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UNDP and Reforest Sri Lanka pledge to revive the cascades in Sri Lanka

UNDP and Reforest Sri Lanka recently partnered with a commitment to revive the cascade systems in the Dry Zone of Sri Lanka by pledging to plant approximately 20,000 trees this season. As a first…  


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…  


New UNDP Resident Representative takes office

Mr. Robert Juhkam presented his credentials on 15 August 2019 to the Hon. Tilak Marapana, Minister of Foreign Affairs, officially taking office as the new Resident Representative for UNDP in Sri…  


37 hotels to be recognised for sustainable practices by SLTDA

The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) initiated the National Sustainable Tourism Certification (NSTC) as the first step towards making the tourism industry sustainable with the technical…  


A Green Community Market to Empower Rural Farmer Communities Affected by Climate Change

Climate change has endangered the livelihoods of the Sri Lankan farmer communities, further exacerbating poverty. The consequential changes in production patterns, increased disaster exposure, lack of…  


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…  


Foresight and Innovation for #NextGenGov Champions

The ‘Foresight & Innovation for #NextGenGov Champions’ programme responds to this need by equipping a new generation of public sector officials with the tools necessary to implement creative solutions…  


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.  


Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo and UNDP pledge to protect cascades in Sri Lanka, on World Water Day 2019

: In commemoration of World Water Day 2019, Shangri La partnered with UNDP to protect the cascades in the North Western Province of Sri Lanka recently.  


Dilmah leads private sector engagement for Colombo Development Dialogues

The Colombo Development Dialogues are convened by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in partnership with the South Asia Centre of the London School of Economics and Political Science…  

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