Sulaiman Rameez

Sulaiman Rameez is the Chairperson of the International Youth Council in Sri Lanka (IYCSL). In 2015, he joined the Youth and Innovation wing of the United Nations Development Programme of Sri Lanka, becoming the youngest UN youth volunteer to join the ranks. He is current pursing his Attorneys at Law at Sri Lanka Law College. During his first year at Law College, Sulaiman placed #1 at the national round of the Brown Mosten Client Consultation Competition. He also won the Hulftsdorp Debating Championship with Shehara Herath making them Sri Lanka’s university debating champions for 2016. In 2017, Sulaiman returned to be a part of “Hulftsdorp Debates”, as chairperson. He themed the championship on the Global Goals for Sustainable Development. As the vice-president of Sri Lanka’s most inclusive MUN forum; National Youth Model United Nations, he is a strong advocate of diplomacy. He also served a one-year term as Secretary General of NYMUN in 2017. Prior to joining UNDP, he was elected as the District Interact Representative of Rotary District 3220, Sri Lanka and The Maldives, where he overlooked and administered 65 Interact clubs with a collective membership of over 2000 young people. In April 2018, he represented Sri Lanka with Shamilka Karunanayake at the Willem C. Vis Moot (East) Commercial Arbitration Moot in Hong Kong and ranked #6 of the 126 partaking teams. Earlier this year Sulaiman founded a Legal newsletter; “The Hulftsdorp Post”, where he currently serves as the Editor in Chief. Above all, he is an ardent environmentalist and is known to love the mountains of Sri Lanka.