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ELECTORAL INTEGRITY

ELECTORAL INTEGRITY

A Review of the Abuse of State Resources and Selected Integrity Issues during 2015 Presidential Election in Sri Lanka January 8th 2015 marked the sixth Presidential election of the Democratic Socialists Republic of Sri Lanka. This was the first election conducted under the 18th Amendment to the Constitution which removed the two term limitation imposed on […]

PUBLIC OPINION ON THE RIGHT TO INFORMATION

PUBLIC OPINION ON THE RIGHT TO INFORMATION

A study done by Transparency International Sri Lanka revealed that 95% of the General Public thinks they have an entitlement to the right to obtain information they attempt to seek but it was also  revealed that 49.6% of respondents were not aware of a right called “Right to information”. Read Full report: Sinhala    | […]

TISL requests Govt. to Bring RTI Laws Soon

TISL requests Govt. to Bring RTI Laws Soon

TISL representatives along with the committee members of Free Media Movement met Gayantha Karunathilaka Minister of Media and Mass Communication on the 27th January 2015 to request the government to expedite the process of introducing new legislations on Right to Information. TISL representatives requested the government to prepare the Right to Information act in line […]

New Media Training for Youth to expose and minimize Corruption

New Media Training for Youth to expose and minimize Corruption

Transparency International Sri Lanka’s Advocacy and Legal Advice Center (ALAC) conducted a one-day training programme targeting youth in order to empower them on New Media Activism especially in their fight against Corruption. The workshop attended by 26 participants was held at Solis Hotel, Matara. The participants were briefed on the many facets of corruption and […]