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Top Tamil diaspora head holds meeting with Foreign Secretary23 December 2017

The head of a leading Tamil diaspora group says he had talks with Foreign Secretary Prasad Kariyawasam and other Foreign Ministry officials in Colombo.

Accusers, co-sponsor struggling to cope up with Naseby revelations05 December 2017

Five years after the release of the Report of the Secretary General’s Panel of Experts (PoE) on Accountability in Sri Lanka, in March 2011.

UNSG Spokesman: Decision to revisit resolution in the hands of UNHRC members30 November 2017

Geneva-based United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) could revisit resolution 30/1 titled ‘Promoting reconciliation, accountability and human rights in Sri Lanka’ top UN official said on Wednesday.

UN having private meetings in Colombo22 November 2017

Former Royal Air Force (RAF) pilot Michael Wolfgang Laurence Morris, or Lord Naseby, has severely rattled the UN, relentlessly pursuing a war crimes investigation, in Sri Lanka, in accordance with Geneva Resolution 30/1, adopted on Oct. 1, 2015.

Who is really behind the New Constitution-making process in Sri Lanka?01 November 2017

There is currently a debate about the drafting of a ‘New Constitution’ for the country among the academic community and the general public in Sri Lanka.

GTF’s Fr. Emmanuel on low profile visit for reconciliation25 September 2017

Fr. S.J. Emmanuel, leader of the UK based Global Tamil Forum (GTF), arrived in Sri Lanka last week on what his organisation officials describe as a “low profile” visit.

Top Tamil diaspora leader visits Sri Lanka for talks21 September 2017

A top leader of the Tamil diaspora is in Sri Lanka for the first time since a ban on him and his organisation was lifted. Global Tamil Forum (GTF) President, Father S. J. Emmanuel had talks in Colombo and Jaffna during his visit.

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Start of a National Conversation: A Sri Lanka, where every citizen can live peacefully with dignity, trust, and no fear or suspicion, enjoying equal rights07 December 2023

A dialogue between people, for the people of Sri Lanka – initiated by Sangha for Better Sri Lanka and Global Tamil Forum

A structured inter-religious and civil society dialogue can promote the transition of Sri Lanka into a truly pluralist country - GTF14 July 2023

The Global Tamil Forum (GTF) noted with pleasure the ceremony held on Wednesday (July 5, 2023) to felicitate the Chief Incumbent of the Nagadeepa Rajamaha Vihara, Venerable Navadagala Padumakiththi Tissa Nayaka Thera, to mark the completion of 50 years since his arrival in the Nainaatheevu Island.

தமிழக முதலமைச்சர் மாண்புமிகு மு.க.ஸ்டாலின் அவர்கள் நீடூழி வாழ உலகத் தமிழர் பேரவை (GTF) மனமார வாழ்த்துகிறது01 March 2023

தமிழ்நாட்டிலிருந்து இலங்கைக்கு தமிழக முதலமைச்சர் மாண்புமிகு மு.க.ஸ்டாலின் அவர்கள் வழங்கிய மனிதாபிமான உதவிகளையும், இலங்கை தமிழருக்கான அவர்களது தொடர்ச்சியான முயற்சிகளையும் நினைவு கூர்ந்து, மனமார்ந்த நன்றிகளையும், பாராட்டுகளையும், அவர்கள் நீடூழி காலம் வாழ வாழ்த்துக்களையும் அவர்களது பிறந்த நாளில், உலகத் தமிழர் பேரவை (GTF) தெரிவித்துக் கொள்கிறது.

Global Tamil Forum welcomes targeted sanctions imposed by Canada on former Sri Lankan Presidents and State Officials14 January 2023

In a historic decision, Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Melanie Joly, announced (Jan. 10, 2023) that Canada was imposing sanctions under the Special Economic Measures Act against Mahinda Rajapaksa and Gotabaya Rajapaksa, for gross and systematic violations of human rights during the armed conflict in Sri Lanka.

The Global Tamil Forum welcomes the passing of Resolution 51/L1/Rev1 with minimal opposition08 October 2022

Implementing key aspects of the UNHRC Resolution 51/L1/Rev1 is crucial for promoting human rights, accountability and economic stability in Sri Lanka