In 2000 the UN Security Council adopted Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security. This and other UN resolutions are promoting the respect of women’s rights in society and seek to increase their…
The German Embassy in Colombo signed an agreement with Human Link (Resource Centre for Persons with Disabilities) on a grant of over two million rupees in an effort to promote inclusive physical and…
Funds will support the development of vocational training, ensure the sustainable growth of the SME (small and medium-sized enterprises) and sustain the Study and Expert Fund.
German Embassy and VOVCOD providing poverty striken families in Vavuniya District with water sources.
Helping 18 schools in 3 different districts meeting their clean water needs
As the situation surrounding COVID-19 further accelerates, the German Embassy in Colombo, under the Micro Project Scheme, has granted financial aid to PAFFREL (People's Action for Free and Fair…
Water purifying filters to be provided to schools in Anuradhapura District
Facilitating visa applications for Maldivian citizens in their home country.
The United Kingdom has left the European Union on 31 January 2020. As of 1 February 2020 a transition period is being applied while the EU and the UK negotiate future arrangements. The transition…
Raiseing awareness of the implications of a nuclearized world
Organized by the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany to the Maldives together with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Germany is set to be the first Schengen State to operate a permanent visa…
35 families received latrines to improve their hygenic situation.
Two scientist from Germany conducting challenging experiments with sri-lankan students.
Ambassador Rohde and Lavertu infront of a full house at the commemoration event
4 Mio Euro granted in support of clearing mines and other ordnances in Sri Lanka.
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.
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 already funded thousands of well-chosen projects focusing on climate change, environmental issues and waste reduction, the German government continuous to support climate-related projects.
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…
Healthcare, climate change, the digital transformation and equality are among the issues that will be in the spotlight when more than 60 foreign ministers convene virtually on 25 September on the margins of the UN General Assembly for a meeting of the Alliance for Multilateralism.
Germany is supporting Latin America and the Caribbean in the COVID-19 crisis in a variety of ways, working closely with partner countries and organisations in the Region.
Following the normalisation of Israel’s relations with the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, Foreign Minister Maas discussed the latest developments in the Middle East peace process with his Jordanian, Egyptian and French Counterparts.
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