Centre for Policy Alternatives on 20 January, 2016

Launch of ‘Consumption and Perceptions of Mainstream and Social Media in the Western Province’

Consumption and Perceptions of Mainstream and Social Media in the Western Province 27 January 2016, 5 – 6.30pm, 1 Gower Street, Colombo 5. The Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) is pleased to launch the top-line report of a survey on the consumption and perceptions of mainstream and social media in the Western Province. From the […]

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 4 February, 2015

#icanChangeSL & #wecanChangeSL: Shaping a new Sri Lanka

The Presidential poll of 8 January 2015 inspired the largest number of voters in Sri Lanka’s history to turn out to elect a new president. The #IVotedSL campaign, which went viral in the lead up to and on the day of the election, was an unprecedented effort over social media to enhance voter turnout. Thousands of Sri Lankans […]

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 11 September, 2014

INFOGRAPHIC: Presidential Commission on Missing Persons

The Presidential Commission of Inquiry to Investigate into Complaints Regarding Missing Persons (the Commission), was established over a year ago on 15th August 2013 by Gazette 1823/42. The sole purpose of the Commission was to investigate and inquire into cases of disappearances in the Northern and Eastern Provinces of Sri Lanka. In March 2014, the […]

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 14 May, 2011

Online and mobile communications security for human rights defenders

Following up the technical support and input provided by the Centre for Policy Alternatives and I to human rights defenders over a number of years in Sri Lanka, we decided to create a poster to help recall key aspects of online and mobile security. These high resolution posters are designed with Sri Lankan ground realities […]

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 9 January, 2008

Final Report on Election-Related Violence by the Centre for Monitoring Election Violence (CMEV) on the North-Western Provincial Council Election of 1999

Final Report on Election-Related Violence by the Centre for Monitoring Election Violence (CMEV) on the North-Western Provincial Council Election of 1999. Published in English, Sinhala and Tamil. Local: Rs. 250Overseas: US$ 12 Final Report on Election-Related Violence by the Centre for Monitoring Election Violence (CMEV) on the North-Western Provincial Council Election of 1999Final Report on […]

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 24 August, 2007

Media Coverage of General Election – April 2004

Media Coverage of General Election – April 2004 In its efforts to promote responsible, accurate and unbiased reporting, particularly during the critical elections the country faced on 2nd April 2004, the Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) monitored election related coverage by state and non-state print and electronic media of all three language streams, covering the […]

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