Reading Time: 22 min read LKI’s Executive Director, Ambassador Ravinatha Aryasinha, discusses the impact of major power rivalry in the Indian Ocean Region and assesses the foreign policy challenges for Sri Lanka.
Reading Time: 33 min read LKI’s Theshani Weligamage, Research Intern, reviews the existing levels of maritime crime in the Indian Ocean Region. Drawing on regional and multilateral frameworks on maritime security, it provides insights for IORA towards strengthening its strategy for countering maritime crime more effectively.
Reading Time: 2 min read The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute of International Relations and Strategic Studies (LKI) recently published a position paper titled ‘Sri Lanka’s Blue Economy’, which emphasises the importance of a sustainable approach to the marine-based economy, and outlines the necessary policy steps that the government must take to promote blue economic development.
Reading Time: < 1 min read The Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute of International Relations and Strategic Studies (LKI) hosted an expert roundtable consultation on 18th October 2023 with the theme “Strengthening Engagement in U.S.-Sri Lanka Relations”.
Reading Time: < 1 min read The LKI Update brings you a round-up of the latest activities from the Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute.
Reading Time: 18 min read LKI’s Dilmini Hasintha Abeyrathne examines debt restructuring in Ghana, Zambia and Sri Lanka and IMF financial assistance as lessons to countries in debt distress.
Reading Time: 26 min read LKI’s Michael Iveson examines the opportunity costs associated with Sri Lanka’s external debt and proposes a “Debt-for-Renewables Swap” as an effective solution to address climate, debt and energy sector vulnerabilities.
Reading Time: 12 min read LKI’s Executive Director Ravinatha Aryasinha outlines seven key global dynamics that policymakers must both contend with, and where possible seek to take advantage of, as they grapple with crafting a sustainable foreign policy for Sri Lanka.
Reading Time: 14 min read LKI’s Michael Iveson and Timothy Shankar examine debt and climate vulnerabilities in Sri Lanka and the importance of climate finance for essential infrastructure investments in developing countries.
Reading Time: 12 min read Toyesha Padukkage examines the importance of COP267 climate summit and its key achievements and shortcomings.
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