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UNDP, EU, youth leaders launch campaigns for digital peace

The United Nations Development Programme and the European Union congratulate the achievements of young creators, changemakers, and connectors from Sri Lanka and the Maldives who have successfully…  


Moving the Business and Human Rights agenda forward in Sri Lanka in a time of crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic brought about unprecedented social and economic challenges, and behind staggering data of contracting economies, people’s lives and livelihoods are on the line. According to the…  


Citi Foundation & UNDP’s Youth Co:Lab Summit Highlights Resilience Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Asia Pacific’s largest youth-led social entrepreneurship movement, co-led by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Citi Foundation, will culminate in the third Youth Co:Lab Regional…  


Introducing the ‘Colombo Development Dialogues’

The Colombo Development Dialogues is an initiative by UNDP and the South Asia Centre of LSE, bringing together a diverse group of development practitioners to discuss relevant development priorities.  


Norway partners with UNDP Sri Lanka to support peace, justice and strong institutions

The Government of Norway entered into a partnership agreement with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Sri Lanka to extend support to UNDP Sri Lanka’s flagship portfolio on SDG…  


Introducing HackaDev Corporate

For the first time in Sri Lanka, and as part of its larger ‘HackaDev’ initiative (the National Youth Social Innovation Challenge), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has partnered with…  


Building the Resilience of 8250 students through Tsunami Simulation Drills

To reduce the loss of lives associated with tsunamis, 5 tsunami drills were conducted in 5 schools in Sri Lanka recently.  


Unilever, UNGC and UNDP Convene 2nd Annual Private-Public Partnership Forum

Unilever Sri Lanka together with the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) Sri Lanka and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) convened the 2nd Annual Private-Public Partnership (PPP) Forum…  


Sri Lanka Launches First Social Impact Funds

Two Memoranda of Understanding were signed today in New York, launching Sri Lanka’s first social impact funds aimed at supporting social entrepreneurs access innovative financing, to help achieve the…  


Citra Social Innovation Lab partners with the Mount Lavinia Municipal Council to support Dengue Prevention and Control

Citra, Sri Lanka’s first Social Innovation Lab, recently entered into a partnership with the Mount Lavinia Municipal Council to develop a citizen-centered open source platform for dengue prevention…  

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