Events

Regular in-house events are held at the Institute, conducted primarily by IPS research staff members. These events are viewed as a key means of encouraging debate and discussion of on-going research at the IPS and to obtain feedback on work carried out.

In addition, IPS also conducts events such as seminars, panel discussions and trainings to disseminate IPS research and to generate policy discussions and debates. Both foreign and local experts participate at these events which are geared towards policy makers, private sector, development partners and academics.

Past events

IPS Research Fellow Dr. Athula Senaratne was featured on the Biz1st Review 360 (MTV News1st) show on 16 June 2017. During the interview, he shared his expertise on the concept of Blue Economy and how Sri Lanka can benefit from it.
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China NGO Network for International Exchanges (CNIE) Study Tour
07-16 June 2017
Beijing, Fujian and Guangzhou, China
Highlighting the need for engaging think tanks and other NGOs to make China’s Belt and Road Initiative more inclusive, IPS Research Fellow, Dr. Ganga Tilakaratna noted that think tanks in particular can play an important role in minimizing the information gaps, and creating knowledge and awareness of the objectives and benefits of this initiative at all levels.
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IPS Research Fellow, Dr. Ganga Tilakaratna, was a delegate from Sri Lanka to the BRICS Political Parties, Think Tanks and Non-Governmental Organizations Forum on ‘Pooling Wisdom and Efforts towards Common Development and a Brighter Future.’
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A team of investors from the Asia and Pacific region met IPS Executive Director, Dr. Saman Kelegama, and Research Officer, Kithmina Hewage, on 17 May 2017, at the IPS.
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Workshop on Emerging Food Safety and Quality Risks in South Asia
8-9 May 2017
Water’s Edge, Battaramulla
A Workshop on the topic ‘Emerging Food Safety and Quality Risks in South Asia: Challenges and Opportunities for Sri Lanka’, organized by the Ministry of Primary Industries and IPS in collaboration with the International Food Policy Research Institute was held on 8-9 May 2017.
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A Policy Dialogue on the ESCAP Economic and Social Survey for Asia Pacific 2017 was held at IPS on 08 March 2017.
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IPS Research Officer, Dilani Hirimuthugodage, made a presentation on “Role of Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) in Promoting Ecotourism in Sri Lanka” at the 6th International Conference of Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.
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IPS Research Fellow, Dr. Janaka Wijayasiri, participated in the Third Meeting of the BIMSTEC Network of Policy Think Tanks (BNPTT) held at the BIMSTEC Secretariat, Dhaka, Bangladesh on 22-23 April 2017.
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Roundtable on Revitalising SAARC
16 April 2017
Dhaka, Bangladesh
IPS Research Officer Kithmina Hewage participated as a panelist at the Roundtable on Revitalising SAARC, organized by the SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SAARC CCI), on 16 April 2017, in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
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IPS Research Officer Kithmina Hewage made a presentation titled China’s Silk Road in a Changing Global Order at the Symposium on the Land of Abundance and the Silk Road held on 7-8 April 2017 in Chengdu, China.
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Punjab Economic Forum
3-4 April 2017
Lahore, Pakistan
IPS Research Fellow, Dr. Athula Senaratne participated at the Punjab Economic Forum as a panelist, held on 3-4 April 2017 in Lahore, Pakistan.
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Roundtable Discussion on Land Use Policy
31 March 2017
IPS Auditorium
To assist Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) to identify issues faced by investors with regard to access to commercially-viable land, IPS recently held a roundtable discussion on land use policy in Sri Lanka.
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BankTech Asia Conference
21-22 March 2017
Taj Samudra Hotel, Colombo
IPS Research Fellow, Dr. Ganga Tilakaratna made a presentation on ‘Financial access is NOT Financial Inclusion: Current Status and Issues of Financial Inclusion in Sri Lanka’ at the 9th BankTech Asia Conference organized by the Knowledge Group of Companies, Malaysia , held at Taj Samudra Hotel, Colombo on 21-22 March 2017.
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As part of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and IPS project, IPS recently conducted a dissemination seminar on ‘Cinnamon, Pepper and Cardamom Value Chains Study’ at the IPS Auditorium.
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World Consumer Rights Day Forum
15 March 2017
IPS Auditorium
To mark the World Consumer Rights Day, IPS held a forum, centered on the theme ‘Consumer Rights in the Digital Age’ on 15 March 2017 in the IPS Auditorium, with the participation of experts in the field, digital consumers, entrepreneurs and stakeholders.
