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Global Peace Council Member
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.
October 5, 2016
Colombo, Sri Lanka—Sri Lanka's branch of the International Association of Parliamentarians for Peace was launched at a special ceremony held inside the Sri Lankan parliament building in Colombo.
September 21, 2016
Colombo, Sri Lanka—The International Day of Peace was celebrated in Sri Lanka with a program and a peace march.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
December 13, 2015Colombo, 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.
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.
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.
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.
December 12, 2014
Rajawaka, Sri Lanka - Young volunteers renovated a dispensary that serves disadvantaged people in the Ratnapura District of Sri Lanka Dec. 6-12, 2014.
December 6, 2014
Sri Lanka - Fifty participants with a Religious Youth Service project renovated part of a Sri Lankan hospital from Dec. 6 to 12, 2014.
September 21, 2014
Gampola, Sri Lanka - A youth workshop and shramadana campaign (volunteer manual work) marked the UN International Day of Peace, Sept. 21, 2014 in Sri Lanka.
August 11, 2014
The aim of Buddhism is to guide everyone to lead a noble life, to cultivate humane qualities to maintain human dignity.
August 10, 2014
What humanity needs today is not hatred or anger, but loving-kindness, compassion, sympathetic-joy and equanimity, so that every living being in the world can live happily and harmoniously enjoying fully their rights, social justice and human dignity.
December 20, 2013
Nuwara-Eliya, Sri Lanka - A Religious Youth Service project in Walapane, central Sri Lanka, Dec. 13-20, 2013, included educational presentations, leadership development, learning about Sri Lanka's diverse religions and constructing a floor for a village medical clinic.