2020 marks an important year for Vietnam’s diplomatic leadership. As of January the vibrant nation once labelled as the ‘reluctant middle power of Asia’ assumed its role as chair of ASEAN, while also taking up a non-permanent seat at the United Nations Security Council table. These dual leadership roles matter, underscoring Vietnam’s evolving position, prestige […]
How well do you know your neighbours? That’s one of the questions posed by the Griffith Asia Institute’s (GAI) State of the Neighbourhood Report 2019.
A record number of emerging young leaders took part in the Griffith University Young Professionals’ Forum last week.
Bachelor of Laws / Bachelor of International Business student Candice Noring is fired up ahead of the 2019 Asia Pacific Cities Summit and Mayors’ Forum.
Perth USAsia Centre (University of Western Australia) partnered with Griffith Asia Institute to deliver a 3 day program for a group of young Queensland professionals on the future of the Australia-US alliance in the Indo-Pacific century. The Australia-US Alliance Young Leaders Dialogue (5-7 June 2019) is the initiative of Professor Peter Dean (Senior Fellow Perth US Asia Centre […]
Inaugural ‘Witoelar Dialogue’ to deepen regional cooperation on climate change and sustainable development
The dialogue is part of a wider Collaborative Australia-Indonesia Program on Sustainable Development and Climate Change led by Griffith University.
Last week Senators Marise Payne (Minister for Foreign Affairs), Senator Bridget McKenzie (Minister for Regional Services, Sport, Local Government & Decentralisation), and Senator Anne Ruston (Assistant Minister for International Development and the Pacific) launched Sports Diplomacy 2030, outlining the soft power value of sport. In 2015 Australia became a world-first in bringing sport and diplomacy […]