Commonwealth Secretariat invites HRCSL

HRC   The Commonwealth Secretariat has invited the  Human Rights Commissioner for a discussion on reconciliation, justice and accountability in Sri Lanka,Human Rights Commission sources said.

The Human Rights Commissioner Dr. Prathibha Mahanamahewa has been invited for this meeting by the Commonwealth Secretariat which is scheduled to be held from 29 April to 3 May in London.

“Better understanding of the internationally accepted definitions of transitional justice, accountability and reconciliation, awareness and understanding of the Commonwealth Civil Paths to peace as an entry point for reconciliation would be the main areas of this conference,” .

The Human Rights Commission said that the discussion would also be focused on the understanding of the need to identify stable, peaceful and sustainable solutions to post conflict solutions, understanding of truth commissions as a mechanism of transitional justice and a best practice for further reconciliation.

They said that this meeting would be very important for Sri Lanka since the Commonwealth had raised several issues regarding Sri Lanka.

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