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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 [...]

Anti- Corruption Training for Police Officers in Mullaitivu and Kilinochchi

Anti- Corruption Training for Police Officers in Mullaitivu and Kilinochchi

Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) has conducted an anti-corruption intervention training workshop for police officers in Mullaitivu and Kilinochchi Districts on 19th and 20th July 2014 respectively. The training was conducted by the legal arm of the TISL Shelter for Integrity, Vavuniya branch with the coordination of Vanni districts Deputy Inspector General’s office. More than 120 police [...]

TISL held Data Journalism Training

TISL held Data Journalism Training

Transparency International Sri Lanka held a three-day data journalism workshop for journalists to   master the skills and tools that lead to new story angles and richer multimedia storytelling in the digital media age recently in Colombo. Journalists, graphic designers and developers came together to find public-interest angles in government, non-government and private sector data, analyze [...]

Hundreds benefits from TISL Legal Clinic in Badulla

Hundreds benefits from TISL Legal Clinic in Badulla

A large crowd gathered in Badulla to obtain free legal advices from TISL’s legal arm “Shelter for Integrity” with the assistance of “Future in Our Hands Development Foundation” on the 29th June 2014. Mr. Prabath Kumara, the Executive Director of “Future in our Hands Development Foundation” said that, many malpractices are taking place in Government [...]

NGO’s to defy Defence Ministry Directive

NGO’s to defy Defence Ministry Directive

Move by the Defence Ministry to ban Non Governmental Organisations (NGOs) from holding press conferences workshops and issuing media releases was an illegal decision said the Civil Society Collective (CSC) on Wednesday 09th July 2014. Speaking on behalf of the CSC J.C.Weliamuna Chairperson of the Transparency International Sri Lanka said the NGO’s will continue to [...]

Joint Statement by Civil Society Collective

Joint Statement by Civil Society Collective

Over the past few years Sri Lanka’s civil society organizations have been facing a most  challenging task in discharging their responsibilities and l obligations. These challenges have  led to a situation which has resulted in weakening the spirit of both civil society activists and the organizations themselves. It has also challenged the democratic framework and [...]

Annual Report 2013

Annual Report 2013

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‘Threats will not deter TISL from moving ahead’

‘Threats will not deter TISL from moving ahead’

“Though threats from unforeseen elements are looming large we will not get buckled under but continue our efforts to promote accountability, good governance and integrity in the country,” said TISL Executive Director S. Ranugge ` addressing the TISL Members’ Day held on 27th June 2014. “TISL has always played an active and constructive role in [...]

TISL holds AGM despite pressure from organized elements

TISL holds AGM despite pressure from organized elements

                  Despite organised elements continuing to disrupt the movements of  Transparency International SrI Lanka (TISL) it stood firm and held the Annual General Meeting and the Members’ Day programme successfully as scheduled on the 27th June 2014. Both events were well attended and the Board members and [...]

‘Police and Judiciary should safeguard women being victims of Corruption’

‘Police and Judiciary should safeguard women being victims of Corruption’

                  “A TISL study has claimed that women have faced the highest instances of corruption in obtaining legal services. The Police and the Judiciary need to take special note of the fact, and take preventative and remedial measures to purge their institutions. After all, they are the [...]

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