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International Conference on “China in South Asia/South Asia in China: OBOR and the Sri Lankan Experience”

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Regional Centre for Strategic Studies organized the international conference on “China in South Asia/South Asia in China: OBOR and the Sri Lankan Experience”, which was held from 30 – 31 August, 2017, at Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall, in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The inaugural session of the conference was preceded by the distinguished guests including […]

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Workshop on Radicalization in the Levant, North Africa and South Asia

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Colombo, Sri Lanka, February 14 to 16, 2017 – The Regional Centre for Strategic Studies in partnership with Near East South Asia Centre for Strategic Studies, National Defence University, Washington DC, had a workshop on ‘Radicalization in the Levant, North Africa and South Asia’. There were about 30 participants representing various countries in the three […]

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Report on “Implications of Climate Change in South Asia: The Experience of Sri Lanka” Seminar

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Seminar on “Implications of Climate Change in South Asia: The Experience of Sri Lanka” Organised jointly by Regional Centre for Strategic Studies (RCSS) and Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS), Hong Kong, Committee Room E, BMICH, Colombo, Sri Lanka, January 19, 2017 Prof. Imitiaz Ahmed, Executive Director of RCSS, in his introductory remarks, reaffirmed the idea of […]

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International Conference on Future Policing: Prospects and Challenges for South Asia

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A conference of the highest-ranking Police Officials of South Asia and several other foreign Police Chiefs, as well as regional and international Scholars/Experts was organised jointly by the National Police Commission, the Regional Centre for Strategic Studies and the Sri Lanka Police, in collaboration with the United Nations, coinciding with the 150th Anniversary of the Sri Lanka […]

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Regional Conference on Migration and IDPs in South Asia

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A regional conference on ‘Migration and IDPs in South Asia’ will be organized by Regional Centre for Strategic Studies (RCSS) in cooperation with the Centre for South Asian Studies (CSAS) and the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS), in Colombo on August 25th-26th. This conference is an initiative of the Consortium of South Asian Think Tanks (COSATT).  

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WAC-8 Kyoto

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Mrs. Kamani Perera (Librarian, RCSS) will be co-chairing a session on ‘Online Archaeology: Internet as a powerful tool for education and learning’ at the Eighth World Archaeological Congress (WAC-8) that will be held on 28 August 2016 – 2 September 2016 in Kyoto, Japan. She will also deliver the following presentations: 1) Web Archaeology: Powerful Tool for Linking Past […]

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ANU-RCSS Certificate Course on South Asia

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Regional Centre for Strategic Studies (RCSS), in collaboration with the Australia National University (ANU) offered a short course on South Asia, from the 8th-12th of September, 2016. ANU provided 10-15 students, from Australia, the opportunity to study at the Regional Centre for Strategic Studies (RCSS) in Colombo, Sri Lanka during the mid-semester break in September 2016, as […]

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Pre-SAARC Summit Dialogue 2016

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In the run up to the 19th SAARC Summit which will be held later this year in Islamabad, Pakistan, Regional Centre for Strategic Studies (RCSS), will be organizing a pre-SAARC Summit dialogue, on the 3rd of August 2016, at the BMICH. The Dialogue will bring together SAARC High Commissioners in Colombo; representatives of SAARC observer states; State officials […]

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Think Tank Summit 2016

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The Think Tank Summit 2016  An international seminar and discussion on “Global Conflict Management: Preventative Diplomacy and Resolution” was held at the Center for Strategic Studies, Bangsaen, Chonburi, Thailand from he 3rd – 6th July 2016. The Center for Strategic Studies, Royal Thai Armed Forces was established in Honor of His Majesty the King’s 80th Birthday Anniversary, […]

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China-South Asia Cooperation with Special Reference to Sino-Lanka Relations

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H.E. Mr. Yi Xianliang, Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, delivered a guest lecture at the Regional Centre for Strategic Studies (RCSS), Colombo 08, on Monday, 6th June 2016 on “China-South Asia Cooperation with Special Reference to Sino-Lanka Relations”. The lecture was followed by an open […]

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Strategic Studies Summit: NESA Region in 2020

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RCSS participated at the annual NESA Strategic Summit, held in Ankara, Turkey, from the 31st of March to the 3rd of April 2016. This year’s summit was held under the broad theme of looking towards the NESA region in 2020. Prof. Imtiaz Ahmed (Executive Director) and Ms. Sumudhu Jayasinghe (Programme Officer) represented RCSS in 2 working groups […]

