Yearly Archive: 2019

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NEOLIBERALISM VERSUS SOVEREIGNTY: THE CASE OF SRI LANKA – Part 1

By Tamara Kunanayakam Economist and International Relations Expert, Former Ambassador/Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the United Nations at Geneva, Former Senior International Civil Servant at the United Nations, and Ex-Chairperson/Rapporteur of  Intergovernmental Working Group on the Right to Development INTRODUCTION A fundamental principle of international law, incorporated in a wide range of international...

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NJC castigates draft constitution as a fraud

Courtesy of The Island The National Joint Committee issuing a statement on the Draft Constitution placed before the Constitutional Assembly, yesterday castigated it as “a type of surreptitious tinkering and meddling with the existing” well defined provisions and called it “dishonest and fraudulent”. What appear to have irked it most...