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* Official launch of Citra, Sri Lanka's first Public Sector Innovation Lab on Feb 13
Fri, Feb 8, 2019, 07:46 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Feb 08, Colombo: Citra, Sri Lanka's first Social Innovation Lab, co-developed by the Ministry of Science, Technology and Research and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), will be officially launched under the auspices of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Wednesday, 13 February at Galle Face Hotel in Colombo.

As Sri Lanka's first Social Innovation Lab, Citra works to strengthen institutions, build capacities of the public sector, and re-engineer public service delivery through specialized foresight and innovation tools, such as design-thinking, user-journey mapping exercises and human-centered design approaches, among others.

The Innovation Lab works in alignment with national development priorities and works towards bringing in greater citizen engagement to the formulation of development solutions.

Citra's first annual report 'Our 1st Year In Review', will also be launched at the event, further detailing the work undertaken and partnerships established in its inception year.

 

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