Regional Workshop for Police Officers and Prosecutors in South Asia on Effectively Countering Terrorism

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Regional Workshop for Police Officers and Prosecutors in South Asia on Effectively Countering Terrorism 2010-06-08 Colombo, Sri Lanka The RCSS, along with the Center on Global Counterterrorism Cooperation, organized a Regional Workshop for Police Officers and Prosecutors in South Asia on Effectively Countering Terrorism. The workshop was hosted by the Government of Sri Lanka, in […]

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Discussion on Japan-Sri Lanka Relations and South Asian Geopolitics

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Discussion on Japan-Sri Lanka Relations and South Asian Geopolitics 2016-01-28 An insightful discussion on “Japan-Sri Lanka relations and South Asian geopolitics” was convened by the Regional Centre for Strategic Studies (RCSS) on 28 January 2016 at the RCSS premises. Mr. Ichiro Abe, Special Advisor to the Ministry’s Secretariat, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan […]

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Contemporary Politics and Regional Economic Integration in South Asia

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Contemporary Politics and Regional Economic Integration in South Asia 21 January 2016 – 21 January 2016 |  RCSS Conference Room A delegation comprising of Sumit Ganguly (Professor of Political Science, Indiana University, USA), Brian Hedrick (National Intelligence Council, USA), and Robert Williams (National Intelligence Council, USA) provided opening remarks to a discussion ‘Contemporary Politics and […]

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Workshop on Skills Development for Research/Dissertation

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Regional Centre for Strategic Studies will be conducting one-day-workshops focusing on skills development for research and dissertation writing, starting from March 2016. The first of our workshops was conducted on 16th March 2016, between 10 AM –  PM by Kamani Perera, RCSS Librarian. For further details, on our next workshop, please contact Kamani on 2690913/4; 0775965252 […]

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Shelton Kodikara Memorial Oration

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Shelton Kodikara Memorial Oration 6 October 2015 – 6 October 2015 |  BMICH Committee Room E Shelton Kodikara Memorial Oration was held on 6 October 2015 at the BMICH Committee Room E. Professor Imtiaz Ahmed, Professor of International Relations, University of Dhaka and Executive Director, RCSS delivered the oration on “South Asian Futures: A Plea […]

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18th International Riversymposium

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18th International Riversymposium 21 September 2015 – 23 September 2015 |  Brisbane, Australia Prof. Imtiaz Ahmed, Executive Director, RCSS  delivered a keynote address at the 18th International Riversymposium managed by the International RiverFoundation on 21 -23 September 2015 in Brsibane, Australia. The theme for 2015 was Healthy Rivers – Healthy Economies  

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IATUL Conference 2015

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IATUL Conference 2015 5 July 2015 – 9 July 2015 |  Hannover, Germany Ms. Kamani Perera, the Librarian at RCSS participated in the 36th Annual International Association of University Libraries (IATUL) Conference 2015 in Hannover, Germany from 5 – 9 July 2015 where she presented two posters on the following titles: 1. New Approaches and […]

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NESA Strategic Studies Summit

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NESA Strategic Studies Summit 24 March 2015 – 25 March 2015 |  Antalya, Turkey RCSS participated at the annual NESA Strategic Summit in Antalya, Turkey on 24 -25 March 2015. This year’s summit was held under the broad theme of building partnerships. Minna Thaheer (Acting Executive Director) and Chanaka Herath (Programme Officer) represented RCSS in […]

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Chaophraya Dialogue 15

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Chaophraya Dialogue 15 8 December 2014 – 9 December 2014 |  Krabi, Thailand The 15th Round of the Chaophraya Dialogue Krabi, Thailand: Key opinion makers from India and Pakistan, including parliamentarians, formerdiplomats, former military officers, media persons and policy experts met in Krabi, Thailand forthe 15th round of the Chaophraya Dialogue from 8–9 December 2014, organised […]

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Chaophraya Dialogue 14

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Chaophraya Dialogue 14 20 June 2014 – 21 June 2014 |  Chiang Mai, Thailand The 14th round of the Chaophraya Dialogue was held on the 20 – 21 June 2014 in Chiang Mai, Thailand. It was jointly organized by the Australia India Institute, Melbourne (AII) and the Jinnah Institute, Islamabad (JI). The meeting brought together […]

