AFRIEL Hands Over Prime Minister a Recommendation Paper for a New Constitution

AFRIEL youth met the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, Ranil Wickremesinghe today to hand over a report on public opinions and recommendations relating to a new Constitution. The report is based on 416 public consultations conducted with 5796 individuals in 22 districts. AFRIEL Team Leader, Ravindra De Silva spoke briefly about how the need for […]

Training on the Land Mediation Board

A training on the Land Mediation Board was conducted for the selected 40 youth leaders from Jaffna and other districts in the Northern Province today at the YMCA in Jaffna. The Chairman of the Land Mediation Board in Jaffna districts also participated in the event. The resource speaker, Mr. M. Thirunavukarasu, addressed the implementation of […]

Human Rights Documentation Workshop Ends Successfully in Vavuniya

The Human Rights Documentation Workshop was successfully hosted by AFRIEL on 22nd May 2016 in Vavuniya. The purpose of this workshop mainly is to enhance grassroots volunteers’ capacity on documenting human rights issues. The workshop was a follow-up training for the AFRIEL Citizen Watchers, a grassroots volunteer network for facilitating solutions to the LLRC-related issues […]

Citizen Watcher Legal Advice Unit Inauguration in Jaffna

AFRIEL successfully conducted the Citizen Watcher Legal Advice Unit Inauguration Ceremony in Jaffna, cooperating with the Human Rights Commission. More than 40 Citizen Watchers from the 5 districts of the Northern Province attended the inaugural event. The Citizen Watcher initiative aims at enlarging the networking capacity of active youth groups in the north with knowledge […]

Roundtable Discussions on Constitutional Reforms and Reconciliation with Southern Civil Society Leaders

AFRIEL 10 Political trainees held roundtable discussions in the south on 12th and 13th March 2016, exchanging views on the current constitutional reforms and reconciliation process with 5 representatives of national organizations/institutes and media sectors, including Constitutional Advisory Committee member Dr. Kumudu Kusum Kumara, Centre for Policy Alternatives Chairman and member of Secretariat for Coordinating […]