Archive: April 19, 2017

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Apr2017
There is a buzzing interest among stake holders of Sri Lanka’s local governance sector to strengthen and improve the quality of citizen services delivered at grass-root level. In order to improve staff capacity, Local government officials from selected areas have been exposed to an immense amount of trainings on various ... Read More
April 19, 2017adminshan

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Apr2017

Who Owns Your Road…?

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A simple question yet tough to answer. There are mainly two types of roads: public and private. A road is considered private when one or more citizens own it. An owner(s) is responsible for the maintenance of these roads. Further, to use a private road one must receive the permission ... Read More
April 19, 2017adminshan

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Apr2017
The Urban Council of Chillaw took a unique, noteworthy step towards enhancing the relationship between the local government institution and its citizenry in February 2017. The secretary A.A. Jayasiri recognized five individuals of the urban council area who have silently served their community and country over the years. In an ... Read More
April 19, 2017adminshan

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Apr2017
The Municipal Council of Jaffna is mandated to regulate the land and buildings within the MC area, include the coordination of the following processors; Construction of new buildings Renovation of buildings Sub-division of lands into plots Amalgamation of land plots The project to digitize ... Read More
April 19, 2017adminshan

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Apr2017
Sri Lanka Northern Provincial Council Capacity Building Program The Australian Government’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) has provided a grant to The Asia Foundation to support the implementation of a program titled Sri Lanka Northern Provincial Council Capacity Building Program (NPCCB). The overall goal of the Sri ... Read More
April 19, 2017adminshan

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Apr2017
Introduction/Overview of Social Accountability Tools and Approaches What is Accountability and Social Accountability (SAc)?  Accountability can be defined as the obligation of power-holders to account for or take responsibility for their actions. “Power-holders” refers to those who hold political, financial or other forms of power and include officials in government, ... Read More
April 19, 2017adminshan