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Minister Chandrani Bandara Jayasingha speaks at the Ministerial Segment Roundtable during the 60th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women

Monday, 14 March 2016

Minister of Women and Child Affairs Hon. Chandrani Bandara Jayasingha delivered remarks at a roundtable on the priority theme of ‘Women’s Empowerment and its link to sustainable development,’ during the Ministerial Segment of the 60th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women, held at the United Nations, New York on 14th March 2016. 

Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the UN, H.E. Dr. Rohan Perera, offers his condolences to UN Secretary-General Mr. Ban Ki Moon on the passing of Mr. Boutros Boutros Ghali

Thursday, 18 February 2016

Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the United Nations, Ambassador Dr. Amrith Rohan Perera  offers his condolences to UN Secretary General Mr. Ban Ki Moon on the passing of Mr. Boutros Boutros Ghali, sixth Secretary General of the United Nations (1992 – 1996). Dr. Boutros Boutros Ghali was the first Arab and the first from Africa to hold the post.

The Mission celebrates Sri Lanka's 68th Anniversary of Independence together with the Community

Sunday, 07 February 2016

·        “Please continue to enrich us with your culture and your wisdom” – Mayor Phillip Kramer

·        “We are celebrating the 68th Anniversary of our Independence at a very important juncture of the contemporary political history of Sri Lanka” –   Amb. Perera

Sri Lanka co-hosts Coastline Erosion side event at the UN

Thursday, 21 January 2016

A side event entitled “Coastline Erosion and its Contribution to Climate Change” co-hosted by the Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the United Nations was held yesterday (20/01) at the UN Headquarters with the participation of a large number of Permanent Representatives, senior diplomats and members of the civil society.

Sri Lanka signed International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearances

Sunday, 20 December 2015

Sri Lanka today signed the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearances at a simple ceremony held at the Treaty Section of the United Nations. Acting Permanent Representative Mr. A.S. Khan signed this Convention on behalf of the Government of Sri Lanka, becoming the 95th country to sign this Convention.