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United Kingdom stand on UNHCR

United Kingdom stand on UNHCR Resolution October 2022 FCDO – UK- notes The UK has supported efforts to promote peace and reconciliation in Sri Lanka, including at the UNHRC for many years. This new resolution acknowledges the challenging economic situation in Sri Lanka, and the progress made in addressing this …

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SRILANKA ECONOMY UPDATE

Sri Lanka’s problems are an alarm call for  emerging markets. Rising rates and lower growth could lead to a wave of sovereign defaults. People wait to buy gas tanks in Colombo. With interest rates rising, investors can no longer risk as much in emerging markets, while states cannot afford to …

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SRI LANKAN MUSLIMS CONDEMN ATTACK ON SIR DAVID AMESS

Right Honourable Boris Johnson, British Prime Minister, Prime Minister’s Office, No. 10 Downing Street, London Dear Prime Minister, SRI LANKAN MUSLIMS CONDEMN ATTACK ON SIR DAVID AMESS Members of the World Forum of Sri Lankan Muslims, unreservedly condemn the stabbing of Southend West constituency Sir David Amess, without rhyme or …

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Oral Update on the human rights situation in Sri Lanka

48th session of the Human Rights Council Statement by Michelle Bachelet, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Geneva, 13 September 2021 Distinguished President, Excellencies, I am pleased to update the Human Rights Council on Sri Lanka and the trends and issues identified in my last report.  I acknowledge the inputs …

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Statement by Hon. Foreign Minister of Sri Lanka at the 48th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council, 14 September 2021, Geneva

Human Rights Council 48th Regular Session Agenda Item 2: Oral update on Sri Lanka by the High Commissioner for Human Rights Statement by Hon. Prof. G.L. Peiris Foreign Minister of Sri Lanka (Geneva, 14 September 2021)  Madam President, Let me begin by reiterating our strong and continued cooperation with this Council and the United Nations mandated human …

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