Keynote speech by the Hon Craig Emerson MP at the Football Diplomacy Conference 2012
Football Diplomacy - Australia's engagement with Asia through Football Keynote address Craig Emerson MP
In an opinion piece in The Sydney Morning Herald, Lowy Institute Executive Director Michael Wesley writes about the important role of the Olympic Games in international affairs.
Distinguished Speaker Series: The future of the Commonwealth of Nations - or does it have one? - The Hon. Michael Kirby AC CMG
In a lecture on 12 October 2011 in the Lowy Institute's distinguished Speaker Series, the Hon. Michael Kirby AC CMG, Member of the Eminent Persons Group (EPG) of the Commonwealth, described the work and forthcoming report of the EPG on the Future of the Commonwealth. The report of the twelve-member group, chaired by Tun Abdullah Badawi (former Prime Minister of Malaysia) will be considered at the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting in Perth in October 2011.
On 8 July 2011, the Lowy Institute for International Policy hosted its eighth annual New Voices conference. The 2011 conference ‘Dynamic Asia’ adopted an Indo-Pacific regional focus. ‘Dynamic Asia’ required participants to interrogate the way in which we think about Asia as a geopolitical and economic entity – provoking them to offer new ideas about how Australia should contemplate and approach this rapidly transforming region.
The Outcomes Report is available here.
In his regular column in the August 2011 edition of the journal American Review, the Lowy Institute’s Rory Medcalf examines the value of twitter for foreign policy think tanks and journalists.
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At the Lowy Lecture on 25 August 2011, Michael Wesley outlined the components of Asia's stability and the different investments of the region's countries in that stability. He examined the several aspects of change in Asia's strategic order which are profoundly disturbing to the region's stability, and assessed the different options for preserving the region's stability amidst these epochal changes.