Category: News Room

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Feb2021
Last week, Sri Lanka celebrated four years since its Right to Information Act was operationalised. The Act through its successful operation over the past four years has continued to empower citizens, with many of them accessing and confirming the authenticity of information they require using the RTI Act. It has ... Read More
February 12, 2021haritha
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Feb2021
The rollout of the Oxford Astra Zeneca vaccine for emergency use by the Government of Sri Lanka gives rise to an issue on the availability of sufficient information for the general public about the COVID-19 vaccination programme in Sri Lanka. There are two key concerns regarding the process. First, the public ... Read More
February 2, 2021haritha
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Feb2021
Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) is concerned by the lack of transparency surrounding the proposed investment in the Eastern Container Terminal of the Colombo Harbour. Key amongst TISL's concerns is the non-compliance with provisions of the Right to Information Act which specifically outlines the duty of the subject Minister in ... Read More
February 1, 2021haritha
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Jan2021
Sri Lanka remains stagnant on the annual Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) compiled by Transparency International (TI), the global movement against corruption. Sri Lanka has scored 38 on the CPI 2020 retaining the same score from the previous year; on a scale of 0 (highly corrupt) to 100 (very clean). ... Read More
January 28, 2021haritha