Visit Sri Lanka
Set in the Indian Ocean in South Asia, the tropical island nation of Sri Lanka has a history dating back to the birth of time. It is a place where the original soul of Buddhism still flourishes and where nature’s beauty remains abundant and unspoilt.
Few places in the world can offer the traveller such a remarkable combination of stunning landscapes, pristine beaches, captivating cultural heritage and unique experiences within such a compact location. Within a mere area of65, 610 kilometres lie 8 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, 1,330 kilometres of coastline - much of it pristine beach - 15 national parks showcasing an abundance of wildlife, nearly 500,000 acres of lush tea estates, 250 acres of botanical gardens, 350 waterfalls, 25,000 water bodies, to a culture that extends back to over 2,500 years.
This is an island of magical proportions, once known as Serendib, Taprobane, the Pearl of the Indian Ocean, and Ceylon. Discover refreshingly Sri Lanka!
UN youth Delegates of Sri Lanka
Meet the First ever UN youth Delegates.
Click here to follow their progress.
The selection of first ever UN youth delegates has been done after concluding the preliminary short lisiting and secondary interview process by a joint panel of high level ministerial officials from the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Skills Development and Ministry of External Affairs as well as from the University of Colombo.
Sri Lanka to host MIJARC GA
Sri Lanka is planning to facilitarte the General Assembly of the 'International Movement of Catholic Agricultural and Rural Youth
in Colombo in few weeks time. They also organised their last regional conference in Sri Lanka colaboration with NYSC as well.
Success of youth in Rio+20
UNCSD side event: Enabling youth participation in bridging Rio+20 outcome Beyond 2015 from a youth perspective.