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UN-Habitat Conducts Job Fair for Youth in the Nuwara Eliya District

April 30, 2018, Nuwara Eliya. A job fair was held by UN-Habitat in March 2018 at the Nuwara Eliya District Secretariat premises to support youth in remote villages and estates to find suitable employment opportunities. Organised in collaboration with the Non-Governmental Organisation – Berendina Employment Center (Gte) Ltd, the main objective of the job fair

UN-Habitat Supports Disaster Risk Reduction Initiatives in Nuwara Eliya District with Funding from KOICA

30 March 2018, Nuwara Eliya. UN-Habitat with funding from the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) is contributing towards human development in the Nuwara Eliya district through the project Human Development Initiative through Empowerment and Settlement Improvement in the Plantation Settlements in Sri Lanka (HDI). The Project aims to empower and build resilient plantation communities with

UN-Habitat Improving Employability of Youth in Nuwara Eliya District with Funding from KOICA

Nuwara Eliya District, Sri Lanka.  The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) is conducting several vocational training programmes to enhance capacity and employability of young women and men in Nuwara Eliya district. Funded by the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) the Human Development Initiative through Empowerment and Settlement Improvement in the Plantation Settlements in Sri Lanka

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Achieving the SDGs in Sri Lanka’s urban areas.

The Government of Sri Lanka is committed to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). But what does this mean for Sri Lanka’s cities? This video highlights the importance of Sri Lanka’s Cities in achieving the SDGs and the vital need to conserve green and public spaces in urban areas. It also highlights that action is

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Space to Learn: Improving the Learning Environment in Mannar District

This publication highlights the key achievements of the project “Sustainable Resettlement through Community-Driven Improvement of the Learning Environment in Mannar District, Sri Lanka” implemented through a participatory people’s process from 2015 -2017. Through this project, UN-Habitat supported the construction and improvement of learning facilities in 25 schools in Mannar district with funding from the Government