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RCSS

South Asian regional think tank, based in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Established in 1992, it is an independent, non-profit and non-governmental organization which encourages research, dialogue, networking and deliberation on a broad range of conventional and non-conventional sources of conflict and conditions of peace.

The RCSS thrives to promote the Vision, “Together for a secure and safer South Asia”, through research collaborations with regional and international institutions and individuals across the globe.

• Engaging in Research.

• Forging Networks

• Promoting Advocacy

• Disseminating Knowledge

Research

In the recent times, South Asia and the Indian Ocean region emerged vital in the political, economic and maritime diplomacy across the world.

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Advocacy

RCSS has two flagship residential workshop series known as the “Summer and Winter Workshops.

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Publications

RCSS contributes towards knowledge-generation and knowledge-sharing, inside and outside the region.

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Networks

In the recent times, South Asia and the Indian Ocean region emerged vital in the political, economic and maritime diplomacy across the world.

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Workshops

RCSS has two flagship residential workshop series known as the “Summer and Winter Workshops.

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Activities

The RCSS enables scholars and other professionals to address, individually and collectively, problems and issues of topical interest for all South Asian countries.

Advocacy Meeting for Women in Governance based

Advocacy Meeting for Women in Governance based on SDG 05 (gender equality) and SDG 16 (peace, justice, and strong institutions) from 09:30 am – 12:00 pm via zoom.

Twitter Café of GPPAC South Asia

Twitter Café of GPPAC South Asia - 08th December 2022

GPPAC-SA Twitter Cafe

Welcome to GPPAC-SA Twitter Cafe taking place on 23rd November 2022 from 10:00 am - 08:00 pm.

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PUBLICATIONS

Sri Lanka was standing on a critical historic juncture at the end of the long-drawn civil war in May 2009, with many crossroads before the victorious regime. More.
The Regional Centre for Strategic Studies (RCSS) released its latest publication “Implications of COVID-19 for South Asia: Civil Society Perspectives” during the last week of February, 2021. More.
The RCSS Policy Studies 64, will be released in May 2021. This is the monograph of Kodikara Fellowship Awardee 2020 Mr. Saurabh Thakur. He is an Associate Fellow at the National Maritime Foundation (NMF), New Delhi, India who has submitted his PhD thesis on the principles of equity in the international climate change negotiations. More.
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Regional Centre for Strategic Studies (RCSS), since its inception as an independent think tank, has sought to encourage research, dialogue and deliberation on a broad range of conventional and non-conventional sources of conflict. More...

SOCIAL MEDIA AND THE FIGHT AGAINST DEFORESTATION IN SRI LANKA: VOICES LIMITED TO A VIRTUAL SPHERE
Mar 19, 2021 RCSS

SOCIAL MEDIA AND THE FIGHT AGAINST DEFORESTATION IN SRI LANKA: VOICES LIMITED TO A VIRTUAL SPHERE

Sri Lanka is widely recognised as a haven for a variety of tropical flora and fauna which enhances the beauty of the island and attracts tourists from across the world.

HUMAN TRAFFICKING AND DRUG TRADE IN SRI LANKA: A TWIN CONCERN
Jun 04, 2021 RCSS

HUMAN TRAFFICKING AND DRUG TRADE IN SRI LANKA: A TWIN CONCERN

Human trafficking and drug trade are global issues that affect many lives daily. Globalisation has increased the opportunities for women to migrate, while the relaxing of regulations of migration has paved the way to violation of rights of women and children.

UNFORTUNATE FATE OF THE SOUTHERN COASTAL BELT OF SRI LANKA: IRREVERSIBLE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF X-PRESS PEARL DISASTER
Jul 21, 2020 RCSS

UNFORTUNATE FATE OF THE SOUTHERN COASTAL BELT OF SRI LANKA: IRREVERSIBLE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF X-PRESS PEARL DISASTER

The Singapore-registered X-Press Pearl had been burning for two weeks near the port of Colombo which was carrying 25 tonnes of nitric acid, other chemicals, cosmetics and oil.