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2019 ProSPER.Net Young Researchers’ School

Saja was selected among 16 young scholars  2019 ProSPER.Net Young Researchers’ School (YRS). The ProSPER.Net Secretariat was very impressed with the quality of applicants, with 49 applications received from across 19 ProSPER.Net member universities. Sixteen participants have been selected to participate in the School, to be hosted by Universitas Gadjah Mada from 3-12 March, 2019...

Saja’s chapter published in Integrated Research on Disaster Risks Contributions from the IRDR Young Scientists Programme by Springer Nature

A chapter titled “Capacity-Building Strategy for Creating Disaster- and Climate-Risk-Sensitive Development Plans—A Case Study of Multi-Stakeholder Engagement in Sri Lanka” Saja A.M.A., Sahid S.M.L., Sutharshanan M. (2021) Capacity-Building Strategy for Creating Disaster- and Climate-Risk-Sensitive Development Plans—A Case Study of Multi-Stakeholder Engagement in Sri Lanka. In: Djalante R., Bisri M.B.F., Shaw R. (eds) Integrated Research...

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS (SDGS) – WHAT ENGINEERS CAN DO TO ADVANCE SDG8

The SDGs provide an integrated framework of social, economic and environmental commitments to advance the development in a rapidly changing and complex world. Economic growth is one of the three key pillars of an integrated approach to sustainable development, among other pillars – social equity and environmental sustainability. Hence, it is important to enhance...

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS (SDGS) – ENGINEERS PLAY A VITAL ROLE IN ADVANCING SDG6 –‘CLEAN WATER AND SANITATION’?

https://iesl.lk/SLEN/49/SDG7.php As we know, the key role of engineering is to improve the quality of life of people by developing and providing necessary community infrastructure and services. The provision of clean water and access to appropriate sanitation facilities are the key areas of community wellbeing among other essential infrastructure and services required for basic...

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS (SDGS) – THE ROLE OF ENGINEERS IS THE KEY IN ADVANCING SDG7 –‘AFFORDABLE AND CLEAN ENERGY’

Energy sector is one of the most essential sectors for national development. Access to affordable, clean, and modern energy sources is important to enable many other basic amenities and services: to power hospitals to operate medical equipment and store vaccines at the required temperatures; to light houses to enable children to study to achieve...

Saja was selected to participate in 2020 Summer Academy on “World Risk and Adaptation Futures – Social Protection”.

The “World Risk and Adaptation Futures – Social Protection” Summer Academy 2020 is being jointly organized by United Nations University’s Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS), Munich Re Foundation (MRF) in collaboration with the UNFCCC. The Ludwig Maximilians University Munich (LMU) in Germany and Munich Climate Insurance Initiative (MCII) are associate partners for the 2020 summer academy. 

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