Rakitha Abhayaratne on 30 May, 2022


Diamond Leadership Study on Women Political Empowerment in Sri Lanka (2019/2020) The Centre for Policy Alternatives together with the Sri Lanka Democratic Governance Assistance Project (SDGAP) of USAID conducted a study to analyze the progress of women’s advancement in Sri Lanka as well as factors supporting and barriers hindering it in Sri Lanka. The Diamond […]

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Rakitha Abhayaratne on 26 May, 2022

CPA Letter to the IGP and AG requesting action on the violence against peaceful protesters on the 9th May 2022

CPA has deemed it necessary to deliver a letter to both the IGP and AG requesting action be taken in regard to the violence against the peaceful protestors at ‘GotaGoGama’ and ‘MynaGoGama’ by persons and groups affiliated with Mahinda Rajapakse. CPA notes that speeches that were tantamount to inciting violence were made by the former […]

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Rakitha Abhayaratne on 23 May, 2022

Confidence in Democratic Governance Index (Wave 2): Report

This survey report is the second wave of the Confidence in Democratic Governance Index, a scientific opinion poll that assessed public experiences as a result of the crisis, the causes for it, as well as the solutions to it from the lenses of the Sri Lankan public. As such, this study not only enhances ongoing […]

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Rakitha Abhayaratne on 15 May, 2022

CPA Statement in Regard to the Appointment of Ranil Wickremasinghe as the PM

Notwithstanding the serious criticisms of the Prime Minister pertaining to political credibility, the Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) hopes that he will be able to stem the country’s descent into the direst economic circumstances, the Governor of the Central Bank recently warned of, attract the crucial bridging funds we so badly require and negotiate an […]

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Rakitha Abhayaratne on 13 May, 2022

Is Wickremesinghe as PM of Sri Lanka an Inspired Choice? Or a Disaster? P Saravanamuttu explains (Livestream))

Dr. Paikiasothy Saravanamuttu joins Karan Thapar of The Wire on a livestream (13th May) to discuss the appointment of UNP leader Ranil Wickremasinghe as the new PM of Sri Lanka.  

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Rakitha Abhayaratne on 10 May, 2022

Basic Communications Technology for Citizen Activists

The “Basic Communications Technology for Citizen Activists” is a tri Lingual publication of the CPA in 2016, using simple language to introduce grassroots citizen activists to the most popular e-communications and new media platforms including G- Mail, YouTube, and Facebook among others. In the modern era of impact-making social media activism, this simplified manual aims […]

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Rakitha Abhayaratne on 7 May, 2022

Dr. Asanga Welikala on Advocata Conversations: FULL DISCUSSION | Ep.02 | Murtaza Jafferjee

CPA Research Fellow Asanga Welikala’s Advocata Conversation with Murtaza Jafferjee on the Sri Lankan Constitution. Issues discussed in this wide-ranging interview include the need for constitutional reform in addressing the current economic crisis, why the abolition of executive presidentialism is imperative for democratisation and the avoidance of future crises, and the design features of the […]

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