International cooperation

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Global cooperation
Fact sheet

Overview: the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP)

The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) is a regional free trade agreement that will complement and build upon Australia’s existing free trade agreements with 14 other Indo-Pacific countries. This resources provides an overview of what has been agreed to.
Report

Partnership against cybercrime

This report presents the recommendations of the Partnership against Cybercrime Working Group as a first step towards establishing a global architecture for cooperation. The report argues that public-private partnership against cybercrime is the only way to gain an edge over cybercriminals. The report provides key...
Report

The case for Australia to step up in Southeast Asia

This paper argues that Australia shares significant overlap of geographically-derived interests with the emerging middle powers of Southeast Asia. As such, the importance of developing Southeast Asia functions as a protective membrane for Australia’s own prosperity and security.
Strategy

Pacific regional COVID-19 development response plan

Working with Pacific partners to build a region that is secure, stable and economically strong is one of Australia’s highest foreign policy priorities.
Policy report

Critical technologies and the Indo-Pacific

This report argues that as the India-Australia bilateral relationship continues to grow and evolve, both governments should invest in the construction of a new India–Australia partnership on technology. The foundation for such a partnership already exists, and further investment areas of complementary interests could stimulate...
Report

Security through sustainable peace: Australian international conflict prevention and peacebuilding

The purpose of this report is to review Australian experience of peace processes and suggest possible approaches for strengthening them.
Video

Reimagining our foreign policy: in conversation with Senator Penny Wong

Penny Wong, Labor’s spokesperson on Foreign Affairs and Leader of the Opposition in the Senate, joined Whitlam Institute Director and former senior UN official, Leanne Smith, to talk about the future of Australia’s place in the world.
Report

The Australia–India strategic partnership: accelerating security cooperation in the Indo–Pacific

This paper suggests that the existing constraints on the India–Australia security partnership, while real and important to recognise, are not insurmountable. In most instances, they can be navigated by officials on both sides.
Discussion paper

Australia and Thailand - a strategic reset?

In this multi-author edition of the Centre of Gravity series, co-editors William Tow and Suphat Suphachalasai work with leading strategic thinkers to explore the relationship between Australia and Thailand.
Policy report

Violence without borders: the internationalization of crime and conflict

This report documents the extent to which conflict, crime and violence have become internationalised in recent years. The report unpacks the political economy of crime, conflict, and violence, the understanding of which is critical for the effectiveness of humanitarian, development and security assistance.