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Strengthening state resistance for the prevention of mass atrocities

Strengthening state resistance for the prevention of mass atrocities

20 October 2015

It is now ten years since the 2005 United Nations World Summit where states unanimously endorsed the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) doctrine. In particular, many states are supportive of Pillars One...

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Australia's digital diplomacy failing

23 September 2015

To commemorate this year's anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre, Canadian diplomats in Hong Kong posted to Facebook: "Like Hong Kongers today, Canadians remember the events of June 4, 1989....

USP Vice-Chancellor and President, Professor Rajesh Chandra, and Director of the Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs at ANU, Professor Michael Wesley, at the MOU signing

ANU signs MoU with University of the South Pacific

14 September 2015

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between ANU and the University of the South Pacific (USP) on 24 August 2015.  The MoU was concluded during an ANU delegation visit to the Suva campus of...

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Urban jungles

10 September 2015

Instead of urging settlers in Melanesia’s expanding townships to go back to their villages, governments and aid agencies should plan for the urban future, writes DANIEL EVANS. Francis knows it will...

Julie Bishop opens State of the Pacific conference

7 September 2015

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has used a speech at The Australian National University (ANU) to hail the success of the Australian Government's New Colombo Plan Mobility Program....

Scholarship to create leaders that make a difference

18 August 2015

A new scholarship valued at up to $120,000 over two to three years will offer students pursuing research or coursework postgraduate studies a unique opportunity to develop their...

PNG ban on foreign workers unwise, says ANU academic

13 August 2015

A ban on foreign advisers working for the PNG government could cause problems in the delivery of Australia’s development assistance to PNG and reduce the quality of advice available to the PNG...

Stability and stagnation under SBY

Stability and stagnation under SBY

31 July 2015

Under ‘moderating president’ Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, Indonesia’s democracy suffered no reverses – but it didn’t move forward either. Much controversy surrounds how best to interpret Susilo Bambang...

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Tourism and Myanmar's missed opportunity

23 July 2015

Myanmar is full of opportunities. It is a rapidly democratising country that has only opened up to the world in the past decade. However, with comparatively low tourist numbers, Myanmar is missing...

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The Sustainable Development Goals: Team bumblebee or team chimera?

22 July 2015

The sun is setting rapidly on the MDG era. Only months away, at the end of September, world leaders will assemble at the United Nations in New York to agree on a shiny new set of goals to guide...

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