UNASL Distributes Dry Rations to those affected as a result of the Covid 19 Pandemic
Upto today (16th April 2020) 1500 Dry Ration packs have been distributed in Colombo, Panadura and its suburbs. The items consisted of: 5 Kgs. Keeri Samba Rice, 1 Kg. Mysoor Dhal, 1 Kg. Sugar, 2 Kgs. Flour, 1 Kg. B Onions, 2 Tins Mackerel, TVP, Coconuts, etc. and a pack of 12 Vegetables) Valued at over Rs.3,500/= each.
UN Association of Sri Lanka Donates PPE to COVID 19 Ward.
Another Donations of 50 Nos. Medical Isolation Shields (Anti Fog – Anti Splash Shields) was made to the COVID 19 Ward of the Panadura Base Hospital at a cost of Rs.75,000/=.
The donation was handed over to the Medical Superintendent Dr. Indrani Godakanda.
COVID 19 Pandemic – Donation of Equipment and Consumables
With the number of COVID 19 positive cases on the rise, the Health Authorities are facing a shortage of Equipment and Consumables.
COVID 19 Pandemic – Donation of Safety Equipment to the Panadura Base Hospital
A donation of safety items was made to the Medical Superintendent of the Base Hospital in Panadura for the COVID 19 Special Ward which was set up. These included Boots and Goggles for the Hospital Staff.
UNA SRI LANKA Executive Committee Members pay courtesy call on UN Resident Co-ordinator in Sri Lanka
A delegation of the United Nations Association of Sri Lanka, led by its Secretary General Mr. Errol Smith, paid a courtesy call on Ms. Hanna Singer, the UN Resident Co-ordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Sri Lanka.
National Observance of the 74th United Nations Day 2019
The National Observance of the 74th United Nations Day – 2019, was held on Saturday, 26th October, 2018, at the Grand Ballroom, Saffron Beach Hotel, Wadduwa, organized by the United Nations Association of Sri Lanka (UNASL), in association with the UN Division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the United Nations Development Programme of the United Nations office in Sri Lanka.
UNASL Interschool Masterminds Competition 2019
The competition was conducted as a team event with Three Students to a Team from each School. There were six rounds of 10 questions each covering the UN and UNASL, International Affairs, Human Rights, Sustainable Development, Health & Hygiene (Diabetes), Current Affairs, Constitution of Sri Lanka & General Knowledge. All questions were in the form of MCQ.
World Environment Day 2019
WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY – 2019 “BEAT AIR POLLUTION” The United Nations “World Environment Day – 2019” was commemorated by the United Nations Association of Sri Lanka, with the distribution of 1000 Fruit Plants among Schools from Matara to Panadura on 4th June, 2019, culminating with a ceremony held at the National Secretariat of the United Nations Association in…
69th Annual General Meeting – 2019
69th Annual General Meeting of the United Nations Association was held on 23rd March, 2019 at the National Secretariat, 39/1, Cyril Jansz Mawatha, Panadura following hoisting the National Flag by Executive Chairman – Mr. M. M. Zawahir, the UN Flag by the Secretary General Mr. Errol G. Smith . About 100 members were present at the Annual General Meeting. The…
UNA China delegation meet State Minister of Foreign Affairs
The delegation from the United Nations Association China visited Sri Lanka and met State Minister of Foreign Affairs Vasantha Senanayake at his ministry recently. The President of UNA China Lu Shumin, Vice President and Director General Zhang Dan, Deputy Director Zhang Yi, and You Bai Shun with Deputy Executive Chairman M.M.M. Rushanudeen and the Secretary…
WFUNA Youth Seminar in Kuala Lumpur
The 5th WFUNA Youth Seminar was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 30th November, to 3rd December, 2016 hosted by the United Nations Association of Malaysia. It was well attended by Youth participants from the WFUNA Youth Network, namely the United Nations Associations and the United Nations Youth Associations from around the world. This Youth Seminar focused…
UN Secretary-General H.E. Ban Ki-moon’s visit to Sri Lanka
H.E. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations, paid an official visit to Sri Lanka from 31 st August to 2 nd September, 2016, on the invitation of the Sri Lankan Government and his visit was co-ordinated by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in collaboration with the United Nations Office in Colombo. During his brief visit, he held talks with the Sri…
83rd Birth Anniversary
83rd Birth Anniversary of late Mr. Kumaran Fernando, the founder of Kumaran Fernando Foundation and the ex-Secretary General of United Nations Association of Sri Lanka (UNASL) who served for a long period was commemorated on August 5th 2016. On this day an “Eye Clinic” was set up and one hundred pairs of spectacles were distributed free amongst the under-…
Observance of the International Peace Day
The International Peace Day is an annual event which we observe at some of the Schools from our study circles. United Nations Association of Sri Lanka celebrated the UN Peace day on 19th September 2015 at Sri Chandrasekera Maha Vidyalaya at Horetuduwa, Panadura. Executive Chairman of the Association, Brigadier G. V. Elapatha presided the meeting and Mrs. Kumari…
Goodwill Delegation Visit to China
At the Invitation of United Nations Association of China (UNA of China) a delegation led by the President of the United Nations Association of Sri Lanka (UNASL) Prof. Lakshman Marasinghe visited China on December 08th to 13th, 2014. Mr. Dharmadasa Vitharana – Senior Assistant Secretary, Mr. M. M. M. Rushanudeen – Assistant Secretary, Two members of the National…