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Promoting social cohesion through Youth Online Engagement: reflecting on lessons learnt

‘Preventing Violent Extremism (PVE) through Youth Online Engagement’ was a month-long online course organized by the Centre for Equality and Justice (CEJ). This included undergraduates from the…  


Ministry of Power and UNDP to convene the Colombo Development Dialogues on Green Development

The Decade of Action for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) demands the mobilization of everyone everywhere, grounded on a level of ambition that supercharges ideas into concrete, bold and…  


Health and Safety kits for first responders in over 12 districts

In support to the Disaster Management Centre (DMC)’s immediate response efforts to displaced persons and damaged property during the ongoing South-West monsoon period, the United Nations (UN) in Sri…  


Creating an inclusive National Tourism Policy for Sri Lanka

: Mapping the future of the tourism sector in Sri Lanka is vital for the country’s economic recovery post COVID-19. In line with this, the Ministry of Tourism initiated a process to develop a National…  


Developing Local Capacities to Go Green

With less than 10 years to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), realizing SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy, has been at the forefront of Sri Lanka’s energy and development sector. The…  


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…  

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