Interviews with global thought leaders
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.
Reading Time: 8 min read LKI spoke with Simon Bell on country branding and its role in promoting the country’s identity and foreign policy.
Reading Time: 12 min read LKI 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 min read LKI 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.
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