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RTI11

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Feb2017
The Right to Information (RTI) Act comes into effect on 3rd February, 2017 bringing with it a promise – of open government, of citizens’ active participation in governance, and of accountability to the sovereign people of the country. The government last week gazetted the categories of public authorities that fall within ... Read More
February 3, 2017admin
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Feb2017
The Cabinet of Ministers on Tuesday (11th October 2016) approved the Open Government Partnership’s National Action Plan submitted by Mangala Samaraweera the Minister of Foreign Affairs. The Cabinet of Ministers has also decided to establish a Steering Committee chaired by the President and Prime Minister and comprised of ... Read More
February 2, 2017admin
RTI

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Nov2016
Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) notes with concern the delay in the appointment of the two remaining members of the Right to Information (RTI) Commission by President Maithripala Sirisena. Three members of the Commission – Mr. Mahinda Gammanpila, Ms. Kishali Pinto-Jayawardena, and Mr. S. G Punchihewa – received their appointments ... Read More
November 24, 2016admin
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Nov2016
The Cabinet passed Sri Lanka’s first Open Government Partnership (OGP) plan on 11 October 2016. This lays out a 12-commitment national policy plan and timeline until June 2018 and establishes an implementation steering committee jointly headed by President Sirisena and Prime Minister Wickramasinghe to oversee its delivery. This raises three ... Read More
November 6, 2016admin