“Space: Implications and Opportunities for National Security Policy”

What: Conference When: 19 – 21 October Where: Australian National University, Kioloa Coastal Campus A Future Strategic Leaders Congress conference later this month will examine strategic security dimensions of space policy, systems and capability across government. In particular, the event will consider Australia’s current and future role in this domain. Full details and registration are available here.

Safeguarding Medical Care and Humanitarian Action in the UN Counterterrorism Framework

What: Policy forum When: 17 October 2018 Where: available to watch online here The IPI Global Observatory will host a policy forum event aimed at enhancing awareness of how counterterrorism measures and their implementation may adversely impact delivery of impartial humanitarian assistance in armed conflict zones. In particular, it will examine the current UN counterterrorism framework. Details, a […]

“Women in Foreign Policy”

What: Public discussion When: 18 October 2018, 6 – 7:30 pm Where: United States Studies Centre, Sydney A forthcoming public discussion between Alliance 21 fellow Madelyn Creedon and academic Gorana Grgic will consider the implications of gender imbalance in the foreign policy and national security sectors, and how this can be rectified. Tickets and further details are available […]

Hybrids and Cascades: New Thinking on Peacebuilding

What: Panel discussion. When: 20 September 2018, 6 – 7pm Where: Australian Institute of International Affairs (ACT) On the eve of the 2018 International Day of Peace, the Australian Institute of International Affairs has organised a panel discussion to discuss contemporary approaches to peacebuilding . Panellists include: Miranda Forsyth John Braithwaite  Full details and registration/tickets are available here.

ANU Women in National Security Conference 2018

The Australian National University’s Women in National Security Conference returns in 2018, and will take place on 24-25 October this year in Canberra. The event is hosted by the ANU’s National Security College, in partnership with the Australian government and Thales Group. This year, the topic of the Conference is “Power, Security and Change”. Numerous […]

41st San Remo Round Table

The 41st Sanremo Round Table on Current Issues in International Law will be held in Sanremo, Italy between 6 – 8 September. This year, the Round Table will be addressing the issue of “deprivation of liberty and armed conflicts: exploring realities and remedies”. The Round Table is an long-running annual event jointly organised by the […]

Typology of Crimes of Political Parties in Armed Conflicts

What: Seminar/forum When: Tuesday 4 September, 1 pm Where: Room 920, Level 9, Melbourne Law School, 185 Pelham Street Carlton VIC 3053 Who: Assistant Professor Dr Aleksandar Marsavelski  The APCML is hosting a seminar discussion at Melbourne Law School on 4 September discussing the typologies of crimes of political parties in armed conflicts. While atrocities in armed conflicts […]

Armed Conflict and Starvation: What Does the Law Say?

What: Panel discussion When: 12 October 2018 Where: Chatham House, 10 St James’s Square, London SW1Y 4LE The International Law Programme at Chatham House is hosting a panel discussion on the topic of armed conflict and starvation. Topics discussed will include legal prohibitions on the use of starvation as a method of war, and the obligations on warring […]

It Stays With You: Use of Force by UN Peacekeepers in Haiti

Panel Discussion & Documentary Film Screening Date: Thursday 30 August Time: 3:30 – 5:00pm Where: University of Melbourne, PAR-Arts West, North Wing-556, Parkville, Victoria, 3010 This event is open to the public. Register Here Information: Professor Siobhán Wills, Ulster University Associate Professor Jennifer Balint, University of Melbourne Dr Dolly Kikon, University of Melbourne Professor Bruce […]