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Action Plan against Corruption in Public Sector Developed

Action Plan against Corruption in Public Sector Developed

Members of the Coalition against Corruption developed an action plan to expand its capacity to unearth corruption, frauds and malpractices in the public sector in order to mitigate corruption in Sri Lanka. Apart from revealing the corruption and fraud issues they have decided to share that information with relevant institutes including Parliament and CIABOC for [...]

NIA Nominations extended till 05th September

NIA Nominations extended till 05th September

The deadline for the acceptance of nominations for the National Integrity Award 2014 (NIA) has been extended until 05th September 2014. Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) decided to extend the date from 20th August to 05th September following requests made by applicants for more time to submit their nominations. Those interested can obtain details by [...]

CAC hands over Corruption Cases to COPE

CAC hands over Corruption Cases to COPE

Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) led Coalition against Corruption met with COPE members representing the Opposition in Parliament on Tuesday, 18 August and handed over several cases of corruption with supporting documents to be taken them at COPE meetings. On a request made by COPE chairman, Senior Minister Dew Gunasekara, the copies were also handed [...]

Large Crowd at the Exhibition

Large Crowd at the Exhibition

Transparency International Sri Lanka’s (TISL) legal arm ‘Shelter for Integrity’ Vavuniya branch held an exhibition that demonstrated the achievements of TISL and particularly Shelter for Integrity in Vavuniya recently. “Hand-In-Hand for a Better Governance and Society” was the title of the exhibition which attracted large crowd. The exhibition conveyed a strong message of the importance [...]

TISL held Public Platform in Vavuniya

TISL held Public Platform in Vavuniya

Shelter for Integrity,legal arm of the Transparency International Sri Lanka held the first Public Platform in Vavuniya in the post-war era at the Royal Garden on August 8th, 2014. The hall was packed to capacity with over 450 participants  including residents and CBO leaders from Vavuniya, Mannar, Kilinochchi, and Jaffna Districts. Public Platform provided the [...]

Citizens Meets Pradeshiya Sabha Members through TISL Intervention

Citizens Meets Pradeshiya Sabha Members through TISL Intervention

For the first time in the history citizens of Dehigahabedda in Ambalangoda Pradeshiya Saba division in Galle district had an opportunity to meet with the officials of the Pradeshiya Saba including the chairman to inform priorities in their village. TISL facilitated this meeting which was organised by the Ambalangoda Pradeshiya Sabha during the local governance [...]

Chief Minister commends TISL Efforts

Chief Minister commends TISL Efforts

Shan Wijayalal De Silva Chief Minister of Southern Province commended the efforts of Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) for introducing good governance practices in local governance in Galle District. In order to make meaningful citizen’s participation in governance they have to be engaged not only during the planning process but right through out. In this [...]

Managing and utilization of Donor funds –   TISL responds to Myths and False Allegations

Managing and utilization of Donor funds – TISL responds to Myths and False Allegations

TISL has invited the two writers who contributed biased and one-sided stories to Ceylon Today newspaper to respect evidence based strategic interventions to promote good governance and eradicate corruption from the country. Further TISL invites anyone wishing to know about TISL to visit its office and collect information on what TISL do and enlighten themselves [...]

Infrastructure development rampant with corruption

Infrastructure development rampant with corruption

United National Party Parliament Member Eran Wickremaratna said the public are broadly of the view that the infrastructure development projects such as the development of roads is perceived to be rampant with corruption. He said this at the launch of the National Integrity Systems Analysis (NICSA) 2014 at the Organization of Professional Associations of Sri [...]

Sri Lanka’s National Integrity System is Weak

Sri Lanka’s National Integrity System is Weak

Sri Lanka’s National Integrity System which consists of different 13 pillars including the legislature, executive, judiciary, public sector and law enforcement agencies was depicted as weak according to the assessment done by the Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) in year 2014. According to the assessment the Executive is overwhelmingly strong compared to the other actors/institutions of [...]

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