International Day of Peace Celebrated in Sri Lanka

September 22, 2018

Vavuniya, Sri Lanka—A celebration of the UN International Day of Peace was held in Sri Lanka at the National Muslim College.

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Sri Lankans Walk the 'Peace Road'

August 11, 2018

Monaragala, Sri Lanka—Around 100 people participated in a walk for peace held in Uva province in southern Sri Lanka for the Peace Road 2018.

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International Day of Peace Observed in Sri Lanka

September 21, 2017

Moratuwa, Sri Lanka—To commemorate the International Day of Peace, UPF-Sri Lanka in cooperation with the municipal council of and a local hospital in Moratuwa city organized a clinic, offering free medical and dental care for one day.

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‘Peace Road’ in Sri Lanka Promotes Reconciliation

September 9, 2017

Vavuniya, Sri Lanka—More than 200 people walked and biked the “Peace Road” in Sri Lanka, despite periods of heavy rain, to support peace and reconciliation in the country.

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RYS Volunteers Build a Bridge in Sri Lanka

August 18, 2017

Galle, Sri Lanka— Nearly 60 participants and staff from seven nations joined together to offer work service, learn from each other’s culture and religion while listening and sharing about ways to help improve our communities.

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Sri Lanka Celebrates International Youth Day

August 12, 2017

Galle, Sri Lanka—“Youth Building Peace” was the theme of an event UPF-Sri Lanka held to celebrate the UN International Youth Day.

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RYS Announces 30th Anniversary Project in Sri Lanka

February 22, 2017

Galle, Sri Lanka—Religious Youth Service International has announced it will hold its 30th anniversary celebration project in Sri Lanka from August 11 to 18, and invites international volunteers to participate.

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Parliamentarians for Peace Launched in Sri Lanka

October 5, 2016

Colombo, Sri Lanka—Sri Lanka's chapter of the International Association of Parliamentarians for Peace was launched at a special ceremony held inside the Sri Lankan parliament building in Colombo.

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International Day of Peace Celebrated in Sri Lanka

September 21, 2016

Colombo, Sri Lanka—The International Day of Peace was celebrated in Sri Lanka with a program and a peace march.

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RYS Project Builds Community Center in Sri Lanka

August 19, 2016

Ampara, Sri Lanka—Youth from ten nations helped build a community center as part of the annual Religious Youth Service project in Sri Lanka.  

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International Youth Day Celebrated in Sri Lanka

August 13, 2016

Ampara, Sri Lanka—UPF together with the UN and the government of Sri Lanka celebrated International Youth Day 2016 on August 13.

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RYS of Sri Lanka Announces 2016 Project

July 10, 2016

Colombo, Sri Lanka—Religious Youth Service of Sri Lanka would like to announce its 2016 service project and to invite international volunteers to take part.

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Sri Lankan “Peace Road” Supports Reconciliation and Unity

July 9, 2016

Colombo, Sri Lanka—“Peace Road Towards Reconciliation and Unity in Sri Lanka” was theme of Sri Lanka’s inaugural Peace Road event. 

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In Memoriam: Hon. M.H. Mohamed, Former Speaker of the Sri Lankan Parliament

April 26, 2016

Ambassador for Peace Hon. M.H. Mohamed, a former speaker and member of the Sri Lankan parliament, passed away on April 26 at the age of 95. 

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UN Information Centre Colombo Statement on SDG National Tour in Sri Lanka

December 23, 2015

The UN Information Centre Colombo issued a statement on its collaboration with UPF to organize the SDG National Tour in Sri Lanka, which took place from December 4-13. 

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Religious Youth Service Project - Building a School in Sri Lanka

December 18, 2015

Yakkala, Sri Lanka—Young volunteers built a preschool in the Gampaha district northwest of Colombo as part of the annual Religious Youth Service project. 

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UPF, UN National Tour in Sri Lanka Promotes the SDGs

December 13, 2015

Colombo, Sri Lanka—UPF and the UN Information Centre conducted a national tour in Sri Lanka from December 4 to 13, 2015 to raise awareness of and promote the UN SDGs.

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UPF Meets With Sri Lankan President

December 11, 2015

Colombo, Sri Lanka—Representatives of UPF met with the President of Sri Lanka, H.E. Maithripala Sirisena, and other government leaders, at the Sri Lankan parliament on December 11.

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International Day of Peace Observed in Sri Lanka

September 21, 2015

Madurankuliya, Sri Lanka—UPF-Sri Lanka celebrated the International Day of Peace 2015 with a peace walk, where hundreds of students participated, and a program. 

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RYS-Built Community Center Opens in Sri Lanka

April 18, 2015

Kalpitiya, Sri Lanka—Members of Parliament and other dignitaries attended the opening ceremony for a village community center built by the Religious Youth Service, a UPF project.

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