Please mark your calendars on November 16, for The Webinar “Downfall of the Pearl of the Indian Ocean” on Sri Lanka Economic Crisis. UNESCO Chair for Social Sustainability is among project partners of this meeting.
Language: English Duration: 2 hours
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Meeting ID: 968 9732 4613 Passcode: tVn9D#Sb
Studying the ongoing Sri Lankan economic crisis is both relevant and important, as it aims to address the key root causes that have led to the country’s current financial difficulties. The immediate cause of the crisis, as mentioned, is the inability to pay foreign debts due to a lack of foreign reserves. However, it is essential to take a comprehensive approach and examine the crisis from various perspectives to gain a deeper understanding of the underlying issues. The webinar’s main objectives are clear and well-defined:
1. Identifying economic and non-economic root causes for the crisis
2. Intellectual and result-oriented dialogue
3. Stakeholder engagement and future scientific collaboration.
Background of the Sri Lankan Economic Crisis, Dr. Robert Dygas, SGH Warsaw School of Economics, Poland
Geopolitical Factors and the Crisis, Dr. Punsara Amarasinghe, Sir John Kotalawala Defense University, Sri Lanka
Foreign Policy and the Crisis, Dr. George I. H. Cooke, Awarelogue Initiative, Sri Lanka
Non-Economic Root Causes for the Crisis, Mr. Madusanka Dissanayaka, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka
Project Coordinator: Mr. Kelaniyage Shihan Dilruk Fernando
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