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Discussions on LLRC

Under the Project to Promote Healing and Reconciliation,  implemented with funding support from Caritas Australia and Misereor - Germany, Caritas Sri Lanka facilitated two recent workshops on the Report and Recommendations of the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission which was appointed by the Government in 2010 following the end of the military conflict in the North in 2009.

The first workshop held in SEDEC on 27th May 2016 in the Sinhala medium saw the participation of 43 Program Coordinators and Village Peace Committee members from the Dioceses of Galle, Colombo, Ratnapura, Kurunegala, Kandy, Anuradhapura, Chilaw, Badulla and Trincomalee. It was facilitated by Rev Fr Reid Shelton Fernando and Mr Rukshan Fernando (Human Rights Activist)

The Tamil medium workshop was held on 17th June at Seva Lanka Centre in Vavuniya with 53 participants from the Dioceses of Mannar, Jaffna/Vanni, Batticaloa and Trincomalee. The facilitators were Mr M A M Fazal of Centre for Communication Training and Mr Ainslie Joseph.