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Sri Lanka calls for collective action to address contemporary global challenges

Tuesday, 29 October 2019

Addressing the 18th Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) in Baku, Azerbaijan on 26 October 2019, Foreign Minister Tilak Marapana reaffirmed Sri Lanka's commitment to the founding principles of the Non-Aligned Movement and called for the group's collective attention to the need to address contemporary global challenges, highlighting in particular, poverty and terrorism.

Sri Lanka having paid its dues, calls on the UN to utilize resources in an effective, impartial and transparent manner

Friday, 18 October 2019

Asserting that despite many domestic priorities Sri Lanka has discharged its obligations in paying its assessments to date, the Sri Lanka delegation to the UNGA this week called on the United Nations Secretariat to utilize the available resources received from the Member States in a more effective, impartial and transparent manner, at a time when the Organization is battling its worst financial crisis leading to the implantation of austerity measures and limited operations. 

Sri Lanka hosts the First Meeting of the Mangrove Ecosystems and Livelihood Action Group under the Commonwealth Blue Charter

Friday, 11 October 2019

The First Meeting of the Mangrove Ecosystems and Livelihood Action Group (MELAG) Under the Commonwealth Blue Charter, was held from 7 to 9 October 2019 in Negombo, Sri Lanka.