Australia's ambitious diplomacy program: Prospects, opportunities for Philippines

The Australian Now ASEAN offers both the Philippines and Australia a platform to celebrate shared milestones but most importantly chart new possibilities and opportunities for deeper collaboration.

What the Huawei espionage controversy means to the Philippines

Privacy advocates sound the alarm to the Duterte government on the potential intrusion and surveillance of China to the Philippines by the Chinese telco giant Huawei.

After the tragedy, attention turns to how it happened

New Zealand security authorities seem to have mainly focused on Islamist extremists and have not taken the extreme-right seriously enough.

Do Proposed Reforms of the World Health Organization Go Far Enough?

Earlier this month, the director-general of the WHO unveiled an ambitious restructuring plan to make it more efficient, nimble and focused on its core role.

Algerian Protests: A Popular Movement Against an Ailing President

President Bouteflika has now bowed to protesters' demands and withdrawn his candidacy, but he still remains in office and has postponed the presidential elections.

The First Political Order - How Sex Shapes Governance and National Security Worldwide

Global history records an astonishing variety of forms of social organization. Yet almost universally, males subordinate females. How does the relationship between men and women shape the wider political order? In this seminar, Valerie M. Hudson will present on her forthcoming book The First Political Order (co-authored with Donna Lee Bowen and Perpetua Lynne Nielsen), a groundbreaking demonstration that the persistent and systematic subordination of women underlies all other institutions, with wide-ranging implications for global security and development.

Is the Indo-Pacific just a geographic region, or something more?

The Australian Government’s use of the terms ‘Indo-pacific’ and ‘rules-based-order’ have come under question at the Council for Security Cooperation in the Asia Pacific (CSCAP) meeting held recently in Perth.

Territorial disputes in Belize - insights from an intern

Michael Byrne is a Master of Diplomacy student currently undertaking an internship in Belize where the country will vote on referring its territorial dispute with Guatemala to the International Court of Justice.

Our first cohort of dual-degree students commences

Welcome to our first students in the Bachelor of Asia-Pacific Affairs, an innovative new dual degree program with Ritsumeikan University in Japan.


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