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Sep
20

Inauguration of the Master of Human Rights and Democratization 2023/24 – CSHR

The Master of Human Rights and Democratisation (MHRD) Program for the academic year 2023/2024 was inaugurated on September 20, 2023, via video conferencing, and thirty students enrolled in the program. The event commenced with a welcoming address from Mr M.A.M. Hakeem, the Deputy Director of the Centre for the Study of Human Rights, followed by […]

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Jul
23

Enhancing Legal Awareness of Public and Justice Stakeholders – Orientation Program for Field based Staff

The orientation program to engage in community legal education and advice for the most vulnerable across the 25 districts of Sri Lanka for newly recruited young lawyers & law students offered by the Centre for the Study of Human Rights (CSHR), Faculty of Law was held on July 22 & 23, 2023, at the SLFI. […]

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Jul
05

Panel Discussion on “Reflections on the Nexus between Language Rights and Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment: Perspectives From Sri Lanka” – CSHR

The Centre for the Study of Human Rights (CSHR) organized a Panel Discussion on “Reflections on the Nexus between Language Rights and Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment: Perspectives From Sri Lanka” at the Board Room, Faculty of Law on 05 July 2023. The event was graced by Mr Anuradha Wijekoon, the Additional Secretary to the […]

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Jun
06

CSHR Awards Ceremony 2023: Celebrating Excellence and Achievements

The Centre for the Study of Human Rights (CSHR) proudly hosted the Awards Ceremony 2023 at the Nelum Pokuna Mahinda Rajapaksa Theatre, under the patronage of the Vice Chancellor, Senior Professor (Chair) H.D. Karunaratne on June 6, 2023. The ceremony was graced by esteemed guests, including Retired Justice Rohini Marasinghe, the Chairperson of the Human […]

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May
17

CSHR signs an MOU with Save the Children in Sri Lanka

The Centre for the Study of Human Rights (CSHR) signed a significant MOU with Save the Children in Sri Lanka on 17th May 2023, aimed at enhancing and strengthening the capacity of caregivers to improve the quality and accessibility of victim services for child victims of trafficking. This initiative will benefit over 200 caregiver staff […]

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May
17

UOC signs an MOU with the Asia Foundation

The Asia Foundation and the University of Colombo entered into a Memorandum of Understanding on 17 May 2023 to develop post-graduate courses on Mediation in collaboration with the Centre for the Study of Human Rights (CSHR), to support the Faculty of Law in developing and designing course content related to Commercial Mediation and to set […]

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Feb
17

Inauguration of the Asia Pacific Master of Human Rights and Democratisation (APMA)

The Asia Pacific Master of Human Rights and Democratisation (APMA) Program for the academic year 2022/2023 was inaugurated on February 17, 2023, at the Senate Hall, College House. The event began with the welcome address from Professor (Chair) Wasantha Seneviratne, the Director of the Centre for the Study of Human Rights, followed by addresses from […]

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Jul
08

Research on Language Rights and Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment

ENGLISH සිංහල தமிழ் The Center for the Study of Human Rights (CSHR), with the support of NLEAP, has embarked on pivotal research on Language Rights, Gender Equality, and Women's Empowerment. The research seeks to explore the impact of language rights policies and programmes on gender equality and women’s empowerment (GEWE) in Sri Lanka. The research [...]
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Sep
24

Establishment of New Community Centres – CSHR

The Centre for the Study of Human Rights is the pioneer research and academic institute affiliated to the Faculty of Law of the University of Colombo whose main objective is to educate and conduct research on the stream of Human Rights. As an institute attached to a state university, Centre for the Study of Human […]

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Jun
15

Academic writing skills workshop – CSHR

An academic writing skills workshop was organised by the Centre for the Study of Human Rights for students of the Master of Human Rights Programme and staff of the CSHR & Faculty of Law, on 14 & 15 June 2019. Academic writing entails more than just good writing skills. It is a combination of reading […]

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