Centre for Policy Alternatives on 16 March, 2014

Media coverage for CPA report on flawed Government census

The Sunday Times today gave prominent publicity to CPA’s critique of the government’s ‘Census on human and property damages due to conflict – 2013’. Read the article on the website of the Sunday Times here, or download it as a PDF here. An image of how it appeared on the newspaper can be downloaded here.

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 6 March, 2014

A COMMENTARY ONTHE PRESIDENTIAL COMMISSION TO INVESTIGATE MISSING PERSONS

6 March 2014, Colombo, Sri Lanka: The Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) has closely monitored previous Commissions of Inquiry (CoI) appointed by the Government of Sri Lanka (GOSL) and recommended policy alternatives in the search for truth, justice and accountability. While CPA acknowledges the need to have credible domestic processes, the present framework does not […]

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 5 March, 2014

Commentary on the Census on human and property damages due to conflict 2013

Commentary on the Census on human and property damages due to conflict 2013 5 March 2014, Colombo, Sri Lanka: The results of the ‘Census on human and property damages due to conflict – 2013’ are due to be published in March 2014, in time for the 25th session of the UN Human Rights Council in […]

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 9 January, 2014

Executive Directors Report 2012

Whilst the challenges of the previous year pertaining to resource constraints persisted, those pertaining to context were exacerbated by the government’s reaction to the passage of the first US led resolution on Sri Lanka in the UN Human Rights Council in the first quarter of the year, calling for the speedy implementation of the recommendations […]

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 8 November, 2013

Top line survey results: Democracy in post-war Sri Lanka

8th November 2013, Colombo, Sri Lanka: According to a new survey conducted by Social Indicator, the survey research unit of the Centre for Policy Alternatives, Sri Lankans continue to be divided on the topic of reconciliation. However, when it comes to the economy and development, priorities across the four main communities are similar. The top […]

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 23 October, 2013

Final Report on Election Related Violence: Provincial Council Elections 2013, Northern Province

CMEV wishes to acknowledge the work of the Commissioner of Elections, his officials in Colombo and throughout the Northern Province, as well as the Police in the holding of the Northern Provincial Council Election. Furthermore, the cooperation and assistance extended to CMEV greatly assisted us in our work. CMEV also acknowledges the financial support of […]

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 7 October, 2013

Northern Provincial Election 2013: Mainstream print media front-page coverage

Executive Summary The Northern Provincial Council (NPC) election in Sri Lanka was held on the 21 September 2013 for the first time in twenty-five years. The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) won a total of 30 seats including 2 bonus seats in the 38 member council. The voter turnout was as high as 67.5%, which was […]

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