The Population Association of Sri Lanka (PASL) together with Department of Demography of the University of Colombo is organizing an awareness programme to mark the World Population Day on 11th July. We have planned to celebrate the event on Friday the 08th July, 2016, with the aim of increasing the awareness on population issues, especially among the students.

The morning session from 9.00 a.m to 12.30 p.m, will be held at Ariyapala Auditorium, Faculty of Arts, University of Colombo. This event will include a guest lecture, on “Significance of the World Population Day” and the World Population Day theme for 2016, “Investing in Teenage Girls”. This will be followed by a Poster Exhibition of the students and a debate among students on current population issues.

The afternoon session will be a panel discussion on “Current Population Dynamics and Issues


Senior Professor Lakshman Dissanayake – Vice Chancellor, University of Colombo

Professor Nimal Dangalle – Emeritus Professor, University of Kelaniya

Dr. A.J. Satharasinghe – Director General, Department of Census and Statistics

Time:   2.00 p.m.

Venue: Senate Hall, College house, University of Colombo.

You are cordially invited for this event.