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This is the seventh in a series of video interviews forecasting what 2017 will have in store across different sectors. Director of the Bandaranaike Centre for International Studies, Dr Harinda Vidanage speaks about possible developments in the field of international relations over the coming year. At 0:50 he discusses the trend towards inward-looking policy over the coming year, while at 2:08 he speaks of emerging global powers that could gain prominence due to this trend.

For the earlier videos in our series, click here for discussion on developments in human rightsLGBTIQ rightseconomicspoliticswomen’s rights and security for the year ahead.