Asanga Abeyagoonasekera to Davos, Switzerland
Sri Lanka, Jan. 12 — Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute Executive Director Asanga Abeyagoonasekera will participate as a Young Global Leader for the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos Switzerland from January 19 to 24.
Out of one 1000 applications from around the world only 110 Young Global Leaders were selected for this important event.
This year’s t heme ‘The New Global Context’ will evaluate immediate and longterm implications of critical trends, including escalating geopolitical tensions, t he expected normalization of monetary policy and the economic and social repercussions of unabated climate change, youth unemployment and income inequality.
Leaders from across government, business, international organisations, academia, civil society, culture and the arts will explore these shifts through four thematic tracks growth and stability, crisis and cooperation, society and security, innovation and industry.