ASPI Masterclass: WPS in Policy and on Operations

What: 1-day masterclass intensive  When: 13 February 2019 Where: ASPI Auditorium, 40 Macquarie St, Barton, Canberra 2600 This Masterclass session is designed to give participants a strategic overview of global challenges facing efforts to strengthen the WPS agenda in 2019. The full agenda and registration details are available here.

Chatham House | ‘Protecting Civilians: When is “Incidental Harm” Excessive?

What: Panel Meeting/Research Paper Launch When: 14 December 2008 Where: Graduate Institute | Chemin Eugène-Rigot 2 | 1202 Geneva | Switzerland A panel meeting in Geneva will coincide with the launch of a new Chatham House research paper on the “incidental harm” aspect of the proportionality calculus in IHL. The panel will consider the types of harm that […]

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 […]