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 SDGs are an ambitious agenda. Early actions taken by government, civil society and the private sector are critical in setting the foundation for success or failure in the years to come. Achieving the goals will require the involvement of a wide range of actors; it is therefore important that different voices weigh in on key priorities moving forward.
A set of regional dialogues taking place across Africa, Asia and Latin America will seek to bring together researchers and policy-makers to identify and discuss SDG priority actions for effective implementation at national, regional and global scales. Each of the regional dialogues will bring together development thinkers and decision-makers for two days in an interactive setting. The dialogues will:
Click here to view the current draft agenda. Please note this document will be regularly updated in the run-up to the dialogue.
The second of these events will be held in Sri Lanka, from 18-19 May 2016, in partnership with Southern Voice and the Centre for Poverty Analysis. Spaces are very limited for the event: please follow the link below to register your interest but note that a place to attend is NOT guaranteed.
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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Colombo 07, Western, Sri Lanka, 00700