Category: Press Releases

TISL Press Releases

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Mar2005
Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) is concerned with the outcome of the 8 December 2003 criminal case involving the Sri Lanka Telecom Chairmen. The case went before the Colombo Additional Magistrate, after hearing the motion filed by the counsel for the suspect discharged him on a Poya Holiday in a manner ... Read More
March 1, 2005haritha

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Mar2005
The landmark signing ceremony of the United Nations Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC) will take place in Merida, Mexico between 9-11 December 2003. In order to commemorate this historic event and at the behest of Transparency International the UN General Assembly has decided to designate 9 December as International Anti-Corruption Day.UNCAC ... Read More
March 1, 2005haritha

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Mar2005
As Transparency International reported earlier UNCAC sets new standards and marks a breakthrough in the facilitation of returning stolen assets. Under the new convention such issues could be addressed with effective remedies, while placing international obligations upon State parties to minimize corruption within their jurisdiction. Its success requires political will ... Read More
March 1, 2005haritha

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Mar2005
Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) is concerned about the recent media reports that Cabinet is considering introducing amendments to the Bribery Law to reactivate the present Bribery Commission. We have on more than one occasion pointed out that mere amendments will not make this institute active unless stakeholders study the systemic ... Read More
March 1, 2005haritha