United Nations and Human Rights Division

The United Nations, Human Rights and Multilateral Treaties & Commitments Division

Two Permanent Missions in New York and Geneva and six resident Missions in Vienna, Paris, Rome, Nairobi, Bangkok and The Hague come under the purview of this Division, in the context of multilateral relations.  The Division also works in close coordination with local line ministries/departments and agencies, UN agencies represented in Sri Lanka, international and local non-governmental organizations, civil society groups, and experts to promote and protect Sri Lanka’s interests, and contribute to the norm setting and other processes within the UN systems and procedures.

In advancing collective interests of the developing countries, Sri Lanka also works in cooperation with like –minded regional groups within the UN, including the NAM, G-77 + China and G-21.

Points of Contact

Head of Division

Name: Mr. M.R.K. Lenagala
Director General
Telephone: +94 112 445 264
Fax: +94 112 323 228
Email: dgun(at)mfa.gov.lk

Assistant Director

Name: Ms. Dilini Gunasekera
Telephone: +94 112 423 208
Fax: +94 112 323 228
Email: dilini.gunasekera(at)mfa.gov.lk

Assistant Director

Name: Ms. Mafusa Lafir
Telephone: +94 112 337 174
Fax: +94 112 323 228
Email: mafusa.lafir(at)mfa.gov.lk

Assistant Director

Name: Ms. Pramuditha Manusinghe
Telephone: +94 112 438 819
Fax: +94 112 323 228
Email: pramuditha.manusinghe(at)mfa.gov.lk

Personal Assistant to DG

Name: Ms. Shabriya Shihabdeen
Telephone: +94 112 445 264
Fax: +94 112 323 228
Email: un(at)mfa.gov.lk

Research and Coordination Assistant

Name: Mr. Thilina Galappatti
Telephone: +94 112 423 208
Fax: +94 112 323 228
Email: thilina.galappatti(at)mfa.gov.lk

Head of Branch

Name: Ms. A.P.N. Dilhani
Telephone: +94 112 327 013
Fax: +94 112 323 228
Email: un(at)mfa.gov.lk

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