Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 25 April, 2019

Understanding Emergency: Easter Sunday Attacks 2019

The Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka were the worst incidence of terrorism since the end of the war a decade ago. Four days after the main events, the aftershocks of the attack have still not subsided and the country has not returned to normalcy. In order to deal with the situation, the President proclaimed […]

Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 3 February, 2017

RTI in Sri Lanka – 2017

The Right to Information Act comes into effect today – the 3rd of February 2017. Here are some key facts on the act’s purpose, the information accessible through it and how to get about filing a request for information. Access the act in English, Sinhala and Tamil.  

Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 16 March, 2016

INFOGRAPHIC: Transitional Justice in Sri Lanka

Download as a PDF here or high-resolution JPG here. Download the high resolution images in Sinhala and Tamil.

Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 28 January, 2016

FULL REPORT: Consumption and Perceptions of Mainstream and Social Media in the Western Province

28 January 2016, Colombo, Sri Lanka: The Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) launched yesterday the top-line report of a survey on the consumption and perceptions of mainstream and social media in the Western Province. The full report, the Executive Summary in Tamil and Sinhala, detailed presentations made by renowned media critic Nalaka Gunawardene and award winning journalist Dilrukshi Handunetti who […]

Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 4 July, 2015

INFOGRAPHICS: A United Sri Lanka & Yahapalanaya

Access A United Sri Lanka infographic here and Yahapalanaya infographic here. They are also embedded below. Access the latest ‘Democracy in Post War Sri Lanka’ survey conducted by Social Indicator, the survey research unit of the Centre for Policy Alternatives, here.

Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 30 May, 2015

Sri Lankan perceptions on life post-war

May 30 2015, Colombo, Sri Lanka – Six years after the end of war in Sri Lanka, the four main ethnic communities are still divided when it comes to issues related to reconciliation. ‘Sri Lankan perceptions on life post war’ is a series of infographics looking key public opinion data from CPA’s ‘Democracy in Post […]

Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 4 February, 2015

#icanChangeSL & #wecanChangeSL: Shaping a new Sri Lanka

The Presidential poll of 8 January 2015 inspired the largest number of voters in Sri Lanka’s history to turn out to elect a new president. The #IVotedSL campaign, which went viral in the lead up to and on the day of the election, was an unprecedented effort over social media to enhance voter turnout. Thousands of Sri Lankans […]

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