National Observance of the United Nations Day – 2017

National Observance of the United Nations Day – 2017

Nov 6, 2017

United Nations Association of Sri Lanka conducted the National Observance of the 72nd United Nations Day at a function at the Bishop’s College Auditorium Colombo 03 on 22nd October 2017 with the distinguished participation of Brigadier General Granville Elapata,vsv Brigadier General of  Sri Lankan Army as the chief guest. Members of the Diplomatic corps and Dr...

Former Secretary General 84th Birth Anniversary

Former Secretary General 84th Birth Anniversary

Sep 26, 2017

84th  Birth Anniversary of late Mr. Kumaran Fernando, the founder of Kumaran Fernando Foundation and the ex-Secretary General of United Nations Association of Sri Lanka (UNASL) who served for a long period was commemorated on August 5th 2017. On this day an “Eye Clinic” was set up and one hundred over pairs of spectacles were distributed free amongst the under-...

UNA China delegation meet State Minister of Foreign Affairs

UNA China delegation meet State Minister of Foreign Affairs

Sep 19, 2017

The delegation from the United Nations Association China visited Sri Lanka and met State Minister of Foreign Affairs Vasantha Senanayake at his ministry recently. The President of UNA China Lu Shumin, Vice President and Director General  Zhang Dan, Deputy Director Zhang Yi, and You Bai Shun  with Deputy Executive Chairman M.M.M. Rushanudeen and the Secretary...

UNA NEWS LETTER -January- June 2017

UNA NEWS LETTER -January- June 2017

Aug 14, 2017

Climate Change and Global Warming -Paris Agreement in turmoil The Paris Agreement on Global Warming and Climate Change which was adopted in December 2015 with nearly 150 countries ratifying the agreement, is in turmoil due to United States indicating its intention to withdraw from the agreement. This agreement was ratified by President Obama in December 2015....

SRI LANKA FLOODS SITUATION REPORT

The recent torrential rains in Sri Lanka have resulted in severe flooding and landslides in many parts of the country. Several roads have been inundated. According to the Sri Lanka Disaster Management Center, over 165 people have been reported dead whilst 110 persons are reported missing and almost 500,000 persons displaced due to the severe flooding caused by...