Asia Pacific Regional Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), visited University of Colombo

Asia Pacific Regional Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), visited University of Colombo

The newly appointed Asia Pacific Regional Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Mr. Bjorn Andersson visited University of Colombo on 6th October 2017.

During the visit Mr. Anderson met Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, Vice Chancellor, University of Colombo, Professor Nelufer de Mel; Head, Department of English, Dr. Pavithra Kailasapathy; Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Management and Finance, junior academics and students of Department of Demography, University of Colombo.

During the meeting, the details of the ongoing research in Men’s health, Health of Elderly and were discussed.

Currently University of Colombo has undertaken few projects in collaboration with UNFPA

Ms. Ritsu Nacke United Nations Population Fund’s (UNFPA) Country Representative to Sri Lanka and Mr. Jayan from UNFPA, Sri Lanka accompanied Mr. Andersson during the meeting.