Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 28 July, 2014

Accounting Procedure for Pradeshiya Sabhas

It was observed through a number of discussions and meetings of the project on Reconnecting Citizens in Local Authorities in the Northern Province that officers routinely encounter problems in the understanding and application of accounting procedures and processes and financial transaction in Pradeshiya Sabhas. Such financial matters may end up in court and result in […]

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Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 29 May, 2014

‘Puravasi Sabhava’ publications in Sinhala and Tamil

  ‘Puravasi Sabhava’ publications in Sinhala and Tamil can be accessed here. Puravesi sabhava Tamil book (CPA) Puravesi sabhava – Leaflet (CPA) Puravesi sabhava Sinhala book (CPA)  

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Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 10 February, 2014

A Preface to a Citizens Discourse (Sinhala)

Download Puravasi Kathikawakata Peravadanak (A Preface to a Citizens Discourse) here or read it online here.

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Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 11 June, 2013

Reviews and Responses to The Republic at 40

11th June 2013, Colombo, Sri Lanka: We are pleased to note that the two-volume publication, The Sri Lankan Republic at 40: Reflections on Constitutional History, Theory and Practice, edited by Asanga Welikala and published by CPA in December 2012, has been extremely well received by both Sri Lankan scholars and comparative constitutional lawyers. Reviews of […]

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Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 21 February, 2013

Language and Humanity

We were embroiled in a devastating war for thirty long years. Our habit of not honouring the Tamil Language deems to be the cause for such war. At the beginning , due to the suppression of demands, demonstrations and agitations, the resolving of the problem was assigned to gun powder. Through this, we have destroyed […]

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Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 21 February, 2013

Tamil Language Rights in Sri Lanka

After my schooling in Jaffna and Colombo and my under graduate studies in Colombo, I was recruited to the Ceylon Civil Service in April 1959, not long after Sinhala was made the only Official Language. I retired in April 1995, a few years after the passage of the 13th and 16th Ammendments to the Constitution, […]

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Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 18 January, 2013

Launch of Republic at 40 website

18 January 2013, Colombo, Sri Lanka: The Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) is pleased to announce the launch of a website complementing the print edition of The Sri Lankan Republic at 40: Reflections on Constitutional History, Theory and Practice, first published in December 2012. The website contains the complete contents of the two volume publication […]

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