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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’…  

A Decade of Action to Achieve the 2030 Agenda: UNDP & UNGCSL signs MoU to accelerate progress

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Global Compact Network Sri Lanka (UNGCSL) recently signed a 4-year memorandum of understanding (MoU) to ensure urgent priority is…  

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…  

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 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,…  

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