The Day of Vesak was celebrated at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on 10th May 2017 in accordance with the UN General Assembly resolution 54/115 recognizing the day of Vesak internationally as the most significant day for the Buddhists all over the world.
A photographic exhibition entitled Serendipity; A photographic journey through Sri Lanka, organized by the Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the United Nations, opened at the United Nations Headquarters in New York yesterday (18). The exhibits will be on display until 21st April at the Delegates’ Entrance of the United Nations General Assembly Hall.
The Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the United Nations hosted a simple ceremony to celebrate the Sinhala and Tamil New Year today (13th April). Diplomats and representatives from the Sri Lankan Community were in attendance. The ceremony commenced with the lighting of the oil lamp by the distinguished ambassadors present at the event. His Excellency Dr.
A high-level Panel Discussion entitled “Depression: Let’s Talk”- moderated by Dr. Nata Menabde, Executive Director of the WHO Office in New York was held at the United Nations Headquarters on 07th April 2017, to mark the World Health Day.
The overall health policy of Sri Lanka focuses on providing free health services in an equitable manner that benefit the rural poor, vulnerable and post conflict communities, Ambassador and Permanent Representative Dr. Rohan Perera told a large audience at the UN today (20 March 2017).