Guest Speeches

  • “Trends in China-Sri Lanka Relations: An Analysis from 1950 onwards” – South China University of Technology, China – November 2022
  • “Challenges in Managing Dynamics in the Indian Ocean: Initiatives by Regional States” – Officer Career Development Centre (OCDC), Sri Lanka – December 2018
  • “Women Leadership in Nation-building: South Asian Experience” – Sri Lanka Army Women’s Corps Symposium – December 2018
  • “Maritime Domain Awareness: Possibilities for Sri Lanka-U.S. Cooperation” – 3rd KDU-CNA Track 1.5 Dialogue – General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University & Center for Naval Analysis – July 2018
  • “Peaceful Coexistence: The Future of China’s Relations in South Asia” – 6th China – South and Southeast Asia Think-Tank Forum – Yunnan Academy of Social Sciences – June 2018
  • “How can maritime multilateral security cooperation in the Indian Ocean be stimulated and developed?” – The 21st century Maritime Silk Road: Considering Security Implications – Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) and Myanmar Institute of Strategic and International Studies (MISIS) – Yangon, Myanmar – February 2018
  • “Strengthening China’s Overseas Image: A Case Study of Sri Lanka” – China Institute of International Studies, Beijing – January 2018
  • Advancing Human Security centric Policies in Sri Lanka: Challenges and Opportunities” – Strategic Forum on “Meeting the Challenges of Extremism by Advancing Human Security Centred Policies” – NESA Center and the Institute of National Security Studies Sri Lanka (INSSSL) – September 2017
  • “Maritime Safety and Security: A Sri Lankan Perspective” – ‘IORA meeting of experts on Maritime Safety and Security – 2015’ – Government of India & National Maritime Foundation, India – 2015