NLEAP spearheads Inaugural Networking Meeting with the Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment Focal Points of the Language Sector

A Landmark in Ensuring Gender Sensitive Bilingual Delivery of Public Services Coordinating the very first networking meeting of the Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment Focal Points (GEWE Focal Points) from the partner institutions was a significant landmark for NLEAP. Organised in collaboration with the National Languages Divisions (NLD) of the...

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Towards building Inclusive, Gender Sensitive Public Services

NLEAP hosts Stakeholder meetings to review two training manuals that will enhance Public Sector Services and Communication A stakeholder consultation was organised by NLEAP, on the 15th of September 2022, to present two draft training and facilitation manuals to its partner Institutions: The National Languages Division of the Ministry of...

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“I love my mother language. I respect other languages too.”

The Official Languages Commission hosts the Awarding Ceremony of the All Island Essay Competition held to commemorate Official Languages Week. The Awarding Ceremony of the All Island Schools Essay Competition conducted by the Official Languages Commission (OLC) in collaboration with National Languages Equality Advancement Project (NLEAP) to mark the Official...

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Planning together to operationalize the Strategy Framework for the Implementation of the Official Languages Policy

The main actors in the Language Sector meet to work on Medium-Term plans based on Strategy Framework The National Languages Division(NLD) of the Ministry of Public Administration, Home Affairs, Provincial Councils and Local Government (the Ministry), with the support of NLEAP, organised a meeting with its Partner Institutions, the Department...

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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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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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