Research 2014-16


SURVEY REVEALS THAT 72% OF YOUNG PEOPLE ACROSS FOUR ASIA PACIFIC COUNTRIES WOULD ENGAGE IN CORRUPTION FOR PERSONAL GAIN Urgent action is needed to avert a crisis of values amongst young people in four countries in Asia Pacific, according to a survey released today by Transparency International. 72 per cent of the young people surveyed said they would engage in a corrupt act for personal gain, whilst one in five found it acceptable to lie and ... Read More
May 28, 2014haritha


Women’s equality while accessing public services should have to be positive implications to the socio economic development of a nation and ongoing study conducted by Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) shows that women’s access to public services   still predominantly unequal in Sri Lanka. Even though corruption affects everyone negatively, studies such as Transparency International’s Global Corruption Barometer 2013, show that corruption has a disproportionate impact on women than men. Ongoing study carried out by Transparency International Sri Lanka ... Read More
March 7, 2014haritha


The controversy on imported milk powder that erupted in August 2013 resulted in the Cabinet of Ministers appointing a cabinet subcommittee to resolve the issues surrounding the importation of milk powder.  The torrent of allegations and counter claims overwhelmed the citizenry.  The sequence of events unfolded roughly in the following order. Click here to Download Full Position Paper:  English
February 10, 2014haritha