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Understanding (R)evolution

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The Strategic Studies Summit, titled “(R)evolution”, was organised by the Near East and South Asia, Center for Strategic Studies in the United States from 23-25 February 2014 bringing together participants for Asia and the Middle East. This year’s conference and working groups focused on the impact of shifts in political power when revolutionary agitations began […]

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GPPAC RLO & PSC Meeting

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GPPAC RLO & PSC Meeting 2014-02-18 The Hague, The Netherlands The Global Secretariat office of GPPAC (Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict), a worldwide civil society network of peace builders, organised the rolex replica watches Regional Liaison Officer\’s workshop alongside the replica watches uk Programme Steering Committee meeting in The Hague on February 18-21, […]

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Chaophraya Dialogue 13

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13th Chaophraya Dialogue 2014-01-23 Hotel Lebua at State Tower, Bangkok The 13th Chaophraya Dialogue  was held on the rolex replica watches 23 – 24 January 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand. It was jointly organized by the Australia India Institute, Melbourne (AII) and the Jinnah Institute, Islamabad (JI). The meeting brought together key opinion-makers  (including former senior military […]

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RCSS ranks high among top global think-tanks

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RCSS ranks high among top global think-tanks 2014-01-22 The Regional Centre for Strategic Studies (RCSS) based in Colombo has secured six ranks in the latest Global Think-Tank Index Report by the Think Tanks and Civil Societies Programme (TTCSP), University of Pennsylvania. The United Nations and United Nations University hosted the launch of the report in […]

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RCSS & AII Book Launch

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RCSS & AII Book Launch 2014-01-19 Jaipur Literary Festival The Regional Centre for Strategic Studies (RCSS) in Colombo, Sri Lanka, in collaboration with the replica watches uk Australia India Institute (AII) at the University of Melbourne, released a series of six academic volumes titled \’International Relations and Foreign Policy‘ at the Jaipur Literary Festival 19 […]

Seminar on conflict early warning

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Seminar on conflict early warning 2013-12-23 Jammu, India RCSS and GPPAC in partnership with the Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, New Delhi, held a day long seminar on ―Conflict Early Warning: Contemporary Regional Environments and Implications for J & K in Jammu, India. The seminar and replica rolex watches discussion looked at the current […]

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Seminar on Electoral Process in Bangladesh

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Seminar on Electoral Process in Bangladesh 19 November 2013 – 20 November 2013 |  Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka, Bangladesh The Regional Centre for Strategic Studies (RCSS) together with the Bangladesh Enterprise Insitute (BEI) organized a seminar titled “Electoral Process in Bangladesh: Violence as a Threat to Democratic Institutions” in partnership with the Global Partnership for the […]

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Participatory Governance in the Commonwealth: The Role of Civil Society

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Participatory Governance in the Commonwealth: The Role of Civil Society 22 October 2013 – 22 October 2013 |  Cinnamon Grand Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka RCSS in collaboration with GPPAC hosted a RCSS Discussion Forum on “Participatory Governance in the Commonwealth: The Role of Civil Society” on 22 October 2013 at the Cinnamon Grand Colombo. The […]

RCSS Lecture on ‘Australian Asylum Seeker Policy: Sound Policy or Smart Politics?’

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RCSS Lecture on ‘Australian Asylum Seeker Policy: Sound Policy or Smart Politics?’ 3 September 2013 – 3 September 2013 |  RCSS, Colombo, Sri Lanka Asia Foundation Lanka Corps Fellow and RCSS intern Charles Aruliah analysed the recent ‘u-turn’ in Australian asylum seeker policy. He argued that Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd’s decision to resettle all […]

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Chaophraya Dialogue 12

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12th Chaophraya Dialogue 2013-07-17 Hotel Lebua at State Tower, Bangkok The Chaophraya Dialogue series is jointly organized by the Australia India Institute, Melbourne (AII), and the Jinnah Institute, Islamabad (JI). The meeting brought together key opinion-makers (including former senior military and civil officials, media personalities, and academics) from India and Pakistan to discuss issues and […]

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Conference on ‘South Asian Economic Integration: A Strategic and Economic Appraisal’

