Entries by Mohan Siriwardena

APSL We Sri Lanka event: ‘Transcending the Climate Crisis and creating a Sustainable Green Growth Economy’ – Saturday 23rd March 2024 2.00 – 6.00pm Nunn Hall IOE / Faculty of Education and Society, University of London

Tackling the climate crisis and driving sustainable green growth are global imperatives relevant for both emerging and mature economies. For instance, Sri Lanka is considered to be one of the top ten climate fragile nations in the world, and is also tackling its worst economic crisis in recent history. The UK is struggling to reconcile […]

APSL UK presents WE SRI LANKA TALK with Dr Indrajit Coomaraswamy, Economist and Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka 2016-19

In a wide ranging and very insightful talk, Dr Indrajit Coomaraswamy talked about the contributory factors that led to Sri Lanka’s recent economic woes, steps undertaken by the current government to stabilise the economy, policy reforms being implemented to put the country’s economy on a growth trajectory going forward, and notable examples of progress made […]

WE SRI LANKA: SRI LANKA 75: From Economic Stabilisation and Policy Reform to Sustainable Growth – Saturday 10th December 2023

Next WE SRI LANKA TALK by APSL will be held on Sunday, December 10th, 2023 at 2pm UK / 7:30pm SL via Zoom. Dr Indrajit Coomaraswamy, former governor of the Sri Lanka Central Bank will present a talk on SRI LANKA 75: From Economic Stabilisation and Policy Reform to Sustainable Growth.  Please register in advance using this link. Please click here […]

APSL Solar Villages Prize Competition 2023

APSL UK is raising funds to provide PV Solar Electricity to rural Sri Lankan villages not connected to the National Electricity Grid. We then provide ongoing support to guide the village to use this to improve education, sustainable cultivation, poverty reduction. Please click here  or scan QR code below to enter the prize competition.

APSL recognised at BRiSLA & Help Lanka award ceremonies

APSL was recognised for its services as a charity during recent awards ceremonies held in London. At the BRiSLA awards ceremony Mr Thushara Madurasinghe (Immediate Past President) received the award for Entrepreneur of the Year award. At the Help Lanka awards ceremony Mr Sanjaya Kodithuwakku (General Secretary) received the an award of excellence for the  the work […]

Dr Chesmal Siriwardhana Memorial Lecture: Outside the asylum: Protecting mental health in complex emergencies- 10th October 12.45 – 1.45pm Hybrid (London & Online)

The Centre for Global Mental Health is hosting the Memorial Lecture in person, and online, on the 10th October 2023 (World Mental Health Day) between 12:45-1:45PM (UK time).The Lecture Series is held annually in memory of  Dr Chesmal Siriwardhana, who died tragically in an accident in London. Chesmal was a talented young researcher, whose focus of […]