Sharmini Peries

Journalist and Co-Founder of TheAnalysis.News. Former Senior Editor and Co-Founder of The Real News Network. Peries was International Economic Development and Trade Adviser to the President of Venezuela, cross-appointed between Miraflores and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, from 2003-2007. She has served as the executive director of the following institutions: The Commission on Systemic Racism in the Criminal Justice System (1992-1994), International Freedom of Expression Exchange, and Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (2000-2004). She holds an M.A. in Economics from York University, Toronto.

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YSI Event Workshop YSI | Aug 1–7, 2021

The 4th UNCTAD YSI Summer School celebrates the approach and legacy of UNCTAD’s annual Trade and Development Report (TDR). The school will bring together UNCTAD experts, academics, diplomats, and young scholars from across the globe for lively and stimulating intellectual debates.