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Interview with Vijay Krishnarayan: Commonwealth Oral History Project

Citation: Onslow, Sue and Krishnarayan, Vijay and Craggs, Ruth Interview with Vijay Krishnarayan: Commonwealth Oral History Project. [Transcribed text] (Unpublished)


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Interview with Vijay Krishnarayan, conducted 14th May 2013 in London, as part of the Commonwealth Oral History Project. The project aims to produce a unique digital research resource on the oral history of the Commonwealth since 1965 through sixty oral history interviews with leading figures in the recent history of the organisation. It will provide an essential research tool for anyone investigating the history of the Commonwealth and will serve to promote interest in and understanding of the organisation. Biography: Krishnarayan, Vijay. Born in Trinidad and Tobago. Educated at Oxford Polytechnic in Town and Country Planning. Volunteer with Voluntary Service Overseas in Belize, with the Belize Enterprise for Sustainable Technology. Managing Partner for the Caribbean Natural Resources Institute, late 1990s – early 2000s. Deputy Director, Commonwealth Foundation, 2006-12. Director, Commonwealth Foundation, 2012- .

Creators: Onslow, Sue (0000-0003-0998-3632) and Krishnarayan, Vijay and Craggs, Ruth and
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Subjects: Human Rights & Development Studies
Keywords: CHOGM, Civil Society, Commonwealth Foundation, Commonwealth Secretariat, Development, Fiji, Good Governance, Human Rights, Sri Lanka, Trade and Investment, West Indies/ West Indies Federation, Zimbabwe (see also Rhodesia)
Divisions: Institute of Commonwealth Studies
Collections: Commonwealth Oral History Project


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