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About AIESEC in Sri Lanka

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Since the inception in 1995 AIESEC Sri Lanka proudly hosted the following events to engage with the network.

AIESEC Sri Lanka has been achieving greater milestones during the last

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International Conference – 1995 APXLDS – 1996 APXLDS – 1999 International Presidents Meeting – 2004

“Leadership, Impact, Sustainability”, the key driving factors The Vision of the Generation 13-14 is

for our main products which are iGCDP and oGCDP. AIESEC Sri Lanka at a glance      

4 Local Committees 6 Expansion Initiaitves 20+ Universities and Higher Education Institutes 400+ members 30+ National Partners 10+ Conferences, Y2Bs and external events

few quarters in terms of iGCDP,

391% growth

in the

year of 2012 is a clear indication of what we have achieved. By providing Unique life changing experiences to 355 global youth, AIESEC Sri Lanka surpassed the target for the term 12/13 which was 311. The term 13/14 is planning to bring even more challenges by doubling the target to

620 realisations for

the term. This requires

passion, commitment, dedication and perseverance in set of individuals who determine to lead in the process of achieving peace and fulfilment of humankind’s potential and we are proud to say that it is who we are. As

more than 200 realisations for the term clearly indicating the at the moment we have achieved

capability of over achieving the goal for this term as well. There are

four national initiatives under

iGCDP programme and we also facilitate diverse project range in accordance to the Issue segmentation strategy by AI.


Education Initiative This is the biggest iGCDP focus area of AIESEC Sri Lanka which falls under the “literacy” category according to the issue segmentation guidelines. There have been many projects organised under this initiative over the last 10 years and 100s of EPs engage every year for the programme. The project mainly focuses on uplifting the status of education system in the country through the inclusion of innovation and creativity to the traditional way of teaching. Under this initiative you can find the following projects being executed throughout the term,    

Gurugedara, Danuma – Focus on English Language teaching E-Gurugedara, Feugosticka – teaching IT, mobile app and game development Colour my world 2.0 – teaching Aesthetic subjects to kindergarten Hodiya, Ayanna – teaching for pre-school children

Empowerment Initiative The country is leading to a mega development phase achieving over 8% GDP growth rate during the past few years, with that the need to empower youth and others sub sections of the society is a national requirement. Aligning to that AIESEC Sri Lanka developed the youth empowerment project focusing on enhancing soft skills of the undergraduates through collaborative efforts of foreign youth, women empowerment project to bring more value to the women who could be the front-runners of the entrepreneurial development of the country and other projects to empower the handicapped soldiers and SME sector of the country. All these initiatives falls under the “career development” and “economic growth” categories according to the issue segmentation guidelines. Under this initiative you can find the following projects being executed throughout the term,  

YEP 3.0 – Focus on enhancing the soft skills of the undergraduate students API (Ample path of Inspiration) – improving communication skills and group work


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My Company 2.0 – providing entrepreneurial skills to the youth [s]heroes, La Femme – Women empowerment Ranaviru – Empowering Handicapped Soldiers Spectrum, Spark, Inspire – empowering the SME sector of Sri Lanka

Tourism Initiative In recent times, Sri Lanka has capitalised on its location advantage to become a major tourist destination exceeding 1 million tourists per year. With the current growth rate of more than 30%, Sri Lanka expects to host over 2.5 million tourists by the year 2016. The projects developed by AIESEC capitalise on identifying and promoting tourist locations and provide suggestions to improve the quality to attract high volumes of tourists. Interns with a sense of creativity are mostly welcome to be part of this initiative. The projects under this initiative falls under the “cultural understanding” and “economic growth” categories according to the issue segmentation guidelines You can find the following projects being executed throughout the term under this initiative,   

Feel Lanka 5.0 – promoting Sri Lankan Tourism in web based platforms Explore Sri Lanka 3.0 – exploring and promoting hidden tourism destinations Tourism Photography – Promote Tourism Through a photography contest

Green Initiative Ensuring Environmental Sustainability is one of the Millennium Development Goals which is being followed up in a global scale. As an organisation which demonstrates Sustainability practices as one of its core values AIESEC Sri Lanka decided to implement many projects under this theme as a national focus area which falls under the “environment” category according to the issue segmentation guidelines. Currently there are projects focusing on reducing waste, energy and water as well conducting energy audits to identify and evaluate the green practices in various sub sections of the society including schools, universities and organisations.


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Our Impact Visit our Online Platforms to get more information of the impact we created through the projects. http://impact-stories.aiesec.lk/ https://youthlink.lk/youth-news/

Connect with Us Savinda Ranathunga

Noshan Peiris

MCVP iGCDP (Project Development & ER)

MCVP iGCDP (Matching and Execution)

Savinda.ranathunga@aiesec.net

Noshan.peiris@gmail.com

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