Delegation of the European Union to Sri Lanka and Maldives


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Sri Lanka has impressive socio-economic indicators at national level in comparison to many of its South Asian neighbours. However, at the same time, significant income, health and nutrition inequalities are evident, both between different geographic areas and across wealth groups.

It gives me great pleasure to welcome you all again to the celebration of Europe day.

Applications are invited from eligible candidates from the Government Ministries, Line Agencies and other not-for-profit service organizations including Chambers of Commerce or apex bodies of economic sectors and NGOs that are either currently involved or have a stake in the promotion of Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) in Sri Lanka in association with the Ministry of Mahaweli Development & Environment (MoMDE).

Sixty-eight years ago today, French foreign minister Robert Schuman proposed a joint authority to oversee French and German production of coal and steel, launching an ambitious and remarkable project which has shaped the course of European history and redefined Europe's place in the world.

This project – of peace, of partnership, of shared values and solidarity – is far from over.

The Report 'Investing in Sustainable Development: The European Union's Contribution' assesses the progress made by the EU and its Member States in the implementation of the Addis Ababa Action Agenda.

Upon the invitation by the authorities of the Republic of Maldives, and in line with European Union’s (EU) continued engagement on accompanying elections in the Maldives, the EU deployed an Election Follow-up Mission (EFM), from 8 to 11 January 2018, after a preparatory phase in September 2017.