Sharing Learnings and Experiences to enhance implementation of Official Languages Policy by Public Service Institutions

Technical exchange missions between Treasury Board Canada – Official Languages Secretariat & National Languages Division, Ministry of Public Services, Provincial Councils and Local Government The National Languages Division of the Ministry of Public Services, Provincial Councils and Local Government is mandated by the Government of the Sri Lanka to implement...

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Translating to Policy to Practical Action

The Language Sector discusses formulating Medium Term Plans for the Strategy Framework for the Implementation of Official Languages Policy (SFI OLP). The National Languages Division of the Ministry of Public Services, Provincial Councils and Local Government (the Ministry), with the support of NLEAP, recently organised a meeting with its Partner...

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The Official Languages Commission Launches Official Website

A Significant step towards building Language Rights Awareness and Promoting Public Engagement on addressing Language Rights Violations. It was a significant milestone for the Official Languages Commission (OLC) when it launched its Official Website – www.olc.gov.lk/. The website was launched under the patronage of Honourable Janaka Bandara Thennakoon, (Minister of...

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Breaking Gender Barriers and Inequalities through the Promotion of Language Rights and Language Learning

Gender Mainstreaming in the implementation of the Official Languages Policy of Sri Lanka On the cusp of International Women’s Day 2022, the senior leadership of the ‘Language Sector’ participated in a session conducted by NLEAP Gender Specialists Ms. Veena Verma (Project Director, Human Rights, Gender and Governance Advisor) and Ms...

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