Special Leadership Program in Sri Lanka

Duration: 1 Jan 2015 - 31 Mar 2015

Department: ACD

Donor Agency: Tulane University

Location: Sri Lanka,


Grant and Program Objectives:

    1. To strengthen existing DRL capacity and leadership in Sri Lanka, in partnership with University of Peradeniya
    2. To support University of Peradeniya in Sri Lanka to institutionalize disaster resilience leadership where necessary
    3. To support the network of global disaster resilience leaders through mentoring and facilitating a regional network of disaster resilient leaders that foster collective learning and resource sharing in Asia

    1. Facilitated and promoted disaster resilience leadership at the national level in Sri Lanka, including the implementation of a Nation Safety Day Exhibition/Special Leadership Program focused on Disaster Resilience Activities
    2. Developed and desiged publication with 3 case studies in 3 languages
    3. Provided technical guidance for DRL programming that has been established at University of Peradeniya
    4. Promoted the DRL fellows alumnae network as a learning and sharing platform in Sri Lanka and ASEAN region