Posts By Maria Merla Aquino

Notes from the Field

In Northern Sri Lanka, Local Governments Prepare for Post-War Development

February 24, 2010

Although the civil war in Sri Lanka’s Northern Province ended in May 2009, decades of armed conflict have damaged the relationship between state and civil society, between the government and the governed. Because of the war, elections for municipal councils, urban councils, and pradeshiya sabhas (local authorities that mostly govern in rural areas) in the […]

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