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United Nations, peacekeeping, responsibility to protect

Tackling humanitarian challenges and the responsibility to protect

4 October 2016

ANU Conference tackles international humanitarian challenges Today, over 65 million people around the world are forcibly displaced by instability and armed conflict – with political and sectarian...

New Dean for ANU College of Asia and the Pacific

19 September 2016

ANU has appointed Professor Michael Wesley as the new Dean of the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific. Professor Wesley, one of Australia’s most respected academics in strategic policy and...

‘It may be that even as devastating a collection of materials as the Nauru files will do little to shift current Australian policy.’ Photograph: Facebook

The Nauru files provide the evidence. Malcolm Turnbull can never plead ignorance

19 August 2016

The Nauru files paint a searing picture of the collapse of basic humanity in the detention centre. History is unlikely to be kind to those who endorsed it. The publication by the Guardian of a...

Stop violence against women and girls mural

Do No Harm: Understanding the relationship between women’s economic empowerment and violence against women in Melanesia

12 May 2016

Richard Eves has just returned from five weeks in Papua New Guinea, where he undertook fieldwork as part of the project, Do No Harm: Understanding the Relationship Between Women’s Economic...

Call for papers on the theme of Children and R2P

Call for papers on the theme of Children and R2P

28 April 2016

Special Issue of the journal, Global Responsibility to Protect, on the theme of Children and R2P Special Issue Editors: Bina D’Costa and Luke Glanville Email: bina.dcosta@anu.edu.au and luke....

Vanuatu Law Commission

Research skills training for the Vanuatu Law Commission

18 April 2016

Miranda Forsyth and Anthony Regan are in Vanuatu to deliver a one-week training course for staff of the Vanuatu Law Commission (VLC) to develop research skills that support the development of...

South Korean Youths. Image from Flickr, courtesy of Emmanuel Dyan.

Young Koreans reject unification of North and South

15 April 2016

Friday 15 April 2016 A new book on Korean nationalism has found young South Koreans are rejecting the future unification of North and South Korea. Author Dr Emma Campbell of The Australian National...

New York launch of policy proposals for strengthening the rule of law through the UN security council

15 March 2016

On Friday 11 March Dr. Jeremy Farrall and Prof. Hilary Charlesworth launched the Policy Proposals on Strengthening the Rule of Law through the UN Security Council. The Policy Proposals were developed...

ANU welcomes Professor Bates Gill

ANU welcomes Professor Bates Gill

18 February 2016

One of the world’s foremost experts on China and Northeast Asia’s strategic affairs and international relations, Professor Bates Gill, has joined Australia’s leading university-based think tank, the...

However annoying, failure to engage Russia is not an option

However annoying, failure to engage Russia is not an option

17 February 2016

Negotiations to end civil war in Syria, which has left 250,000 dead, and forced more than 10 million to flee their homes, are set to resume February 25. Syrian troops, aided by Russian airstrikes,...

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