Capacity Building Workshop on Equitas’ Action guide to Conflict mitigation using a ‘Human Rights-Based Approach’

A three-day training to build the capacities of Diocesan Coordinators and Programme Volunteers working in the fields of reconciliation, peace building, conflict transformation, and inter-religious harmony was held at Caritas Sri Lanka-SEDEC from 21st – 23rd March 2018. The main facilitator of the training was Equitas – International Centre for Human Rights Education, in collaboration

Reconcilation gathering momentum trough CARITAS Sri Lanka – SEDEC

A few days back, I got the opportunity to participate in two visits as an observer. It was a part of the reconciliation programme conducted by the ‘Social Justice and Sustainable Peace’ unit of Caritas Sri Lanka-SEDEC. Caritas Sri Lanka-SEDEC, headed by its National Director, Rev. Fr. Mahendra Gunatilleke is the social arm of the

Prof. Koji Takakura’s Visit to Caritas Sri Lanka-SEDEC

Prof. Takakura, an Environmental Engineer from Japan, widely known as the inventor of the well-known Takakura composting methodology made a courtesy call to SEDEC on 18th May 2018. SEDEC made use of the Takakura composting methodology in its solid waste management programme (SWM) and introduced the composting method as a solution to the bio-degradable waste. A

Caritas Sri Lanka Initiates Action on Conflict Prevention

One of the common social issues identified by many Diocesan (DC) Directors of Caritas Sri Lanka network is the problem of drugs, alcohol and tobacco addiction in the different communities which hamper the community empowerment, peace & reconciliation process. One of the unseen and unnoticed causes behind the violent incident that took place in the

Thanksgiving Holy Mass

Caritas Sri Lanka – SEDEC organized a special Thanksgiving Holy Mass today on 5th of May 2018 at the SEDEC Chapel, in appreciation for the blessings bestowed to the Food Security Project named “Substantiation of Community Institutions for Sustainable Agriculture to Ensure Food Security”. The project which started on 1st of January 2013 came to