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Conference on ‘South Asian Economic Integration: A Strategic and Economic Appraisal’ 2013-06-11 Taj Samudra, Colombo RCSS, in partnership with the Regional Programme SAARC of the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) and the Institute of Policy Studies (IPS), hosted a conference on South Asian Economic Integration on the 11th and 12th of June 2013 at the Replica […]

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ASSET AGM

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ASSET AGM 2013-05-29 Koffi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre, Accra, Ghana The fifth Annual General Meeting of the Association for Security Sector Reform Education and fake breitling Training (ASSET) took place from 29-31 May 2013 in Accra, Ghana. The meeting was co-hosted by the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC) and the Africa Security […]

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GPPAC South Asia Regional Steering Group (RSG) Meeting

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GPPAC South Asia Regional Steering Group (RSG) Meeting 2013-05-20 Nilaveli Beach Hotel, Trincomalee The South Asian Regional Steering Group (RSG) of the Global Partnership for the breitling replica watches Prevention of Armed Conflict (GPPAC) held its meeting from the 20th to the 22nd of May at the Nilaveli Beach Hotel, Trincomalee, Sri Lanka. Fifteen participants […]

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Lecture on ‘Afghanistan 2014: Opportunities and Challenges’

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Lecture on ‘Afghanistan 2014: Opportunities and Challenges’ 2013-05-17 Hilton Colombo  President of the Afghanistan Justice Organisation (AJO), Dr Shafeek Seddiq, delivering a lecture at the Hilton Hotel in Colombo on May 17 said that Afghanistan could emerge as a stable, prosperous and peaceful country if the period of transition from 2014 could be properly utilized […]

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Strategic Studies Summit in Bangkok, Thailand

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Strategic Studies Summit in Bangkok, Thailand 3 November 2012 – 6 November 2012 |  Bangkok, Thailand Strategic Studies Network (SSN)  hold its  10th Annual SSN Plenary Meeting  Entitled the “Strategic Studies Summit: Forward Thinking,”  in Bangkok, Thailand from November 03-06, 2012. Around 170 members of the staretgic community in the NESA ( Near East South […]

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Book Launch in Kathmandu

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Book Launch in Kathmandu 2012-08-06 Hotel Annapurna The book launch of the Building Bridges and Promoting People to People Interaction in South Asia was held on 6th August , 2012 in Kathmandu, Nepal. The book was edited by Nishthal Pandy- Director of Centre for South Asian Studies and sponsored by GPPAC and RCSS. Madhu Raman […]

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Renowned American Scholar Professor Ganguly talks in Colombo

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Renowned American Scholar Professor Ganguly talks in Colombo 2012-07-27 Taj Samudra Hotel, Colombo Renowned American Scholar Professor Ganguly talks in Colombo The Regional Centre for Strategic Studies (RCSS) Lecture on ‘Strategic Importance of South Asia to the United States’ was delivered by Professor Sumit Ganguly on July 26 at Taj Samudra Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka. […]

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Preventive Action Conference Report

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Preventive Action Conference Report 2012-08-03 RCSS, Colombo  Preventive Action Conference Report This report is based on the workshop titled “Armed Conflict in South Asia: Towards a Cooperative Framework for Preventive Action” which was organized by the Regional Centre for Strategic Studies in its capacity as the Regional Secretariat for GPPAC South Asia. The Regional Steering […]

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Armed Conflict in South Asia: Towards a Cooperative Framework for Preventive Action

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Armed Conflict in South Asia: Towards a Cooperative Framework for Preventive Action 2012-05-03 Galle Face Hotel, Colombo The Regional Centre for Strategic Studies (RCSS) in its capacity as the GPPAC South Asia Regional Secretariat organized a workshop titled “Armed Conflict in South Asia: Towards a Cooperative Framework for Preventive Action” on 3rd and 4th May […]

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9th Indo-Pak Chaophraya Dialogue in Colombo 2012-03-06 Galadari Hotel, Colombo 9th Indo-Pak Dialogue (Chaophraya Dialogue) was held in Colombo   Senior retired officers of the armed forces of India and Pakistan met at Colombo, Feb 28-29, 2012, for the 9th round of the Chaophraya Dialogue, organized by the Jinnah Institute (JI) and the Australia India Institute […]

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Launch of the COSATT Recommendations

