Sri Lanka

Building Peace and Tolerance in Sri Lanka

“There is a new voice in Sri Lanka, a voice that rejects extremism, violence, and terrorism,” says Suchith Abeyewickreme, a Sinhala-Buddhist, peace educator, citizen

Smart content for smart people: best practices of Sri Lankan e-Content and applications of 2014

This book is a review of 49 white papers which were selected through e-Swabhimani 2014, Best e-Content and Application award of Sri Lanka. The main objective of this book is to benchmark the best e-content and applications developed in Sri Lanka in year 2014 and take them to a national and international level.

Linking savings accounts to mobile phones: are potential users interested?

In the last decade, the micro-credit sector has expanded the world over. A great deal of interest is now being focussed on the development potential of mobilising micro-savings by channeling the liquidity of the poor into the formal banking sector. A new wave of technological innovations, from mobile banking to ATM cards, has aimed at reducing the transactions costs for small accounts.

Remembering Srebrenica, Looking to Sri Lanka

At least as many people were massacred by their government in the final days of the Sri Lankan civil war last year as were killed in Srebrenica 15 years ago today.

Remembering Srebrenica, Looking to Sri Lanka

At least as many people were massacred by their government in the final days of the Sri Lankan civil war last year as were killed in Srebrenica 15 years ago today.

Nine Countries and the EU "Dismayed" By Blockade of UN Office in Sri Lanka

Hot off the presses, ten embassies in Colombo issue a joint statement on the protests that forced the UN to close it's offices in Sri Lanka yesterday. Overall, it's pretty weak sauce.

Hot off the presses, ten embassies in Colombo issue a joint statement on the protests that forced the UN to close it's offices in Sri Lanka. 
STATEMENT BY HEADS OF MISSION OF GERMANY, UK, US, FRANCE, ITALY, SWITZERLAND, THE NETHERLANDS, ROMANIA, NORWAY AND THE EU DELEGATION

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