83rd Birth Anniversary

83rd Birth Anniversary

Aug 29, 2016

83rd 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 2016. On this day an “Eye Clinic” was set up and one hundred pairs of spectacles were distributed free amongst the under-...

64th UNASL Public Lecture by Dr. Jayampathy Wickramaratne PC, MP

64th UNASL Public Lecture by Dr. Jayampathy Wickramaratne PC, MP

Aug 19, 2016

A Public Lecture by Dr. Jayampathy Wickramaratne PC, MP, on “Constitutional Reforms in Sri Lanka; Problems and Prospects” was conducted by the United Nations Association of Sri Lanka on 18th August, 2016 at the Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute of International Relations & Strategic Studies in Colombo. The UNASL Public Lecture Series had been an ongoing regular...

UNA NEWS LETTER – July – December 2015

UNA NEWS LETTER – July – December 2015

Jul 25, 2016

President of the seventieth session of the United Nations General Assembly On 15 June 2015, the United Nations General Assembly elected Mogens Lykketoft of Denmark to serve as the President of its seventieth session, which runs from September 2015 to September 2016. At the time of his election, Mr. Lykketoft was the Speaker (President) of the Danish Parliament,...

President of UNASL visits Chennai

President of UNASL visits Chennai

Jul 25, 2016

Dr. Lakshman Marasinghe, President of the United Nations Association of Sri Lanka visited Chennai on 13th June, 2016. He was met by Mr. Americai Narayanan who had been the Secretary of IFUNA and Secretary-General of Tamil Nadu FUNA. They discussed matters of mutual interest and benefit and pledged to maintain closes ties between the two UNA’s. Dr. Lakshman...

Errol Smith elected Secretary General of the United Nations Association of Sri Lanka

Errol Smith elected Secretary General of the  United Nations Association of Sri Lanka

Jul 16, 2016

Mr. Errol Smith was unanimously elected Secretary General of the United Nations Association in the Democratic Republic of Sri Lanka at its Annual General Meeting held on 27 th March, 2016 at the UNASL Secretariat in Panadura. He has been a Life Member of the UNASL for 28 years (since January, 1988) and holds senior honourary positions in several...