Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 20 March, 2013

Sharing Experiences from the islandwide Citizen Dialogue on the LLRC

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 […]

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Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 12 March, 2013

Commentary on 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 […]

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Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 9 March, 2013

Attacks on Places of Religious Worship in Post–War Sri Lanka

8th March 2013, Colombo, Sri Lanka: While the post-war context offered an opportunity for consolidating peace and reconciliation, and there have been a number of positive developments, there are increasing concerns relating to violence targeting places of worship and religious intolerance. Since the end of the war there have been high-profile incidents such as the […]

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Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 4 January, 2013

An explanatory note on the Divineguma Bill

The Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) has produced a note on the Divineguma Bill, examining key provisions of the Bill and implications if enacted in its present form. The Bill was first tabled in Parliament in August 2012 and subsequently challenged in the Supreme Court. Media reports indicate the Bill is to be taken for […]

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Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 15 November, 2012

National Plan of Action to Implement the Recommendations of the LLRC (Sinhala and Tamil translations)

Tamil and Sinhala translations of the Government’s National Plan of Action to Implement the Recommendations of the LLRC. Download in Tamil here. Download in Sinhala here. Download original document from the Government, in English, here.  

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Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 23 February, 2012

Media monitoring of Indian FM’s visit and promises on 13th Amendment

Media monitoring reports in Sinhala and Tamil of the Indian Foreign Minister’s visit to Sri Lanka and promises on 13th Amendment. Download the full report in Sinhala or Tamil. Madyawalokana – 13th Amendment (Tamil) Madyawalokana – 13th Amendment (Sinhala)

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Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 1 February, 2012

1st Issue of Vibasha Newsletter (Sinhala, Tamil, English)

The 1st Issue of Vibasha Newsletter is available in Sinhala, Tamil and English.

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