INVITATION TO A PUBLIC LECTURE Constitutional Reform in Sri Lanka and the ‘Unitary’ State

Date(s) - 03/11/2018
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Village Green Hotel

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Constitutional Reform in Sri Lanka
and the ‘Unitary’ State

If an effective functional devolution possible to address the National Question?

Presented by Dr Jayampathy Wickramaratne

President’s Counsel, Member of Parliament, Director of the Institute for                Constitutional Studies

Chair: Athula Pathinayake

Executive Director, Centre on the Legal Profession, Deakin Law School

Venue:  Monash University, Lecture Theatre (G31)
                                          Learning and Teaching Building (Click for Campus Map)
                         (19 Ancora Imparo Way, Next to the Bus Loop)

                                    Date:     Saturday November 3, 2018

                                   Time:     4.00 PM – 7.00 PM

Inqui  ries: Ajith – 0409 552 123, Ranjith – 0412 033 511, Suri – 0468 330 113, Wimal – 0411 019 466
Donation: $10
All Are Welcome

Following the seminar AAGGSL members will host a dinner

for Dr Wickramaratne at Village Green Hotel (Brandan Park Shopping Centre).
Should you wish to join us

Please respond by November 1, 2018

Phone 0402 025 516 or email:

Cost – $28 per head ($20 for seniors)

About our speaker 

Dr. Jayampathy Wickramaratne

Dr. Jayampathy Wickramaratne is a Director of the Institute for Constitutional Studies, a research organization working on constitutional issues including constitutionalism, devolution, powersharing and human rights.

He was a member of the Government’s Constitution Drafting Team that drafted the Constitution Bill of 2000, and a Senior Advisor in the Ministry of Constitutional Affairs in 2004 and from December 2005 to February 2008. From January to July 2015, he was Senior Advisor to the President of Sri Lanka on Constitutional Affairs and played a key role in the drafting of the Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution.

Currently Dr. Wickramaratne is a member of the Steering Committee of the Constitutional Assembly which is tasked with preparing a new draft Constitution and co-chairs its Management Committee. He is also a member of the Parliament’s Committee on Standing Orders.






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