Until December 2016.
Opinion pieces on international relations
Reading Time: 6 minutesGaneshan Wignaraja and Myra Sivaloganathan explore the opportunities for Sri Lanka to shape the Commonwealth at the upcoming meeting, by working to promote intra-Commonwealth trade, women’s employment and leadership, the empowerment of youth, and democratic values.
Reading Time: 5 minutesGaneshan Wignaraja and Adam Collins explain how Sri Lanka benefits from a rules-based global trading system under the World Trade Organization, and argue that it must be defended at the upcoming Ministerial Conference in Buenos Aires.
Reading Time: 5 minutesAnishka De Zylva highlights the importance of the Paris Agreement and explores how Sri Lanka can maximise its financial and other opportunities.
Reading Time: 5 minutesBarana Waidyatilake explores how Indian Ocean Rim Association can help realise Sri Lanka’s leadership potential in maritime security.
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: 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: 6 minutesGaneshan Wignaraja explores Sri Lanka’s potential in entering global value chains, as a means of countering Sri Lanka’s persistent trade woes.
Reading Time: 5 minutesRavindra Deyshappriya explains the significant trade imbalance that has developed in Sri Lanka – China economic relations and highlights the potential for Sri Lanka to redress this situation.
Reading Time: 5 minutesRapti Ratnayake looks at how Colombo can take advantage of the opportunities afforded through city-to-city and mayor-to-mayor links to become a globally competitive city.
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