Australian sports diplomacy strategy launched with a strong message of partnership

Griffith Asia Institute
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 […]

ASEAN’s ‘Dynamic Digital Citizens’ meet at social entrepreneurs workshop

Business and government
Social entrepreneurs from the ASEAN region and Queensland gathered in Brisbane March 14-15 for the workshop, ‘Dynamic Digital Citizenship: Young Social Entrepreneurs in ASEAN and Australia’ at Griffith University South Bank campus. Griffith Asia Institute Director, Professor Caitlin Byrne, and Griffith Asia Institute member, Dr Luis Cabrera, hosted the participants who travelled from Vietnam, Indonesia, […]

Regionally Speaking: Cultural Advocacy, Diplomacy and Leadership from ASEAN to Australia

Arts Education Law
In mid-February 2018, Griffith Asia Institute (GAI) Director Professor Caitlin Byrne and Professor Ruth Bereson, Dean (Academic) Arts, Education and Law group, designed and led the project “Regionally Speaking: Cultural Advocacy, Diplomacy and Leadership from ASEAN to Australia”. The five-day Regionally Speaking project, made possible with funding from the Australia-ASEAN Council (Department of Foreign Affairs […]