Supporting Sustainable Peace and Reconciliation in Sri Lanka: A Discussion with Jehan Perera and Paikiasothy Saravanamuttu
CSIS welcomed two prominent individuals from Sri Lanka’s civil society speak about the underlying factors that led to the outbreak of war, as well as post-war reconstruction, relief, and reconciliation efforts.
Moderated by: Ambassador Teresita Schaffer
Dr. Jehan Perera is the executive director of the National Peace Council, an independent peace organization based in Colombo. He is also a regular analyst of Sri Lankan conflict and peace dynamics in online and print media. Dr. Paikiasothy Saravanamuttu is the executive director of the Center for Policy Alternatives, a think tank based in Colombo. He is dedicated to strengthening public input into governance and policy through research and analysis.