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‘Be fair and independent’ – TISL appeals to government Officials

‘Be fair and independent’ – TISL appeals to government Officials

Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) has appealed to public officials to support the Elections Commissioner to hold a free and fair election in UVA Province by being independent and accountable while on election duty. Meanwhile, TISL also appeals to the candidates and political parties in the fray to obey election laws with the highest respect [...]

TISL campaigns for Right to Information

TISL campaigns for Right to Information

Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) will soon spearhead a campaign to revive the demand for a Right to Information (RTI) Act. A survey will first be conducted to evaluate public opinion on RTI and a Coalition of Civil Organizations will also be formed to take the message to villages. Professionals, leading media personnel and TISL [...]

HACKED

HACKED

We wish to inform you that our website – www.tisrilanka.org – has been hacked yesterday and there is strong a possibility of creating a bogus website by the hackers to misinform the public and tarnish TISL’ image. TI Sri Lanka has been under threat since last June and this could be a work of a [...]

TISL request MPs to form Alliance against Corruption

TISL request MPs to form Alliance against Corruption

Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) has requested Opposition MPs to form a Coalition against Corruption to tackle the emerging threat which will affect the entire nation. The request was made when TISL, along with Coalition against Corruption (CAC), met with Opposition MPs last Tuesday. MP’s led by United National Party leadership council chairman Karu Jayasuriya [...]

Government officials pledge to take action against Corruption

Government officials pledge to take action against Corruption

Government officials of the divisional secretariat of Sri Jayawardanapura Kotte will take action in their official capacity to minimize corruption and fraud when implementing development projects of the area. They gave this assurance at a discussion with representatives of Transparency International Sri Lanka’s Shelter for Integrity , the legal aid centre recently. They made this [...]

TISL held Legal Clinic in Battcaloa

TISL held Legal Clinic in Battcaloa

Transparency International Sri Lanka’s legal arm Shelter for Integrity Batticaloa branch held a mobile legal clinic recently in divisional secretariat office Kaluwanchikudi Batticaloa to help the victims due to the corruption in the area. The legal clinic received more than 70 complaints. Out of total number of complaints received 75% of the complaints were on [...]

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 [...]

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