swisspeace has developed expertise on Sri Lanka through research and consultancy mandates, in particular related to Business & Peace.
The Center for Peacebuilding (KOFF) has organized regular roundtables on Sri Lanka, which bring together representatives from governmental and non-governmental organizations, as well as academia, to share experiences and lessons learned from the field.
Latest Activities and Publications
18 september 2015
KOFF Roundtable on the Current Context in Sri Lanka: Opportunities & Challenges Ahead
This KOFF Sri Lanka Roundtable aimed at providing a space for exchange on the current context, on opportunities and challenges ahead, as well as on the outcomes and potential of initiatives to support a peaceful transformation of the conflict. Programme.
8 June 2015
Human Rights in Tourism Roundtable: Discussion on Sri Lanka
Rina Alluri from swisspeace attended the multi-stakeholder Menschenrechte im Tourismus/Human Rights in Tourism Roundtable event in Frankfurt that focused on the role of tourism in human rights and conflict sensitivity in Sri Lanka. More information.
11-12 December 2014
Role of local business in post-war Sri Lanka
Rina Alluri presented a paper at the Sri Lanka Roundtable organized by the University of Amsterdam, Netherlands.
10 December 2014
The Politics of Peace and Conflict: The Role of Local Business in Sri Lanka
Rina Alluri was a Guest Speaker at the Research in Progress Seminar at the Institute of Social Studies in the Hague, Netherlands. More information.
21 November 2014
Sri Lanka Lecture Series
swisspeace expert Rina Alluri took part in the Sri Lanka Lecture Series at University of Heidelberg with a paper about „The Politics of Peace and Conflict: The Role of Local Business in Sri Lanka“. More information
03 - 07 November 2014
Asian Exchange Meeting
swisspeace, together with Impunity Watch and Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA), organised an Asian Exchange Meeting on “Memorialisation as an Alternative or Complementary Transitional Justice Measure – Exchange and Policy Development in Asia” in Bangkok, including civil society organisations and victims’ groups from several Asian countries. More information.
Anna Leissing, 2014
Implementation of the Swiss Guidelines on the Protection of Human Rights Defenders
KOFF Essential, 3|2014. Download.