Centre for Policy Alternatives on 4 July, 2015

INFOGRAPHICS: A United Sri Lanka & Yahapalanaya

Access A United Sri Lanka infographic here and Yahapalanaya infographic here. They are also embedded below. Access the latest ‘Democracy in Post War Sri Lanka’ survey conducted by Social Indicator, the survey research unit of the Centre for Policy Alternatives, here.

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 1 July, 2015

CMEV signature campaign in Badulla

The Centre for Monitoring Election Violence, as a member of the March 12th Movement (M12M), is organising a signature campaign in Badulla today. The vehicle parade of M12M has approached Badulla after a long march. And many of the religious / CSO / Political leaders are putting their signatures at this very moment at the function […]

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 30 June, 2015

Democracy in Post War Sri Lanka

30 June 2015, Colombo, Sri Lanka: According to the latest ‘Democracy in Post War Sri Lanka’ survey conducted by Social Indicator, the survey research unit of the Centre for Policy Alternatives, divisions between people’s opinions on key issues still persist. On the topic of a credible mechanism look into accountability for what happened during the […]

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 17 June, 2015

Reforming Sri Lankan Presidentialism: Provenance, Problems and Prospects

Access the dedicated site for the book here. ### Following on from the Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA)’s previous two-volume collection, The Sri Lankan Republic at 40: Reflections on Constitutional History, Theory and Practice (2012), it represents an experiment with publishing scholarly thinking on issues of constitutional significance in the public interest, which I hope […]

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 13 June, 2015

Changes in Government’s approach to resettlement of communities in Colombo

13th June 2015, Colombo, Sri Lanka: The Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) welcomes the statement by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe suspending reclamation of land in the Colombo and the forceful eviction of residents under the guise of development. CPA has for some time raised the issue of forced evictions in Colombo under the Rajapaksa regime, […]

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 10 June, 2015

Up-Country Tamils: The Forgotten 4.2%

Sri Lanka has long been synonymous with fine tea; with a plantation history dating back to 1862 to an export value estimated to reach US$ 2,500 million this year, the humble beverage is the island’s pride across the globe. Accounting for nearly 14% of the country’s total export earnings, it is among the nation’s most […]

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 8 June, 2015

Raising Concerns with the Work and Progress of the Commission

8 June, 2015 Mr. Maxwell Paranagama, Chairman Presidential Commission to Investigate into Complaints Regarding Missing Persons No. 9/8, Suranimala Place, Colombo 06. Dear Sir, Raising Concerns with the Work and Progress of the Commission  The Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) has monitored and engaged with the Presidential Commission to Investigate In to Complaints Regarding Missing […]

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