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Launch of the COSATT Recommendations 2011-11-11 Kandy Sri Lanka Launch of the COSATT Recommendations on “Energy & Environmental Security: A Cooperative Approach in South Asia” in Sri Lanka The COSATT recommendations on  Energy and Environment Security in South Asia: A Cooperative Approach was launched in Kandy, Sri Lanka on 11/11/11 as a part of the regional […]

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RCSS-CSA Seminar on “Sri Lanka: Post-Conflict Rebuilding of Society”

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RCSS-CSA Seminar on “Sri Lanka: Post-Conflict Rebuilding of Society” 2011-09-27 Cinnamon Lakeside Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka “Sri Lanka: Post-Conflict Rebuilding of Society” RCSS in collaboration with The Centre for Security Analysis (CSA)  organized a seminar titled “Sri Lanka: Post-Conflict Rebuilding of Society” on the 27-28th of September 2011 at the Cinnamon Lakeside hotel. The seminar […]

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New GPPAC South Asia website

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New GPPAC South Asia website 2011-08-01 Colombo, Sri Lanka The GPPAC Regional Secretariat for South Asia is pleased to announce the launch of the GPPAC South Asia website. The website is hosted on the Peace Portal and offers information about the regional network’s activities in the fields of peacebuilding and conflict transformation, activities of its […]

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Water & Energy Security Working Group Meetings of RNSSC on 13th to 15th July in Ankara, Turkey

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Water & Energy Security Working Group Meetings of RNSSC on 13th to 15th July in Ankara, Turkey 2011-07-13 Rixos Grand Hotel Mr. Chaminda Hettiarachchi- Associate Director, RCSS and Ms. Suranthi Boange, Programme Officer-RCSS, attended working group meetings on Water Security and Energy Security from 13th – 15th July 2011 in Ankara, Turkey. These meetings were […]

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RNSSC-Energy & Water Security Working Groups

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RNSSC-Energy & Water Security Working Groups 2011-04-10 Muscat, Oman Prof. Amal Jayawardane and Mr. Chaminda Hettiarachchi represented RCSS at the Energy & Water Security Working Group Sessions of the Regional Network of Strategic Studies Centers (RNSSC) of the National Defense University which was held in Muscat, Sultanate of Oman from 10-12 April, 2011. The Working […]

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Regional Steering Group (RSG) Meeting of GPPAC

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Regional Steering Group (RSG) Meeting of GPPAC 2011-02-15 Colombo, Sri Lanka RCSS, in its capacity as South Asia’s Regional Initiator for GPPAC (Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict), hosted the Regional Steering Group (RSG) Meeting from February 15th – 16th in Colombo. Prof. Baryalai Hakimi from Afghanistan; Mr. Feroz Ahmmead from Bangladesh; Dr. […]

Sub-regional Workshop on IDPs in Colombo

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Sub-regional Workshop on IDPs in Colombo 2011-01-28 Galadari Hotel, Colombo The Regional Centre for Strategic Studies (RCSS), in collaboration with the Consortium for Non-Traditional Security Studies in Asia (NTS-Asia), organized a sub-regional workshop titled “Ending the Displacement Cycle: Finding Durable Solutions through Return and Resettlement” in Colombo, Sri Lanka from 28 -29 January 2011. The […]

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RCSS/GPPAC organized a seminar titled Role of Civil Society Organizations in Peacebuilding Activities in Post-War Sri Lanka

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RCSS/GPPAC organized a seminar titled Role of Civil Society Organizations in Peacebuilding Activities in Post-War Sri Lanka 2011-01-07 Colombo, Sri Lanka Regional Centre for Strategic Studies (RCSS), organized a seminar titled Role of Civil Society Organizations in Peacebuilding Activities in Post-War Sri Lanka on the 9th December 2010. The two main objectives of the seminar […]

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Workshop on Verified Dismantlement of Retired Short Range Ballistic Missiles: The South Asian Context

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Workshop on Verified Dismantlement of Retired Short Range Ballistic Missiles: The South Asian Context 2010-09-15 Hilton Residence, Colombo, Sri Lanka The Workshop on Verified Dismantlement of Retired Short Range Ballistic Missiles: The South Asian Context was the second part of a project to assess how the dismantlement of designated SRBMs can enhance strategic stability in […]

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Regional Roundtable on ‘Promoting People to People Contact Through SAARC’

