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Jayathma Wickramanayake of Sri Lanka named UN Secretary General's Envoy on Youth

Tuesday, 20 June 2017

United Nations Secretary-General’s office announced today (20th June) that Secretary General António Guterres has appointed Jayathma Wickramanayake of Sri Lanka as his next Envoy on Youth. She will succeed Ahmad Alhendawi of Jordan.

Ms. Wickramanayake will succeed Ahmad Alhendawi of Jordan to whom the Secretary-General is grateful for his dedicated service in addressing the needs and rights of young people, bringing the work of the United Nations closer to them

'Ifthar' programme at the Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the United Nations

Friday, 16 June 2017

The Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the United Nations in New York conducted traditional Ifthar (Breaking Ramadan Fast) on Wednesday, June 14th with the participation of a large number of Sri Lankan Muslim expatriates living in the Tri-State area of the United States (New York, New Jersey & Connecticut). The programme was held at the Mission premises and included welcome address by Dr. A.

Sri Lanka represented at the SDG14: Oceans Conference

Tuesday, 06 June 2017

Sri Lanka were active participants at the United Nations Conference to Support the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14: Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development held from 5-9 June 2017 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. During the course of the Conference, Sri Lanka participated in the Partnership Dialogues and at a number of side events. 

Sri Lanka tea features prominently at Le Salon du Café/Thé at the United Nations in New York

Thursday, 18 May 2017

The Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the UN actively participated at the Le Salon du Café/Thé – an international tasting adventure, organized by the UN Correspondents Association (UNCA) in collaboration with the Arab Ladies Club at the UN (ALUN).