Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 12 March, 2012

A List of Commissions of Inquiry and Committees Appointed by the Government of Sri Lanka (2006–2012)

12 March 2012, Colombo, Sri Lanka: The Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) has produced a table that contains basic information pertaining to Commissions of Inquiry (CoI) (1) and committees appointed by the Government since coming into power in November 2005 (2). Section I of the table examines the CoI and Section II contains information pertaining […]

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Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 17 February, 2012

Practical steps to meaningful reconciliation

17th February 2012, Colombo, Sri Lanka: Several valuable recommendations are contained in the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission’s (LLRC) Report and they are all the more compelling because they have issued from a Presidential Commission. In pursuance of this, we the undersigned call upon the government of Sri Lanka, in consultation with the Tamil National […]

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Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 4 January, 2012

FINAL VERSION: Release of the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC) Report

We apologise for the earlier version of this Press Release which inadvertently contained content in draft form. 4 January 2011, Colombo, Sri Lanka: The Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) welcomes the release of the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC) Report, its analysis of the root cause of the conflict, the cataloguing of the atrocities […]

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Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 3 January, 2012

Release of the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC) Report

4 January 2011, Colombo, Sri Lanka: The Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) welcomes the release of the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC) Report, its analysis of the root cause of the conflict, the cataloguing of the atrocities of the LTTE, recommendations in respect of governance – especially the de-politicization of existing institutions, the introduction […]

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Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 6 December, 2011

Land Issues in the Northern Province: Post-War Politics, Policy and Practices

6 December 2011: Land Issues in the Northern Province: Post-War Politics, Policy and Practices by Senior Researchers Bhavani Fonseka and Mirak Raheem at the Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) is the most recent endeavour by CPA to critique and provide alternatives to land and related issues in the post-war Northern Province in Sri Lanka. Download […]

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Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 6 December, 2011

Governance & Anti-Corruption programme: Overview of work in 2010

CPA’s Governance & Anti Corruption programme commenced in July 2007 with launching of National Anti Corruption Action Plan in partnership with USAID. This unit focuses on Governance issues with particular emphasis  on Local Authorities and the Transparency & Accountability angles of their budget processes. G&AC  mainly  works as a facilitator with more than 75 areas […]

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Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 22 November, 2011

Freedom of Expression on the Internet in Sri Lanka

22nd November 2011, Colombo, Sri Lanka: The Centre for Policy Alternatives is pleased to release a new report examining the freedom of expression on the Internet in Sri Lanka. Since 2007, the freedom of expression on the Internet has faced considerable restrictions on account of the arbitrary blocking of websites and pronouncements by the government […]

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