A big step forward in the Implementation of the Official Languages Policy of Sri Lanka

The Validation Workshop on Official Languages Policy (OLP) Implementation Strategy and Management and Accountability Framework The National Languages Division of the Ministry of Public Services, Provincial Councils and Local Government, in collaboration with NLEAP, hosted a Validation Workshop on the Official Languages Policy Implementation Strategy and the Management and Accountability...

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The Official Languages Commission Conducts a Five-Day Training of Trainers Workshop on Official Languages Policy and Communication Tools

The National Languages Equality Advancement Project (NLEAP) in collaboration with the Official Languages Commission (OLC) successfully concluded the “Training of Trainers Workshop on Official Languages Policy and Communication Tools”. The 16 Trainers from the Official Languages Commission completed the five-day training programme thus becoming an invaluable resource pool for the...

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Language Rights for Women’s Rights

A conversation on how Language Rights Impact Women’s Rights Sri Lanka recognizes the right to language as a fundamental right of all women and men but do women and men in Sri Lanka have diverse experiences in the realization of their language rights? NLEAP conducted a webinar “Language Rights for...

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Strategy to support delivery and management of Second Language Training

NLEAP conducts consultation workshop for NILET NLEAP recently organised a consultation workshop for NILET officials on developing a strategy to support delivery and management of second language training conducted by NILET. Mandated with the provision of quality training of Sinhala, Tamil and English languages, the strategy will be NILET’s roadmap...

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Full Steam Ahead on Official Language Policy Implementation

NLEAP spearheads Workshop for Language Planning and 1956 Call Centre NLEAP in collaboration with the National Languages Division of the Ministry of Public Services, Provincial Councils and Local Government, organized a workshop on Language Planning and the 1956 Call Centre, two key focal areas in the implementation of the Official...

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The National Languages Fund – Call 2, receives 57 Proposals

Civil Society Organisations respond to the call for proposals for promoting Language Rights and Second Language Learning The National Languages Equality Advancement Project (NLEAP), supported by Global Affairs Canada, has been working closely with key government actors, to fulfill the commitment of the Government of Sri Lanka towards building language...

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Sexual and Gender-based Violence and Language Rights

Workshop for NLEAP Staff Continued training on aspects of Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment (GEWE) and the links with Language Rights is part and parcel of NLEAP’s learning and development plan for its team. The recently concluded workshop on Sexual and Gender Based Violence and Language Rights helped the NLEAP...

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NLEAP organizes workshop on Official Languages Policy Implementation Strategy

Collaborating to promote understanding, diversity and social cohesion through Languages The effective implementation of Sri Lanka’s Official Language Policy is important for ensuring that every Sri Lankan citizen has access to Public Services in the language of their choice. The seamless cooperation of the key Government Agents that coordinate and...

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