The Colombo Plan Secretary-General’s visit to Afghanistan in February 2016

Secretary general chairing the Ministerial meeting

The Colombo Plan Secretary-General made a short visit to Afghanistan to strengthen coordination and collaborations with the various Government Ministries for the implementation of CP projects in the country. H.E. Kinley Dorji visited Kabul from 2-4 February, 2016. During this occasion, a meeting with the Government of Afghanistan was organized, and was attended by over […]

South Asian treatment practitioners commence training on Curriculum 5 and 6 of Child SUD Treatment Programme

Secretary-General Dorji encourages training participants to employ what they learn from the training and help children with SUDs in their respective countries during the opening ceremony.

Colombo, Sri Lanka— Twenty-five South Asian treatment practitioners from Bangladesh, India and Pakistan and six Colombo Plan master trainers undergo training on the last two curricula— Curriculum 5: The Suitcase for Life Intervention Tool and Curriculum 6:Priciples of Pharmacological Treatment of Children with Substance Use Disorders: A Menu of Options— of the Child Substance Use […]

FIRST gender focal point conference on advancing women and child development


The Colombo Plan Gender Affairs Programme successfully launched its first Gender Focal Point Conference with the participation of senior level delegates from 20 Colombo Plan member countries. Upon its inception, the Gender Affairs Programme invited the member countries to nominate 2 focal points each to facilitate the objectives of the Gender Affairs Programme in each […]

287th Session of the Colombo Plan Council

A  memorabilia is presented to the out-going President of the CP Council HE Mr. Kenichi Suganuma by the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea HE Mr. Chang Won-Sam and the Secretary General of the Colombo Plan Mr. Kinley Dorji in appreciation of Japan’s valuable role as the Council President.

The 287th Session of the Colombo Plan Council was held on 2nd December, 2015 at the Cinnamon Grand Hotel, Ivy Room.  At this session Japan concluded its term as the President of the Colombo Plan Council and the Republic of Korea was inducted as the Council President for the year 2015/2016. Addressing the Council as […]

Inauguration speech by the Secretary General of the Colombo Plan for the first Gender Affairs Focal Point Conference 26 November 2016


1.    Address Hon. Chief Guest, Ms. Chandrani Bandara, Minister of Women and Child Affairs, H.E. Mr. Kenichi Suganuma, Council President of the Colombo Plan and Ambassador of Japan to Sri Lanka Excellencies and CP Council members of Colombo Plan Member States,  Distinguished delegates representing National Gender Affairs Focal Points of the Member States Members of […]

First Gender Focal Point Conference

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26th and 27th November 2015, Colombo, Sri Lanka The Colombo Plan Gender Affairs Programme (CPGAP) is pleased to host the First Gender Focal Point Conference in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on 26th and 27th November 2015 at the Hilton Hotel Colombo. Senior Gender Focal points responsible for gender policy making from Colombo Plan member countries will […]

CPDAP organizes first Sub-Regional Meeting for South Asian Drug Focal Points

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New Delhi, India, 9 September 2015—The Colombo Plan Drug Advisory Programme (CPDAP) has gathered here drug focal point agency officials from the countries of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Iran, Maldives, Nepal and Sri Lanka for the first-ever Sub-Regional  Drug Focal Point Meeting (SR-DFPM) for South Asia. Co-organising this initiative with CPDAP is India’s Narcotics Control […]

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 […]

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 […]

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