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  • Call for Nomination of Fellows 2015

    The Australian Institute of International Affairs (AIIA) has been promoting interest in and understanding of international affairs in Australia and the region for more than 85 years. The AIIA operates nationwide with more than 1400 members...

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  • AIIA at German-Australian Symposium

    AIIA at German-Australian Symposium

    The Australian Institute of International Affairs was represented at a German-Australian Symposium on 16 June 2015. The AIIA's National Executive Director Melissa Conley Tyler presented on "Australia‘s International Role: New commitments and...

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  • Call for Applications: 2016 Nygh Internship

    Call for Applications: 2016 Nygh Internship

    The Australian Institute of International Affairs (AIIA) and the Australian Branch of the International Law Association (ILA (AB)) are pleased to present the Peter Nygh Hague Conference Internship. The award supports a post – graduate student or...

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  • Law and Justice in PNG

    Law and Justice in PNG

    The Honourable Justice John Logan addressed AIIA Qld on June 23 on the topic of Law and Justice in Papua New Guinea. To read a transcipt of his presentation, click here

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  • The AIIA at the Turkey Think 20

    The AIIA at the Turkey Think 20

    The Australian Institute of International Affairs was represented at the Turkey Think 20 on 13-15 June 2015. The event was co-organized by The Economic Policy Research Foundation of Turkey (TEPAV) with the support of Dokuz Eylul Technology...

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  • Justin Jones on the Utility of Naval Power in the Middle East

    Captain Justin Jones of the RAN addressed an interested crowd at Glover Cottages on Monday evening, 22 June. Justin had just returned to Garden Island from the Arabian Gulf with his ship, HMAS Success, an 18,000 tonne oiler and fleet logistics...

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  • Jim Plim – Ambassador Extraordinary

    On Tuesday 16 June, Jeremy Hearder's long-awaited biography of Sir James Plimsoll was launched by Professor Robert O'Neill AO at Glover Cottages. We hosted a near-capacity crowd, including many former officers of DFAT and those from other...

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  • Waning optimism for the Iran nuclear deal

    The success of P5+1 in reaching the Lausanne framework agreement with Iran over its nuclear program should be regarded as a diplomatic milestone for the involved parties, particularly the United States. As diplomatic ties between Iran and the US...

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  • Ebola: If not WHO, then who?

    This year, the world learnt the cost of budget cutting and self-reporting when it comes to global health security. The World Health Organisation (WHO) is the United Nations’ (UN) coordinating body for global health, which provides leadership,...

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  • Jokowi’s Choice: Popularity or Growth?

    The 2014 elections in Indonesia were given a great fanfare internationally. Here a country which had spent most of its history under authoritarianism transferred power from the first directly democratically elected president to another. Joko...

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