Category: Position Papers

TISL Position Papers

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Aug2016
Transparency International Sri Lanka recently commissioned a policy brief on “Adapting a Mixed Member Proportional (MMP) Electoral System in Sri Lanka”. With heightened dialogue on the country’s proposed constitutional and electoral reforms under the 20th amendment and the propositions to adapt an MMP system highlighted in President Maithripala ... Read More
August 3, 2016admin
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Jun2015
The right to be free from torture and inhuman and degrading treatment is a basic guarantee, recognized universally and without limitation. It is a right if assailed intrinsically affects the dignity of a person. Governance, in its processes of decision-making and implementation of policy for the benefit of the people, ... Read More
June 4, 2015admin
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Jul2014
Public accountability of public finance, is one of the cardinal principles of a participatory parliamentary democracy1, which historically, in constitutional traditions are closely connected to civil liberties. As such, full control over public finance is constitutionally vested in Parliament.2 Financial oversight of the public purse is facilitated by the Committee ... Read More
July 29, 2014haritha
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Feb2014
The controversy on imported milk powder that erupted in August 2013 resulted in the Cabinet of Ministers appointing a cabinet subcommittee to resolve the issues surrounding the importation of milk powder.  The torrent of allegations and counter claims overwhelmed the citizenry.  The sequence of events unfolded roughly in the following ... Read More
February 10, 2014haritha