Short-Term Technical Assistance to the Sri Lankan Parliament Project (SLPP)

Client: U.S. Agency for International Development

Duration: 2015-2016

Region: Asia and the Pacific

Country: Sri Lanka

Solutions: Governance

SLPP supports Sri Lanka’s newly elected parliament to change the Standing Orders in light of an evolving constitutional and institutional structure, facilitate training for new members and staff, and enable parliamentary staff to better engage with constituents through local development activities.

Sample Activities

  • Facilitate analysis of Standing Orders, submit recommendations, and facilitate initial implementation of approved actions.
  • Advise on the restructuring of the existing parliamentary committee system.
  • Consult with member and staff leadership to review and refine member and staff training; carry out priority capacity building.
  • Conduct an assessment of the parliament plans to develop constituency development funds.
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