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H.E. Dr. Rohan Perera delivers statement at High Level Forum on a Culture of Peace

Thursday, 07 September 2017

H.E. Dr. Rohan Perera, Ambassador & Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the United Nations, delivered a speech today (7th September) at the High Level Forum on Culture of Peace, which was held in pursuant of General Assembly resolution 71/252/ of 23 December 2016. H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson, President of the General Assembly, chaired the meeting. Mrs.

​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.

High-Level Participation by Sri Lanka at the High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

Wednesday, 19 July 2017

The High Level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development, convened under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council, was held from 10th-19th July 2017 at the UNHQ, New York. This year the HLPF was held in the form of a series of interactive panel discussions under the theme “Eradicating poverty and promoting prosperity in a changing world.” A number of side events were held on the sidelines of the HLPF. Hon.

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.