Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 13 September, 2012

Language Equality in Information on Pharmaceuticals

13th September 2012, Colombo, Sri Lanka: In light of the recent article carried by the Island newspaper dated 7/9/2012 and titled “All three languages compulsory to market drugs from next year” the Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) welcomes the stance taken by the Ministry of Health and the Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka (HRCSL). […]

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Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 3 September, 2012

REMINDER: A range of content to combat growing surveillance and censorship of online content in Sri Lanka

3 September 2012, Colombo, Sri Lanka: In late July 2012, the Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) released in Tamil, Sinhala and English, three short-form videos and informative posters on online freedom of expression in Sri Lanka. This content is now available on Flickr and YouTube, in addition to the other web repositories noted below. All […]

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Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 22 August, 2012

Commentary on the National Plan of Action to Implement the Recommendations of the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission

22nd August 2012, Colombo, Sri Lanka: The Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) has produced a commentary on the National Plan of Action to Implement the Recommendations of the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC) that welcomes the initiative by the Government to move forward on the LLRC, while pointing out gaps and problems which need […]

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Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 22 August, 2012

Commentary on the National Plan of Action to Implement the Recommendations of the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission

22nd August 2012, Colombo, Sri Lanka: The Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) has produced a commentary on the National Plan of Action to Implement the Recommendations of the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC) that welcomes the initiative by the Government to move forward on the LLRC, while pointing out gaps and problems which need […]

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Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 17 August, 2012

Press Release: Serious concerns over the ‘Divineguma Bill’

17th August 2012, Colombo, Sri Lanka: The Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) is concerned about the tabling of the “Divineguma Bill” in Parliament which if enacted will have serious implications for democracy, devolution and good governance in Sri Lanka. CPA and its Executive Director filed a Petition today in the Supreme Court (SC SD 3/2012) […]

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Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 17 August, 2012

Press Release: Serious concerns over the ‘Divineguma Bill’

17th August 2012, Colombo, Sri Lanka: The Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) is concerned about the tabling of the “Divineguma Bill” in Parliament which if enacted will have serious implications for democracy, devolution and good governance in Sri Lanka. CPA and its Executive Director filed a Petition today in the Supreme Court (SC SD 3/2012) […]

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Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 30 July, 2012

Statement on the Attack on the Mannar Magistrate’s Court

30th July 2012, Colombo, Sri Lanka: The Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) views with serious concern, and condemns in the strongest possible terms, the recent incident in which the Mannar courts premises was attacked by a mob, and the Mannar Magistrate and Additional District Judge was reportedly threatened verbally by the Minister of Industries and […]

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