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As part of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and IPS Value Chains study on the spice industry in Sri Lanka, IPS conducted a training programmeon Value Chain Analysis (VCA) for government officials and stakeholders on 13 March 2017 at the IPS premises.
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IPS Research Fellow, Dr. Ganga Tilakaratna made a presentation on ‘Income Security for Older Persons in Sri Lanka’ at the symposium on 'Old-Age Income Security and Universal Basic Income in South Asia', organized by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) and the National Institute of Public Finance and Policy, India, held in New Delhi, India on 27 February 2017.
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Organized by the IPS in collaboration with the Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI) and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Water’s Edge Hotel, Battaramulla, Sri Lanka 08-09 May, 2017 (Invitees only)
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Organized by the Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka (IPS) in collaboration with the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) IPS Conference Room, Colombo, Sri Lanka 08 May, 2017 (Invitees only)
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IPS Executive Director, Dr. Saman Kelegama, participated at the South Asia Network on Economic Modeling (SANEM)’s Second Annual Economists’ Conference on “Managing Growth for Social Inclusion” which was held on 18-19th February 2017 at the BRAC Centre Inn Auditorium in Mohakhali, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
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The National Strategic Review on Food and Nutrition Security-Towards Zero Hunger was launched in Colombo, by Former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga, Chairperson of the South Asia Policy and Research Institute in the presence of United Nations World Food Programme, Executive Director, Ertharin Cousin, on Monday 13th of February 2017.
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H.E. Mr. S. Chandra Das, the High Commissioner of Singapore to Sri Lanka made a courtesy call at the IPS on 6th February 2017.
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The IPS organized a workshop to disseminate the findings of a study titled ‘Climate Insurance for Dry Zone Farmers in Sri Lanka’ at the IPS Auditorium on the 24th of January 2017.
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IPS in collaboration with the Centre of Development Economics and Sustainability (CDES), and the South Asia Research Network (SARN), Monash University, Australia, organized a conference on “Human Capital, Food Security and Economic Development in South Asia” from 11-12th January, 2017 in Colombo.
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Professor Ricardo Hausmann Director of the Center for International Development (CID) and a Professor of the Practice of Economic Development at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, USA visited the IPS Library with his team from the CID on 11th January.
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Presented by Samanthi Bandara, Research Officer and Dr. Manuj Weerasinghe, Public Health Specialist, University of Colombo
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IPS in collaboration with the Centre of Development Economics and Sustainability (CDES), and the South Asia Research Network (SARN), Monash University, Australia, organized a conference on “Human Capital, Food Security and Economic Development in South Asia” from 11-12th January, 2017 in Colombo.
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Poorest Children in Sri Lanka
23rd Septmeber 2015
Presented by Wimal Nanayakkara, Senior Visiting Fellow
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Presented by Raveen Ekanayake, Research Officer
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Presented by Dilani Hirimuthugodage, Research Officer
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Presented by Manoj Thibbotuwawa, Research Economist
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Presented by Shanika Samarakoon, Research Economist and Sunimalee Madurawela, Research Officer
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Presented by Nisal Herath, Research Assistant
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Presented by Athula Senaratne, Research Fellow
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Presented by Chathura Rodrigo, Research Economist
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Presented by Dharshani Premaratne, Research Officer
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by Sahan Jayawardena, Research Assistant
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presented by Dilani Hirimuthugodage, Research Officer, IPS
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presented by Sunimalee Madurawala, Research Officer, IPS
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presented by Priyanka Jayawardena, Research Officer, IPS
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by Kanchana Wickramasinghe, Research Officer, IPS
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presented by Dr. Manuj Weerasinghe, Visiting Fellow, IPS, and Samanthi Bandara, Research Officer, IPS
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presented by By Dr. Ganeshan Wignaraja, Director of Research, Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI), Tokyo
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presented by Dr. Bilesha Weeraratne, Research Economist, IPS
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presented by Kanchana Wickramasinghe, Research Officer, IPS
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by Prof. Heeseung Yang, Graduate School of Management, Sejong University, Korea
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presented by Dr. Shyama Ratnasiri, Lecturer, Department of Accounting Finance and Economics, Griffith University, Australia
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presented by Chatura Rodrigo, Research Economist
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presented by Dr. Champika Amarasinghe, Director General of the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Dr. Inoka Suraweera, Environment and Occupational Health Unit, Ministry of Health, Representative from the Employers Federation of Ceylon, and Sunimalee Madurawala, Research Officer, IPS
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“Who are Poor in Sri Lanka and Where are They?”
