Ganesh Velautham nominated for 2016 ICSD-AP award

ICSD-AP-poster_smallThe Shivan Foundation is proud to announce that its founder, Ganesh Velautham, has been nominated for the ICSD-AP conference award in recognition of his fight against social injustice, exclusion and inequalities in Sri Lanka.

The 6th ICSD-AP Biennial International Conference on “Social Work, Social Development and Sustainable Development Goals” is being held at the University of Peradeniya in Kandy on the 29th and 30th of September 2016. The event is being jointly organized by the university and the International Consortium for Social Development (Asia-pacific Branch).

The central aim of the conference is to debate and recognize achievements in the following:

“how to end poverty in all its forms across the world;”
“what are the pragmatic ways to fight injustice and inequality;”
“how to achieve and experience peace; and”
“what are the best approaches to ensuring environmental protection and economic development in an integrated and balanced manner.”

We congratulate all contestants for their outstanding achievements.

Media downloads:

Program schedule

Thinakurral newspaper article from 18.09.2016

*** more information to follow closer to the conference date ***

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