The Proposed Constitutional Reforms and Local Government Election – 2016
IMADR Asia Committee organised an awareness programme on the 09th February 2016 at the Ecumenical Institute of Study and Dialogue (EISD), Colombo, to educate 40 women politicians who have been the elected members of local government bodies across the country and prospective candidates in the upcoming election. The participants were educated on the nature of the newly enacted Local Government Act. The resource persons were Dr Nimalka Fernando, and Mr Rohana Hettiarachchi (Executive Director/ PAFFREL). Mrs Shanthinie Kongahage, the former councillor of the Central Provincial Council also participated in the programme.