15 August 2013
IPS Conference Room 
presented by Mr. W. Nanayakkara, Senior Visiting Fellow, IPS
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presented by Dr. Athula Senaratne, Research Fellow, IPS
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By Dr. Nelson Perera, Deputy Dean, Sydney Business School, University of Wollongong, Australia
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By Ayodya Galappattige, Research Officer, IPS
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By Prof. Prema-chandra Athukorala Professor of Economics, Australian National University
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By Kanchana Wickremasinghe, Research Officer, IPS
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by Dr. Sharmini Coorey, Director, IMF Institute, Washington D.C., USA
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By Prema-chandra Athukorala, Professor of Economics, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University
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By Dananjaya Hettiarachchi
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By ChandanaKarunaratne and Ashani Abayasekara, Research Assistants, IPS
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by Dr. Priyanga Dunusinghe, Lecturer, University of Colombo
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Francis Rowe, Senior Country Economist, Sri Lanka and Maldives, South Asia Region, The World Bank
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Presented by Gamini Wijesinghe, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Inland Revenue
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Presented by Dr. Arusha Cooray, Senior Lecturer, School of Economics, University of Wollongong, Australia
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Economics of Development
3rd January 2012
Presented by Dr. H.N. Thenuwara, Adjunct Professor, University of Iowa, and former Assistant Governor, Central Bank of Sri Lanka
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Presented by Tilak Abeysinghe, Department of Economics and FASS Health Cluster, National University of Singapore and Jiaying Gu, Department of Economics
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Asian FTAs: Trends, Prospects and Challenges
21st December 2011
Asian Development Bank, Manila
Presented by Dr. Ganeshan Wignaraja, Principal Economist, Office of Regional Economic Integration
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by Priyanka Jayawardena, Research Officer
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Francis Rowe, Senior Country Economist, Sri Lanka and Maldives, South Asia Region
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by Dr. Lalithasiri Gunaruwan, Senior Lecturer, Department of Economics
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“Taxation, Governance and Development”
04th July 2011
University of Sussex
by Prof. Mick Moore, Professorial Fellow and CEO, International Centre for Tax and Development, IDS
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by Prof. Mick Moore, Professorial Fellow and CEO, International Centre for Tax and Development, IDS
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Foreign Direct Investment in Sri Lanka: A Comparison with Malaysia and Future Potential
26th May 2011
State Engineering Corporation of Sri Lanka
Dr. Chalaka Subasinghe, Deputy General Manager
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Modelling Trade in Services
26th April 2011
Central Bank of Sri Lanka 
Presented by Dr. H.N. Thenuwara, Adjunct Professor, University of Iowa, and former Assistant Governor
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The TRIPs Agreement and the Agriculture Sector in Sri Lanka
11 February 2011
IPS Conference Room 
Presented by Dilani Hirimuthugodage, Research Assistant, IPS
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Reading Stiglitz in Sri Lanka: An Interpretive Essay
7 December 2010
IPS Conference Room 
Presented by Sarath Rajapatirana, Visiting Fellow, American Enterprise Institute
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Budget 2011
25 November, 2010
IPS Conference Room 
presented by Anushka Wijesinha, Suwendrani Jayaratne, Research Officers, IPS and Dharshani Premaratne, Research Assistant
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presented by Deshal de Mel, Research Economist
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presented by Dr. Shekhar Shah, Regional Economic Advisor - South Asia
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presented by Kanchana Wickramasinghe, Research Officer and Nethimini Perera, Research Assistant
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Political Economy of Monetary Policy
29 June, 2010
Central Bank of Sri Lanka 
Dr. H.N. Thenuwara, former Assistant Governor
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Deshal de Mel, Research Economist
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Climate Change and Sri Lanka
29th April 2010
IPS Main Conference Room
by Asha Gunawardena, and Manoj Thibbotuwawa, Research Officers
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Lessons from Gemidiriya Model for Poverty Alleviation
23 March, 2010
IPS, Conference Room
by Ayodya Galappattige, Research Officers
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Dr. Paul Steel, Chief Economist at the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) spoke on “Integrating Climate and Natural Resource Management into the Budget Process” at an IPS in-house seminar.
