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...

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...

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...