Month: June 2015

Dr. Nimalka Fernando’s speech about “Yahapalanaya”


Has President Sirisena become a prisoner of ‘evil forces’ of the past which gripped the MR regime that ruined our country? The time has come to all those who worked hard to make the change possible( not those who joined MS to enjoy power) to come to the streets. Unfortunately the civil society disunity and fragmentation has made us immobile machines. Our theme is like ‘ each according to his project – each according to his politics’ survival theory. It is also disgusting to see all make political shows even under the so called ‘ change’.

ICNL Global Forum 2015: Shaping Civic Space, May 10-12, 2015, Stockholm, Sweden Asia regional meeting. — in Stockholm, Sweden.

From May 10-12, 2015, over 200 of the world’s leading experts in civil society, government, multilateral institutions, and the donor community came together to shape the future of civic space.

The Global Forum 2015 was made possible by the generous support of the Government of Sweden through the Civic Space Initiative.

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Electoral reforms: What about women?

Why women are not given leadership positions is another question that should be raised. Other than the two occasions in which Sirimavo Bandaranaike and Chandrika Kumarathunge were appointed to ruling positions, there has been less to none occasions to celebrate women in power. Realizing this as another vital component in women’s participation, the memo requests to : – See more at