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We welcome VSO volunteer Paul Knipe to the team and would like to thank Rebecca Booker, the previous VSO volunteer, for her valued contribution to PCA.

PCA has conducted two workshops on Lessons learnt reconciliation Commission (LLRC) recommendation in Batticaloa and Ampar Districts to talk about civil society role in implementing LLRC recommendations. More than 75 people participated. This work shops were done with the support of Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) and National Peace Council (NPC).

PCA staff have conducted workshop on Participatory Rural Approach (PRA) , Conflict Transformation and Conflict Resolution, Participation and Empowerment and Non Violent Approaches to other partners who works together on European Commission (EC) funded project.

PCA a founding member of the National Network for Reconciliation, a nationwide coalition working with civil society and local government to address reconciliation issues PCA’s Equal and Active Voices in Ampara project, funded by Cafod, successfully up and running


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Other Services

We offer a number of additional services to INGOs, NGOs, University Departments, Schools, Foreign Commissions & other organisations. Please contact one of our offices to discuss your needs.
We can offer


Context/Conflict Analysis.

A pre-project analysis of the context within which you propose to undertake the project. WE will research the demographics, consult with local government, meet with other actors in the area and discuss needs issues and conflicts with community members via personal interview and community survey. The final report will include a needs analysis of potential beneficiaries together with an analysis of the conflicts and tensions past and present that would need to be taken account of in a prospective project.

Mid term/Final Project Evaluation.
Acting as an external evaluator we would undertake an analysis of the project “concept to impact"
Training Needs Assesment.
A full Staff TNA with report, recommendations, and priorities.
Half day seminar; “Peacebuilding in Sri Lanka” – an introduction for INGO & Embassy staff new to Sri Lanka. Designed to be part of organisations induction process.
Training Workshops; (All available in English, Sinhala and Tamil mediums)
  • APBC (Applied Peacebuilding Course) – 10 x 3 day training & workshops (30days)
  • Non Violent approaches to Community Development – 3 days
  • Non Violent approaches to Development, and Humanitarian work – 1 day
  • Empowerment & Participation of Communities; a structured approach – 4 days
  • Participative approaches to project evaluation – 2 days
  • Undertaking a Conflict Analysis training – 4 days
  • Introduction to Conflict Sensitivity – 3 days
  • Introduction to “Do no Harm” techniques – 2 days
  • Advocacy for and with communities - 2 days
  • Introduction to Team building & Team work; theory & practice – 2 days
  • An introduction to the “Charter for Human Responsibilities” – 1 day


Charges (2013 rates)
PCA charge according to your organisation’s ability to pay

INGOs, Embassies, Foreign High Commissions, Universities – Rs 12,000 to Rs20,000 per day per Trainer/Consultant
National NGOs, CSOs, and local groups – Rs 7,000 to Rs10,000 per day per Trainer / Consultant