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About About CPA The Centre for Policy Alternatives CPA was formed in the firm belief that there is an urgent need to strengthen institution and capacity-building for good governance and conflict transformation in Sri Lanka and that non-partisan civil society groups have an important and constructive contribution to make to this process.
The primary role envisaged for the Centre in the field of public policy is a pro-active and interventionary one, aimed at the dissemination and advocacy of policy alternatives for non-violent conflict resolution and democratic governance.
Accordingly, the work of the Centre involves a major research component through which the policy alternatives advocated are identified and developed. Vision A liberal democratic Sri Lanka. Mission To strengthen the civil society contribution to public policy making through programmes of research and advocacy in the areas of democratic governance and peace with human rights as an overarching priority.
Objectives The objectives of the Centre are: To contribute to public accountability in governance through the strengthening of the awareness in society of all aspects of public policy and policy implementation.
To make inputs into the public policy-making and implementation process in the constitutional, legislative and administrative spheres to ensure responsible and good governance.
To propose to the government and parliament and all other policy-making bodies and institutions, constructive policy alternatives aimed at strengthening and safeguarding democracy, pluralism, the Rule of Law, human rights and social justice.
To focus attention on the social and political consequences of development. To contribute towards the conflict resolution process in Sri Lanka and the South Asian region, so as to strengthen institution and capacity-building for democratic governance in multi-ethnic and pluralist societies.
In the pursuit of the above objectives, CPA carries out the following activities: Programmes of research and study of public policy. Dissemination of research and study through seminars, conferences, the publication and exchange of ideas, including full use of the print and electronic media.
Advocacy of constructive policy alternatives, lobbying of decision-makers and the shaping of public opinion. Monitoring of the executive, legislature, judiciary, media and other public institutions. Provision of consultancy services to political parties and other organisations involved in the field of public policy and engaging them in dialogue on the issues identified above.
Forging linkages with local and foreign institutions with similar aims and objectives. Since he has exhibited widely in Sri Lanka and Abroad. Chandraguptha Thenuwara is a leading Sri Lankan Artist and Activist whose work focuses on issues surrounding the impact of war and current politics in Sri Lanka.
Jeanne Samuel Jeanne has in the past 30 years worked in the humanitarian aid and development sector in Sri Lanka and Vietnam where she held senior management positions with local and international NGOs, bilateral aid agency and the United Nations.
She has managed and directed programs and projects in varied fields. She has spent her working life with the physically challenged, children, education, people affected by armed conflict, internally displaced persons, women headed-households in addition to community development, livelihood initiatives and building capacities of local grassroots organizations.
He is currently Emeritus Professor at the University of Colombo. Professor Uyangoda is a leading researcher and commentator on contemporary Sri Lankan politics.
A founder member of CPA. He continues to advise on commercial matters and is a legal consultant for the Colombo International Financial Centre project.CEPR Discussion Papers , Centre for Economic Policy Research GÖRG.
By Yuriy Gorodnichenko and Katherine TerrellYuriy Gorodnichenko and Katherine Terrell. Abstract. CEPR Discussion Papers 04 November €-coin remains high in October In October €-coin increased slightly to (from in September), signalling the ongoing expansion in the euro area’s GDP in the last part of the year.
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