Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 7 March, 2016

Vilaasam – March 2016

March 5th, 2016 – The Outreach and Capacity Building team of the CPA, working together with the Central Provincial Council and the management of the Mocha Estate, helped provide addresses to 1,500 families of the plantation sector in Maskeliya. ‘Vilaasam’, a project inaugurated in 2013 began by providing road names and addresses to families living […]

Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 3 February, 2016

Why Do We Need A New Constitution?

  This booklet is compiled by the Citizens Initiative for Constitutional Change. In an easy-to-read, simplified manner, the book describes the need to architect a new Constitution for Sri Lanka and what principles must be reflected in it. Download the booklet in Sinhala here. Download the booklet in Tamil here.  

Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 1 December, 2015

An Introduction to the New Constitution

This booklet contains a collection of suggestions that can be taken into consideration if Sri Lanka is to have a new Constitution in the near future. These suggestions are specifically derived upon analyzing South Africa’s and Kenya’s Constitutions. The booklet would be most useful as a source for the public for information on constitution-making. Download […]

Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 6 August, 2015

Saama Vimarshi – August 2015

Download the August 2015 edition of the Saama Vimarshi below. Saama Vimarshi – August 2015

Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 16 September, 2014

INFOGRAPHIC: Religious Violence in Post-War Sri Lanka

Religious tensions have been exacerbated in post-war Sri Lanka, contrary to claims by the Government of Sri Lanka (GoSL) that attacks against places of religious worship are isolated incidents. In Mach 2013, the Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) published a report highlighting concerns about violence and intolerance against all religious communities in the country. The […]

Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 17 January, 2014

Testimonials on Centre for Policy Alternatives

For many years during the ceasefire discussions and after I worked closely with CPA in Sri Lanka. A small, effective, dedicated group of people who believe deeply in a plural, diverse, democratic Sri Lanka, and who believe courageously in public policy based on facts. I’m supporting them and encourage everyone to do the same. Bob […]

Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 23 February, 2013

Guide to UN HRC Resolution on Sri Lanka (March 2013)

In the lead up to the 22nd Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UN HRC) from February 25th to March 22nd 2013 there is significant reference in the media and public spaces to the Resolution on Sri Lanka which was passed at the UN HRC in March 2012. Nonetheless, there is limited awareness […]

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