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Knowledge attitudes practices survey on the Sri Lankan peace process, potential for peace

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Published by Social Indicator, Centre for Policy Alternatives in Colombo .
Written in English


About the Edition

With reference to Sri Lanka.

Edition Notes

Other titlesPotential for peace
Statement[report prepared by Social Indicator].
ContributionsSocial Indicator (Organization)
The Physical Object
Pagination42 p. ;
Number of Pages42
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3444638M
LC Control Number2005323878

Youth, Peace and Security in Sri Lanka the process. Adaptation of UN Security Council Resolution expanded the scope of These ethnically divisive state policies and practices gave rise to the conflict in Sri Lanka as a minority fraction was deprived of their basic rights. While the policies have been. Pawns of Peace – Evaluation of Norwegian peace efforts in Sri Lanka, iii Preface For several years, Norway was involved in efforts to contribute to a peaceful solution to the conflict in Sri Lanka. After the military victory by the Sri Lankan army over the Tamil Tigers (LTTE) in May , Norway no longer had a role to play. This.

Sri Lanka has taken effective steps towards gender equality in education and economic inclusion. Though women’s participation is guaranteed by the Constitution, women’s representation in national parliament has remained stagnant at % over the last two decades, al beit women making up nearly 52% of the population. In the aftermath of the Easter Attacks, concerted [ ]. A just and peaceful Sri Lanka in which freedom, human and democratic rights of all people are assured. OUR MISSION To work in partnership with different target groups with an aim to educate, mobilize and advocate the building of a rights conscious society of citizens that work towards a political solution to the ethnic conflict, reconciliation.

  The Sri Lankan experience is a further warning that a peace process that fails to advance human rights is doomed. Peace vs. Human Rights – Lessons from Sri Lanka We have much to learn from other conflicts, their resolution, and how the challenge of human rights is addressed in each. Sri Lanka: in peace or in pieces? A Critical Approach to Peace Education in Sri Lanka Mieke T.A. Lopes Cardozo IS Academe-Quality Education/Amidst University of Amsterdam [email protected] A version of this chapter is published in: Research in Comparative and International Education, 3 .


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Political view that seeks to renew a peace process taking into account the full complexity of the conflict. This report, Crisis Group’s first on Sri Lanka, describes the background to the conflict, its successive stages and the present state of play, identifying the major problems that have plagued the peace process so far.

It will beFile Size: 3MB. Sri Lanka: The Failure of the Peace Process After four years of relative peace, Sri Lanka has again plunged into military conflict between the government and the separatist Tamil group, the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE).

political view that seeks to renew a peace process taking into account the full complexity of the conflict. This report, Crisis Group’s first on Sri Lanka, describes the background to the conflict, its successive stages and the present state of play, identifying the major problems that have plagued the peace process so far.

It will be. This article sets out to analyse the current peace process in Sri Lanka. It is argued that the prospects for peace are better than at any other time since the inception of the armed conflict in. The Sri Lanka Peace Process: A Critical Review the ICC has the potential to act as a guarantor of peace negotiations that is distinct among other international human rights promoters precisely.

After four years of relative peace, Sri Lanka has again plunged into military conflict between the government and the separatist Tamil group, the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam.

13 J. Uyangoda, ‘Peace in Sri Lanka: Prospects after Prabhakaran’s media conference’, in J. Uyangoda and M. Perera (eds) Sri Lanka’s Peace Process (Colombo: Social Scientists Association, ) pp.

19– These three points were identified during the Thimpu Talks during the s; a precursor to the Indo-Sri Lankan Peace Accord. 5’ ’ NATIONAL MOOD Asizable!plurality!of!Sri!Lankansperceive!the!country!asmovingintherightdirection,howeverreligious.

minorities!are!less!positive. Peace Negotiations of Sri Lankan Conflict in huge impact on the Sri Lankan peace process during the studied period. Since one of the political attitudes towards the Tamils have been similar among the UNP and the SLFP de-spite their differences in political ideologies.

Therefore, it can be assumed that the policy of. a complexity in itself to put peace education into practice in an effective manner. Main Actors in the Field of Peace Education in Sri Lanka Many actors are involved in the creation and the implementation of peace education initiatives.

In the case of Sri Lanka, four main actors in this field can be distinguished: (1) peace educators –. The peace and stability of post-war Sri Lanka depends on the ability of key stakeholders in peace to utilise the new political space opened up at the end of the war to systematically address the root causes that generated and.

To achieve positive peace, post-conflict peace building in Sri Lanka is exploring new dimension of contemporary peace building. The success is yet to be determined.

Many post conflict peace building activities aim to address the existing problems. Government of Sri Lanka has to overcome multiple challenges, both in internally and internationally. See ICG, ‘Failure of the Peace Process’; and Pirani, ‘Internationalisation of Sri Lanka's Peace Process’, – According to the Centre for Policy Alternatives, per cent of Sinhalese polled in May supported peace through negotiations, a.

Sri Lanka’s Failed Peace Process and the Continuing Challenge of Ethno-Territorial Cleavages 5 centralisation of power and authority in the unitary state ensures that executive and legislative institutions are permanently under majoritarian control.

potential abilities and obstruct to bring positive peace at the end of the conflict. Apart from secondary sources, the paper utilizes qualitative interviews and observations carried out in particular conflict affected Northern and Eastern areas in Sri Lanka.

Sri Lankan Conflict Transformation Towards Negative Peace. Abstract. In Sri Lanka, economic recovery was identified as having the potential to sustain the peace process.

While the conflict is inherently political, it is evident that the donors hoped the promise of large amounts of aid during the peace process would encourage the negotiation of a political settlement, while the peace dividend would guarantee support at the grassroots. The document, produced in response to information requests to the Sri Lanka Project, is intended for use by NGOs, refugee organisations and others as a reference paper on the key events in the.

a remarkable survey instrument—the Knowledge Attitudes and Practice (KAP) Survey described in the following pages—that can detect allies and potential spoilers in the peace-making process. Consequently, the survey data have not only mapped the peace constituencies in Sri Lanka, but have also served to catalyze social dialogue and.

Sri Lanka now faces the twin challenges of reconstruction and, if peace is to be sustainable, implementing political and constitutional reforms that will give genuine autonomy to the north and east, where Tamils are in the majority.

This paper provides a brief historical and social survey of Sri Lanka, including the origins. This book brings together a unique range of perspectives on this problematic and ultimately unsuccessful peace process.

The contributions are based upon extensive field research and written by leading Sri Lankan and international researchers and practitioners. a$ ˇ ˇ $ ˇ ˇ $& ’˘ ˇ &ˇ ˇ ˇ ˜ ˇ’ ˇ 9ˆ+ ˇ +% ˜ ˇ &ˇ & ˇ ’ ˇ $ˇ ˇ ˆ ˇ ’ ˇ ˚ˇ %.Violence and the Peace Process in Sri Lanka KRISTINE HO¨ GLUND This article analyses the multiple forms of violence displayed in the Sri Lankan peace process – It starts from the premise that as peace processes begin violence does not immediately or automatically stop.

Instead, violence.direct peace education (encounter, inspiration, training) and structural peace education (pilot projects, curricula, implementation). The context-related interaction between these two basic forms is identified as a promising approach and offered up for discussion.

Brief case studies .