Rakitha Abhayaratne on 30 June, 2022

CPA Statement on the Government’s Twenty-Second Amendment to the Constitution Bill

30th June 2022: The Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) notes the publication of the Twenty-Second Amendment to the Constitution Bill (the Bill) [Part II of the Gazette of 24th June 2022, supplement issued on 29.06.2022]. The Bill, gazetted as the Twenty-Second Amendment if enacted will become the Twenty-First Amendment to the Constitution. The Bill is […]

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Rakitha Abhayaratne on 21 June, 2022

Chaminda Samantha Rajakaruna – Departure of an amazing human being and a civil society activist

Read CPA’s statement in regard to the passing of Chaminda Samantha Rajakaruna in English here: Read the statement in Sinhala here: Read the statement in Tamil here:

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Rakitha Abhayaratne on 10 June, 2022

CPA STATEMENT ON CONSTITUTIONALITY OF APPOINTMENT OF MR. DHAMMIKA PERERA AS A MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT THROUGH THE SLPP NATIONAL LIST

10th June 2022: The Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) is concerned by several media reports that the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) has appointed Mr. Dhammika Perera to fill the National List seat which became vacant by the resignation of Mr. Basil Rajapaksa. CPA notes that according to media reports, Mr. Dhammika Perera was not […]

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Rakitha Abhayaratne on 30 May, 2022

WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP AS A ROUTE TO GREATER EMPOWERMENT REPORT ON THE DIAMOND LEADERSHIP MODEL

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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