Learning from Best Practices to build greater accountability and transparency to promote Citizen Awareness and Engagement

NLEAP facilitates Technical Exchange Missions on Annual Reporting and Focal Points & Official Languages Champions The Technical Exchange Mission (TEM) between the National Languages Division and the Treasury Board of Canada continued with two more sessions being conducted respectively on Annual Reporting and Focal Points & Official Languages Champions. At...

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Continuing to build the capacity of Government Institutions to deliver Public Services in the Official Languages

National Languages Division conducts a series of Language Planning Review Meetings across the Island In Q1 of 2022, the National Languages Division of the Ministry of Public Services, Provincial Councils and Local Government, in collaboration with NLEAP hosted 6 workshops across the island to review the Language Plans developed by...

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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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Strengthening the capacity of the Judiciary System to provide Bi-lingual services to their Public

Three Courts in the Nuwara Eliya District join the Language Planning Facilitation Programme. Ensuring that the public can obtain legal services in the language of their choice is critical to the effectiveness of any national justice system. This is why ensuring the participation of the judiciary system in the Language...

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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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Working together to strengthen and enhance Bi-Lingual Public Services in the Central Province

The National Language Division, in partnership with NLEAP, organises Inaugural Language Planning meeting for 8 sub national institutions in the Nuwara Eliya District It was a long planned, and long-awaited day, when the National Languages Division(NLD) of the Ministry of Public Services, Provincial Councils and Local Government organised its inaugural Language...

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Inaugural Training of Trainers (TOT) Workshop on the Language Planning Process

Tamil Medium Trainers successfully complete online Training on the Language Planning Process The Language Division of the Ministry of Public Services, Provincial Councils and Local Government, with the support of NLEAP, successfully concluded a three-day Training workshop for Tamil Medium Trainers on the Language Planning Process. 11 Tamil medium trainers...

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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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