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Post-war reconstruction in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Conference on Peace and Development (2009 Kandy, Sri Lanka)

Post-war reconstruction in Sri Lanka

prospects and challenges

by Sri Lanka Conference on Peace and Development (2009 Kandy, Sri Lanka)

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Published by International Centre for Ethnic Studies in Kandy .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Dhammika Herath, et al
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 272 p.
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24817095M
LC Control Number2010317945

Abstract. In May , the Sri Lankan military defeated the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) bringing an end to the year war. Although many positive changes such as reconstruction initiatives took place in the country, listening to the grievances of the affected communities to alleviate their suffering was not a priority for the Government in the aftermath Cited by: 2. Even more, this is a book about peace, how to achieve it and keep it. It is about the consequences of peace and the post-war reconstruction of the now divided country. It is about Sri Lanka's economy and a potential peace dividend. Peace .

By Sri Lanka's poverty rate was % while it was % in Sri Lanka also made it into the "high" category of the Human Development Index during this time. However, the government came under fierce criticism for corruption and Sri Lanka ranked 79 from among countries in the Transparency International corruption index. Great Britain ruled Sri Lanka—then called Ceylon—from to When the British arrived, the country was dominated by Sinhalese speakers whose ancestors likely arrived on the island from India in the s BCE. Sri Lankan people seem to have been in contact with Tamil speakers from southern India since at least the second century BCE, but migrations of significant Author: Kallie Szczepanski.

By: Ahilan Kadirgamar. Sri Lanka’s tragic postcolonial history is marked by lost opportunities. Regimes in Colombo were unable to forge a political settlement for six decades and after , the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) unilaterally returned to war closing every opening for a political settlement.   Sri Lanka is fully engaged in rebuilding its society. At this juncture, it is worthwhile to reflect on its achievements, shortfalls and gaps and take stock of the current state of affairs, look closely at some of the variables that would speed up the post war rehabilitation, reconstruction and rebuilding and explore as to how these processes Pages:


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[Dhammika Herath; International Centre for Ethnic Studies.;] -- Papers presented at the Sri Lanka Conference on Peace and Development, held at Kandy during August The major barrier to implement reconciliation in post-war Sri Lanka, is the emergence of Sinhala Buddhist hegemony groups like Bodu Bala Sena, Ravana Balaya, Sihala Urumaya.

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This book consists of a collection of papers from the conference “Peace and Development in Sri Lanka” which took place in Kandy, August It provides a diversity of views on a range of issues relevant for post-war reconstruction.

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Project update March – Post-War Collective: Community library and social recuperation, Ambepussa, Sri Lanka To overcome general de-skilling of the construction workforce, and to promote the army’s participation in post-war reconstruction.

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Gunaratne (Department of History, University of Colombo) Introduction The Government of Sri Lanka [GoSL] has embarked upon a development project, in line with the “Mahinda Chinthana,” to uplift lives and build peace in war torn areas of.

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His extensive experience includes fieldwork in Afghanistan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, El Salvador, Kosovo, Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka and Turkey. Court to Political Reconciliation in Post-War Sri Lanka (May August ), ICES Research Paper 5, March 6.

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Sri Lanka’sbloody civil war is at least sixteen years old. This book ana- about the consequences of peace and the post-war reconstruction of the now Yet this is a.

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He is the author of Pain, Pride, and Politics: Sri Lankan Tamil Activism in Canada (), and the co-editor of Sri Lanka: The Struggle for Peace in the Aftermath of War ().Dr. Jude Lal Fernando is Assistant Professor and Coordinator of Programme in Intercultural Theology and Interreligious Studies at the Irish School of Ecumenics, Trinity College is the Director of Trinity Centre for Post-Conflict Justice and brings praxis-based experience to the academic context in the fields of interreligious studies and international .