About Us

Education and Special Programmes

Education and Special Programmes Division,
Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka,
R. A. De Mel Mawatha,
Colombo 04,
Sri Lanka.

Tel : (+ 94) 112505569 Fax : (+ 94) 112505569

The main responsibility of this Division is to promote awareness of human rights and conduct education programmes with the aim to develop and strengthen the culture of human rights in the country.

This Division’s activities are in line with the following sections of the Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka Act No. 21 of 1996:

10 (f) To promote awareness of, and provide education in relation to, human rights

11 (f) Undertake research into, and promote awareness of, human rights, by conducting programs, seminars and workshops and to disseminate and distribute the results of such research


  • Developing human rights educational programmes including promotional documents, leaflets and posters
  • Developing human rights training modules and manuals
  • Conducting human rights awareness programmes, seminars, workshops, special lectures, demonstrations and trainings
  • Organizing capacity building programmes for Commission staff
  • Organizing events to celebrate and commemorate important international days such as the International Women’s Day, International Human Rights Day, and International Day in Support of Victims of Torture
  • Functioning as resource persons for human rights awareness programs organized by other institutions
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සිදුවෙමින් පවතින අපහසුතාවයට කණගාටුයි, දැනට ඔබ ඉල්ලූ භාෂාව ඉදිවෙමින් පවති.

ஏற்பட்ட அச on கரியத்திற்கு மன்னிக்கவும், தற்போது கட்டுமானத்தில் உள்ள நீங்கள் கோரிய மொழி.