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RTIlawsinNepal

31

Mar2016
Globally, 100 countries have enacted right to information (RTI) legislation guaranteeing citizens the right to access information and records held by their governments. Over the last decade, South Asian countries have made significant progress toward recognizing this right. From 2002 to 2009, governments in Bangladesh, India, Nepal, and Pakistan formally ... Read More
March 31, 2016admin
mipubof

30

Mar2016
Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena says he believes the state officials will fulfill their responsibilities and duties to create a public service which is free from fraud, waste and corruption under the good governance concept. The President said the public officials who execute their duties honestly for the benefit of the ... Read More
March 30, 2016admin
RTI11

28

Mar2016
Right to Information Bill was presented in the Parliament (24th March) providing the legal framework required to establish the right of access to information. Moving the Bill, Minister of Parliamentary Reforms and Mass Media Gayantha Karunatileka said: “Right to Information Bill was pending for a very long time and it was ... Read More
March 28, 2016admin
climate-change

28

Mar2016
Civil Society activist Chandra Jayarathna has requested the President Maithreepala Sirisena to expand the mandate and accountability of the Climate Change Commission of Sri Lanka beyond meeting climate change linked challenges. In a letter to the President he has requested to establish new authority led by capable professionals with integrity, independence, ... Read More
March 28, 2016admin