Wednesday 20 Oct 2021 | 04:42 | SYDNEY
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In conversation: Anthony Bubalo on Football Diplomacy

The Lowy Institute's Anthony Bubalo talks with Stephanie Dunstan about his new recently released Policy Brief ‘Football Diplomacy Redux: The 2015 Asian Cup and Australia’s engagement with Asia’. Anthony explains what football diplomacy is (0:14), how as the concept has gained greater currency within the Australian government (0:55) examples of it are limited (1:38) and ends with Anthony giving three practical recommendations  (2:20) on how football diplomacy can be 'relaunched' in the lead up to the  2015 Asian Cup in 2015 to strengthen Australia’s broader engagement with Asia.

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