Policy Regulation — Documents


This study explores the effect of the expansion of mobile phone signal on migration decisions in Myanmar.
This short note allows for easy comparison of the options available to policy makers considering the introduction of remote voting in the context of the current pandemic conditions. 
This tour d’horizon examines the possible of uses of data to help stop or slow the spread of COVID-19 directly.  It gives weight to what can be done in the short term.
Presented by Prof. Rohan Samarajiva on 20 February 2020 in Colombo
LIRNEasia's comments on the Framework for a Proposed Data Protection Legislation for Sri Lanka of June 2019
This document is intended to understand the extant policy context in relation to healthcare data protection, providing international comparisons, and raise important questions for Sri Lanka to consider in relation to data protection, albeit within a narrow sector specific scope.
LIRNEasia comments on the proposed Cyber Security Bill for Sri Lanka - 2019
Presented by Helani Galpaya, Ayesha Zainudeen and Tharaka Amarasinghe on 22 May 2019 in Colombo, Sri Lanka
MANY SRI LANKANS REMAINED UNAFFECTED BY THE SOCIAL MEDIA BLOCKS OF MARCH 2018, ACCORDING TO THE AFTERACCESS SURVEYS RECENTLY LAUNCHED IN SRI LANKA BY REGIONAL DIGITAL POLICY THINK-TANK, LIRNEASIA.
Presented by Rohan Samarajiva at Data Governance event at Royal School of Public Administration, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, March 4, 2019.
Presented by Prof. Rohan Samarajiva at the Asia Liberty Forum in Colombo on 28th February 2019.

Data Driven Policy (Presentation)

Posted on February 1, 2019  /  0 Comments

Presented by Prof. Rohan Samarajiva at University of Moratuwa on 1st February 2019
Presented by Shazna Zuhyle at the 16th World Telecommunication/ICT Indicators Symposium

Data-driven governance in Sri Lanka

Posted on December 7, 2018  /  0 Comments

Presented by Prof. Rohan Samarajiva at United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development. December, 2018.
Rohan Samarajiva, Gayani Hurulle, (2018) "Metrics to improve universal-service fund disbursements", Digital Policy, Regulation and Governance,
Presented by Helani Galpaya (@helanigalpaya), CEO, LIRNEasia and Tharaka Amarasinghe (@tharaka89), Research Manager, LIRNEasia on 4 October 2018 in Kathmandu, Nepal