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Population Association of Sri Lanka (PASL) 23rd Council 

 

A FORUM FOR PROFESSIONAL NETWORKING ONLINE

This video series is an attempt to make the PASL membership aware of different organizations and institutes that collect reliable demographic and related data, and the different types of data collected by these organizations which can be used for demographic research and policy planning.

Video Session 1:

Introduction to demographic data sources by Professor K.A.P. Siddhisena, Emeritus Professor of Demography, University of Colombo

 

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Video Session 2:

Data from the Department of Census and Statistics by Dr. Indu Bandara, former Director General - Department of Census and Statistics

 

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Population Association of Sri Lanka (PASL) 22nd PASL Council 

       Inauguration of the Twenty First Annual Scientific Sessions of the PASL 

       Twenty first Annual Scientific Sessions

 

  • Annual sessions 2010

  • Organization of special lecture series on population and related issues in all three mediums for university students.

  • Publishing an annual refereed journal named Sri Lanka Journal of Population Studies – Volumes 1 to 16 have been published already.

  • Publishing a monograph on ageing in Sri Lanka

  • Organization of public lecture series.

  • PASL newsletter (bi-annually)  

  • Offering special awards to eminent scholars who made distinguished contribution

  • to the field of population by way of research and studies accomplished by them.     

  • Conducting young talent competition in the field of population/demography

  • Conducting training programmes for university personnel and public sector personnel in the field of population/demography

  • Organizing annual sessions accompanied by annual general meetings

  • Organizing workshops on population issues

  • Special Events

 

Annual sessions

PASL – 2018/2019

Annual Scientific Sessions

Twentieth Annual Scientific Sessions of the PASL were successfully held at the Department of Demography, University of Colombo on 9th June 2018. The sessions were under four themes with eleven presentations. Inauguration ceremony of the Scientific Sessions was addressed by the President of the PASL-Mr. Wimal Nanayakkara, Keynote Speaker-Senior Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, Vice Chancellor, University of Colombo, Guest of Honour-Ms. Ritsu Nacken, UNFPA Country Representative of Sri Lanka and Chief Guest-Professor Ananda Jayawardane, Director General, National Science Foundation. The Scientific Sessions concluded with interactive panel discussions.

 

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Organization of special lecture series on population and related issues in all three mediums for university students.
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