2019

Next Hambantota? Welcome to the Chinese-funded US$1.4 billion Port City Colombo in Sri Lanka
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Taken from - Sunday China Morning Post When the sun goes down, Galle Face Green – the seaside urban park south of the financial district of Colombo, Sri Lanka’s capital – fills up with life. As makeshift stalls selling everything...
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Explaining Sri Lanka’s new Emergency Regulations on ‘publication’
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Taken From - DailyFT Sri Lanka’s President issued a new set of Emergency Regulations on 22 April. This note explains the contents of Emergency Regulation 15, which concerns the ‘control of publications’, and certain other regulations relevant to publication. There...
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‘ප‍්‍රකාශනයට’ බලපැවැත්වෙන ශී‍්‍ර ලංකාවේ නව හිදිසි නීති රෙගුලාසි මොනවා ද?
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යොමුව - Vikalpa 2019 අප්‍රේල් 22 වන දින සිට ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ ජනාධිපතිවරයා විසින් නව හදිසි නීති රෙගුලාසි මාලාවක් නිකුත් කර ඇත. මෙම ලිපිය හරහා ‘ප්‍රකාශනයන් පාලනයට’ ( control of publications ) බලපැවැත්වෙන අංක 15 දරන හදිසි නීති රෙගුලාසියේ අන්තර්ගතයන් සහ...
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How a legal blind spot could have kept Sri Lanka from arresting returning ISIS members
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Taken from - The Washington Post Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe told Sky News on Thursday that the Sri Lankan government had known that Sri Lankan nationals who had joined the Islamic State had returned to the country —...
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Sri Lanka Terror Brings National Security and Fear of Safety to Fore
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Taken from - sputniknews Image Courtesy - Reuters The Easter Sunday attacks across Sri Lanka have claimed the lives of at least 290 people and left over 500 people injured. The bombings targeted three churches and four luxury hotels. Security...
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Sri Lanka parliament committee slams failures in public finance management
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Taken from economynext A Sri Lankan parliamentary committee overseeing public spending has criticised the finance ministry for delays and inadequacies in providing information, and said that alteration in budget proposals owing to faulty estimates are failures of public finance management....
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Succeeding in 4IR era: Opportunities and challenges for Sri Lanka
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Taken from - DailyMirror Image Courtesy - DailyMirror The Institute of Policy Studies’ (IPS) New Thinkers Symposium saw researchers from several think tanks presenting their work on broad topics under the theme of technology and economic transformation. They highlighted the...
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30 / 1 යෝජනාවලිය – වසර හතරක් ගතවී ඇතත් සම්පූර්ණ කර තිබෙන්නේ පොරොන්දු 36න් 6ක් පමණකි.
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2015 වසරේ දී එක්සත් ජාතීන්ගේ මානව හිමිකම් කවුන්සිලයට ඉදිරිපත් වූ 30-1 යෝජනාවලියට සම අනුග‍්‍රහකත්වය දැක්වූ ශී‍්‍ර ලංකාව ඒ හරහා මානව හිමිකම්, වගවීම සහ සංහිදියාව යන අංශයන් ආවරණය කරමින් පියවර රැසක් කි‍්‍රයාත්මක කිරීමට කැපවන බවට සහතික විය. පසුගිය 20 වැනිදා, ජගත්...
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Sri Lanka made ‘poor progress’ in rights resolution observes local think-tank
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Taken from TheWeek Colombo, Mar 20 (PTI) Sri Lanka has made "poor progress" by implementing only 6 of the 36 commitments it made as part a UNHRC resolution adopted in 2015 to address human rights concerns, a local think tank...
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UNHRC Resolution, Guided by India, to Give Breather to Sri Lankan Government
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Taken from TheWire Photo Courtesy - Reuters The Geneva-based body will adopt a new resolution that will give time till 2021 for the Sri Lankan government to fully implement commitments it made four years ago on transitional justice and accountability....
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