Transparency International Sri Lanka publishes the Sri Lanka Governance Report annually with the goal of improving the quality of public debate on issues of governance and corruption by Exposing shortcomings where they exist, and pointing to best practices that should be aspired for.
In an Interim Report issued by Transparency International Srilanka on health sector corruption has revealed that there is widespread petty corruption, bribery and nepotism in government hospitals in the Colombo District.
Discussion on Corruption in the Education Sector Educationists, academics, Education Ministry officials, trade union representatives and media personnel were among the gathering participating in the TISL open forum on Corruption in Education in Sri Lanka held at Hotel Renuka recently. The discussion followed the launch of the ‘Report on the Forms & Extent of Corruption [...]
Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) carried out a survey on Forms and Extent of Corruption in Education in Sri Lanka. Download Booklet [pdf] : English | Sinhala | Tamil [file size: 3-4 mb]
Transparency International’s 2009 Global Corruption Barometer reveals a growing distrust of business, the daily struggle of the world’s poor with petty bribery and public unconvinced of governments’ anti-corruption efforts. A global public opinion survey, the 2009 Barometer reflects the views of more than 73,000 people from 69 countries and territories around the world. Downloads: Full [...]
Foreign employment plays a crucial role in the Sri Lankan Economy, and remittances constitute 8% of its GDP. One fifth of Sri Lanka’s work force is employed overseas, and numbers are increasing every year. Due to the increasing importance of the sector, maintaining and improving the safety and decency of migrants’ work environment is a [...]
Sri Lanka’s health sector is considered to be favorable in comparison to other countries with similar health investment profiles and socio-economic levels. The government is still maintaining its standard as leading health care provider. However the health sector currently is facing a number of challenges in providing free health services to cater to the growing [...]
Education is the back bone of the society. Sri Lanka’s education system has been praised by many for its success in providing widespread access to primary and secondary education and enabling the country to attain high human development levels. The policy of the government is to ensure that all citizens of the country have access [...]
Local authorities are one of the most important segments in Sri Lanka’s administrative structure. They affect the lives of the people on a day to day basis. Pradeshiya Sabhas, urban and municipal councils deliver important services such as garbage collection, allocation of land and trade permissions, XXX. However, there are frequent report about serious problems [...]
TISL’s project on ‘Ministerial Expenditure Monitoring’ particularly highlighting the legal and financial implications involved in maintaining a large cabinet in Sri Lanka within the current socio-political and legal context has being rolling out for eight months since January, 2008 with the objective of creating a public demand towards good governance.