Early last the Sri Lanka Parliament appointed a Parliament Select Committee on National Evaluation Capacities. The committee worked on the National Evaluation Bill and capacity building including the Parliament Research Unit. The report of the Parliament Select Committee on national evaluation capacity is going to be presented to the parliament on 20 February and proposes to establish an Independent Evaluation Commission. Below is the news on today's papers.
This process is the commitment of Sri Lanka Parliament to the Colombo Declaration on Evaluation https://slpfe.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Declaration.pdf signed at the EvalColombo2018, parliamentarians global event.
Sri Lanka Parliamentarians Forum for Evaluation played an important role in this regard and received American Evaluation Association Advocacy for Evaluation 2019 Award