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...

VISIT OF UNA SRI LANKA DELEGATION TO MALAYSIA

VISIT OF UNA SRI LANKA DELEGATION TO MALAYSIA

Nov 21, 2016

Deputy Executive Chairman of the United Nations Association of Sri Lanka, HRH Prince Dato Seri Deshakeerthi Ambassador, Dr. M.M.M. Rushanudeen JP (W/I), recently visited Malaysia on the invitation of Government of Malaysia for a Matrade B2B meeting and IGEM 2016. Rushanudeen was conferred the title of HRH PRINCE DATO SERI – AMBASSADOR  DR. by the Maharaja King...

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-...

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...