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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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Human Development Initiative in Nuwara Eliya District: Ground-Breaking Ceremony Held at Dayagama Estate to Build a Community Centre.

20 June 2017, Nuwara Eliya District, Sri Lanka.  A ground-breaking ceremony was held at Dayagama estate in Nuwara Eliya district on 20th June 2017 to commence construction activities for a Multi-purpose Community Centre. This initiative is funded by the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) through the project Human Development Initiative through Empowerment and Settlement Improvement ...

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Construction of Permanent Houses for Estate Workers Underway in Nuwara Eliya District with support from the Government of India and UN-Habitat

Nuwara Eliya District, Sri Lanka.  The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) in partnership with the Government of Sri Lanka, Regional Plantation Companies, communities and Estate Worker Housing Cooperative Societies is constructing permanent houses for workers in two estates in Nuwara Eliya district. Funded by the Government of India, the Indian Housing Project in the ...

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Ambassador of Japan opens school building

Tamilwin News http://www.tamilwin.com/development/01/148172?ref=home-feed   Opening ceremony of Periya Pandivirichchan primary school Athavan News http://athavannews.com/?p=478481 Opening ceremony of Periya Pandivirichchan primary school Virakesari   http://content.epaper.virakesari.lk/newspaper/Daily/main/2017-06-07#page-20 Opening of class room building at Periya Pandivirichan Primary School by the Ambassador of Japan for Sri Lanka New Mannar http://www.newmannar.lk/2017/06/mannar-news.html   ...

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Japanese Ambassador Opens New School Building in Mannar District

Tuesday, 6 June 2017, Mannar, Sri Lanka. The Japanese Ambassador to Sri Lanka, His Excellency Mr. Kenichi Suganuma today opened a new classroom building at the MN/ Periya Pandivirichchan Primary School in Madhu DS Division in Mannar district. The classroom building was constructed with funding from the Government of Japan through the project “Sustainable Resettlement through ...

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New Learning Spaces and Facilities for Mannar District with Funding from the Government of Japan

February 2017, Mannar District, Sri Lanka.  Two opening ceremonies were held recently in Mannar district to commemorate the successful completion and handover of several learning facilities and teachers’ quarters through the project “Sustainable resettlement through community-driven improvement of the learning environment in Mannar district, Sri Lanka”. This project, funded by the Government of Japan, is ...

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UN-Habitat launches the “Human Development Initiative through Empowerment and Settlement Improvement in the Plantation Settlements in Sri Lanka” Project in Nuwara Eliya District.

18 January 2017, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka. UN-Habitat officially launched the ‘Human Development Initiative through Empowerment and Settlement Improvement in the Plantation Settlements in Sri Lanka (HDI)’ project in Nuwara Eliya district with the participation of key project stakeholders. Funded by the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), this project will be implemented by the United ...

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Greening Learning Spaces in Mannar District

UN-Habitat is assisting 17 schools in Mannar district in Northern Sri Lanka to adopt environment friendly practices and improve the learning environment through the “Greening Our Schools” initiative. This programme was implemented in several selected schools through the projects ”Sustainable Resettlement through Community-driven Improvement of the Learning Environment in Mannar District” and “Rehabilitation of Community ...

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KOICA Provides UN-Habitat with US$ 2 Mn to Improve Living Conditions and Skills of Communities in Plantation Settlements in Sri Lanka’s Central Province

22 December 2016, Colombo, Sri Lanka: Today, the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) signed a grant agreement with the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) to implement a one year project in Sri Lanka’s central province to improve the living conditions and skills of communities in plantation settlements. The Government of Korea through the Korea International ...

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National Energy Globe Award Sri Lanka – 2016

With more than 170 participating countries, the Energy Globe Award is a prestigious international environmental prize. The award recognizes initiatives that conserve resources and energy or utilize renewable or emission-free sources nationally, regionally and globally. In 2016, the University of Moratuwa was awarded the National Energy Globe Award for Sri Lanka for their innovation of ...

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