Dangers posed by climate change must be addressed collectively – President Rajapaksa
President Mahinda Rajapaksa has called on the international community to address the dangers posed by climate change collectively. Addressing over 100 other world leaders on Tuesday, 23rd September 2014, while participating in the United Nations Summit on Climate Change, in New York, the President highlighted that principles of equity and common...
President Rajapaksa calls for the de-politicisation of the UN system
Charging that human rights are being used as a tool to implement motivated agendas with no understanding or appreciation of the complexity of issues in the countries concerned, President Mahinda Rajapaksa has made an appeal for the de-politicisation of the UN system.
President Rajapaksa made this call when he addressed the 69th United Nations...
Sri Lanka will not help legitimize a flawed process that could set dangerous precedent by cooperating with the OHCHR investigation
Responding to the ‘Oral Update’ on Sri Lanka by the High Commissioner for Human Rights at the Human Rights Council (HRC) in Geneva today (25 September 2014), Sri Lanka’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations in Geneva, Ambassador Ravinatha Aryasinha said “the Government of Sri Lanka does not wish to help legitimize a flawed process a...
GL Inaugurates International Seminar on Disarmament, Safety and Stability
Professor G.L. Peiris, Minister of External Affairs, inaugurated the Summer Workshop organized by the Regional Centre for Strategic Studies on 15th September 2014, on the theme “Nuclear Disarmament, Safety and Stability” at Tangerine Beach Hotel, Kalutara.
Apart from Sri Lankan officials, academics and professionals, foreign delegates participating...
Minister G.L. Peiris extols the virtues of Anagarika Dharmapala
External Affairs Minister, Professor G.L. Peiris, speaking on the occasion of the 150th birth anniversary of the late Anagarika Dharmapala at the Mahabodhi Society in Colombo, on 17th September, referred to several aspects of the life and work of the Anagarika, which have special relevance to Sri Lankan society today....
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- GL emphasized passage for SL fishermen through Maldivian waters
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