Expert Panel-Fellows of the AIIA
|Hilary Charlesworth FAIIA-Professor, ANU; Director of Centre for International Governance and Justice||Jocelyn Chey AM FAIIA-Visiting Professor, University of Sydney; former Consul-General in Hong Kong||James Cotton FAIIA-Emeritus Professor at the University of NSW||Rawdon Dalrymple AO FAIIA-Former Visiting Professor, University of Sydney; Chairman of ASEAN Focus Group Ltd||Graeme Dobell FAIIA-Journalist Fellow, Australian Strategic Policy Institute||Erika Feller FAIIA-Former UNHCR Assistant High Commissioner for Protection||Janet Hunt FAIIA-Former Head of the Australian Council for Overseas Aid|
|James Ingram AO FAIIA-Former Diplomat and Head of the UN World Food Program||John McCarthy AO FAIIA-Former Ambassador to Japan, Indonesia, the United States, Thailand, Mexico and Vietnam||Geoffrey Miller AO FAIIA-Former Australian Ambassador to Japan; former Director-General of the Office of National Assessments||Robert O’Neill FAIIA– Former Chichele Professor of the History of War, Oxford University||Garry Woodard FAIIA-Former Diplomat and Senior Fellow, University of Melbourne||Richard Woolcott AC FAIIA-Former Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade||Samina Yasmeen AM FAIIA-Professor of Political Science and International Relations, University of Western Australia|
Question: What was the most significant international development in 2015?
|James Ingram AO FAIIA||The Paris Climate Accord and the decisive role played by Presidents Obama and Xi Jinping.|
|John McCarthy AO FAIIA||The refugee exodus.|
|Garry Woodard FAIIA||Obama’s quiet experiment to shrink exceptionalism (vulnerable to blow-back).|
|Jocelyn Chey AM FAIIA||The accord reached in Paris on the response to climate change.|
|Rawdon Dalrymple AO FAIIA||The beginning of the end of Europe as we have known it.|
|Erika Feller FAIIA||Russia’s escalation of its Syria involvement which may well accelerate the drive to solutions, one way or the other.|
|Graeme Dobell FAIIA||The waves of humanity sailing then walking into Europe, hope in their eyes and a mobile phone in hand, to be welcomed by Angela Merkel.|
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