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Development Partners Forum held

The National Policies, Economic Affairs, Resettlement and Rehabilitation, Northern Province Development and Youth Affairs Ministry organised a forum with development partners recently, a media release issued by the National Policies, Economic Affairs, Resettlement and Rehabilitation, Northern Province Development and Youth Affairs Ministry said.

At the forum, the progress, achievements of the Ministry in resettlement and rehabilitation, and reconciliation initiatives were discussed. The discussion was centred on land release, mine action (mine clearance, mine risk education and victim assistance), economic integration and social integration especially the 10,000 housing programme, Rapid Rural Development Programme – Gamperaliya (RRDP), Rural Infrastructure Development Programme (RIDP) and other infrastructure development, economic and social empowerment programmes.

They also discussed localising and contextualising the SDGs, strengthening of statistical information systems, institutionalising the Managing for Development Results (MfDR) in the public sector and revisiting and improving the evaluation criteria in the SDG era incorporating the equity, climate change, environment, human rights, governance aspects, widening the definitions and adding of policy coherence.

National Policies, Economic Affairs, Resettlement and Rehabilitation, Northern Province Development and Youth Affairs Ministry Secretary V. Sivagnanasothy and UN Resident Coordinator Hanaa Singer co-chaired the Development Partners Forum and over 25 Development Partners’ representatives including UN agencies, European Union, the UK, Japan, Canada, Korea, Switzerland, Norway and Germany attended the meeting.


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