Neelan Tiruchelvam Trust

Promotion of democracy, good governance and institution building

NTT believes that good governance encourages accountability and transparency…
Read More

Promoting and achieving social justice

Social justice relates to the collective and individual responsibility to ensure a just society…

Read More

Promoting and protecting the rights of women

NTT is committed to dedicating resources to support programmes that increase the ability of women to claim and exercise their rights…

Read More

Promoting pluralistic values

NTT will support initiatives that promote understanding and respect of and within communities…

Read More

Engaging youth in social transformation

Young people are the lifeline of the country and are, or ought to be, key actors in powerful social transformations…

Read More

Promoting arts and culture to further understanding of rights and peace

Our arts and culture portfolio recognizes that creative expressions can further the understanding of  rights and peace within Sri Lanka…

Read More


The deadline for acceptance of Sithie Tiruchelvam Women Fellowship Programme’ Applications has been extended until the 31st December 2017.

The Sithie Tiruchelvam Women’s Fellowship Programme (WFP) is an 18-month long programme which seeks to enhance the capacities...

Grant Applications now being accepted

NTT has issued a call for proposals for projects and activities aimed at Empowering Vulnerable Communities. Please click on the...

The 18th Neelan Tiruchelvam Memorial Lecture

Upcoming July 30th 2017: The 18th Neelan Tiruchelvam Memorial Lecture titled “Forensic Architecture: Space and Violence in Palestine and Beyond”,...

Dr. Ronald Slye featured on INFOCUS

Dr. Ronald C Slye, who delivered this year's Neelan Tiruchelvam Memorial Lecture was interviewed by Shameer Rasooldeen on...

Download - 17th NTML booklet

Download - 17th NTML booklet
Our Vision

The establishment and protection of a just, equitable and peaceful society.

Our Mission

To collectively promote peace, reconciliation and human rights, sharing responsibility, resources and risks through strategic partnerships with civil society, public sector, business community, diaspora, academia and donors.