Theme: “Population and Sustainable Development”

The 4th Annual Research Symposium of the Department of Demography, under the main theme of “Population and Sustainable Development”, was held on 15th December 2017, at the Faculty of Arts, University of Colombo, .


  • Fertility and Reproductive Health
  • Population, Health and Poverty
  • Migration and Urbanization
  • Population Aging and Long Term Care
  • Inter-disciplinary Studies, Education, Environment and Development


Ms. Ritsu Nacken, UNFPA Representative, Sri Lanka & Country Director, Maldives, was the Chief Guest and the Senior Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, the Vice Chancellor of the University of Colombo and Senior Professor of Demography delivered the Professor G.W. Roberts Memorial Oration.