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A Discussion on Increasing Women in Peacekeeping, on the occasion of the UN Security 1325 on Women, Peace, and Security

Tuesday, 31 October 2017

The Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the UN, in partnership with the Permanent Mission of Canada to the UN, the Association of War Affected Women, and the International Civil Society Action Network (ICAN) held a panel discussion under the theme, “Increasing Women in UN Peace Keeping” today (31st October 2017) at the UN headquarters.

THINK EQUAL a valuable partner in catalyzing national unity and reconciliation says Ambassador Perera

Monday, 30 October 2017

Ambassador Dr. Amrith Rohan Perera, Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the UN  was speaking at a side event organized by the Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka together with THINK EQUAL titled “The Role of Education in Achieving Sustainable Peace” today (30th October 2017) at the Mission premises. The event was held

Deepavali Programme at the Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka

Saturday, 21 October 2017

The Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York hosted a Deepavali celebration on Saturday, 21st October 2017, at the Mission premises. The event brought together members of Sri Lanka’s Hindu community and those of different faiths in the Tri-State area as well as representatives from other UN Missions, including the Permanent Representative of Mauritius and the Deputy Permanent Representatives of India and Nepal.

H.E. Dr. Rohan Perera delivers welcome address at Sri Lanka Tourism Road Show in New York

Monday, 02 October 2017

Ambassador and Permanent Representative Dr. Amrith Rohan Perera delivered the welcome address at the Sri Lanka Tourism Road show which kicked off in New York today (02 October 2017). Tour operators and travel agents including a number of Sri Lankan destination management companies attended the road show which will move to Washington DC and Los Angeles on 03 and 05th October respectively. The road show is organised by the Sri Lanka tourism Promotion Bureau. 

President Sirisena concludes visit to New York for the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly

Tuesday, 26 September 2017

President Maithripala addressed the 72nd sessions of the UN General Assembly on 19 September 2017. This was the third time President Sirisena addressed the General Assembly. The theme of the General Assembly for this session is, ‘Focusing on People: Striving for Peace and a Decent Life for All on a Sustainable Planet’.