Interviews with global thought leaders
Reading Time: 5 minutesLKI spoke with Professor Lutz-Christian Wolff, Wei Lun Professor of Law and Dean of the Graduate School of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, about investor-State dispute settlement (ISDS) mechanisms in international agreements.
Reading Time: 5 minutesLKI spoke with Dr. Indra de Soysa, to discuss the implications of globalisation on the developing world, Sri Lanka’s future with the IMF, and why trade wars have little impact on the development of globalisation.
Reading Time: 6 minutesLKI spoke with Alexander Benard of SGI Frontier Capital, to discuss the potential of Sri Lanka as an investment destination, the impact of Sino-Indian competition on foreign investment in Sri Lanka, and the effects of US protectionism on frontier markets.
Reading Time: 4 minutesLKI spoke with former State Department and Obama official, Mona Sutphen to gain insights on Multilateralism in an Age of Political Populism and Multipolarity.
Reading Time: 7 minutesLKI spoke with Caren Grown, Senior Director, Gender, at the World Bank Group, to discuss the global gender gap, how it might be closed, and what developmental benefits that would bring.
Reading Time: 8 minutesLKI spoke with Simon Bell on country branding and its role in promoting the country’s identity and foreign policy.
Reading Time: 12 minutesLKI spoke with Prof. Rory Medcalf on the Indo-Pacific, possibilities for Sri-Lanka Australia cooperation on regional security issues, the Quad, and lessons to be learned from other states in the region.
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: 12 minutesTo mark International Women’s Day, LKI discussed women and foreign policy with Kavita Ramdas.
Reading Time: 3 minutesLKI spoke with Prof. Rashed Uz Zaman to obtain his insights on Sri Lanka-Bangladesh relations and the potential for future bilateral cooperation.
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