Sir Richard Jolly to visit Sri Lanka
Sir Richard Jolly, former Deputy Executive Director, UNICEF, and Special Adviser
to the Administrator, United Nations Development Programme (1996 to 2000), and
Principal Coordinator of the widely-acclaimed Human Development Report will
deliver a lecture on, “Development: Can Sri Lanka be a model for implementing
the Sustainable Development Goals (SGDs)?” on September 28 at 5 pm at the BMICH
Committee Room D, on the invitation of the Gamani Corea Foundation.
Sir Jolly, currently an Honorary Professor and Research Associate, Institute of
Development Studies, University of Sussex, will visit Sri Lanka from September
27 to October 2 on the invitation of the Gamani Corea Foundation.
He will have discussions with the Board of Directors of the Gamani Corea
Foundation, social scientists, university academics, and civil rights activists
during his stay.
He is scheduled to address a Seminar at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities,
University of Peradeniya, on September 29. He will also visit Hambantota and