Sri Lanka Background

Since 2014, the American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative (ABA ROLI) has partnered with the Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL) to support the development of permanent and effec­tive institutional infrastructures and local capacity to protect, implement and enforce Sri Lankan citi­zens’ legal rights. ABA ROLI has worked with BASL and other local civil society organizations (CSOs) to conduct programs to strengthen the legal profession, support and expand transitional justice, combat corruption, promote internet freedom rights and uphold the rule of law in Sri Lanka.