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High Commissioner shared his perspectives on matters of priority interest to both sides and specifically noted the positive contribution of technical assistance in areas on which Sri Lanka required capacity building and other forms of support. Peacebuilding and reconciliation, protection and promotion of human rights, rule of law and other concerns including developments in the wider region were among the matters discussed. Azeez, delivering a Statement on behalf of the Government of Sri Lanka at the 28th Special Session of the Human Rights Council today, 18 May , emphasized that the security of all civilians in the Occupied Palestinian Territory OPT should receive the utmost consideration and that their human rights should be upheld and protected at all times.
He further stressed "Diplomacy and political leadership still have immense potential to carry dialogue through to success if pursued diligently, having regard to the fundamentals of a Two State solution". Addressing experts, Governments, and other participants at the Intersessional Expert Meeting on the full enjoyment of human rights by all women and girls and the systematic mainstreaming of gender perspective into the implementation of the Agenda, Ambassador A.
He called for all stakeholders to work together to ensure a dignified life and a better future for all women and girls. The Intersessional Expert Meeting began its two day session in Geneva today, with the opening remarks of Ms. Kate Gilmore, Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights, followed by presentations by experts representing different UN agencies and an interactive dialogue. Sharing the experiences of Sri Lanka in recent times, he outlined the measures taken by the Government to address challenges faced by women, such as the adoption of a National Action Plan for prevention of gender based violence GBV and the National Human Rights Action Plan as well as the enactment of legislation aimed at increasing women representation in local governing authorities.
While individual States have the primary responsibility for national development, the need for further collective efforts and collaboration, between States and between numerous stakeholders, in addressing poverty, disasters, conflicts and health hazards are imperative, Sri Lanka said on 23 rd April , addressing the General Debate of the 19 th Session of the Working Group on Right to Development RtD.
Shashika Somaratne, while taking note of the progress made so far by the Working Group, reiterated the call for finalizing as a matter of urgency, the criteria and the operational sub-criteria, which are being under negotiation since In this context, she drew attention to the proposal by the Non-Aligned Movement NAM , on a set of standards regarding the implementation of the Right to Development and the non-paper aimed at finalizing the consideration of the criteria and sub-criteria with a view, to facilitate the process.
Full Statement by the Hon. Minister of Foreign Affairs. Festina Lente document as at 20 March The Statement made by Ambassador Aryasinha. The Sri Lanka delegation to the review included Ambassador H. The network, in , developed a theory of change to provide a shared framework within which national alliances and the global network can work — to inform the development of national and regional strategies and support implementation. To attain these by , multiple sectors must be brought together to design and implement program and policy interventions—but The SUN CSN has been actively supporting the CSAs as they become established, providing support for challenges and conflict resolution as well as facilitating the access of funding.
In addition to financial resources received through the Multi-Partner Trust Fund grant, the CSN benefits from a number of in-kind support from its members and supporters to enable these provisions. Civil society makes a unique contribution to the SUN movement. The SUN CSN is guided by an elected steering group, under the leadership of a chair and vice chair, which meets electronically every month and face to face once a year.
Chair, vice-chair and steering group member roles rotate every 2 years. The Secretariat ensures effective coordination between national SUN civil society alliances, SUN movement networks and the wider nutrition community. The secretariat also collects the latest updates from national civil society alliances and identifies global opportunities to share learnings.
The network includes national civil society alliances in 39 countries as well as 4 regional coordination groups.
In Kyrgyzstan and Indonesia, for example, alliances have successfully lobbied for the inclusion of breastfeeding indicators in national plans;.