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The Geopolitical Cartographer is a research foundation specialising in the Indian Ocean. We promote the study, research, and analysis of the geopolitical, geoeconomic, and maritime affair developments in the Indian Ocean, Pacific Ocean, and the connected landmass which are redrawing the global political order.​

 

“It is the emerging geopolitical cartography of the Indian Ocean that will play a dominant role in shaping the equilibrium of power in the Indo-Pacific, the emerging global power house.“

Hon. Ranil Wickremesinghe 

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Geopolitical Cartographer

Geopolitical Cartographer

The Geopolitical Cartographer is a Research Institute focused on the Indian Ocean and the connected landmass

2 days ago

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The Geopolitical Cartographer is co-hosting a Webinar with Observer Research Foundation on "India-Sri Lanka Relations: An Overview" and "Bay of Bengal and Maritime Security".Currently the panelists are as follows:India-Sri Lanka Relations: An Overview1. Mrs. Chitranganee Wagiswara, Director, GC2. Mr. Rishan de Silva, Executive Director, GC3. Anasua Basu, Senior Fellow, Observer Research Foundation4. Aditya Gowdara Shivamurthy, Associate Fellow, ORF5. Moderator: Sushant Sareen, Senior Fellow, ORFIndian Ocean and Maritime Security1. Dr. Rohan Perera, Director, GC2. Rear Admiral Jagath Ranasinghe (Retd), Director, GC3. Pratnashree Basu, Fellow, ORF4. Sayanthan Haldar, Research Assistant, ORF5. Moderator: Dr. Ganeshan Wignaraja, Director, GC#geopolitics #webinar #indianocean #srilanka #india #bayofbengal #maritimesecurity ... See MoreSee Less
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It was our pleasure to host Ambassador Carmen Moreno, and Deputy Ambassador, Mr. Lars Bredal of the Delegation of the European Union in Sri Lanka and the Maldives at the Geopolitical Cartographer on June 19, 2024 for a discussion on EU relationship with Sri Lanka and the Indian Ocean Region.#Eu #GlobalGateway #gsp+ #IndoPacific #indianocean #ior #io#geopolitics #geoeconomics #maritime #maritimeaffairs#geopoliticalcartographer ... See MoreSee Less
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This morning, Ambassador Moreno met with Rishan de Silva and Chayanka Wickremesinghe of the Geopolitical Cartographer to discuss ocean #governance, #maritimesecurity and #connectivity. #EUIndoPacificstrategy #GlobalGateway ... See MoreSee Less
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On June 7th, 2024, the Geopolitical Cartographer hosted a roundtable discussion titled 'Bay of Bengal and Indian Ocean Outlook' to deliberate on the current and emerging dynamics of the Geopolitics and Geoeconomics of Bay of Bengal and the larger Indian Ocean region. Respected delegates from Australia and Bangladesh, Dr. David Brewster and Dr. Lailufar Yasmin, engaged with the Geopolitical Cartographer, members from the Diplomatic Community including the Deputy High Commissioner from India in Sri Lanka (High Commission of India, Colombo), Dr Satyanjal Pandey, Minister Counsellors from Indonesian Embassy in Colombo and Royal Thai Embassy, Colombo สถานเอกอัครราชทูตไทย ณ กรุงโคลัมโบ, Mr. Heru Prayitno and Mr. Arthit Prasartkul, Counsellor (Political) from Bangladesh High Commission, Colombo, Md. Reyad Hossain, a representative from the Australian High Commission, Sri Lanka, Dr.Harinda Vidanage of the Kotelawala Defence University, and members of the Geopolitical Cartographer.#indianocean #ior #io#geopolitics #geoeconomics #maritime #maritimeaffairs#geopoliticalcartographer #bayofbengal ... See MoreSee Less
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Engaged in a meaningful discussion at the South African High Commission Sri Lanka on April 24th, 2024. H.E. Sandile Schalk, DHC René Everson-Varney and Third Secretary Zanethemba Tshangela participated in the discussion. Looking forward to further collaboration.#indianocean #ior #io#geopolitics #geoeconomics #maritime #maritimeaffairs#geopoliticalcartographer #southafrica ... See MoreSee Less
