Participating at the Our Ocean Conference 2016, at the invitation of the US Secretary of State John Kerry, Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera, on 15 September, outlined several commitments by Sri Lanka to protect oceans around Sri Lanka and beyond. The...
The Government of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka condemns the nuclear test carried out by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) on 9th September 2016. Sri Lanka notes with concern that this is the second such test to be carried...
Consideration of the Second Periodic Report of Sri Lanka under the Committee on Migrant Workers (CMW) took place at the 25th Session of the Committee on Migrant Workers, held at the Palais Wilson...
The Fifth Ministerial Consultations of the Colombo Process (CP) has decided to explore cooperation in the operationalization of the migration related goals in the SDGs, work towards promoting the...
Sri Lanka's Permanent Representative to the UN in Geneva and Chair of the Geneva-based Colombo Process Member States Ambassador Ravinatha Aryasinha presenting a report of the Fourth Senior...
For the first time, two Sri Lankan undergraduate students participated in the 2016 Summer Student Programme at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) in Geneva, the most prominent...
List of former Ambassadors/Permanent Representatives to the United Nations in Geneva
Date of Presentation of
Date of relinquishing of
|Ms. Tamara Kunanayakam||9 August 2011||17 July 2012|
|Mrs. Kshenuka Seneviratne||17 November 2009||7 July 2011|
|Dr. Dayan Jayatilleka||6 June 2007||23 Aug 2009|
|Mrs. Sarala Fernando||15 January 2004||30 May 2007|
|Mr. Prasad Kariyawasam||22 January 2001||03 January 2004|
|Mr. H.M.G.S. Palihakkara||8 January 1998||14 January 2001|
|Mr. B.A.B. Gunatilleke||9 July 1992||28 November 1997|
|Dr. W. Rasaputram||28 July 1989||16 June 1992|
|Mr. D. E. N. Rodrigo||17 July 1987||30 June 1989|
|Mr. Jayantha Bandara Dhanapala||5 January 1984||30 June 1987|
|Mr. Alexander Tissa Jayakoddy||29 May 1981||30 December 1983|
|Mr. Ignatius Benedict Fonseka||11 July 1978||16 January 1981|
|Mr. W S L de Alwis||26 November 1974||1 June 1978|
|Mr. A Pathmarajah||2 July 1970||20 August 1974|
|Mr. Y R Yogasunderam||1 December 1967||28 June 1970|
|Mr. R C S Koelmeyer||23 June 1965 -||15 November 1967|