Past eventResearch Event

Conflict Resolution in Sri Lanka

3 October 2008 - 10:00am to 11:30am

Chatham House, London


Speaker: Dr Muttukrishna Sarvananthan, Fullbright Visiting Research Scholar, George Washington University (2008-2009) and Principal Researcher, Point Pedro Institute of Development, Sri Lanka

Chair: Dr Gareth Price, Head of Asia Programme, Chatham House



The talk will address the current ground realities as regards the conflict in Sri Lanka and what the international community, particularly the UK, could contribute to conflict resolution.

Dr Sarvananthan is a Development Economist by profession and has worked as a consultant to the Ministry of Finance and Planning, various private research institutions and international consultancy firms including, the Canadian International Development Agency, German Development Cooperation, International Labour Organisation, United Nations Development Programme and the World Bank.

Dr Sarvananthan will talk on the record.