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Climate-smart water

Balancing the needs of some people in Sri Lanka, a UNDP project is working to revive the ecological balance that had been achieved in ancient times and ensure climate resilience well into the future.  

Together Sri Lankan communities build back with resilience

As Komari and other villages recovered from the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami, it became clear that schools would need to be made more resilient so that they could provide shelter for community members…  

Sri Lanka: Women look to the future with optimism

Villagers and organisations affected by three decades of conflict in Sri Lanka receive training and acquire leadership skills to initiate income generating projects. The programme focuses on…  

UNDP salutes Sunila Abeysekera

UNDP mourns the loss of Sunila Abeysekera, a renowned leader in women’s rights and a defender of human rights, who has died of cancer in Colombo.  

New initiative to strengthen Sri Lanka’s criminal justice system

The expertise of around 85 officers from the Criminal Division of Sri Lanka’s Attorney General’s Department will be strengthened as part of a training initiative to build trust in the country’s…  

A changing climate throws water out of balance in Asia and the Pacific

Every morning I jump on the Chao Phraya Express Boat to get to work. It’s a short trip, but on yet another sultry morning in Bangkok, it’s nice to feel the breeze as we slice through the muddy waters…  

Sri Lanka

In 2014, Sri Lanka contributed with 156,740 USD to UNDP’s core budget.  

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