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Kanni Wignaraja visits Citra - Sri Lanka’s first Social Innovation Lab

Colombo, 26 June, (Asiantribune.om):

Recently, Ms. Kanni Wignaraja, the Director of the United Nations Development Operations Coordination Office (UNDOCO) in New York visited Citra, Sri Lanka’s first Social Innovation Lab.

Citra – bearing the Sanskrit meaning of something ‘strange, wonderful and curious’ – is a joint initiative between the Ministry of Science, Technology, Research, Skills Development and Vocational Training and Kandyan Heritage, and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Sri Lanka.

Citra uses foresight and innovation tools to prototype and test development solutions to ensure they are agile and holistic. Its work will be aligned to the national development priorities of the country and will also work towards bringing in greater citizen engagement to the formulation of development solutions.

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Kanni Wignaraja visits  Citra - Sri Lanka’s first Social Innovation Lab
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