Jeffrey Sachs: 'we need to press governments to follow through on what they've promised'. Max Rossi/Reuters
M Niaz Asadullah, University of Malaya; Harini Amarasuriya, Open University of Sri Lanka; Maty Konte, United Nations University; Mizan R Khan, North South University, and Rut Diamint, Torcuato di Tella University
It might be the most ambitious agenda set by the United Nations yet: transforming the world we live in by 2030.
A leaked document reveals the United Nations believes there is credible evidence that war crimes were committed in Sri Lanka's civil war. Already the government of Sri Lanka has put up its defences, blogs Chief Correspondent Alex Th...
COLOMBO (Reuters) - A U.S.-backed resolution at the United Nations that seeks justice for victims of Sri Lanka's 26-year civil war has been softened to keep its government on board and allay the concerns of powerful neighbor India, ...
COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Tuesday promised a new era of clean government, capitalising on a strong voter mandate for a government of national unity to pursue economic and political reforms.
JAFFNA, Sri Lanka (Reuters) - The United Nations human rights chief on Sunday traveled to the north and east of Sri Lanka to assess the country's progress in prosecuting alleged war crimes.