Topic-Public Diplomacy

The most successful female diplomats? Women with wives

New research has revealed that women diplomats with female partners fared better than their heterosexual female colleagues in terms of meeting the demands of international deployment and the extraordinary requirements of diplomacy. Read More

Women’s empowerment in the corporate sector

Erna Witoelar discusses Women’s empowerment in the corporate sector as part of the The Asia Pacific Women thought leadership series Read More

Payne and Reynolds leave Washington with key ‘wins’—and room to disagree with US on China

Rowan Callick says the Australian team went to 'unusual lengths' to participate in this week’s annual Australia-US ministerial (AUSMIN) talks in Washington. Read More

Poverty and power: Women’s entrepreneurship in the Asia-Pacific region

The Asia-Pacific region is changing the world. It hums with an entrepreneurial energy and spirit of opportunity that permeates everywhere from local marketplaces to the sprawling headquarters of multinational corporations. Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 22 July

In this week’s Pacific bulletin, Tess Newton Cain looks at COVID-19 update, unemployment support progress in the northern Pacific, PNG supports China in UN vote, Fiji Budget handed down and pardons in Vanuatu. Read More

Potential North Korean narrative shift and the Chinese precedent

Griffith Asia Institute Adjunct Fellow, Andray Abrahamian co-authored and article with Rose Adams that draws comparisons between China-US rapprochement as a precedent of potential DPNK-US relations. Read More

Regional wrap | 54

 ‘Australia has to act; we have to build the region and the world we want. If we don’t, others will do it for us. And… Read More

Going global: Indian entrepreneur takes Queensland’s wild program to India

Dr Shaloo Chopra, Going Global participant, teams up with Queensland entrepreneurs Yolonde Entsch and Sue Boisen to develop a program called WILD YOU (the Women’s Inspirational Lifestyle Design program) Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 1 July

Tess Newton Cain's weekly bulletin looks at the gender-based violence in PNG, social impacts of COVID-19 in Fiji, New Caledonia referendum, opposition party in Fiji and the new Kiribati president’s agenda. Read More

Designing an Australian grand strategy for China

A grand strategy involves developing and applying national power to improve the relationship our nation has with another. This whole-of-nation activity integrates multiple interests while using diverse forms of power including diplomatic, economic, societal, cyber and military. Dr Peter Layton, Visiting Fellow at Griffith Asia Institute shares insights on an Australian Grand Strategy for China. Read More

Social media and democracy in the Philippines
Australia’s wartime seaborne trade: Insights from before
COVID-19 rhetoric and governance in the Philippines
Gender based violence in Papua New Guinea

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