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  • This Week, Friday 31 July 2015

    The Afghanistan Taliban leader Mullah Omar was confirmed dead by Afghan intelligence and security sources. The death of Mullah Omar has likely caused a split prompting a succession crisis within the Taliban. United States President Obama...

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  • Russia’s Current State of Mind

    On 28 July, 2015 former Australian diplomat Cavan Hogue addressed a full house at Glover Cottages about Russia. He took us through the highly emotional times of Boxing Day 1991, when, as Australia's Ambassador in Moscow, he was called in to the...

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  • AIIA National Conference 2015

    AIIA National Conference 2015

    The AIIA's National Conference 2015 will bring together some of Australia’s leading international affairs experts to address the question “Australian Foreign Policy: Regional or Global?”.  The Conference will be held at Hotel Realm,...

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  • The Urgent Need for Improving Asian Literacy in Australia – the Case of Indonesia

    Dr David Reeve, a former diplomat, now a Sydney-based academic, has for many years been energetically encouraging the study of Indonesian in Australia. A talk he gave at Glover Cottages on Tuesday 21 July illustrates how important and urgent the...

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  • International Sydney

    Alex Greenwich is an Independent politician and replaced Clover Moore in a 2012 by-election for the seat of Sydney in the New South Wales Legislative Assembly. On 14 July, he spoke at Glover Cottages about Sydney's viability as an international...

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  • Release of the Defence White Paper Public Consultation Report

    Release of the Defence White Paper Public Consultation Report

    Guarding against uncertainty: Australian attitudes to defence On the 2nd September 2014, the AIIA National Office hosted a 2015 Defence White Paper community consultation meeting with members of the Defence White Paper Expert Panel. The...

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  • “GLOBAL WIRE”: NEWS FROM AROUND THE CORNER AND AROUND THE WORLD

    “GLOBAL WIRE”: NEWS FROM AROUND THE CORNER AND AROUND THE WORLD

    The Australian Institute of International Affairs is delighted to announce the launch of "Global Wire" as part of its commitment to provide a broader understanding of international affairs and Australia's role in the world. The new site will...

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  • Call for Submissions: Senate Inquiry into the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement

    Call for Submissions: Senate Inquiry into the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement

    Members of the Australian Institute of International Affairs have been invited to provide submissions to the Joint Standing Committee on Treaties. On 17 June 2015, the proposed China-Australia Free Trade Agreement was tabled in...

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  • United Nations Association of Australia National Conference 2015

    United Nations Association of Australia National Conference 2015

    United Nations Association of Australia National Conference 2015 August 20th – 22nd 2015 University House, Australian National University, Canberra 70 Years of the UN Shaping the Future: Join the UNAA for a challenging assessment of the...

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  • Windows to the World – Volunteer on Foreign Soil

    Windows to the World – Volunteer on Foreign Soil

    The Australian Institute of International Affairs is putting together a team of volunteers to assist at foreign missions around Canberra during the 2015 Windows to the World. The AIIA is once again working with the ACT government to present...

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