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MPI: Towards an Evidence-Based Policy Approach to Tackling Poverty

In 1992, four years after the death of Joseph Wresinski, 17 October was officially designated as the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. Wresinski was a lifelong campaigner against the…  


CITI, UNDP & SLTDA Jointly Support Women in the Sri Lankan Tourism Industry

With the outbreak of COVID-19, Sri Lanka’s tourism industry was one of the worst affected. A rapid assessment jointly undertaken by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Sri Lanka…  


UNDP and VTA enter into a partnership to develop future-fit skills of Sri Lankan youth

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Vocational Training Authority of Sri Lanka (VTA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to develop and expand work towards building a…  


World Tourism Day 2020

Together, we can plan for a greener, safer and resilient tourism sector. Blending public resources with the expertise of private sector industry experts, and the commitment of the informal sector who…  


Gender Peace Initiative - Supporting Women Entrepreneurs in Kurunegala

As your children and those around see you acting as role models, they too will strive to work even harder and be successful. Show them that it is possible to achieve big things.  


UNDP and Brandix partner to promote Sustainable Biomass Energy

COVID-19 has led to an unprecedented health and economic crisis, deepening the existing poverty and climate crises. As Sri Lanka works to build ‘forward’ better coming out of the pandemic, driving…  


UNDP remains the most transparent UN agency, according to new index

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) remains the most transparent UN agency and ranks as the third most transparent development organization in the world, according to a leading global…  


Department of Motor Traffic initiates transformation with Citra Lab to provide a more user focused, digital service for Sri Lanka

The global COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the vital need for an agile public sector that can effectively respond to rapidly evolving challenges. As an institution that provides a front-line service…  


ICTA partners with UNDP for a comprehensive and inclusive digital transformation of Sri Lanka

The Information and Communication Technology Agency (ICTA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Sri Lanka signed a 4-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today to support Sri…  


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.  

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