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UNDP and the EU partner to support the revitalization of Sri Lanka’s Tourism Industry together with the Ministry of Tourism

The Tourism sector being a vital foreign exchange earner and source of employment in Sri Lanka’s economy has suffered multiple crises since the 2019 Easter attack and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.…  


UN Assistant Secretary General Ms. Kanni Wignaraja meets key Government representatives in Sri Lanka

United Nations Assistant Secretary General, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Assistant Administrator and Director of the UNDP Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific, Ms. Kanni Wignaraja…  


UN Assistant Secretary General Ms. Kanni Wignaraja called on Hon. Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapakse

United Nations Assistant Secretary General, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Assistant Administrator and Director of the UNDP Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific, Ms. Kanni Wignaraja…  


Speaker of Parliament meets UN Assistant Secretary General Ms. Kanni Wignaraja

Hon. Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena, Speaker of the Parliament met with United Nations Assistant Secretary General, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Assistant Administrator and Director of the…  


Minister of Finance meets with UN Assistant Secretary General Ms. Kanni Wignaraja

United Nations Assistant Secretary General, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Assistant Administrator and Director of the UNDP Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific, Ms. Kanni Wignaraja…  


UN Assistant Secretary General, UNDP Assistant Administrator and Director of the UNDP Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific set to visit Sri Lanka next week

United Nations Assistant-Secretary-General (ASG), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Assistant Administrator and Director of the UNDP Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific, Ms. Kanni…  


Experts Convene to Discuss ‘COP26 – What’s Next?’

Following four kickstarter sessions that concluded in October 2021 bringing together 20+ partners and close to 40 speakers, joining in from nearly 10 countries across 4 days, the next edition of the…  


UNV 50 Country Awards 2021

Let me start off by praising to the stars!! the extraordinary contribution of volunteers to human development, and human progress across the globe and especially here in Sri Lanka on this wonderful 50…  


Colombo Development Dialogues on Green Development 2021

The COP26 summit, held in Glasgow in November, brought parties together to accelerate action towards the goals of the Paris Agreement and the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. COP26…  


Campaign launch and Media briefing for engaging men and boys

Campaign by the Forum Against Gender Based Violence (FAGBV) in Sri Lanka  

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