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Improving the Learning Environment in Mannar District: Ground-breaking Ceremony Held at Eachalavakkai Government Tamil Mixed School.

23 September 2016, Mannar District, Sri Lanka.  A ground-breaking ceremony was held at Eachalavakkai Government Tamil Mixed School in Mannar district today to commence construction activities for new school buildings and WASH facilities. This initiative is funded by the Government of Japan through the project “Sustainable resettlement through community-driven improvement of the learning environment in ...

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Rehabilitating Internal Roads in Mullaitivu District

The project for Rehabilitation of Community Infrastructure, Improvement of Livelihoods and Empowerment of Women in the Northern and Eastern Provinces (RCI), funded by the Government of Japan, is supporting the construction of community infrastructure including 32 km of access roads in the North and East of Sri Lanka. The RCI project is implemented by UN-Habitat ...

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Greening Learning Spaces in Mannar District with funding from the Government of Japan

07 September 2016, Mannar District, Sri Lanka.  Tree planting ceremonies were held in two schools in Mannar district today to officially commence the “Greening Our Schools” initiative funded by the Japanese Government. Funded through the project “Rehabilitation of Community Infrastructure, Improvement of Livelihoods and Empowerment of Women in the Northern and Eastern Provinces (RCI)”, this ...

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Construction of New School Buildings Underway in Mannar District with Funding from the Government of Japan.

July 2016, Mannar District, Sri Lanka.  Construction of new classroom buildings and teacher’s quarters has commenced in several schools through the project “Sustainable Resettlement through Community-Driven Improvement of the Learning Environment in Mannar District, Sri Lanka”. With funding of US$4,200,000 from the Government of Japan, the project is implemented by UN-Habitat in collaboration with the ...

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UN-Habitat Signs Agreement with the Government of India to Implement the Indian Housing Project in Sri Lanka’s Central and Uva Provinces

10 June 2016, Colombo, Sri Lanka. Today, the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) and three other implementing agencies signed agreements with the High Commission of India to implement the Indian Housing Project in the Central and Uva Provinces in Sri Lanka. Mr. Tim McNair, Chief Technical Advisor of UN-Habitat Sri Lanka, signed the agreement ...

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UN-Habitat and the Government of Japan Provide Support Towards Improving the Learning Environment in Mannar, Sri Lanka.

27 April 2016, Mannar District, Sri Lanka.  Ground breaking ceremonies were held in two schools in Mannar district today to officially commence construction activities for new school buildings and WASH facilities through the project “Sustainable Resettlement through Community-Driven Improvement of the Learning Environment in Mannar District, Sri Lanka”. Funded by the Government of Japan, this ...

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UN-Habitat Launches the International Guidelines on Urban and Territorial Planning and the State of the Asian & Pacific Cities 2015 Report in Sri Lanka.

Media Release UN-Habitat Launches the International Guidelines on Urban and Territorial Planning and the State of the Asian & Pacific Cities 2015 Report in Sri Lanka. 25 February, 2016. The United Nations Human Settlements Programme today launched two major publications in Colombo, Sri Lanka – the International Guidelines on Urban and Territorial Planning and the ...

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UN-Habitat to Launch the International Guidelines on Urban and Territorial Planning and the State of the Asian & Pacific Cities 2015 Report in Sri Lanka

Media Release UN-Habitat to Launch the International Guidelines on Urban and Territorial Planning and the State of the Asian & Pacific Cities 2015 Report in Sri Lanka.  23 February, 2016. The United Nations Human Settlements Programme, UN-Habitat, will launch two major publications in Colombo, Sri Lanka – the International Guidelines on Urban and Territorial Planning ...

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