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From recrimination to reconciliation: the path to peace in Sri Lanka

June 15, 2013 – 6:52 am | No Comment | 1,583 views

Sri Lanka is at a crossroads. After the end of a long civil war, the country has an historic opportunity to draw on its strengths and riches to create a unified, prosperous and just society.
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Psycho-social Support

Providing a non-therapeutic intervention that helps people to cope with stress.

Housing

Programs initiated to provide housing for the citizens in North & East.

Former Combatants

Sri lanka begins reconciliation program among former combatants, victims and recipient communities.

Education

Educational exchange & vocational training programs.

Religion & Culture

Different ethnic groups have different justice mechanisms for resolving disputes and dealing with conflicts

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National principles must address local problems

December 12, 2012 – 5:24 am | No Comment | 692 views
National principles must address local problems

I have been confronted with many problems during meetings of Divisional Secretariat Reconciliation Committee meetings, but perhaps the most unusual was the question of garbage which came up at Kattankudy. I was told that garbage …

Japanese Government through IOM provides Food Security & Livelihoods

December 3, 2012 – 7:01 am | No Comment | 743 views
Japanese Government through IOM provides Food Security & Livelihoods

Project to strengthen food security and livelihoods of 150 beneficiaries in Eachalamkulam and Kalmadu in Vavuniya was funded by the Japanese Government through IOM. Field assistants in Tharanikulam, Eashwaripuram and Nochchikulam were given push …