AP4D Newsletter | November 2021
Writing in @AIIANational, @WillLeben2 welcomes the rise of #statecraft - "the marshalling of all elements of national power, up to and including the alignment of those elements with viable objectives or outcomes" - in Australia's #foreignpolicy discourse.
In 2022 #AP4D Advisory Group members @JoanneEWallis, James Batley & colleagues convened a @[email protected] workshop on #Security Cooperation in the #Pacific attended by 100+ officials & non-government experts from across the region.
👉Read the report: https://openresearch-repository.anu.edu.au/handle/1885/287322
#Pacific Island countries want to be taken seriously as security partners and for their priorities — notably, #climatechange — to drive regional #security cooperation.
Read more about the key themes from the workshop on security cooperation.👇
In the foreword for this new @[email protected] publication, #AP4D Advisory Group members @ACFIDCEO & @NicolaRosenblum say it "aims to improve the collective understanding of civil, military and police stakeholders responding to international disasters and complex emergencies."
Same Space - Different Mandates: A Civil-Military-Police Guide for Stakeholders in International Disaster and Conflict Response has launched!
The guide, by @AustCivMil & ACFID, is designed to promote more effective disaster & complex emergency response
Great to see calls for the need to respect and resource all tools of #statecraft in @GuardianAus today, including from @PatConroy1:
"hard power... has to be complemented with equal efforts on soft power, investing in #diplomacy, investing in #development"
Vast Aukus spending sparks calls to boost Australia‘s aid budget
Country gives just $1 in assistance for every $10 that goes to defence, humanitarian groups say
Writing in @ASPI_org, #AP4D Program Lead @piper_ha says "the government must remain open to evolving its #AUKUS submarine ‘supergroup’ over time as it learns what works (and what doesn’t) in terms of structure, remit and mandate."
Read the piece at .
Planning for Australia’s nuclear submarine ‘supergroup’ | The Strategist
Bureaucracy is boring. But it also matters. Complex public projects don’t just happen—they demand the dedication...
#AP4D Founding Co-convenor @bridirice recently spoke with @todaydes's @BensenKate about a human-centred design approach to Australian #foreignpolicy, the #development policy landscape in Canberra and how @devintellab's work fits in.
Read the interview at .
Bridi Rice from Development Intelligence Lab | Today
What happens when you apply a human-centred design approach to Australian foreign policy? We chat with Bridi Rice, ...