CPA Comms Officer on 25 October, 2023

Audited Accounts 2021

Audited accounts for 2021. Click HERE to download full PDF.

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CPA Comms Officer on 12 October, 2023

CPA Challenges the Online Safety Bill (SC/SD 89/2023)

The Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) and its Executive Director, Dr. Paikiasothy Saravanamuttu, filed a Petition in the Supreme Court on the 11th of October 2023 challenging the Constitutionality of the Bill titled “Online Safety”. The Bill was Gazetted on the 15th of September 2023, and tabled in Parliament [the first reading of the Bill] […]

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CPA Comms Officer on 10 October, 2023

Land Issues in Sri Lanka

The following map identifies critical locations where challenges in land , showcasing the specific issues and their existing developmental status. These visual aids highlight areas of concern related to land information, and they aim to shed light on the discrepancies or complexities in accurately describing the terrain. Additionally, the maps provide insights into the current […]

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CPA Comms Officer on 6 October, 2023

Commentary Comparing the Proposed Anti Terrorism Bill to the Prevention of Terrorism Act

Commentary updated with revisions as of 4 March 2024 The Government of Sri Lanka published the revised ‘Anti-Terrorism Bill’ (hereinafter the proposed ATA) in the Gazette, on the 15th of September 2023. This Bill seeks to abolish the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA) which for nearly four and a half decades has been one of […]

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CPA Comms Officer on 4 October, 2023

Statement on the Proposed Online Safety Bill 

The Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) notes the publication of the Online Safety Bill (Bill) on the 15th of September 2023 and tabled in Parliament on 3rd of October 2023. CPA has shared its initial concerns on several clauses of the Bill in a series of infographics issued on 22nd September 2023, highlighting several concerns […]

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CPA Comms Officer on 26 September, 2023

Two Years In Government: A review of the pledges made in 2015 through the lens of constitutional reform, governance and transitional justice

The political transition of January 2015 promised ambitious reforms and raised expectations accordingly. Two years on, serious concerns have emerged with regard to the National Unity Government’s reform project.  Despite some successes, the current public perception is of a slow pace or even stagnation. This in turn has resulted in disillusionment and disappointment, with questions posed […]

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CPA Comms Officer on 19 September, 2023

Proposed Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA) – Preliminary Comments | September 2023

The Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) notes the publication of the revised Bill of the proposed Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA) gazetted on the 15th of September 2023. A previous version of the Bill was gazetted on the 22nd of March 2023. CPA issued a statement raising several concerns relating to that version of the Bill followed […]

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