Category: Position Papers/ Legislative Briefs

TISL Position Papers


This is the second Position Paper published under the Ministerial Expenditure Monitoring project of Transparency International Sri Lanka. The analysis and comments are based on the findings of the project to date on the legal and financial implications involved in maintaining a large cabinet in Sri Lanka within the current ... Read More
May 22, 2008haritha


Transparency International defines political corruption as “the misuse of political power for private benefit, in particular the benefits of power, status and wealth”1. According to the definition, it takes two basic forms: corrupt accumulation and extraction and corruption for power preservation and expansion and includes situations where loopholes in national ... Read More
March 24, 2008haritha


TISL issues an urgent position paper on the Removal of Director General of the anti Corruption Commission. This is a comprehensive document examining the historic and legal aspects on the issue, coupled with the TISL’s own position Please click here to download Full Press Release
February 29, 2008haritha



Three Years After Tsunami

On this third anniversary of the Tsunami disaster, Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) remembers with great sadness all those who lost their lives and their family members, who survived them. It is these individuals that showed us the way to tread a path for better Sri Lanka. At this juncture, TISL ... Read More
January 1, 2008haritha