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Honoured to have been invited by the International Democracy Union (IDU) to take part in the IDU Forum 2024 Asia-Pacific from 3rd April to 5th April 2024.The event featured a panel discussion on "Democracy under Fire: Assessing the Impact of Global Conflicts" with Rishan de Silva of the Geopolitical Cartographer, with other panelists, Enda Kenny, 13th Taoiseach, Republic of Ireland, Patron of Worldwide Support for Development (WSD), Marise Payne, Former Minister for Foreign Affairs and Defence, Australia, and Monical LeRoy, International Republican Institute (IRI), moderated by Ron Nehring, Director of International Programs, Leadership Institute. Mahinda Haradasa, Chairman of the Geopolitical Cartographer, also attended the forum.#IDUForum2024 #Democracy #IndianOcean #IO #Geopolitics ... See MoreSee Less
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Thank you to UNODC - United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime Global Maritime Crime Programme (GMCP) for inviting us to participate in the two-day Conference themed "Charting Unruly Waters: Enhancing Maritime Domain Awareness in the Indian Ocean Region" with the Sri Lanka Navy and the Japan - The Government of Japan from March 26-27, 2024.The event featured a presentation on "Building Synergies in the IOR: Public, Practitioners, Policymakers" from Rear Admiral Jagath Ranasinghe (Retd.) of the Geopolitical Cartographer. Commodore Devesh Lahiri, Senior Fellow of @National Maritime Foundation, Dustin Bickel, Regional Indo-Pacific Strategy Coordinator of U.S. Embassy Colombo, Sri Lanka as well as representatives from the Regional Maritime Information Fusion Center (RMIFC), Regional Coordination Operations Centre (RCOC), the Information Fusion Centre – Indian Ocean region (IFC-IOR), and IFC Singapore, MDA providers, and academic experts on maritime security in the Indian Ocean Region, participated in the event. #MaritimeAffairs ... See MoreSee Less
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The Panel Discussion titled 'Economic Development and Modernization with Lessons from Japan', moderated by Dr. Ganeshan Wignaraja took place on March 21, 2024.The panel included:- H.E. Hideaki Mizukoshi Embassy of Japan in Sri Lanka- Ms. Azusa Kubota, UNDP Sri Lanka, United Nations Development Programme - UNDP, United Nations - Prof. H.D. Karunaratne, University of ColomboWatch the full discussion here: www.geopoliticalcartographer.com/events/discussions/ #indianocean #ior #io#geopolitics #geoeconomics #maritime #maritimeaffairs#geopoliticalcartographer #japan #SriLanka ... See MoreSee Less
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On March 21st 2024, Ambassador Hideaki Mizukoshi, Embassy of Japan in Sri Lanka delivered a lecture on ‘Japan’s Modernization and Lessons for Sri Lanka’s Economic Recovery and Governance’ at the Granbell Hotel, in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The Event was organized as a collaboration between the Embassy of Japan in Sri Lanka and the Geopolitical Cartographer.Watch the full lecture here: youtu.be/83matkn2dtM#IndianOcean #IOR #IO#Geopolitics #Geoeconomics #Maritime #MaritimeAffairs#GeopoliticalCartographer #Japan #SriLanka ... See MoreSee Less
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The Panel Discussion titled 'Economic Development and Modernization with Lessons from Japan', moderated by Dr. Ganeshan Wignaraja will take place on 21st March 2024.The panel will include:- H.E. Hideaki Mizukoshi, Embassy of Japan in Sri Lanka - Ms. Azusa Kubota, UNDP Sri Lanka, United Nations Development Programme - UNDP, United Nations - Professor H.D.Karunaratne, University of Colombo #indianocean #ior #io#geopolitics #geoeconomics #maritime #maritimeaffairs#geopoliticalcartographer #japan #SriLanka ... See MoreSee Less
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