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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
As aircraft manufacturer Airbus reached a record 3.6 Billion Euro settlement with US, UK and French authorities following a 4 year investigation into allegations of bribery and corruption, Transparency International Sri Lanka wishes to highlight the importance of paying compensation to the countries who are the victims of corrupt deals involving Airbus. The statement of facts (see ... Read More
January 31, 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
In spite of the 48-hour ban on electioneering activity before polls opened yesterday, thousands of partisan political posts coupled with paid political advertisements were being shared by hundreds on social media, election watchdogs said. “As of now, we have recorded 556 complaints related to Facebook in addition to 112 active paid ... Read More
January 8, 2020haritha