A fortnightly program titled ‘Sambhashana’ presented by Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) aimed at stimulating public discussion on vital issues of governance and anti corruption was launched at TISL office in Colombo on 08th September 2011.
Transparency International Sri Lanka conducted a well- designed five day Train the Trainer (ToT) program to groom 23 senior journalists and university academics on basic methods of Investigative Journalism (IJ). The workshop which was supported by Friedrich Ebert Stiftung was held at Pegasus Reef Hotel, Wattala. The programme was conducted by an internationally reputed trainer [...]
Around 50 provincial public officials in the Tamankaduwa Divisional Secretariat Division attended a workshop on land related issues organized by TISL in collaboration with the European Union (EU) on 14 July 2011. Officers attached to the Land Unit, colonization officers and grama niladharis were among the officials who attended the prgogamme held at the Tamankaduwa [...]
TISL staff members promoted the National Integrity Award (NIA) 2011 nomination process by distributing handouts among the public opposite Fort railway station on Tuesday, 12 July. Office-goers were particularly interested in knowing the details of the process and they were made aware of the criteria and how nominations can be submitted. The deadline for nominations [...]
Villagers at Katepola in Dumbara, Horana were made aware of the importance of the Right to Information (RTI) and the need to enact legislation, by TISL at a programme organized by ‘Gami Suwanda’ community based organization. The participants, who represented various vocations in the area express their willingness to learn more on RTI and agitate [...]
“There is no way that the 18th Amendment can be made to work. It must be repealed,” said Dr Jayampathi Wickremaratne PC – expert in constitutional law addressing a panel discussion organised by TISL to examine ways and means of how best the provisions of the 18th Amendment to the Constitution can be implemented. “As [...]
The biggest floods in decades have wreaked havoc globally where hundreds of people were killed and millions of people were displaced. Countries like Australia, Brazil, and Colombia were devastated with this natural disaster. Sri Lanka too suffered severely due to heavy monsoon rains causing floods across the island nation. At least 40 people have died [...]
Gamini Warshapperuma Deputy Director General of Customs Department said Integrity Award winner Sujith Perera was probably the best investigating officer that the Customs department has ever produced.