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Investigative Journalism Trainers Trained

Investigative Journalism Trainers Trained

Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) conducted a well- designed four day Train the Trainer (ToT) program to groom 18 senior journalists on basic methods of Investigative Journalism (IJ). The workshop was held at Avani Beach Hotel in Bentota. Through the trained pool of IJ trainers, TISL will develop and build the essential skills of other [...]

Corruption Effects Women More than Men

Corruption Effects Women More than Men

Women’s equality while accessing public services should have to be positive implications to the socio economic development of a nation and ongoing study conducted by Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) shows that women’s access to public services   still predominantly unequal in Sri Lanka. Even though corruption affects everyone negatively, studies such as Transparency International’s Global [...]

TISL successful in Participatory Budget-making

TISL successful in Participatory Budget-making

Due to the intervention made by Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) four leading local government authorities in the Galle district were able to formulate budget proposals for th current year with the participation of the public living in the respective areas. This paved the way for projects in public demand to be included in the [...]

TISL to discuss ‘Un-sporty Sports’

TISL to discuss ‘Un-sporty Sports’

At a time when crisis in numerous sports in Sri Lanka is the hot topic of debate, Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) has arranged to discuss the subject on Thursday, 27 February at the OPA auditorium. ‘Un-sporty Sports’ will be the theme of the discussion which will focus on erosion of governance in sports. The panellists at [...]

Billions of Tax Payers Money Spent in Elections Every Year

Billions of Tax Payers Money Spent in Elections Every Year

Although elections are an integral part in a democracy, in Sri Lanka elections are imposed on people every year, whether they like it or not, spending billions of Rupees of tax payers’ money, alleged election monitoring heads at the panel discussion organized by Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL and held in the auditorium of Organization [...]

Shelter for Integrity Conducted a Training Workshop for Police Officials

Shelter for Integrity Conducted a Training Workshop for Police Officials

Shelter for Integrity legal arm of Transparency International Sri Lanka conducted a one day workshop for Police officers in Vanni District on 31st January 2014. At the workshop policemen were trained on anti – corruption initiatives, their active role in combating corruption. The training was held in Thampa hotel Vauniyava with the coordination of Vanni [...]

HRC join hands with TISL

HRC join hands with TISL

Justice Priyantha Perera. Chairman – Human Rights Commission (HRC) emphasized importance of HRC working closely with Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) to eradicate corruption from Sri Lanka at a workshop jointly organised by TISL and HRC on the 27th and 28th January 2014. The workshop was held at the auditorium of the HRC. Colombo based [...]

Youth with innovative anti-corruption ideas given a training

Youth with innovative anti-corruption ideas given a training

Youths from over ten districts attended a one day training programme conducted by Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) recently under the Youth Integrity Project (YIP) at the BMICH on 22nd January 2014. They had forwarded creative and innovative ideas for implementation under the YIP The training covered topics related to bribery and corruption and included types [...]

Members pledge support

Members pledge support

Members of the Bope Poddala Pradeshiya Saba (PS) in Galle pledged their fullest cooperation to Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) to make the local authority more transparent and accountable. They promised this when TISL conducted a training workshop to build capacity of the members of the PS. The training was conducted in Hotel Mega Gardens [...]

Public Service Incentive Programme in Ambalangoda

Public Service Incentive Programme in Ambalangoda

Public living in Ambalangoda had a privilege to obtain services from Local Government Authority Ambalangoda Pradeshiya Saba (PS) in their doorstep without usual visit to the PS. This opportunity was received by public when the officials of the Ambalangoda PS traveled to Gonapinuwala district secretariat to conduct a Public Service Incentive Programme. Officials organaised this [...]

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