Until December 2016.
Reading Time: 6 minutesGaneshan Wignaraja looks at China’s Belt and Road and other regional infrastructure financing initiatives and argues that Sri Lanka should cleverly manage their risks, and use them to build the domestic infrastructure needed to create a vibrant economic hub in the Indian Ocean.
Reading Time: 5 minutesAnishka De Zylva explores international opportunities to counter youth radicalization in Sri Lanka.
Reading Time: 4 minutesKey Takeaways from the round table with Dr. Shiro Armstrong, Fellow at the Crawford School of Public Policy at the Australian National University, on ‘Rising Protectionism, East Asian Trade and the Future of Asian Integration’
Date: 19 September 2017
Reporter: Pabasara Kannangara
Reading Time: 18 minutesLKI’s latest Explainer by Dinuka Malith and Anishka De Zylva, highlight the key aspects of the WTO’s Trade Facilitation Agreement and the implications for Sri Lanka.
Reading Time: 5 minutesGaneshan Wignaraja highlights the value of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) in continuing trade liberalisation in Asia in challenging economic times, and how Sri Lanka can benefit from joining RCEP.
Reading Time: 3 minutesKey Takeaways from the round table with Mr. Md. Shahidul Haque, Foreign Secretary of Bangladesh, on ‘Sustainable Development and Climate Change: Perspectives from Bangladesh’
Date: 29 August 2017
Reporter: Myra Sivaloganathan
Reading Time: 14 minutesIn this LKI Explainer, Anishka De Zylva outlines key aspects of the Paris Agreement and its implications for Sri Lanka’s policymakers in tackling climate change at home—especially in the areas of climate finance, climate-smart investment, and geopolitics.
Reading Time: 5 minutesLKI spoke with Hon. Julie Bishop on Australia’s vision and strategies for regional engagement, in light of Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s keynote address at the 2017 Shangri-La Dialogue.
Reading Time: 4 minutesKey Takeaways from the round table with Dr. Harsha Singh, Executive Director of Brookings India on ‘The Outlook for World Trade Growth, US Trade Policy, Asia, and the WTO’
Date: 26 July 2017
Reporter: Malinda Meegoda
Reading Time: 16 minutesBarana Waidyatilake argues that the increasing strategic importance of the Indian Ocean, among other factors, makes this an opportune time for the Indian Ocean Rim Association to scale up cooperation and connectivity among member states, which can begin at the sub-regional level.
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