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Training Course on Empowering Women through Family Planning and Economic Development Intervention

Each member country is requested to nominate, through the Colombo Plan Gender Focal Point up to two (3) candidates, one principle and two reserve, by completing the Colombo Plan Application Form and submission of a medical certificate. The duly accomplished nomination forms (two sets) should be forwarded by or before 14 August 2015, to the Colombo Plan Secretariat at the […]

Secretary-General Visits Bhutan and Bangladesh


Mr Kinley Dorji, the Secretary-General of Colombo Plan, visited Bhutan from 18 – 22 May 2015. During his visit Mr Kinley had the honour to meet His Excellency, Mr Tshering Tobgay, the Honourable Prime Minister of Bhutan. His Excellency commended Colombo Plan’s efforts to further socio-economic development in the member countries.   Mr Kinley attended […]

Inauguration of ICCE Training of Trainers and EWGs At the Colombo Hilton – 1-6th June, 2015

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Open session with the ICCE Training of Trainers and EWGs chaired by the Secretary General on 3rd June, 2015 at 6.00 p.m. at the Colombo Hilton The Secretary General Mr. Kinley Dorji took the opportunity to have an open session with ICCE Training of Trainers and EWGs at the Colombo Hilton on 3rd June 2015.  He shared with the […]

The Secretary General calls on the Council President, the Ambassador of Japan HE Mr. Nobuhito Hobo to bid him farewell

The Secretary General presents the token of appreciation to the Council President HE Mr Nobuhito Hobo

The Secretary General  Mr. Kinley Dorji paid a courtesy call on HE Mr. Nobuhito Hobo – The Council President, the Ambassador of Japan on 3rd June, 2015 to bid him farewell. During their meeting, matters of mutual interests were discussed.  The Secretary General presented to the Council President tokens of appreciation and expressed his grateful […]

60th Commemoration of the Asian African Conference and the 10th Anniversary of the New Asia Africa


To commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the Asian-African Conference and 10th Anniversary of the New Asian-African Strategic Partnership (NAASP), the Government of the Republic of Indonesia hosted a series of high level events under the theme “Strengthening South-South Cooperation to Promote World Peace and Prosperity” in Jakarta and Bandung on April 19-24, 2015. Delegates from […]

First batch of treatment practitioners complete training on Curriculum 1 and 2 of the Child Drug Addiction Treatment Curricula


Dhaka, Bangladesh, 23 April 2015— Twenty-four treatment practitioners from Bangladesh, India and Pakistan, with four Colombo Plan master trainers, have been trained on the first two curricula of new Child Drug Addiction Treatment through the training that the Colombo Plan Drug Advisory Programme organized here from 13-23 April with funding support of the Bureau for […]

Myanmar Drug Demand Reduction Stakeholder Meeting

Participants of the First Myanmar Drug Demand Reduction Stakeholder Meeting
(Seated from left to right: Pol. Brig. Gen. Thein Oo – Deputy Chief of Police CCDAC, Dr. Igor Koutsenok – UNODC, H.E. Kinley Dorji – Secretary General of Colombo Plan, Mr. Brian Morales – INL, U.S. Department of State, Dr. Jorge Mario Luna – WHO Representative in Myanmar, Prof. Myint Han – Director General Ministry of Health)

The First Myanmar Drug Demand Reduction Stakeholder Meeting was held in NayPyiTaw, Myanmar on the 30th and 31st of March 2015. The meeting was conducted by the Colombo Plan in collaboration with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Central Committee for Drug Abuse Control (CCDAC) […]

Strengthening Drug Supply Reduction Programmes of the Colombo Plan through collaboration with the Australian Federal Police

H.E. Kinley Dorji - Secretary General of Colombo Plan and Mr. Christopher Woods – AFP Senior Liaison Officer

In order to further strengthen training programmes conducted by the Colombo Plan Drug Advisory Programme in the field of Drug Supply Reduction a meeting with Mr. Christopher Woods – Australian Federal Police Senior Liaison Officer attached to the Australian High Commission in Sri Lanka was conducted on 19 March 2015 at the Colombo Plan Secretariat. […]

Courtesy Visit of Secretary General to the Ministry of National Planning and Economic Development of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar

A Token of appreciation presented by H.E. Kinley Dorji, Secretary General of the Colombo Plan to H.E. Daw Lei Lei Thein, Deputy Minister of the Ministry of National Planning and Economic Development, Myanmar

H.E. Kinley Dorji conducted a courtesy visit to Ministry of National Planning and Economic Development which is the National Focal Point of the Colombo Plan in NayPyiTaw, Myanmar on 31st March 2015. The delegation of Colombo Plan was received by representatives of the Ministry headed by Deputy Minister, H.E. Daw Lei Lei Thein. Myanmar is […]

Colombo Plan Delegation Attend 58th CND in Vienna

The team was led by the Secretary General, Mr. Kinley Dorji, and accompanied by (From L to R) Dr. Thomas Scaria, Dr. Josephine Choong, Ms. Arundathy, and Mr. Diyan Markandarajah.

The Colombo Plan delegation, led by the Secretary General attended the 58th Session of the Commission for Narcotic Drugs (CND) from 9-14 March 2015. The team has also participated in selected side meetings and events, organized by various member countries as part of the CND. Besides taking part in the plenary sessions, deliberations and policy […]

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