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Campaign launch and Media briefing for engaging men and boys

Campaign by the Forum Against Gender Based Violence (FAGBV) in Sri Lanka  


16th National Convention on Women's Studies - Panel discussion

Women in Sri Lanka have historically culturally held roles of significance and importance in society, beginning with the basic unit of society-the family. In fact, history reveals that there has been…  


16th National Convention on Women's Studies

A very warm good morning to you all, and indeed, also from my side, a warm welcome to the 16th National Convention of Women’s Studies.  


Online Symposium on ‘Coping with new normal: Changing Role of Local Authorities in COVID-19 Pandemic

In the face of the prolonged outbreak of COVID-19 and the protracted emergencies, UNDP has leveraged its local governance programme to support decentralised governments and local authorities to…  


First Task Team Meeting of the Colombo Development Dialogue on Green Development

UNDP’s Human Development Report 2020 – on HD in the Anthropocene – the age of the humans, says that humanity is waging a war against itself. COVID-19, climate change, inequality – they are all…  


United Nations Decade on Ecosystem Restoration

There is clear evidence that healthy ecosystems underpin sustainable development. But nature is often overlooked – its value is disregarded by the marketplace, and its role in sustaining communities…  


Virtual Launch of the HackaDev Enterprise “Cyber Care” on preventing and addressing cyberviolence supported by UNDP

The CyberCare Mobile app created by Team Cyberwarders is an initiative to alleviate and prevent Cyber Violence in Sri Lanka affecting youth of all genders. This event shed light on how youngsters of…  


Launch of ‘Atlas on Mangroves, Salt Marshes and sand dunes of the coastal area from Malwathu Oya to Pooneryn in the North Western coastal region of Sri Lanka’

COVID-19 provides us with an opportunity to rethink our relationship with nature, in a way unthinkable even six months ago, in individual, societal, and political terms. An opportunity to challenge…  


Ceremonial Handing Over of Waste to Energy System (Biogas plant with electric generator) to Kaduwela Municipal Council

Good decision-making on how we manage the waste we create is one of the most important contributions people can make to reducing their impact on nature. Science demonstrates that we are living…  


The New Government Policy for Conserving Environmentally Sensitive Areas Found Outside the Protected Areas of Sri Lanka

It is a well-known fact that Sri Lanka is home to rich biodiversity, and the region has one of the highest rates of biological endemism, i.e. meaning species uniquely native to Sri Lanka. Around…  

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