Interviews with global thought leaders
Reading Time: 5 min read LKI spoke with Dr. David Brewster Senior Research Fellow, National Security College at the Australia National University, about Australia’s priorities in the Indian Ocean, and alliances such as the Indo-Pacific and the Quad.
Reading Time: 6 min read LKI’s recent Spotlight with Dr. Darren Lim, Senior Lecturer at The Australian National University discusses Australia’s increasing pivot to the Indian Ocean region, and other foreign policy-related security and governance issues.
Reading Time: 6 min read LKI recently interviewed Professor Andrew Serdy, Professor of Public International Law and Ocean Governance at the University of Southampton, to examine different aspects of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS).
Reading Time: 7 min read LKI spoke with Dr. Selim Raihan from the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, to discuss regional integration in South Asia, and evaluating the impact of infrastructure investments like the BRI.
Reading Time: 3 min read LKI’s recent Spotlight with Dr. Rajat Kathuria, Director/Chief Executive of the Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER), discusses ETCA, lessons for Sri Lanka from India’s economic reforms, and the recent rise in protectionism.
Reading Time: 5 min read LKI 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 min read LKI 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 min read LKI 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 min read LKI 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 min read LKI 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.
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