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...

WFUNA Youth Seminar in Kuala Lumpur

WFUNA Youth Seminar in Kuala Lumpur

Dec 21, 2016

The 5th WFUNA Youth Seminar was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 30th November, to 3rd December, 2016 hosted by the United Nations Association of Malaysia. It was well attended by Youth participants from the WFUNA Youth Network, namely the United Nations Associations and the United Nations Youth Associations from around the world.  This Youth Seminar focused...

National Observance of 71st United Nations Day

National Observance of 71st United Nations Day

Nov 8, 2016

71st United Nations Day observed in grand style by the UNASL United Nations Association of Sri Lanka conducted the National Observance of the 71st United Nations Day at a function at the Bishop’s College Auditorium Colombo 03 on 23rd October 2016 with the distinguished participation of Ms. Una McCauley, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative...

UN Secretary-General H.E. Ban Ki-moon’s visit to Sri Lanka

UN Secretary-General H.E. Ban Ki-moon’s visit to Sri Lanka

Sep 5, 2016

H.E. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations, paid an official visit to Sri Lanka from 31 st August to 2 nd September, 2016, on the invitation of the Sri Lankan Government and his visit was co-ordinated by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in collaboration with the United Nations Office in Colombo. During his brief visit, he held talks with the Sri...

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-...

Assistance to Floods Victims

Assistance to Floods Victims

Jul 14, 2016

The United Nations Association of Sri Lanka, recently received a donation from the staff of Emirates National Oil Company, Dubai, UAE which was facilitated by Mr. M.M.M. Rifathudeen, Special Life Member of UNASL, through the initiative of Mr. M.M.M. Rushanudeen, Deputy Executive Chairman of UNASL, and Chairman UNASL Disaster Relief  Finance Memebership...