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A delegation from the China Development Institute (CDI), a think tank based in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, visited the IPS and met with Dr. Saman Kelegama, Executive Director and Dr. Janaka Wijayasiri, Head of the International Economic Unit of the IPS.
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The Data Visualization Workshop was held during 13th December, while the TTI 6th Regional Meeting was held during 14 – 15th December. IPS Deputy Director,Dr. Dushni Weerakoon, Research Fellows, Dr. Ganga Tilakaratna, Dr. Janaka Wijayasiri and Charmaine Wijesinghe, Manager Publications and Events, participated at both events.
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IPS Executive Director, Dr. Saman Kelegama delivered the key note address at the 10th Annual Research Forum of the Sri Lanka Agricultural Economics Association (SAEA) organized by the SAEA together in partnership with the IPS was held at the IPS Auditorium on 8th December 2016.
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A Felicitation Event in Honour of prominent economist Prof. Premachandra Athukorala was held at the IPS on 6th December 2016.
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IPS Executive Director, Dr. Saman Kelegama and Research Assistant, Vishvanathan Subramaniam participated in a workshop on “Job Creation in Manufacturing Sector: Strategy for Sustainable Economic Growth in South Asia” held in New Delhi on the 5th of December.
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The 12th International Micro-insurance Conference
November 14 – 18, 2-16
Cinnamon Grand, Colombo
IPS Research Economist, Kanchana Wickramasinghe, made a presentation on “Protecting Farmers from Climate-induced Risks: An Assessment of Crop Insurance in Sri Lanka” at the academic pre-conference organized by the Center for the Economic Analysis of Risk (CEAR) of the Georgia State University.
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A seminar on Pros and Cons of Bilateral International Investment Treaties for Developing Countries was conducted by Dr. Manual Montes, Senior Advisor on Finance & Development, South Centre, Geneva at the IPS Premises.
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Seminar on China-South Asia Relations
November 7, 2016
IPS Conference Room
A delegation consisting of academics from the Peking University, and officials attached to the Department of Asian Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China visited the IPS.
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IPS together with the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Sri Lanka Agricultural Economics Association (SLAEA) organized a two-day workshop to discuss policy options on food security in Sri Lanka.
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Capacity Building on Trade Policy Analysis
October 24 – 25, 2016
IPS Conference Room
A National Workshop on Capacity Building on Trade Policy Analysis organized by the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) together with IPS was held at the IPS Conference Room during 24-25 October 2016.
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Conference on Promoting Responsible Investment and Technical Assistance
October 17 – 18, 2016
Cinnamon Lakeside, Colombo
IPS Research Fellow, Bilesha Weeraratne was a panelist at the discussion on “Leveraging opportunities for responsible investment by overseas Sri Lankans through new models for investment & entrepreneurship” at the two-day closed door discussion on “Engaging Overseas Sri Lankans: Promoting Responsible Investment and Technical Assistance” organized by International Alert.
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The 9th South Asian Economic Summit –
October 15 – 16, 2016
Dhaka, Bangladesh
The 9th South Asian Economic Summit (SAES9) was held in Bangladesh under the theme – “Reimagining South Asia in 2030”, with the objective of advancing the cause of regional integration in South Asia through discussion and reflections by stakeholders on key issues of interest and concern to countries and people of the region.
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World Export Development Forum 2016
October 12 – 13, 2016
BMICH, Colombo
IPS Executive Director, Dr. Saman Kelegama was a panellist at the World Export Development Forum (WEDF), a unique global conference and business-to-business (B2B) matchmaking platform dedicated to supporting trade-led development
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Presentation on the Colombo Port City
October 10, 2016
IPS Conference Room
The Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, CHEC Port City Colombo (PVT) Ltd., Liang Thow Ming, provided an overview of the Colombo Port City Project, at the IPS Conference Room.
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IPS Research Fellow, Janaka Wijayasiri, attended an international seminar on “The One Belt and One Road Initiative From a Global Perspective” in Beijing, China during 10-11 October 2016.
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The SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) organized a conference on “Unleashing South Asia: Connectivity, sub regional initiatives, energy and investment protection” on the 24th of September in Mumbai, India.
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Shape South Asia 2016
September 22- 24, 2016
Cinnamon Lakeside, Colombo
Shape South Asia 2016, organized by the Global Shapers Colombo Hub was held in Colombo in September 2016, under the theme “Shaping Identities”.
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A stakeholder meeting was held at the IPS Conference Room, on 13th September 2016, to disseminate the findings of the IPS study on Demand for Climate Insurance by Dry Zone Farmers in Sri Lanka, funded by the Global Development Network (GDN).
