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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2400

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Sri Lanka designated to chair 2015 UN meeting on the conventional weapons

Sri Lanka has been designated by acclamation to Chair the 2015. Meeting of the High Contracting Parties to the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW).

Ambassador Ravinatha Aryasinha, Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the UN in Geneva
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Ambassador Karunatilaka Amunugama meets Hon. Consuls of Sri Lanka for Germany

Ambassador Amunugama met the six Hon. Consuls of Sri Lanka for Germany at his official residence to discuss plans to be adapted for future coordination.

Ambassador  Karunatilaka Amunugama meets  Hon. Consuls of  Sri Lanka for Germany
Ambassador  Karunatilaka Amunugama meets  Hon. Consuls of  Sri Lanka for Germany
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Minister Peiris voices concerns of GOSL over OHCHR Investigation

The Minister of External Affairs, Prof. G.L. Peiris met the Resident Coordinator of the United Nations, Mr. Subinay Nandy today (17 November) and conveyed to him, the Government’s extreme discontent regarding the unprofessional manner in which the investigation on Sri Lanka is being conducted by the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR).

 Prof. G.L. Peiris
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Houses for 2789 families to mark President's B'day

A total of 2,789 families living in under-served settlements in Colombo will be vested with standard public housing units in flats to mark President Mahinda Rajapaksa's birthday on November 18.

Houses for 2789 families to mark President's B'day
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Beijing to Bangkok: 20 years journey of triumphs and defeats

There are political, economic and cultural constructs that have marred the realisation of the promises made 20 years ago in Beijing around gender justice. The tall tree of injustice and oppression that shades gender justice and equality, has thick foliage and deep roots according to Kamala Chandrakirana of Asia Pacific Women's Alliance For Peace And Security. But there are warm, though feeble, rays of hope, thawing the ice of extraordinary barriers that women face in full enjoyment of their human rights.

Beijing to Bangkok: 20 years journey of triumphs and defeats
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