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    Partnerships for a Brighter Tomorrow

    Date 26 Jun 2019
    Time 18:00 – 19:30
    Location Dyason House

    Co-hosted by the AIIA YPF and the UNAA YP.

    In a speech given at the World Economic Forum in January 2019, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres made the following critical observation about the state of the world:

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    An Evening with Jean-Marie Guéhenno, introduced by Gareth Evans

    Date 27 Jun 2019
    Time 18:00 – 19:30
    Location Dyason House

    Jean-Marie Guéhenno, introduced by Gareth Evans.

    Event fully booked, our apologies. If you would like to be placed on the waitlist please contact us here.

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    Australia in East Africa

    Date 01 Jul 2019
    Time 18:00 – 19:30
    Location Dyason House

    HE Ms Alison Chartres, High Commissioner to Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda and Uganda, Ambassador to Burundi and Ambassador-designate to Somalia. 

    The East African region’s economic growth is currently outperforming the rest of Africa, despite several political and humanitarian crises in recent decades. 

    Australia’s ties with East Africa encompass political engagement, trade and investment, security and development cooperation, humanitarian programs, and people-to-people links.

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    India’s Elections; a Retrospective

    Date 09 Jul 2019
    Time 18:00 – 19:30
    Location Dyason House

    Professor Robin Jeffrey.

    The size of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s victory in India’s general elections in May surprised most observers. His Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won 303 of the 543 seats in the Lok Sabha (the lower house), and with its alliance partners holds more than 350 seats. Not since Indira Gandhi in 1971 has a sitting prime...

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    2019 Australian and Global Politics Essay Competition

    Date 16 Jul 2019
    Time 21:00 – 23:59

    Submission deadline: Tuesday 16 July.

    Attention all secondary school students of Australian and Global Politics!

    Would you like to win up to $500 in prize money and tickets to our 2019 International Careers Conference?

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    US-China Tensions: A New Cold War?

    Date 25 Jul 2019
    Time 18:00 – 19:30
    Location Dyason House

    Prof. Nick Bisley, La Trobe University.

    The escalating trade war between China and the United States has sparked global concern. The world’s most important economies are engaging in a tit-for-tat battle using tariffs, embargoes and sanctions, with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) predicting a cost of $US455bn in lost output next year and calling for an urgent end to the retaliatory...

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    Australia - Role Model in a Turbulent World?

    Date 30 Jul 2019
    Time 18:00 – 19:30
    Location Dyason House

    Tom Switzer, Executive Director, Centre for Independent Studies. 

    For today’s Western democracies, instability and turmoil are on the rise. 

    Partisan politics dominate in Washington and Westminster, culminating in this year’s record-breaking government shutdown in the United States, and the Brexit paralysis in the United Kingdom. 

    Right-wing xenophobia is becoming more prevalent across Europe. 

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