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International Seminar for Young Scholars on Economic Development Issues
August 20, 2016 – September 18, 2016
Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing
IPS Research Assistant, Chantal Sirisena attended a month-long seminar at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences where she presented Sri Lanka’s progress on infrastructure development and relationship with China’s One Belt One Road Initiative, held in Beijing during 18th – 20th August.
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IPS Research Fellow, Bilesha Weeraratne, handed over a copy of the recent IPS Publication "Re-Defining Urban Areas in Sri Lanka", to Hon. Patali Champaka Ranawaka, Minister of Megapolis and Western Region Development at his office in Colombo, on August 19, 2016.
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Sri Lanka Economic Summit 2016
August 2 – 3, 2016
Cinnamon Grand, Colombo
IPS Executive Director, Dr. Saman Kelegama made a presentation on “The Role of International Trade in Facilitating Sri Lanka to Emerge as a Regional Hub”, at the Sri Lanka Economic Summit (SLES) 2016, held in Colombo during 2 – 3 August.
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IPS Research Fellow, Dr. Bilesha Weeraratne participated at the Colombo Process Thematic Area Working Group Meeting on “Remittances”, held on 21st July 2016 in Bangkok, Thailand.
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A seminar on “The Search of MH370 using Oceanographic Models” was conducted by Prof. Charitha Pattiaratchi, Professor of Coastal Oceanography, University of Western Australia, Perth; and Leader, Australian National Facility for Ocean Gliders (ANFOG), School of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering & The University of Western Australia (UWA) Oceans Institute.
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Prof. Robert Z. Lawrence, Albert L. Williams Professor of International Trade and Investment at the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, USA, conducted a seminar on “Recent Trends in International Trade Policy: Perspective from the US” at the IPS.
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IPS Executive Director, Dr. Saman Kelegama met with a US delegation representing Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), to discuss growth constraints to the Sri Lankan Economy, with regard to a need assessment for possible project funding.
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A Regional Consultation Workshop on “Bridging the Climate Information and Communication Gaps for Effective Adaptation Decisions: An Integrated Climate Information Management System” was held on 21st and 22nd June, 2016 at the Galadari Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
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A delegation from the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences visited the IPS on 17th June 2016, to discuss China-Sri Lanka Economic Relations with especial emphasis on the Maritime Silk Route and One-Belt One-Road initiative.
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A lecture on ‘Improving the Ease of Doing Business in a Federal Polity: A Case Study of Modi's India’ presented by Resident Senior Fellow in Political Economy at IDFC Institute, by Dr. Vivek Dehejia was held at the IPS Auditorium. It was organized by the IPS together with the Agency for Development.
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IPS in collaboration with the Centre of Development Economics and Sustainability (CDES), and the South Asia Research Network (SARN), Monash University, Australia, organized a conference on “Human Capital, Food Security and Economic Development in South Asia” from 11-12th January, 2017 in Colombo.
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IPS in collaboration with the Centre of Development Economics and Sustainability (CDES), and the South Asia Research Network (SARN), Monash University, Australia, organized a conference on “Human Capital, Food Security and Economic Development in South Asia” from 11-12th January, 2017 in Colombo.
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IPS in collaboration with the Centre of Development Economics and Sustainability (CDES), and the South Asia Research Network (SARN), Monash University, Australia, organized a conference on “Human Capital, Food Security and Economic Development in South Asia” from 11-12th January, 2017 in Colombo.
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National Workshop on Food Value Chain Development
April 6 – 7, 2016
IPS Auditorium
IPS in collaboration with the Centre of Development Economics and Sustainability (CDES), and the South Asia Research Network (SARN), Monash University, Australia, organized a conference on “Human Capital, Food Security and Economic Development in South Asia” from 11-12th January, 2017 in Colombo.
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IPS in collaboration with the Centre of Development Economics and Sustainability (CDES), and the South Asia Research Network (SARN), Monash University, Australia, organized a conference on “Human Capital, Food Security and Economic Development in South Asia” from 11-12th January, 2017 in Colombo.
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World Consumer Rights Day Forum 2016
March 15, 2016
IPS Auditorium
IPS in collaboration with the Centre of Development Economics and Sustainability (CDES), and the South Asia Research Network (SARN), Monash University, Australia, organized a conference on “Human Capital, Food Security and Economic Development in South Asia” from 11-12th January, 2017 in Colombo.
