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Promoting Non-Violent Communication (NVC) and Responsible Use of Media

The NVC project encompasses two essential aspects related to the prevention of hate speech as well as the promotion of social cohesion through media.  


Launch of the UNDP Global Human Development Report 2020 in Sri Lanka

I reiterate UNDP’s commitment to supporting Sri Lanka to define and operationalize its national development plan in a way that is underpinned by Green Development thinking, with consideration for…  


EU, UNDP Call on Youth Leaders to join ‘United Creatives’ for Digital Peacebuilding in Sri Lanka and the Maldives

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the EU are calling on youth leaders, influencers, and creators to promote peace through digital action by joining a new regional programme in Sri…  


UNDP’s Global Human Development Report launched in Sri Lanka

Report notes it is time for all countries to redesign their paths to progress by fully accounting for dangerous pressures humans impose on the planet  


Announcing the launch of ‘United Creatives’ to Help Youth End Online Hate in Sri Lanka and the Maldives

A new creative programme to engage top youth leaders to promote peace through digital action in Sri Lanka and the Maldives has been launched.  


Equal Partners

Working towards the ambitions of the 2030 Agenda, UNDP in Sri Lanka together with the Ministry of Women & Child Development, Preschools & Primary Education, School Infrastructure & Education Services,…  


Equal Partners: Engaging Men and Boys for Gender Equality

The ‘Equal Partners’ campaign addresses unequal power relations between men and women, and hopes to transform traditional notions of masculinity and gender norms to ensure that all people are equal…  


Broken societies put people and planet on collision course, says UNDP

An experimental global index offers a new measurement of human progress that illustrates the challenge of tackling poverty and inequality while easing planetary pressure  


Rethinking Climate Change Adaptation

The year 2020 has been transformative. The COVID-19 pandemic, and other climate change induced disasters and hazards that came about during the year has torn what we have typically considered our…  


Engage to Disengage: Importance of Media & Information Literacy amidst a pandemic

To equip young people with the ability to navigate through the current media landscape, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Sri Lanka launched an initiative titled ‘Engage to Disengage’…  

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