International cooperation

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Report

18 Jun 2018

This report’s recommendations provide the Australian government with an opportunity to strengthen its work with respect to Antarctica and build on already impressive foundations.

Report

13 Jun 2018

The first of July 2018 marks an important day for Australia’s quest to become a more important actor in space, with the creation of an Australian Space Agency. For the first time, Australia looks to have direction, coordination and focus in its endeavours beyond Earth....

Report

7 Jun 2018

This report argues that Australia’s new space agency should consider establishing projects with the United States that help build-out Australia’s domestic space industry and align with America's strategic goals.

Research report

4 Jun 2018

This analysis addresses six challenges facing Pacific Island nations - demography; urbanisation; immigration; health and health systems; gender relations; and governance. These challenges have been prioritised over others because, taken together, they have the greatest potential to check the region’s development and undermine its resilience....

Report

22 May 2018

This special report reviews and assesses potential terrorism hotspots in the Indo-Pacific region and offers some policy recommendations for the Australian government.

Report

15 May 2018

This paper examines the intergovernmental processes and partnerships that support and guide the development of UN peacekeeping policy to identify what needs to be considered to build consensus on its future direction.

Report

9 May 2018

This paper portrays the geopolitical, strategic, economic and national policy interests that are driving the Russian government’s attentiveness towards the Korean Peninsula and Northeast Asia, and provides an outlook on potential Russian involvement, as well as options for the international community on what to expect...

Strategy

1 May 2018

The New Zealand China Council (NZCC) has commissioned this report to set out a range of options to expand New Zealand’s “connectivity” with China and other countries along the Belt and Road. The options are not intended to be exhaustive but an illustrative indication of...

Briefing paper

24 Apr 2018

This policy brief examines two international agreements now under negotiation at the United Nations – the Global Compact on Refugees, and the Global Compact on Safe, Regular and Orderly Migration – and concludes that they have potential to significantly improve the international systems of refugee...

Journal article

16 Apr 2018

Since 2013, Australian aid has been reduced and increasingly focused on delivering benefits to Australia. Motivated by these changes, this paper fills three gaps in the existing literature on public opinion about aid. It provides the only recent detailed study of Australians' opinions about aid....

Research report

11 Apr 2018

How the EU responds to the Trump administration will be the hallmark of how it sees its role in the world, and how successful it will be in promoting its worldview.

Report

4 Apr 2018

Greater Australian engagement in the Pacific Islands region is needed if Canberra wants to ensure regional stability and underpin Australia’s national security.

Report

3 Apr 2018

This reports suggest that Australia’s aid spending, already at record lows, could be cut further, making our aid contribution proportionately lower than that of Greece.

Research report

26 Mar 2018

Australia’s active global engagement on development and its focus on fragile small island states and disaster risk reduction are commendable. However, successive cuts to the country’s aid budget since 2013 are impairing its efforts, according to this OECD review.

Article

26 Mar 2018

Australia’s unique military and intelligence relationship with the United States, combined with the country being geographically a part of Asia but historically, culturally and intellectually identified with the Anglo-Saxon world, have significant implications for Canberra’s current military modernization.

Journal article

15 Mar 2018

The article summarises how collaboration between national governments contributes to the health and wellbeing of refugees settling in Australia.

Blog post

15 Mar 2018

ASEAN’s ability to adapt to new challenges that will determine its future relevance.

Research report

8 Mar 2018

Universities New Zealand has released this Deloitte Access Economics report that assesses the benefits of international collaboration between New Zealand and overseas universities. It finds that collaboration on joint research, and the active encouragement of staff and student exchanges between them, bring strong economic benefits...

Fact sheet

6 Mar 2018

For the first time, Australia and Timor-Leste have agreed upon a permanent maritime boundary.

Research report

1 Mar 2018

The heads of government of the ten members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) will convene in Sydney on 17–18 March 2018 at the invitation of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull for the ASEAN-Australia Special Summit. This paper provides concise background to and context...