Sri Lanka has undergone a series of traumatic events that has meant significant hardships for the population and have also made the country a particularly challenging environment for humanitarian workers. The country today receives millions of dollars as humanitarian assistance but challenges continue to be many.

This edition of the Humanitarian Tiffin Talk will touch upon challenges pertaining to humanitarian action in Sri Lanka while also analyzing the trends that have dominated the humanitarian space in the island nation in the last few years. Three eminent speakers and experts on Sri Lanka will share their experiences on the subject as well as engage with the audience.

The ICRC has been present in Sri Lanka for the last 25 years. It helps people affected by the past conflict, including detainees, the families of missing persons and economically vulnerable households. The ICRC also works with ministries, armed forces, police and universities to promote IHL and international human rights law.

The 7th Humanitarian Tiffin Talk will have three eminent speakers:



Read all about the discussions held at recent editions of the Humanitarian Tiffin Talk:

As Earthquakes Continue to Hit South Asia, Experts Review Emergency Preparedness & Response 

Addressing Women’s Vulnerabilities in Post Disaster Situations