Peace making through events: The impact of international sport events in multicultural Sri Lanka

Australian Centre for Event Management
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Conference Proceeding
3rd International Event Management Research Conference: The Impacts of Events, 2005, 1 pp. 231 - 247
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Sri Lanka is a beautiful but divided country with different types of people having individual values and motivations. Since 1983, the island has been confronted with permanent political, cultural and economic crises, rooted in the Tamil Tigers ongoing struggle for an independent state in the Northern parts of Sri Lanka. Although the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) the most violent terrorist organisation in the world and the Sri Lankan Government have come to a first rapprochement, the peace talks are currently stalled.
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