Projects

Publications and Reports on Memory and Reconcillation

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Publications and Reports on Diversity and Social Inclusion

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Lifting the Veil of Secrecy Right to Information Regimes in Emerging and Existing Democracies

A right to information law gives a person a right to demand information from a public body (and in some cases from a private body) without having to ...

Enacting a New Law on Disability Rights in Sri Lanka

On the 12th of August 2016, International Centre for Ethnic Studies hosted a round table discussion to generate a dialogue on disability rights in ...

Filling the Gaps: Giving Shape to Sri Lanka’s Transitional Justice Process

ICES 2016 project on transitional justice is a continuation from the previous transitional justice projects. This focus this year will be on the themes of truth-seeking prosecutions reparations and ...

Building Peace and Governance through Participation of Women with Disabilities in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka continues to transition from a protracted conflict which lasted more than thirty years. The post conflict situation presents a complex socio-economic landscape especially pertaining to women, with an increase in ...

Facilitating the inclusion of civil and political rights of persons with disabilities in the new constitution of Sri Lanka

On 8thFebruary 2016 disability rights activists, interested individuals and organizations, met at the International Centre for Ethnic Studies (ICES), to discuss the possibility of developing a proposal on disability right for ...

Identifying Post-War Growth and Economic Opportunities for Women in Sri Lanka

Poverty levels among women in the war-affected Northern Province are among the highest in the country. Since the end of the war in 2009, there have been several initiatives by the Government, the non-governmental and ...

Fostering Pluralistic Memories and Collective Resilience in Fragile Transitional Justice Processes

In the aftermath of protracted civil conflicts, as in Sri Lanka’s case, truth and reconciliation processes have come to be accepted as the normal process forward to ...

Building Resilient Communities

The ending of the war was seen by many as a paradigm-shifting moment in the country’s history. But more than four years since the end of the war Sri Lanka remains a troubled nation. New forms of conflict are emerging along with new majority-minority configurations. This project seeks to address ...
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