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Regional Roundtable on ‘Promoting People to People Contact Through SAARC’ 2010-07-15 Hotel Radission, Kathmandu, Nepal Regional Roundtable on Promoting People to People Interaction Through SAARC Under the Interaction and Advocacy Programme of GPPAc South Asia, a Regional Roundtable on ‘Promoting People to People Interaction Through SAARC’ was held in Kathmandu, Nepal on July 14-16, 2010. […]

Regional Workshop for Police Officers and Prosecutors in South Asia on Effectively Countering Terrorism

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Regional Workshop for Police Officers and Prosecutors in South Asia on Effectively Countering Terrorism 2010-06-08 Colombo, Sri Lanka The RCSS, along with the Center on Global Counterterrorism Cooperation, organized a Regional Workshop for Police Officers and Prosecutors in South Asia on Effectively Countering Terrorism. The workshop was hosted by the Government of Sri Lanka, in […]

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Expert Roundtable on the Security Implications of Climate Change in South Asia

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Expert Roundtable on the Security Implications of Climate Change in South Asia 2010-03-28 Dhaka, Bangladesh An Expert Roundtable on the “Security Implications of Climate Change in South Asia” was held from  28th  – 29th  March 2010 in Dhaka, Bangladesh.  The Roundtable was organized by RCSS, together with International Alert in London, the Peacebuilding and Development […]

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Regional Steering Group Meeting of GPPAC South Asia

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Regional Steering Group Meeting of GPPAC South Asia 2010-03-25 Galadari Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka RCSS, in its capacity as South Asia’s Regional Initiator for GPPAC (Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict),  hosted a Regional Steering Group (RSG) Meeting from March 25th – 26th  in Colombo. Prof. Baryalai Hakimi from Afghanistan; Mr. Feroz Ahmmead […]

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Seminar on “From Winning the War to Winning Peace: Postwar Rebuilding of the Society in Sri Lanka”

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Seminar on “From Winning the War to Winning Peace: Postwar Rebuilding of the Society in Sri Lanka” 2009-08-28 Colombo, Sri Lanka  “I welcome the opportunity to engage in a discourse on an issue of critical importance to Sri Lanka with a distinguished and erudite group of academics, analysts and professionals who are present here on […]

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RCSS Launches its New Website

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RCSS Launches its New Website 2009-07-01 Colombo, Sri Lanka The formal launching of the new RCSS Website took place on Wednesday July 1, 2009 at the RCSS amidst the presence of a distinguished gathering. Executive Director, Professor Amal Jayawardane welcoming the members of RCSS, representatives of other organizations associated with the Centre and well-wishers explained […]

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Regional Workshop on Security Sector Transformation

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Regional Workshop on Security Sector Transformation 2009-05-12 Kathmandu, Nepal Regional Centre for Strategic Studies (RCSS) collaborated with the Global Facilitation Network for SSR, DCAF/ ISSAT in Geneva, the Institute for Strategic and Defence Studies (ISDS) in the Philippines and Centre for South Asian Studies in Nepal, to organize a Regional Workshop and Training on Security […]

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Briefing Session to the Diplomatic Community

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Briefing Session to the Diplomatic Community 2009-03-23 Colombo, Sri Lanka A briefing session on the outcome of the Workshop on Climate Change and Coastal Zones was conducted by RCSS and Stimson Centre to representatives of key Embassies/ High Commissions resident in Colombo, on 23rd March 2009, following the workshop. The invitees included members of South […]

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Inter-Regional Workshop on Conflict and Peace in South & Southeast Asia

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Inter-Regional Workshop on Conflict and Peace in South & Southeast Asia 2009-01-23 Bangkok, Thailand Together with the Research Centre for Peace- Building at the Mahidol University, Bangkok, and the Berghof Foundation for Peace Support, Berlin, the Regional Centre for Strategic Studies (RCSS) organized an inter-regional workshop on “Civil Society Perspectives on Conflict and Peace in […]

RCSS Co-hosts Trilateral Dialogue on Nuclear Issues in Colombo

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RCSS Co-hosts Trilateral Dialogue on Nuclear Issues in Colombo 2008-12-06 Colombo, Sri Lanka Together with the Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies (IPCS) in New Delhi, RCSS hosted an India-Pakistan-China Trilateral Dialogue on nuclear issues on 6-7 December 2008, at Hotel Galadari, Colombo.  The activity was conducted in the context of the growing global demand […]

