Exploring the Benefits of Monitoring and Evaluation in Project Delivery

Virtual NLF Partner Meeting and Discussion on Monitoring & Evaluation and General Project Management NLEAP recently organised a Virtual Partner Meeting and Information Session for the Call 1 National Languages Fund (NLF) Partners. Led by Guy Innes, Alinea’s Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist from Calgary, the session provided Technical Assistance to...

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Establishing a strong Civil Society Structure for effective implementation of the Official Language Policy at District and Divisional Levels

NLF Partner Visit | Sri Lanka Centre for Development Facilitation (SLCDF)| Galle District It was an afternoon of inspiring engagement when NLF partner SLCDF arranged for the NLEAP team to meet with the team responsible for implementing their project in the Galle District. Joining the NLEAP team to assess the...

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Fostering National Integration and Reconciliation through Languages

NLF Recipient Aaruthal reports on its activities to promote Language Rights Awareness and Language Learning in the Northern Province ‘Languages are so important. They are what helps us communicate our ideas with each other. That is why the NLEAP project is so important for building national harmony and promoting respect...

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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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Enhancing inclusive Local Economic Development through provision of services by local authorities in the Official Languages

The Centre for Governance Innovations (CGI) promotes Language for Inclusive Local Economic Development (LIvLED) Micro, Small and Medium enterprises (MSME’s) are the backbone of the National Economy, contributing to over 52% of the Sri Lanka’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and 45% of its total employment. Over 75% of these MSMEs...

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NLF Partner Visits | Plantation Rural Education and Development Organization PREDO | Language Rights Promotion

National Language Policy implemented to benefit the Plantation Community One of the NLF Partners we were privileged to visit on our field visit to Nuwara Eliya was the Plantations Rural Education and Development Organisation (PREDO). PREDO works in the DS Divisions of Nuwara Eliya, Ambagamuwa and Dambulla to strengthen  the...

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NLF Success Stories | SLCFD | Breaking The Barriers Of Sign Language with the Official Languages Policy

The Groundbreaking Activity of NLF Partner Sri Lanka Central Federation of the Deaf The work of NLF Partner Sri Lanka Central Federation of the Deaf is truly a source of inspiration. From the inception of the partnership what struck the NLF Team was the unique lens with which SLCFD approached...

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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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