Youth in Jaffna formed “Jaffna Group for Anti-Corruption” in order to collectively tackle corruption related grievances in their area. This was after Transparency International Sri Lanka’s Advocacy and Legal Advice Center held a two day new media training workshop for Jaffna Youth engaged in Anti-Corruption initiatives. The training was held at the Afriel Youth Center Jaffna on 1st and 2nd March 2015. Motivated by the interactive training workshop, youth participants decided to form the alliance. The workshop covered ...
Civic Engagement 2014-16
March 11, 2015admin
Transparency International Sri Lanka’s Advocacy and Legal Advice Center (ALAC) conducted a two-day training programme for youth in order to empower them on New Media Activism especially in their fight against Corruption. The workshop held at Sunshine Reception Hall, Batticaloa on 27th and 28th February 2015 was attended by 24 youth participants. The workshop covered a brief introduction to Corruption and its wider implication on society especially the youth. Local as well as international examples were ...
March 11, 2015admin
The Shelter for Integrity, the legal arm of Transparency International Sri lanka (TISL) with the collaboration of Janavaboda Kendraya held a training programme on Communication and Technology for Women Activists engaged in the fight against corruption. The training workshop was held on 7th March 2015 at the St. Anthony’s Auditorium, Negombo to celebrate International Women’s Day. Twenty Seven Women Activists who attended the training were briefed on the social implications of Corruption and trained on how ...
March 9, 2015admin
Shelter for Integrity the legal arm of the Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) held a legal clinic on February 28th 2015 in Pathegama, Weligama of Matara District. At the legal clinic public of Weligama were provided with legal advice for being victims of various administrative and corruption issues and various other legal issues. This clinic provided the opportunity to build the awareness of the rural community on services provided by Shelter for Integrity Matara branch. The lawyers ...
March 4, 2015admin
The Shelter for Integrity, Transparency International Sri Lanka’s Legal arm conducted a Whistle-blower training programme for civil society organisations, activists and the general public of Walasmulla Matara recently. The Training programme held at the Kapruka Auditorium, Walasmulla was attended by more than 20 participants. The participants were encouraged to make disclosures on acts of bribery corruption and administrative malpractices when working closely with the state institutions. The ALAC resource team stressed the importance of Whistle-blowing as an ...
December 3, 2014admin
Government officials of the divisional secretariat of Sri Jayawardanapura Kotte will take action in their official capacity to minimize corruption and fraud when implementing development projects of the area. They gave this assurance at a discussion with representatives of Transparency International Sri Lanka’s Shelter for Integrity , the legal aid centre recently. They made this pledge after taking part in a training g cum discussion on for an accountable public service at their office. This is ...
September 4, 2014haritha
Transparency International Sri Lanka’s legal arm Shelter for Integrity Batticaloa branch held a mobile legal clinic recently in divisional secretariat office Kaluwanchikudi Batticaloa to help the victims due to the corruption in the area. The legal clinic received more than 70 complaints. Out of total number of complaints received 75% of the complaints were on state land issues. Lawyers from the Shelter for Integrity were present at the clinic to assist and advice the public on ...
September 3, 2014haritha
United National Party Parliament Member Eran Wickremaratna said the public are broadly of the view that the infrastructure development projects such as the development of roads is perceived to be rampant with corruption. He said this at the launch of the National Integrity Systems Analysis (NICSA) 2014 at the Organization of Professional Associations of Sri Lanka on the 28th July 2014. NICSA was compiled in partnership with other South Asian chapters of Transparency International and assesses ...
August 2, 2014haritha
Nearly fifty youths from the five Districts of the Northern Province participated in a three-day training workshop on ‘Youth Training for Trainers: Promoting Good Governance’ organized by the Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL), at the Thalsevana Holiday Resort, Jaffna. The training has been held after the disruption of several journalists' workshops on Investigative reporting by TISL based on the enforcement of the recommendations made by the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC)’ took place in Polonnaruwa last month ...