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In this panel discussion Zoe Daniel from ABC Foreign Correspondent and Stan Grant from Sky News share their experiences working in the field as Australian foreign correspondents.
Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Christiana Figueres reviewed how a low-carbon future is a trend which recognises that everyone, every nation and every sector of society holds part of the solution to solving a global problem.
On Tuesday 13 March 2012, the BBC's Mishal Husein spoke at the Lowy Institute on her TV series 'How Facebook changed the world: the Arab Spring'.
. Her presentation can be heard here: Online people power: how social media is transforming the world...
On 11 March 2011 a magnitude 9 earthquake in the northern Pacific triggered a 40 metre-high tsunami that struck Japan’s Pacific coast, causing 16,000 deaths, the destruction of 125,000 buildings, and meltdowns in three reactors in the Fukushima Nuclear Power complex. The scale of this...
The NTI Nuclear Materials Security Index is a ground-breaking project to publicly benchmark nuclear materials security conditions on a country-by-country basis.
The Index, prepared with the Economist Intelligence Unit with guidance from international experts, was created to spark an international discussion about priorities required...
The issue of refugees and asylum-seekers provokes heated public debate in many countries around the world, including in Australia.
On 14 February 2012, in an address in the Lowy Institute's Distinguished Speaker Series, The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, António Guterres, examined...
As part of the Lowy Institute's Distinguished Speaker Series, Mr Peter Baxter, Director General of AusAID, discussed Australia's aid program and the critical role of development aid in an increasingly interconnected global community.
Mr Baxter answered the critics of the Australian aid program, some...
Richard Marles, Parliamentary Secretary for Pacific Island Affairs, outlines the importance of Australian engagement with the Pacific.
The future of the Pacific matters deeply to Australia – it is our neighbourhood and our roots run deep. Australia is working with the region to help...
A presentation on convergence and its impact on the world economy.
In today's world economy, the line between developed and emerging markets is growing ever more blurred. At the Food for Thought event in Melbourne on 18 August 2011, Mark Thirlwell, Director of the...
In Australia, where over 90 per cent of the networks that now underpin our economy are in private-sector control and increasingly interconnected to global sources of vulnerability, cyber security is an important national issue.
Cyber attacks in Estonia and Georgia are one recent prominent...