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RNSSC Working Group Meetings in Colombo

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RNSSC Working Group Meetings in Colombo 2008-10-12 Colombo, Sri Lanka RCSS, together with Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies (NESA) of the National Defense University in Washington D.C., hosted Working Group Meetings of the Regional Network of Strategic Studies Centers (RNSSC) on 12-15 October 2008, in Colombo. The working groups focused on Non-Traditional […]

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Regional Events Marking UN International Day of Peace

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Regional Events Marking UN International Day of Peace 2008-09-21 The Regional Centre for Strategic Studies (RCSS), Colombo, as Regional Initiator for the Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict – South Asia (GPPACSA), collaborated with partner organizations around South Asia to observe the UN International Day of Peace on September 21, 2008. The occasion […]

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Pakistan Senate Delegation Visits RCSS

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Pakistan Senate Delegation Visits RCSS 2008-03-13 Sri Lanka A Roundtable Discussion was hosted by RCSS on the occasion of the visit made to the Centre by Senator Mushahid Hussain Syed of the Pakistan Senate Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and delegation who were on an official visit to Sri Lanka. Senator Mushahid Hussain was previously […]

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First Annual Convention of the Consortium of NTS-Asia

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First Annual Convention of the Consortium of NTS-Asia 2007-11-04 Colombo, Sri Lanka The First Annual Convention of the Consortium of Non-Traditional Security in Asia, jointly organized by the RCSS and NTS-Asia consortium based in Singapore was held from 4-6 November 2007 at Galadari Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka. The Convention was attended by representatives of member […]

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International Peace Day Celebrations in 2007

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International Peace Day Celebrations in 2007 2007-09-21 Colombo, Sri Lanka Each year, thousands of events take place all around the world to celebrate the International Day of Peace. These events provide an opportunity to inspire and empower communities to remember once again the importance of peace and to motivate ourselves to work towards achieving sustainable […]

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Roundtable Discussion

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RCSS organized a roundtable for Ms. Nicole Zdrowjewski of the Regional Voices Project of the Henry L. Stimson Center, Washington, D.C., USA to interact with a group of experts and civil society members in Colombo. The discussion was aimed at gaining insights into a Sri Lankan perspective on transnational challenges facing the South Asian region […]

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Altus Global Police Station Visitors Week

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Altus Global Police Station Visitors Week 2006-11-13 Sri Lanka RCSS in cooperation with the Public Relations and Media Coordination Bureau of the Sri Lanka Police Department, conducted the Police Station Visitors Week activities Sri Lanka in November 2006. The period 13 – 17 November, 2006 marked the (PSVW), an international project organized by Altus Global […]

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Twelfth Summer Workshop Defence Technology and Cooperative Security in South Asia 2006

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Twelfth RCSS Summer Workshop 2006-09-02 Marawila, Sri Lanka RCSS held its 12th Summer Workshop on “Defence, Technology and Cooperative Security in South Asia” in Marawila, Sri Lanka,on 2-12 September 2006. The project was funded by MacArthur Foundation, United States Institute of Peace and Ploughshares Fund. The Workshop was attended by a select group of thirty […]

Eleventh Summer Workshop on Defence, Technology and Cooperative Security in South Asia 2005

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Summer Workshop on Defence, Technology and Cooperative Security in South Asia 24 February 2005 – 05 March 2005 |Lahore, Pakistan RCSS Organized the Summer Workshop on Defence, Technology and Cooperative Security in South Asia on February 24- March 5, 2005 at Lahore, Pakistan. This Workshop was held with the support of Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI).

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Winter Workshop on Sources of Conflict in South Asia: 2004

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Winter Workshop on Sources of Conflict in South Asia: October 2004 2004-10-10 Kathmandu, Nepal The Sixth RCSS Winter Workshop was held at Godavari Village Resort, Kathmandu, Nepal, from 1 to 10 October 2004. This residential workshop was devoted to nontraditional sources of conflict in South Asia. The themes included: • Terrorism • Human Security Issues […]

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Tenth Summer Workshop on Defence, Technology and Cooperative Security in South Asia 2003

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Summer Workshop on Defence, Technology and Cooperative Security in South Asia 03 December 2003 -13 December 2003 |Shanghai, China RCSS Organized the Summer Workshop on Defence, Technology and Cooperative Security in South Asia On December 3-13,2003 at Shanghai, China. This workshop was held with the support of Nuclear Threat Initiative (NIT).

