Appointing the new Secretary-General of the United Nations

Ban Ki-moon will be retiring as the Secretary-General of the United Nations in December this year. He began his first term in January 2007 and… Read More

Public health emergency of international concern: The Zika case

On 1 February 2016, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the Zika outbreak in Central and South America a ‘Public Health Emergency of International… Read More

MYEFO 2015 – government adopts ‘more realistic’ economic outlook: experts react

The government has revised down its forecast for economic growth to 2.5% in what Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison says is a “more realistic outlook” for… Read More

Carve out a homeland for the Arab Sunnis and hope for awakening

Islamic State’s recent attacks may have achieved something really important, accelerating its demise by forcing the West to adopt a new, decisive strategy. The West’s… Read More

3rd annual Global Risk Forum – One health summit

Reflections of the forum from Esther Achieng Onyango, PhD Candidate, School of Environment, Centre for Environment and Population Health.  Esther is working on research under the direction of … Read More

From ‘debt and deficit’ to ‘building prosperity’: What’s needed to shift the economic narrative

So, new Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull wants to have a “conversation” with the Australian people and “explain” policies in a way that respects… Read More

The UN, women, peace and security: 15 years on, women’s participation in peace and security is more urgent than ever

This week saw an historic High-Level Open Debate in New York at the UN Security Council to review the progress over the 15 years since… Read More

World Bank flags compensation for Syria’s neighbours

The escalating violence in Syria has had profound and ongoing impacts on its citizens. Four million people have been displaced as a result, with Syrians… Read More

Young Professionals take flight at Cities Summit

When young professional, Prasanna Sivasubramaniam Shanmuganathan, takes to the stage of the Plaza Auditorium with three of his peers at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition… Read More

APEC turns to small firms to combat new health threats

Issued by the APEC Life Sciences Innovation Forum Atlanta, United States, 19 June 2015 – Senior health, trade and small business officials from the… Read More

Social media and democracy in the Philippines
Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok: A showcase of Russia’s pivot to Asia?
COVID-19 rhetoric and governance in the Philippines
Sustaining business succession plans in chaebols: The cases of Samsung and Hyundai

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