Hill Country Tamils of Sri Lanka – Towards Meaningful Citizenship

Hill Country Tamils of Sri Lanka – Towards Meaningful Citizenship
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Statelessness is a phenomenon that has deprived numerous individuals of their dignity, rights and sustainable development. In Sri Lanka, a large population of Tamils residing in the Hill Country was deprived of their citizenship in 1948. Between the 1960s and...
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இலங்கையில் அனர்த்த முகாமைத்துவம்
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இலங்கையின் அனர்த்த முகாமைத்துவ கட்டமைப்பில் காணப்படும் நிர்வாக இடைவெளிகள் தொடர்பாக வெரிட்டே ரிசர்ச் நடத்திய ஆய்வின் முடிவுகளை இந்த விளக்கவுரை ஆவணப்படுத்துகிறது. தகவல் அறியும் சட்டத்தை பயன்படுத்தி பெறப்பட்ட தகவல்களைக் கொண்டு இவ் ஆய்வு  நடாத்தப்பட்டது. (more…)
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තොරතුරු දැනගැනීමේ අයිතිය – දැනුවත් කිරීමේ තොරතුරු සංග‍්‍රහය
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වසර 2016 අගෝස්තු මස ශී‍්‍ර ලංකා පාර්ලිමෙන්තුව විසින් 2016 අංක 12 දරණ තොරතුරු දැනගැනීමේ අයිතිය පිළිබද පණත සම්මත කරන ලදී. පුරවැසියන්ට රාජ්‍ය තොරතුරු වෙත ප‍්‍රවේශ වීමට අවස්ථාව ලබාදීම හරහා ඔවුන්ව කි‍්‍රයාකාරී ජන ජීවිතයකට හුරු කිරීමත්, ඒ තුළින් රජය සහ රාජ්‍ය...
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Disaster Management in Sri Lanka
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This briefing note documents the findings of an investigation carried out by Verité Research on the administrative gaps within Sri Lanka’s disaster management framework. The investigation was conducted using the instrument of Right to Information (RTI). (more…)
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Explaining Sri Lanka’s New Emergency Regulations on ‘Publication’
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The President issued a set of Emergency Regulations on 22 April 2019 in the aftermath of the Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka. This briefing note explains the contents of the Emergency Regulations concerning the ‘control of publications’, and certain other...
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Sri Lanka: Resolution 30/1 Implementation Monitor: Statistical & Analytical Review No. 4
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This is Verité Research’s latest study on the Sri Lankan government’s commitments on reconciliation and accountability. The 40th UNHRC Session began in February 2019, and Sri Lanka's progress in implementing Resolution 30/1 will be taken up on 20 March 2019....
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Youth Labour Market Assessment Sri Lanka
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The Youth Labour Market Assessment takes an in-depth look at youth employment and unemployment in Sri Lanka. This report examines 4 gaps; skills gap, aspirations gap, information gap and the structural gap, which are used to explain the paradox of...
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CSO Sustainability Index 2017 – Sri Lanka Country Report
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The Civil Society Organization Sustainability Index (CSOSI) assesses the sustainability of the CSO sector across several countries in different regions around the world. Since its inception in 1997, it has expanded from covering 18 countries in the Europe and Eurasia...
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CSO Sustainability Index 2017 – Asia Report
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The Civil Society Organization Sustainability Index (CSOSI) assesses the sustainability of the CSO sector across several countries in different regions around the world. Since its inception in 1997, it has expanded from covering 18 countries in the Europe and Eurasia...
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Natural Disaster Insurance Coverage
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Despite an increasing number of natural disasters in recent years, Sri Lanka suffers from a limited uptake of natural disaster insurance coverage. Sri Lanka's small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are especially vulnerable to the impact of such disasters. While there...
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