Empowering Civil Society Organisations to promote National Integration and Reconciliation through Languages

NLEAP organises a Coordination and Networking Session for National Languages Fund Call 2 Recipients On the 31st  of March 2022 the National Languages Equality Advancement Project (NLEAP) along with the National Languages Division of Ministry of Public Services, Provincial Councils and Local Government ( The Ministry) hosted  a Networking &...

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Sign Languages: Challenges and Difficulties to Equal Participation and Access

NLEAP supports webinar conducted to mark International Day of Sign Languages Every year on the 23rd of September, the world marks the International Day of Sign Languages. This year in the midst of COVID-19 restrictions, the Official Languages Commission (OLC) and the Department of Official Languages (DOL) in collaboration with...

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DOL Conducts Five Day Training for Tamil/English Translators

NLEAP supports strengthening translation services in Sri Lanka   A five-day translation program (Tamil/English) was jointly conducted by the Department of Official Languages (DOL) and NLEAP. 19 Government translators including 11 females and 8 males, coming from all parts of the island, including Jaffna and Batticaloa, were able to further...

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NLEAP provides Technical Support to Partner Institutions

COVID mitigation strategy to forge ahead with Official Language Policy Implementation   2020 and the effects of the COVID pandemic placed severe restrictions on the plans NLEAP had with its partner institutions to support the effective implementation of the Official Languages Policy. As the threat of COVID continues to still...

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