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Workshop on Food-Based Safety Nets
March 14-16, 2016
The World Bank, Washington D.C., USA
IPS in collaboration with the Centre of Development Economics and Sustainability (CDES), and the South Asia Research Network (SARN), Monash University, Australia, organized a conference on “Human Capital, Food Security and Economic Development in South Asia” from 11-12th January, 2017 in Colombo.
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IPS in collaboration with the Centre of Development Economics and Sustainability (CDES), and the South Asia Research Network (SARN), Monash University, Australia, organized a conference on “Human Capital, Food Security and Economic Development in South Asia” from 11-12th January, 2017 in Colombo.
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IPS in collaboration with the Centre of Development Economics and Sustainability (CDES), and the South Asia Research Network (SARN), Monash University, Australia, organized a conference on “Human Capital, Food Security and Economic Development in South Asia” from 11-12th January, 2017 in Colombo.
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Discussion on the Relevance of the Urban Planning Guidelines
February 25, 2016
Water’s Edge, Battaramulla
IPS in collaboration with the Centre of Development Economics and Sustainability (CDES), and the South Asia Research Network (SARN), Monash University, Australia, organized a conference on “Human Capital, Food Security and Economic Development in South Asia” from 11-12th January, 2017 in Colombo.
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Indian Ocean Rim Association Whale and Dolphin Watching Workshop
February 24 – 26 2015
Taj Samudra Hotel, Colombo
IPS in collaboration with the Centre of Development Economics and Sustainability (CDES), and the South Asia Research Network (SARN), Monash University, Australia, organized a conference on “Human Capital, Food Security and Economic Development in South Asia” from 11-12th January, 2017 in Colombo.
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IPS in collaboration with the Centre of Development Economics and Sustainability (CDES), and the South Asia Research Network (SARN), Monash University, Australia, organized a conference on “Human Capital, Food Security and Economic Development in South Asia” from 11-12th January, 2017 in Colombo.
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Second BIMSTEC Roundtable Meeting
February 19, 2016
BIMSTEC Secretariat, Bangladesh
IPS in collaboration with the Centre of Development Economics and Sustainability (CDES), and the South Asia Research Network (SARN), Monash University, Australia, organized a conference on “Human Capital, Food Security and Economic Development in South Asia” from 11-12th January, 2017 in Colombo.
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IPS in collaboration with the Centre of Development Economics and Sustainability (CDES), and the South Asia Research Network (SARN), Monash University, Australia, organized a conference on “Human Capital, Food Security and Economic Development in South Asia” from 11-12th January, 2017 in Colombo.
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IPS in collaboration with the Centre of Development Economics and Sustainability (CDES), and the South Asia Research Network (SARN), Monash University, Australia, organized a conference on “Human Capital, Food Security and Economic Development in South Asia” from 11-12th January, 2017 in Colombo.
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Seminar on Policy Advocacy Based on Growth Diagnostics
February 8, 2016
IPS Conference Room
IPS in collaboration with the Centre of Development Economics and Sustainability (CDES), and the South Asia Research Network (SARN), Monash University, Australia, organized a conference on “Human Capital, Food Security and Economic Development in South Asia” from 11-12th January, 2017 in Colombo.
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IPS in collaboration with the Centre of Development Economics and Sustainability (CDES), and the South Asia Research Network (SARN), Monash University, Australia, organized a conference on “Human Capital, Food Security and Economic Development in South Asia” from 11-12th January, 2017 in Colombo.
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EU – Sri Lanka Trade Seminar
January 22, 2016
Jaic Hilton, Colombo
IPS in collaboration with the Centre of Development Economics and Sustainability (CDES), and the South Asia Research Network (SARN), Monash University, Australia, organized a conference on “Human Capital, Food Security and Economic Development in South Asia” from 11-12th January, 2017 in Colombo.
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Migration Cost: Who Bears it?
27th November 2016
Presented by Bilesha Weeraratne - Research Fellow, Janaka Wijayasiri - Research Fellow, Suwendrani Jayaratne - Research Officer
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Sri Lanka Economic Forum 2016
January 7-8 2016
Cinnamon Grand, Colombo
IPS in collaboration with the Centre of Development Economics and Sustainability (CDES), and the South Asia Research Network (SARN), Monash University, Australia, organized a conference on “Human Capital, Food Security and Economic Development in South Asia” from 11-12th January, 2017 in Colombo.
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