Category: Press Releases

TISL Press Releases

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Feb2020
Three years since its implementation, the Right to Information (RTI) Act continues to stand as an example of the transformative impact of progressive, pro-citizen legislation. RTI continues to impact the lives of thousands of citizens across the country by providing access to state-held information. The functioning of RTI has been ... Read More
February 3, 2020haritha
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Jan2020
Sri Lanka remains stagnant in the Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI), compiled by Transparency International (TI), the global coalition against corruption. Sri Lanka has scored 38 on the CPI 2019 retaining the same score from the previous year; on a scale of 0 (highly corrupt) to 100 (very clean). The country’s ... Read More
January 23, 2020haritha
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Jan2020
Unprecedented five forensic audits withheld from public and MPs Unique opportunity to address Public Finance mismanagement Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) calls on the Speaker to disclose to the public and members of parliament, the contents of the forensic audits of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL). The reports were to ... Read More
January 16, 2020admin
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Dec2019
Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) is encouraged by the convictions handed down by the Special High Court Trial-at-Bar, which sentenced the former President’s Chief of Staff I.H.K. Mahanama and the former Chairman of the State Timber Corporation P. Dissanayaka to 20 years and 12 years rigorous imprisonment respectively. Both men ... Read More
December 22, 2019admin