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Ninth Summer Workshop Defence Technology and Cooperative Security in South Asia 2002

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The Ninth Summer Workshop on Defence,Technology and Cooperative Security in South Asia:January 2002 2002-01-05 – 2002-01-14 Tangerine Beach Hotel ,Kalutara, Sri Lanka RCSS Organized The Ninth Summer Workshop on Defence,Technology and Cooperative Security in South Asia on January 5-14,2002 at Tangerine Beach Hotel ,Kalutara, Sri Lanka . This Workshop was held with the support of […]

RCSS Chapter Meetings in Chennai, Karachi and Sylhet

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RCSS Chapter Meetings in Chennai, Karachi and Sylhet 2000-11-12 Chennai, Karachi and Sylhet In Chennai: Workshop on ‘Rethinking Security in South Asia’ (R. Sridhar) A one day workshop titled ’Rethinking Security in South Asia’ was held at Hotel Ambassador Pallava, Chennai, on December 2, 2000 under the auspices of the Regional Centre for Strategic Studies, […]

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Eighth Summer Workshop Defence Technology and Cooperative Security in South Asia 2000

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The Eighth Summer Workshop, September 2000 2000-09-10 Lalitpur, Nepal The Eighth Summer Workshop on Defence, Technology and Cooperative Security in South Asia, organized by the Regional Centre for Strategic Studies (RCSS) was held in Godavari Resort, Lalitpur, Nepal, from September 10-20, 2000. Participants came from all South Asian counties and from China and were from […]

Non-Traditional Security Issues in Asia

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A Planning and Co-ordination Conference related to the above theme was jointly organised by the RCSS and Bangladesh Institute for International and Strategic Studies (BIISS), in Rajendrapur, Bangladesh on October 11-12, 1999. Commencing October 1999, the RCSS is implementing a two-year project on non-traditional security issues in South Asia with the generous support of the […]

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Seventh Summer Workshop (First Conference for Alumni) on South Asia Facing the New Millennium 1999

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First Conference of the Summer Workshop Alumni on South Asia Facing the New Millennium 21 September 1999 – 23 September 1999 |  Triton Hotel, Sri Lanka RCSS Organaized the First Conference of the Summer Workshop Alumni on South Asia Facing the new millennium on September 21-23,1999 at Triton Hotel, Sri Lanka. It was also the Seventh […]

Sixth Summer Workshop on Defence Technology and Cooperative Security in South Asia 1998

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Summer Workshop on Defence, Technology and Cooperative Security in South Asia 21 September 1998 – 29 September 1998 |  Shanghai, China RCSS Organized the Summer Workshop on Defence, Technology and Cooperative Security in South Asia on September 21-29, 1998 at Shanghai, China. This Workshop was held with the support of W.Alton Jones Foundation, John Merck Fund, Ploughshares […]

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Fifth Summer Workshop on Defence Technology and Cooperative Security in South Asia 1997

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Summer Workshop on Defence Technology & Cooperative Security in South Asia 12 September 1997 – 20 September 1997 |  Kandy, Sri Lanka Science, Technology, & Arms Control Workshop (Summer School): In the Summer School Workshop, an international and multidisciplinary set of instructors expose young Indian, Pakistani and Chinese scholars and journalists to state-of-the art analyses […]

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Winter Workshop on Non-Traditional Sources of Conflict: 1997

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Winter Workshop on Non-Traditional Sources of Conflict 6 March 1997 – 16 March 1997 |  Kandy, Sri Lanka Participants of the Winter Workshop on Sources of Conflict in South Asia: Terrorism, Human Security Issues, Governance, Gender Security and Migration. The Winter Workshop on Source of Conflict in South Asia: Ethnicity, Refugees and Environment from 6 […]

Water, Power and People

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Water, Power and People 1 January 1997 – 1 January 1997 |  Colombo, Sri Lanka WATER, POWER AND PEOPLE   A South Asian Manifesto on the Politics and Knowledge of Water[1] By Imtiaz Ahmed, Ajaya Dixit, Ashis Nandy     The last fifty years of water management in South Asia has been the story of […]