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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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)
The 1st Issue of Vibasha Newsletter is available in Sinhala, Tamil and English.
The Rural Education Assistance Programme 2009 funded by Sahaya Foundation USA, aims to promote equitable access to education for some of the poorest children of Sri Lanka, the children of estate workers in the Plantation Sectors. Administered by its local partner, the Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) this programme will provide small scale scholarships taking […]