us clean air, water, food and recreational spaces. If treated right, they may even save us from future climate change  


UNDP launches Sustainable Development Goals booklet in braille

UNDP launched a braille version of the Sustainable Development Goals to highlight the UN’s commitment of ‘leaving no one behind’, by ensuring that all persons, including those with disabilities can…  

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