Category: Position Papers/ Legislative Briefs

TISL Position Papers


In an Interim Report issued by Transparency International Srilanka on health sector corruption has revealed that there is widespread petty corruption, bribery and nepotism in government hospitals in the Colombo District.   Interim Report also revealed that the Patients have to spend considerable time to get the services and are therefore motivated ... Read More
October 12, 2009haritha


Download Full Position Paper: English [pdf] In the best interest of the country, the Government needs to ensure that decisions on education are objective, equitable and free of biases and prejudices. The executive at all levels should lead as an example and refrain from influencing decisions. This is among several key recommendations ... Read More
July 28, 2009haritha


Under the 17th Amendment to the Constitution the President appointed the Constitutional Council (CC) on 25 March 2002 followed by the setting up of several independent commissions. In March 2005, six positions of the Constitutional Council fell vacant due to the expiry of their terms. Although five members were named, the ... Read More
August 28, 2008haritha


Irregular and politically motivated appointments have demoralised the Sri Lanka Foreign Service. Urgent action needed to restore integrity and efficiency of the foreign service. TISL Position Paper issued recently analyses the governance issues in the Sri Lankan Foreign Service recuitment pocess. "Appointments to the Foreign Service are a subject of debate ... Read More
June 11, 2008haritha