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​Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka co-hosts 20th Session of the ‘Summer Youth Assembly’ at the United Nations

Wednesday, 09 August 2017

The Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka co-hosted the 20th Session of the ‘Summer Youth Assembly’ along with the Permanent Missions of Kenya and Portugal, in collaboration with the Friendship Ambassadors Foundation.

H.E. Dr. Rohan Perera invited as a panelist to the at the launch of the 6th WHO report on the global tobacco epidemic

Wednesday, 19 July 2017

World Health Organization’s 6th Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic was launched today (19/7) at a solemn event held at the One UN Millennium Hotel in New York. H.E. Dr. Rohan Perera, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the United Nations had been invited to participate as a panelist at the high-level panel discussion that followed the launching of the report.

‘World Youth Skills Day’ celebrated in New York

Monday, 17 July 2017

The World Youth Skills Day was celebrated for the third consecutive year on 17th July 2017 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. The event was organized by the Permanent Missions of Sri Lanka and Portugal, the Office of the Secretary-General’s Envoy for Youth, ILO and UNESCO. Resolution A/res/69/145, promoted by Sri Lanka was adopted in November 2014, declaring 15 of July as a day dedicated to the development of youth skills.

Mission of Sri Lanka co-hosts event ' Massive obstacle to development - Alcohol Harm' held on the sidelines of the HLPF

Tuesday, 11 July 2017

The Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka co-hosted a side event entitled 'Massive obstacle to development - Alcohol Harm' along with IOGT International, which was held on 11th July 2017 on the sidelines of the 2017 High Level Political Forum in the United Nations Headquarters. H.E. Dr.

'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.