Ambassador Samantha Power visits Sri Lanka

November 25, 2015 at 11:49 am

“I cannot think of a country in the world today where there has been this much change in this short a period of time.” – Ambassador Samantha Power, Colombo, November 23rd United States Permanent...

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Annual Review of Proscribed Entities under UN Regulation No. 1 of 2012

November 23, 2015 at 4:33 pm

The Government of Sri Lanka proscribed 16 organisations and 424 individuals under Gazette Extraordinary No. 1854/41 on 21 March 2014 using powers under the United Nations Act No. 45 of 1968. The proscription...

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Sri Lanka elected to the UNESCO Executive Board

November 14, 2015 at 12:31 pm

Sri Lanka was elected to the Executive Board of the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) on 11 November 2015 during the 38th General Conference in Paris. Sri Lanka was...

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THE TRAJECTORY OF SRI LANKA’S DEMOCRACY: FIVE MINUTES WITH AMBASSADOR PRASAD KARIYAWASAM

November 10, 2015 at 10:04 am

Following an event hosted by the Asian Pacific Forum and Georgetown University’s Asian Studies Program, the Georgetown Journal of International Affairs sat down with H.E. Mr. Prasad Kariyawasam, the...

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DEPUTY MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS VISITS WASHINGTON DC

November 3, 2015 at 10:20 am

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr. Harhsa De Silva, following his visit to attend the Open Government Partnership (OGP) Summit in Mexico, visited Washington DC on October 30, with a view to further...

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Visit by U.S Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues Catherine Russell

October 30, 2015 at 9:20 am

U.S Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues, Catherine Russell, is visiting Sri Lanka from 27th -29th October 2015. During her visit, Ambassador Russell met with Hon. Mangala Samaraweera, Minister...

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