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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.  


COVID-19: Gender Impacts

Responding to sexual and gender-based violence during COVID-19  



Upholding the Rule of Law in Sri Lanka during lockdown and beyond

COVID-19 lockdown measures have had an unprecedented impact on the functioning of justice systems globally. The suspension of court operations negatively impacted the provision of timely and fair…  


UNDP and the EU support the COVID-19 Response of Local Government Authorities in Sri Lanka

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has provided COVID-19 protective and preventive equipment to 134 Local Government authorities across the Eastern, Northern, North-Central and Uva…  


Ministry of Tourism and Aviation, SLTDA and UNDP Co-convene Meeting with Development Partners on Building a More Resilient Tourism Sector in Sri Lanka

The United Nations Development Programme has been recently supporting the Ministry ofTourism and Aviation and the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) to help revive the tourism sector in a…  


UNDP provides 10,000 surgical masks and 30 Infrared thermometers to DMC

the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Sri Lanka handed over 10,000 surgical masks and 30 Infrared thermometers to the Disaster Management Centre (DMC) to be distributed to relief centers,…  


COVID-19: UNDP urges swift action to address violence against women and girls during pandemic

Governments across the world must act urgently to prevent and tackle the rising rates of violence against women and girls during the COVID-19 crisis by putting stronger measures in place such as…  


COVID-19: Human development on course to decline this year for the first time since 1990

Global human development – which can be measured as a combination of the world’s education, health and living standards – could decline this year for the first time since the concept was introduced in…  


UNDP’s HackaDev launches Innovation Challenge to crowdsource ideas for COVID-19 recovery

With the emergence of COVID-19 in Sri Lanka, the country has seen far reaching social and economic consequences affecting the livelihoods of many individuals. Every country needs to act immediately to…  

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