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25/Feb Monday
Location: Sydney

Syria in 2019

The recent decision by United States President Trump to withdraw US forces from Syria has again focused attention on the ongoing Syrian civil war. The move has been heavily criticised by many in and outside the US, although others have questioned what purpose the forces were serving inside
Location: Sydney
Start: 12:45 - End: 13:45
6/Mar Wednesday
Location: Sydney

Britain's Brexit confusion

The United Kingdom faces a fast-approaching but possibly flexible deadline to leave the European Union on 29 March. What are the underlying reasons for the UK’s ambivalence about Europe? Why are both the main political parties split on this subject? Can Prime Minister Theresa May secure a deal
Location: Sydney
Start: 12:45 - End: 13:45
7/Mar Thursday
Location: Sydney

Women in the era of strongmen

The Lowy Institute invites you to a special event to celebrate International Women’s Day. Today is the era of the “strongman”, as a new wave of authoritarianism spreads across the globe. In countries as diverse as Russia, Hungary, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Poland, Brazil, Papua
Location: Sydney
Start: 17:45 - End: 20:00
15/Mar Friday
Location: Sydney

Gareth Evans and Michael Kirby on Australia and nuclear non-proliferation

The nuclear non-proliferation regime is under threat. Disarmament has stalled. Challenges from Moscow, Pyongyang, and Washington are mounting. Deteriorating trust between nuclear states threatens the emergence of a new arms race.What does this mean for Australia? What role should we play in the
Location: Sydney
Start: 12:45 - End: 13:45
21/Mar Thursday
Location: Sydney

Environmental peacemaking in the Middle East

The implications for national security are often overlooked in discussions on climate change. In the Middle East, however, regional cooperation is vital when responding to the declining availability of water and periods of prolonged drought. How do you foster cooperation in
Location: Sydney
Start: 12:45 - End: 13:45
25/Mar Monday
Location: Sydney

Aus-PNG Network – Sydney social evening

Please join us at the Lowy Institute in Sydney for the first Aus-PNG Network social evening of the year. We are pleased to be hosting a delegation of women leaders from PNG for a roundtable discussion on politics and current issues. This is a great chance to make connections with people who have an
Location: Sydney
Start: 17:30 - End: 19:30
27/Mar Wednesday
Location: Sydney

Offensive cyber and the people who do it: an address by ASD Director-General, Mike Burgess

The Lowy Institute is pleased to host Mr Mike Burgess, director-general of the Australian Signals Directorate (ASD), for an address on ASD’s offensive cyber capabilities. Mr Burgess has served as the head of ASD since 4 January 2018, becoming the first director-general of ASD on 1 July 2018.
Location: Sydney
Start: 12:45 - End: 13:45

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