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Delegate Relations and Welfare Officer Applications – AAYLF 2019

ASEAN-Australia Young Leaders Forum 2019 Delegate Relations and Welfare Officers ASEAN-Australia Young Leaders Forum 2019 is a four-day intensive conference that aims to strengthen institutional networks, cultural exchange, collaboration and people-to-people links between young leaders across the ASEAN-Australia region. This event will be held on November 29 – December 2, 2019 in Jakarta, Indonesia. We …

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Call for Applications: 5th ASEAN Foundation Model ASEAN Meeting in Bangkok, 4-9 July 2019

For the first time ever, the ASEAN Foundation will host a delegation of 14 Australian students to their Model ASEAN Meeting programme as part of the Australia Now ASEAN 2019 . AFMAM brings together tertiary students from across ASEAN for an intensive six day program of workshops, diplomatic training and interactive ASEAN meeting simulation. AFMAM is a fantastic …

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Forum Executive Team Applications

We are looking for savvy, driven and skilled young people to join the Forum Executive Team of the ASEAN Australia Young Leaders Forum (AAYLF). Applicants should be 18 to 29 years old and should be a citizen of Australia or an ASEAN Member State.

Save Pulau Pari: the risks of increased tourism in the ASEAN region

WRITTEN BY HWEI-SEE KAY Two hours by ferry from the bustling Big Durian, Jakarta, is Pulau Pari (Pari Island). Pulau Pari is located in the Thousand Islands regency, a popular weekend destination for those looking to escape Jakarta and an area that has been earmarked by the Indonesian government as one of the ‘ten new …

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Experiences and Application Tips with Australia Awards recipient Patricia Aliño

Patricia Aliño is a Filipino from Davao City, in the Philippines. She is currently studying at the University of Sydney through the Australia Awards Scholarship taking up a her masters degree in Peace and conflict studies. She works for the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process – the agency mandated to oversee, …

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Papers, Conferences, Jobs – January 2019

Our round up of upcoming opportunities for youth interested in the ASEAN-Australia relationship. ISA-Asia Pacific Singapore 2019 International Studies Association Asia-Pacific Singapore 2019 is calling for proposals on the theme ‘Asia-Pacific and World Order: Security, Economics, Identity and Beyond’ The deadline for paper and panel submissions is February 8, 2019. In particular, they invite the …

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Our Top Picks: Disruptive Asia ASEAN Edition

Last week Asia Society Australia launched their Disruptive Asia ASEAN Special Edition in Melbourne. The collection of essays spans every facet of ASEAN-Australia relations, providing unique insights from both within and outside of the region. Here are our top ten favourite essays from the collection which is downloadable online.  #1. The new frontier: Can ASEAN …

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Singapore Landing Pad for Australian Cyber Startups – APPLY NOW

Austrade’s Landing Pads and AustCyber are setting up an exciting cyber program at the Singapore Landing Pads for Australian startups. Landing Pads help market-ready startups and scaleups take their business global. The program exposes startups to the potential for rapid growth by providing a cost effective way to land and expand into major global innovations …

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Sport a vehicle for forging stronger ties – Interview with Bruce Djite

This week we talked to Bruce Djite, a professional footballer whose career highlights thus far have included playing for the Young Socceroos (U’20), the Australian Olympic team (U’23) and the Socceroos. From his experiences playing professionally overseas and in Indonesia, Bruce is a strong advocate for the use of sports in diplomacy and believes sport, especially …

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