Space for Interaction hosts debates on topical and current issues related to poverty, development and social change, held at CEPA premises in an informal setting. The Café series focuses mainly on non-mainstream subjects, targeted towards non academic, non development and the youth. There are 4-6 Café series per year.
CEPA’s 11th annual symposium, which was held on the 11th and 12th of December 2012, was an initiative to ‘reimagine’ development – what it is as well as how we get there or a critical assessment on whether the concept should be discarded altogether if it is obsolete to meet current challenges. This event provided a forum to share thinking, as well as stimulate new thinking about what the goal of development is or should be, and consequently the process of reaching it.
Sri Lankan think-tank promoting a better understanding of poverty-related development issues. CEPA believes that poverty is an injustice that should be overcome and that overcoming poverty involves changing policies and practices nationally and internationally, as well as working with people in poverty.
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No. 29 R.G. Senanayake Mawatha (formerly Gregory's Road),
Colombo 07, Western, Sri Lanka, 00700