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

June 15, 2013 – 6:52 am | No Comment | 1,584 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.

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Educational exchange & vocational training programs.

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

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The 6 + 1 Formula of Sri Lanka’s National Rehabilitation Programme is beginning to reap a peace dividend, paving the way to reconciliation

July 31, 2012 – 7:17 am | No Comment | 15,903 views
The 6 + 1 Formula of Sri Lanka’s National Rehabilitation Programme is beginning to reap a peace dividend, paving the way to reconciliation

Post–war rehabilitation of ex-combatants is a relatively new discipline in the field of international transitional justice. What is even newer is the increasing recognition of the inextricable link between successful rehabilitation programmes and the achievement …

Role of Youth Leadership in Reconciliation

July 11, 2012 – 6:03 am | No Comment | 1,035 views
Role of Youth Leadership in Reconciliation

Peacebuilder Pushpi Weerakoon is no stranger to the Conflict Transformation field and is well loved among many youth groups and civil societies. She is a trained Mediator from Harvard University with an MA in Conflict …

Democratizing reconciliation – from rhetoric to reality

July 1, 2012 – 1:28 pm | No Comment | 2,663 views

Whoever said that demand must drive supply was certainly not talking about reconciliation. However, the relevance and applicability of the philosophy and its wisdom in a post-war reconciliation setting cannot be overstated.
After all, reconciliation is …

The Sinhalese doctor defying the ethnic odds

March 25, 2012 – 3:12 pm | No Comment | 1,170 views
The Sinhalese doctor defying the ethnic odds

You don’t have to look far to find stories on how divided Sri Lanka still is. Granted, this website is no different. Despite the end of the Tamil war in 2009, there is still a …

Smiles worth millions – Artificial Limbs for War Amputees with Indian support for the Ministry of Health programmes

November 16, 2011 – 4:29 am | No Comment | 1,556 views
Smiles worth millions – Artificial Limbs for War Amputees with Indian support for the Ministry of Health programmes

Picture – ‘’Both these children lost their limbs due to the war , but the new limbs they got give hope of a new beginning- a new life. The smile is worth a million’’.
Following …