13 September 2013: With the elections for the Northern Provincial Councils coming up next week, most residents of the Northern Province remain optimistic that it will be a free and fair election. This was revealed in an opinion poll conducted by Social Indicator, the survey research unit of the Centre for Policy Alternatives in August 2013 […]
The April 2013 edition of ‘Samaadana Nokku’ (Peace Monitor in Tamil) of can be downloaded from here.
The Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC) was appointed with the objective of finding a lasting solution to the ethnic problem of the country, after the defeat of the LTTE militarily. Since there was no initiative to create a public discourse on the content of the report of this commission there was a risk of […]
6th May 2013, Colombo, Sri Lanka: The Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) undertook a field visit to Jaffna and Killinochchi districts in April to assess the rule of law and human security situation in the areas. The CPA team spoke with a cross section of actors including Government officials, politicians, humanitarian agencies, civil society, media […]
A study on Knowledge, Practices and Social Attitudes towards Gender and Gender Based Violence in Colombo, Nuwara Eliya, Hambantota and Batticaloa districts On behalf of CARE International Sri Lanka, SI conducted a Knowledge, Attitudes and Practice (KAP) study, in June 2011, to engage men and boys as catalysts for gender based equity in Sri Lanka. […]
Accelerated Programme on Solving Post Conflict State Lands Issues in the Northern and Eastern Provinces
In January 2013 the Government issued a new circular titled Accelerated Programme on Solving Post Conflict State Lands Issues in the Northern and Eastern Provinces- Land Circular 2013/01 (herein referred to as the Circular), which is the most recent effort by the Government to address land problems in the North and East. The Circular sets […]
19th March 2012, Colombo, Sri Lanka: The Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) has taken a lead in monitoring the levels of public awareness of the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC) and the implementation of its recommendations. CPA has monitored the proceedings of LLRC and disseminated information to the public through its websites critically analysing shortcomings in the […]