Aide in an economically weak region shaken by 30 years of war and the Tsunami.
Creating financial independency for the families by using their land to cultivate income-generating agricultural products.
Increasing awareness among the general public and the media on the importance of nuclear disarmament.
Training women from families in Kallady village in hygenic and sustainable food production.
Helping women with disabilities, young girls, such as school leavers, and other vulnerable women securing their livelyhoods.
Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid at the Federal Foreign Office concerned by reports that President Sirisena has publically announced that four death sentences are to be carried out.
Aiding families of the Easter Sunday attack victims
6 girls football teams competed and around a dozen trainers received specialised training over the last weekend on the football field in Beddagana.
The Delegation of the European Union (EU) issues the following statement in agreement with the Embassies of France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Romania and the UK High Commission, as well as the…
Ambassador Ahmed Latheef handed over his letter of accreditation.
As part of the art festival “Colomboscope”, the German Embassy in cooperation with Blue Resources Trust, has financed and supported various projects dealing with maritime space and the consequences of…
Sanjay I. Maniku yesterday was declared new Honorary Consul of the Federal Republic of Germany in Male. He was handed over the official document (“exequatur”) which permits him to exercise this…
There is little that is so omnipresent in Sri Lanka as coconut palms. So what else could be more suitable than using these natural resources to produce high-quality, timeless and sustainable products…
After having funded globally around 100 well-chosen projects in 2018, which focus on climate change, environmental issues and waste reduction, the German government again will support climate-related projects in 2019.
Sri-Lankan designer Amesh Wijesekera opens the Berlin Fashion Week.
Improving the water quality of communities in the fight agains the chronic kidney disease of unknown etiology (CKDu).
Rajarata Janasahana Foundation2 Although Sri Lanka can record a significant economic growth since the end of the conflict in 2009, this growth is not evenly distributed over the country. Nearly 90% of…
Pianotainment2On November 25th 2018 two fast and funny multi media piano shows were organized by the German Embassy. The duo “Pianotainment” brought to the stage an entertaining show with both…
On November 25th 2018 Maliyadeva Balika Maha Vidyalaya was officially welcomed as the 5th School in Sri Lanka to the PASCH Network of Schools teaching German.
Creating a Safe and Protected Environment for Children Living in the Slums of ColomboIntegrate children from sulmus in Colombo into the school system and enable them to obtain a school leaving certificate - A Human Rights Project of the Embassy
On 28th May 2018 the International Movement Against All Forms of Discrimination and Racism (Asia Committee) – IMADR-AC held their final gathering to mark the successfully implemented Federal Foreign…
The Delegation of German Industry and Commerce in Sri Lanka was inaugurated officially on 27th of March in Colombo. In presence of 160 high-ranking guests of business and politics German Ambassador…
The challenges of displacement and migration are complex and require solutions at various levels. However, a rapid and pragmatic answer is urgently needed as regards the distribution of people rescued at sea. Germany is willing to do its part.
On the 75th anniversary of the assassination attempt of 20 July 1944, we are remembering the men and women who demonstrated how a different Germany could have been. One of them was the diplomat Adam von Trott zu Solz. His example is an inspiration to this very day.
Stolen by the National Socialists during the Second World War, Jan van Huysum’s painting “Vaso di Fiori” is now being returned to Italy. Foreign Minister Heiko Maas is bringing it to the Uffizi Gallery in Florence today.
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