Statement of Civil Society Representatives to the
Senior Officials Meeting of the Colombo Process Countries
Colombo, 7 May 2014
The civil society (CS) representatives to the Senior Officials’ Meeting of the Colombo Process Countries welcome and congratulate Sri Lanka for framing a proactive strategic plan for the next two years for the Colombo Process. The representatives believe that such a visionary plan will provide much needed momentum to the Process.
The CS representatives appreciate Sri Lanka’s initiative in acknowledging the role of the CSOs and for facilitating the participation of the CS representatives in this meeting. The CS representatives commit to constructively engage with this intergovernmental initiative in its future activities.