Centre for Policy Alternatives on 31 January, 2015

RE-QUALIFYING FOR THE EUROPEAN UNION’S ‘GSP PLUS’ TARIFF CONCESSION AND FULFILLING SRI LANKA’S OBLIGATIONS UNDER THE ICCPR

The Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) notes media reports to the effect that the new government of Sri Lanka is actively seeking re-entry to the European Union’s GSP Plus scheme, from which Sri Lanka was excluded in 2008 due to the confrontational approach adopted by the previous government. The policy of the previous government was […]

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 14 January, 2015

Statement on the Presidential Election 2015

Download this statement in Tamil here, and in Sinhala here. ### CPA welcomes the victory of the Common Opposition Candidate Mr. Maithripala Sirisena in the Presidential Election of January 08th 2015. We wish President Sirisena the very best in office and in particular, with the implementation of his 100 day programme of reform. The election […]

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 5 January, 2015

Statement on elections poll falsely attributed to CPA

5 January 2015, Colombo, Sri Lanka: The Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) is aware that a poll purportedly done by CPA projecting the results of the Presidential election is being circulated in the mainstream media and online. It first appeared on a Facebook page called “We vote Mahinda Rajapaksha” which is linked to the official […]

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 2 January, 2015

#IVotedSL | Exercise your vote on the 8th!

Voting is an important civic responsibility and one way all of us exercise and enjoy our Sovereignty. This responsibility becomes particularly important during a Presidential Election, because of the immense power vested in this office. With less than one week to go for the 2015 Presidential Election, the Centre for Monitoring Election Violence (CMEV) officially […]

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 28 December, 2014

Presidential Election 2015 Pre Election Opinion Poll: Top Line Report

Download this report in Sinhala and Tamil. ### 27 December, Colombo, Sri Lanka: Social Indicator, the survey research unit of the Centre for Policy Alternatives conducted an island wide pre election opinion poll with the objective of identifying Sri Lankan voter perceptions and attitudes on key topics being discussed in the lead up to the […]

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 18 December, 2014

INFOGRAPHIC: Findings from online survey on Sri Lanka’s Presidential Election 2015

An online survey conducted by the Centre for Policy Alternatives asked five questions regarding the upcoming Presidential election. The objective of the survey was not to predict election results but to gather public opinion on the elections and contribute to ongoing discussions. As the survey was conducted online and not with a random sample, the […]

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 13 December, 2014

Response to allegations on Colombo Telegraph website

13 December 2014, Colombo, Sri Lanka: In response to allegations made by Uvindu Kurukulasuriya on his website Colombo Telegraph, against the Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA), CPA contracted Corporate Doctors (PVT) Limited to conduct a special investigation into the allegations. The Executive Summary of their findings can be downloaded here or read online here.

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