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.
The Orientation event was held on September 24, 2016 at the CEPA premises. The event was attended by the twenty fellows, five members of the Expert Panel, Ms. Himali Jinadasa, Country Focal Point (UNESCO), Executive Director (CEPA), Resource persons, Coordinator of the project and members of the Communications Team. The one-day orientation programme provided an opportunity for participants to understand the many dimensions of poverty and how they should use their reporting skills to investigate and document stories to the interest of the public. The programme was conducted in Sinhala language, including simultaneous translations from Sinhala to Tamil language.
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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