Category: Position Papers/ Legislative Briefs

TISL Position Papers


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


During the past weeks, a serious political debate has evolved in regard to the government’s decision to borrow US$500 Million facilitated by selected private international banks. Since the debate raised several governance issues, including the transparency of borrowing procedures, TISL has decided to issue this Position Paper. This paper is ... Read More
September 12, 2007haritha


Background Sri Lanka’s past history of insulating its public service from political interference has not been admirable. Framers of both the First Republican Constitution, (The 1972 Constitution) and the Second Republican Constitution (The 1978 Constitution) removed provisions in the Independence Constitution that attempted to provide protection for an independent public service. ... Read More
May 16, 2006haritha