September 3, 2018

Sri Lanka and the Bay of Bengal Initiative: Opportunities to Grow a Vital Region

By Divya Hundlani,  Anishka De Zylva,  

Reading Time: 5 min read As Sri Lanka assumes Chairmanship of BIMSTEC, LKI’s Anishka De Zylva and Divya Hundlani suggest a four-pronged approach for Sri Lanka to demonstrate its leadership in the Indian Ocean region.

August 23, 2018

Financing Sustainable Development in Asia and the Pacific

By Zhenqian Huang,  

Reading Time: 4 min read Zhenqian Huang of United Nations ESCAP considers how Sri Lanka can mobilise financial resources by looking beyond economic growth and striving for social inclusion and environmental sustainability.

August 21, 2018

Understanding the Sri Lanka-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (FTA)

By Ganeshan Wignaraja,  Amitendu Palit,  

Reading Time: 6 min read In his latest commentary, LKI’s Ganeshan Wignaraja and co-author Amitendu Pali, highlight how a Sri Lanka-Singapore Free Trade Agreement would demonstrate the regions confidence of free trade.

August 14, 2018

Paradigm Shift in Investment Rules of China’s Free Trade Agreements? The Present and Future

By Heng Wang,  

Reading Time: 5 min read In the latest post for LKI’s blog, The Prospector, Heng Wang considers the evolution of China’s investment rules in its free trade agreements.

July 30, 2018

Revisiting Nuclear Weapon Free Zones in South Asia: Evaluating Policy Options for Smaller States

By Malinda Meegoda,  

Reading Time: 5 min read LKI’s Malinda Meegoda looks at how Sri Lanka can take a lead in regional nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament, by working towards a NWFZ.

July 26, 2018

Sri Lanka’s Strategy for Regional Security

By Barana Waidyatilake,  

Reading Time: 5 min read LKI’s Barana Waidyatilake argues that Sri Lanka, as a smaller state in the Indian Ocean, must continue to pursue a strategy of engaging multiple actors to promote regional rules-based order.

July 16, 2018

Tackling Violent Radicalisation in the Indian Ocean Region: A Strategy for Sri Lanka

By Anishka De Zylva,  

Reading Time: 6 min read LKI’s Anishka De Zylva considers how Sri Lanka could encourage the Indian Ocean Rim Association to take a concerted effort to tackle radicalisation in the region.

July 13, 2018

Fixing Sri Lanka’s Labour Market: Comparative Lessons

By Ganeshan Wignaraja,  

Reading Time: 4 min read In his latest commentary, LKI’s Ganeshan Wignaraja proposes measures to increase labour market flexibility and boost growth in Sri Lanka, following his talk at the World Bank’s Sri Lanka Development Update 2018.

June 26, 2018

WEEKLY INSIGHTS: TUESDAY, 26 JUNE 2018

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Reading Time: 3 min read LKI’s Weekly Insights summarise recent commentary on foreign policy issues for our time-pressed readers.

June 19, 2018

WEEKLY INSIGHTS: TUESDAY, 19 JUNE 2018

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Reading Time: 3 min read Samm Sacks argues that China has adopted a control-driven model for governing the internet. — jamesteohart / depositphotos SRI LANKA … Continue reading WEEKLY INSIGHTS: TUESDAY, 19 JUNE 2018

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