Category Archives: Youth

Youngsters from Velvettithurai visit Parliament

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  A group of young persons from Velvettithurai visited Parliament on October 18 during a visit to the South arranged by the Rotary Club of Colombo Mid-Town. The programme was arranged by Pushpi Weerakoon, of the Reconciliation Office, and the … Continue reading

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Ambassador Jayatilleka attends French-Sri Lankan Diaspora Youth Workshop in Paris

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  Members of What’s Next! On October 27th, 2012, Ambassador Jayatilleka was invited to participate as a special guest at a French-Sri Lankan Diaspora youth workshop on “Post-War Reconciliation Dialogue for a Sustainable Peace”. Also present on this occasion were … Continue reading

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A must read for every Tamil Sinhalese Muslim and interested others!

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How many Tamils think like Arun Thambimuttu By Shenali D Waduge  Would anyone imagine that a Tamil would say that Tamils were pinching themselves still because they did not believe that the LTTE could be defeated? Would a Tamil say that … Continue reading

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Unity Camp 6: Killinochchi – The Experience of a Lifetime

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http://sharanya-sekaram.blogspot.com/2013/10/unity-camp-6-killinochchi-experience-of.html   Shortly after graduating from college in a great move by the universe I was invited to be a part of Ekamuthu Orray Makkal Unity Mission Trust (for those confused by the first three words; Ekamuthu’ is Sinhalese for ‘Unity’ and … Continue reading

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The country moves forward leaving no space for ethnic tensions

Tamil woman soldiers visit Presidential Secretariat Another phase of ‘Sisu Diriya National Programme’, Tamil woman soldiers share views with university students at Presidential Secretariat A gathering of the initial batch of Tamil woman soldiers and university undergrads and students was … Continue reading

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Kumar’s push to help children ride into a brighter future

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The cricket legend’s Bikes For Life (BFL) initiative takes a tuneful turn with the De Lanerolle Brothers joining hands By Smriti Daniel For the smiling children clustered around him, the chance to meet cricketer Kumar Sangakkara must have been a … Continue reading

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Mullaititivu Tamils: The real Ambassadors of Reconciliation

The Mullaitivu district was the preferred home, training and hiding base of the LTTE leader for over 3 decades. It was also where the LTTE met its Waterloo. 30 years of absolutely no changes despite a host of foreign NGO/UN … Continue reading

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