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COP26 Regional Ambassador at the Colombo Development Dialogues

The Colombo Development Dialogues on Green Development, an initiative of the Ministry of Environment together with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Sri Lanka, and other co-convening…  


For every dollar pledged to tackle climate crisis for world’s poor, four dollars are spent on fossil fuel subsidies that keep the climate crisis alive according to new UNDP research

The world spends an astounding US$423 billion annually to subsidize fossil fuels for consumers – oil, electricity that is generated by the burning of other fossil fuels, gas, and coal. This is four…  


Leveraging Green Financing at the Colombo Development Dialogues on Green Development

To identify the priorities for national planning contributing to green growth, and explore avenues to unlock finance for green development, especially in a constrained economic environment, The…  


Experts discuss framing a green development pathway for Sri Lanka

Experts from the government, private sector, UN agencies, think tanks, and other development partners, came together at this week’s kickstarter sessions of the Colombo Development Dialogues on Green…  


Introducing the Colombo Development Dialogues on Green Development

In this context, the Ministry of Environment together with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Sri Lanka, and other co-convening partners, present the Colombo Development Dialogues on…  


Technology critical to transform education sector

With the onset of COVID-19, the world has seen disruptions to traditional forms of education. In Sri Lanka, since the first wave and the resulting lockdown in March 2020, schools have been largely…  


MoU between Kaduwela Municipal Council (KMC) and UNDP in Sri Lanka to expand Waste to Energy Plant and Final Disposal Solutions for Health Care Waste

To this end, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Sri Lanka signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Kaduwela Municipal Council (KMC) today to support the expansion of the…  


South-South Cooperation Day 2021

The world is facing new challenges and we need new development paradigms to address them. Developing countries are in a better position to help each other as they are developing new ideas, new…  


New government policy for conserving Environmentally Sensitive Areas (ESAs) in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka, home to remarkable biological diversity is considered to be the richest country in the Asian region in terms of species concentration. Management of the environment, its natural resources…  


இளைஞர்களின் நிகழ்நிலை (ஆன்லைன்) ஈடுபாட்டின் மூலம் சமூக ஒற்றுமையை ஊக்குவித்தல்: கற்றுக்கொண்ட பாடங்களைப் பிரதிபலித்தல்

இன்றைய சமூகத்தில் வெறுக்கத்தக்க பேச்சு மற்றும் வன்முறைத் தீவிரவாதம் என்பன மிகப்பெரிய அச்சுறுத்தலாக விளங்குகின்றது. எம்முடைய இந்த பூமியில் பல இனங்கள், மதங்கள் மற்றும் மொழிகள் என்பன காணப்படுகின்றன.…  

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