Sri Lanka End-of-Term Report 2016-2018 – For Public Comment
In 2019, the Independent Reporting Mechanism (IRM)The Independent Reporting Mechanism (IRM) is OGP’s accountability arm and the main means of tracking progress in participating countries. The IRM provides independent, evidence-based, and objective ... published the End-of-Term Report for Sri Lanka’s first action planAction plans are at the core of a government’s participation in OGP. They are the product of a co-creation process in which government and civil society jointly develop commitments to open governmen... (2017-2019). The report covers the full action plan implementation period of July 2016 through June 2018.
In Sri Lanka, the IRM researcher Anoukh de Soysa’s findings are summarized below:
“Sri Lanka’s first action plan covered a broad range of thematic areas including genderOGP participating governments are bringing gender perspectives to popular policy areas, ensuring diversity in participatory processes, and specifically targeting gender gaps in policies to address gov..., anti-corruption, and access to information. While implementation saw no significant progress made from the midterm assessment, enacting Right to InformationThe legal right to request information from the government allows the public to follow government decision-making, participate in ensuring better decisions, and hold the government accountable. Techni... (RTI) legislationCreating and passing legislation is one of the most effective ways of ensuring open government reforms have long-lasting effects on government practices. Technical specifications: Act of creating or r... had a major effect in opening government. Regular meetings by the multistakeholder forum during implementation may elicit more substantial results.”
The public comment version is available in English, Sinhala, and Tamil. The public comments period closed July 12, 2019.
- Sri Lanka End-of-Term Report 2016-2018 for public comment (English)
- Sri Lanka End-of-Term Report 2016-2018 for public comment (Sinhala)
- Sri Lanka End-of-Term Report 2016-2018 for public comment (Tamil)
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