The UN Security Council seat and Australia's diplomacy for the Asian century

2 December 2012   |   Speeches and Conferences   |   By Alex Oliver

Alex Oliver spoke at Sydney University on 2 December 2012 on Australia's successful bid for the 2013-14 Security Council seat. In her speech, Alex discussed the history and context of the bid and its success, the state of Australia's diplomacy and the health of our diplomatic institutions which helped bring about the win, and finally what Australia's role on the Security Council might mean for Australia's international engagement. The speech, with presentation slides attached, can be downloaded above.