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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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 17 September, 2013

Protracted Displacement, Urgent Solutions: Prospects for Durable Solutions for Protracted IDPs in Sri Lanka

Significant changes have taken place in post-war Sri Lanka that have assisted the improvement in the lives of those affected by displacement and over 480,000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) have been able to return to their homes and communities. However, four years after the war displacement continues to be a lagging problem. Persons living in […]

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 13 September, 2013

Northern Provincial Council Elections: Pre-Election Survey Results

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 […]

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 13 May, 2013

Samaadana Nokku: April 2013 (Peace Monitor in Tamil)

The April 2013 edition of ‘Samaadana Nokku’ (Peace Monitor in Tamil) of can be downloaded from here.

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 9 May, 2013

An Opinion Survey on the LLRC Report

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 […]

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