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LIRDS Launches

By   4 years ago

A group launched last Friday at the Cara lodge. is aiming to come up with ideas strategies and theories that they hope will pressure the policy makers to address issues in society. According to It is called the LIRDS think tank group. It is an online group according to Rear Admiral retired Gary Best who […]

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LIRDS – Think Tank

By   4 years ago

LIRDS Think Tank Group focuses on law, international relations, research, defence, and security. Our goal is to examine and explain through academic research, national, regional and hemispheric phenomena from an International Relations (IR) perspective with the aim ofinfluencing policy formulation and implementation.

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LIRDS – UWI

By   4 years ago

Professor Andy W Knight delivering keynote speech at the Academic Seminar hosted by LIRDS ‘Think Tank Group’ and the Institute of International Relations of the University of the West Indies, Saint Augustine Campus.

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Handing Over

By   4 years ago

Outgoing Chief-of-Staff of the Guyana Defence Force Rear Admiral Gary Best handed over the leadership of the GDF to new Chief-of-Staff  Brigadier Mark Phillips. Best is retiring from the army after serving the institution for over three decades with the latter part of his tenure as Head of the GDF. In his parting address Best […]

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Membership Rules

By   4 years ago

To become a member, one must have graduated with a Masters Degree in International Relations, Global Studies, International Economics, Political Science, research Methods, Law and International Law, Strategic Studies, Defence and Security Studies, or any related field as agreed to by LIRDS THINK TANK GROUP.

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    Multinational Corporation: Boon or Bane? Neo-Liberalists Confession

    By   3 years ago

    Clement Henry Hugh Todd Contemporary estimates on production by Multinational Corporations (MNCs) claim that these enterprises account for approximately one-fourth of the world’s output and one-third of world’s trade. It has been noted that annual revenue of many MNCs are larger than the GDPs of a number of states. A Report from the United Nations […]

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    Multinational Corporations and Small Developing States: A New Regionalist Rejoinder

    By   3 years ago

    Multinational Corporations and Small Developing States: A New Regionalist Rejoinder Hugh Todd, ( MSc), Lecturer, University of Guyana Clement Henry, PhD Candidate, University of the West Indies Introduction The early twenty-first century has been occasioned by a significant rise in international business in the category known as foreign direct investment. Foreign direct investment (FDI) is […]

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        Multinational Corporations and Small Developing States: A New Regionalist Rejoinder
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        The early twenty-first century has been occasioned by a significant rise in international business in the category known as foreign direct investment. Foreign direct investment (FDI) is one of the riskiest forms of international business and, in theory, represents the final stage of going international by multinational corporations (MNCs).