Sri Lanka United Nations Friendship Organisation
The Sri Lanka-United Nations Friendship Organisation (SUNFO) is working for peace, harmony and the well-being of mankind according to the principles of the United Nations. SUNFO was inaugurated on 22 May 1999 under the patronage of Hon. Speaker of the Parliament of Sri Lanka Dr.K.B.Rathnayake and with the blessings of the United Nations Resident Coordinator Mr Peter Witham.
During the last 17 years, over one million youth, children and citizens have participated in SUNFO programs, activities, mobilizations and campaigns. SUNFO was actively involved in Millenium Development Goal campaigns, Sustainable Development Goal Post 2015 Consultations, COP21 events, and peace and reconciliation missions.
SUNFO has promoted UN Campaign Declaration 2001-2010, building a culture of peace and non-violence for the children of the world. SUNFO operates its children centre to provide shelter and protection to children in Yatagala, which is located in the Galle District of Sri Lanka.