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Volunteerism & ICTs: Sri Lanka

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Sri Lanka at a Glance

LanguagesSinhala (official), Tamil, English
ReligionsBuddhist 69%, Hindu 15%, Islam 8%, Christian 8%
EthnicitySinhalese 74%, Tamil 18%, Moor 7%, Burgher, Malay, and Vedda 1%
Population20,926,315
CapitalColombo (official) 1,994,000; Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte (legislative and judicial), 107,000 (1988 est.)
CurrencySri Lanka Rupee (LKR)
Web Domains.lk
Phone Codes00-94

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Get Involved with ICVolunteers' Projects in Sri Lanka

ICVolunteers-Switzerland is the Swiss branch of ICVolunteers. Historically, the Swiss office is the cradle of the whole organization. ICVolunteers has local presence in a growing number of countries, including Sri Lanka.

We invite you to look over what we are doing in the area.

ICVolunteers Projects in Sri Lanka:

Landmines conference: 7th Meeting of the States Parties (7MSP)
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2006-09-05 16:52:11
While the situation has improved in recent years, antipersonnel landmines are still being laid today, mutilating and killing people together with mines from previous conflicts.
International Dialogue on Human Rights: Issues in Gender and Sexuality
2004-11-15 00:00:00
The International Dialogue provided an opportunity for organizations active in advancing sexual orientation, gender and gender identity issues regionally and internationally to gather in Geneva, meet with the new UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, engage in training prior to the next Commission on Human Rights, connect with Brazil and key country missions, identify priorities, strengthen regional networks and develop tools for working together as effectively as possible.

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