H.E. Kshenuka Senewiratne assumed duties at the Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the UN in New York on Monday 5th August following a solemn multi-religious ceremony invoking blessings for her tenure and the staff of the mission. The simple ceremony was followed by a traditional breakfast.
The Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka co-sponsored the Commemoration of 100th Anniversary of Medical Women's International Association, held on 25th July 2019 at the UN Headquarters. This event was also co-sponsored by the Permanent Mission of Trinidad & Tobago and UNCTAD. Mr. Satya Rodrigo, Charge d'Affaires a.i., delivered opening remarks at the event. The event featured a number of prominent speakers, including Dr. Vanessa Kerry, CEO, Seed Global Health, Dr.
The ‘World Youth Skills Day 2019’ was celebrated for the fifth consecutive year on 15th July 2019 at the United Nations headquarters in New York. The event was organized by the Permanent Missions of Sri Lanka and Portugal to the UN in New York in partnership with the Office of the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, ILO and UNESCO.
Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the United Nations in New York, Dr. Rohan Perera paid a farewell call on the Secretary General of the United Nations, Antònio Guterres on Tuesday, 18th June 2019, as he concludes his term as Sri Lanka’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations.