Centre for Policy Alternatives on 13 July, 2021

Sri Lanka’s Vistas of Prosperity and Splendour: A Critique of Promises Made and Present Trends

July 13 2021, Colombo, Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka is at present confronted with unprecedented challenges. The COVID-19 crisis in Sri Lanka has been characterized not only by the immediate public health and economic challenges which have been pervasive across the world. It has also brought to the fore a number of underlying issues that have […]

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 7 July, 2021

CPA statement on the Constitutionality of the SLPP National List Appointment

7th July 2021, The Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) is concerned by several media reports that the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) has appointed Mr. Basil Rajapaksa to fill the National List seat which fell vacant by the resignation of Mr. Jayantha Ketagoda. CPA notes that Mr. Basil Rajapaksa’s name was not included in the […]

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 30 June, 2021

Socio-Economic Index in the face of COVID-19

Given the current challenges faced by Sri Lankans as a result of the pandemic, it is important to understand views of the public and assess the extent to which it has affected livelihoods, social relations, access to healthcare and education. Social Indicator, the survey research arm of the Centre for Policy Alternatives conducted an islandwide […]

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 26 May, 2021

Vacancy: Co-Editor, Groundviews

Centre for Policy Alternatives has a vacancy for experienced individual to work as: CO-EDITOR, GROUNDVIEWS EXPERIENCE Web journalism and investigative reporting Web-based research on socio-political and human rights issues Managing social media platforms Content planning, web media content curation and ideation Coordination and liaising with donor organisations Proposal writing for fundraising and donor reporting SKILLS […]

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 25 May, 2021

Vacancy: Media Relations and Communications Officer

Centre for Policy Alternatives has a vacancy for experienced individual to work as: MEDIA RELATIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER EXPERIENCE Strategic communications and media relations Content planning, web media content curation and ideation Managing social media platforms Working on socio-political and human rights issues or experience in the human rights and governance sector Coordination and liaising […]

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 12 May, 2021

An Update on the Legal Framework to Address the COVID-19 Pandemic in Sri Lanka

12 May 2021, Colombo, Sri Lanka: Since late April 2021, the number of COVID-19 cases in Sri Lanka has increased exponentially. The average number of new infections reported each day has reached a new high, now reporting more than 2,000 patients daily. The number of COVID-19 related deaths has  also been rising, mainly due to […]

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 3 May, 2021

CPA Commentary on the Port City Bill

May 3rd 2021, Colombo, Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka is presently debating the legal framework for the Colombo Port City Special Economic Zone (hereinafter sometimes the Colombo Port City). At the outset it must be noted that the Colombo Port City has the potential for the promotion and advancement of the Sri Lankan economy. However, the […]

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