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Understanding Public Diplomacy in East Asia - book chapter
Books
Understanding Public Diplomacy in East Asia - book chapter
Alex Oliver and former Australian senator Russell Trood have written a chapter on Australia's public diplomacy in a new book from Palgrave, Understanding Public Diplomacy…
Lowy Lecture 2015: General (Ret.) David Petraeus AO
Speeches
Lowy Lecture 2015: General (Ret.) David Petraeus AO
On 2 September 2015, General (Ret.) David Petraeus AO delivered the annual Lowy Lecture.  David Petraeus
Address by Peter Varghese AO - An Australian world view: A practitioner's perspective
Speeches
Address by Peter Varghese AO - An Australian world view: A practitioner's perspective
On 20 August 2015, the Lowy Institute hosted an address from Peter Varghese AO, Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Mr Varghese presented his…
Search and Rescue’s Rising Political Profile
Commentary
Search and Rescue’s Rising Political Profile
Search and Rescue’s Rising Political ProfileEuan GrahamThe International Institute for Strategic Studies29 May 2015Euan Graham
2015 Lowy Institute polling: Attitudes to Australia’s aid program
Polling
2015 Lowy Institute polling: Attitudes to Australia’s aid program
A majority of Australians of voting age are in favour of the recent budget cuts to Australia’s overseas aid to developing countries. Alex Oliver
A diplomatic mission to abolish the death penalty would be a fitting response to executions
Commentary
A diplomatic mission to abolish the death penalty would be a fitting response to executions
A diplomatic mission to abolish the death penalty would be a fitting response to executionsDr Michael FulliloveSydney Morning Herald4 May 2015Click here for the online text…
Australia and the 1951 Refugee Convention
Analyses
Australia and the 1951 Refugee Convention
In this Analysis, Khalid Koser argues that the implementation of the 1951 Refugee Convention is failing the interests of both states and refugees. Koser argues that Australia is…
Australia and climate change negotiations: at the table, or on the menu?
Analyses
Australia and climate change negotiations: at the table, or on the menu?
In this Analysis, Howard Bamsey and Kath Rowley argue that any failure to pay proper, high-level attention to the current international climate change negotiations raises several…
Don't turn away from Vanuatu's destruction
Commentary
Don't turn away from Vanuatu's destruction
Don't turn away from Vanuatu's destructionJenny Hayward-JonesABC The Drum17 March 2015Please click here for the online text.Jenny Hayward-Jones