ASEAN-Australia

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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Last chance to register: Disruptive Asia ASEAN Edition Melbourne Launch, Thursday 13 December

Date: Thursday 13 December 2018 Time: (Registration from 4:30) 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Venue: Australia Post, 111 Bourke Street, Melbourne 3000 Asia Society Australia will launch their second ASEAN Special edition of Disruptive Asia at Australia Post in Melbourne this Thursday December 13.   The launch will feature Christine Holgate, CEO of Australia Post and Chair of the Australia-ASEAN Council in conversation with Tim Harcourt on the critical importance …

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Deadline approaching: Australia-Vietnam Young Leadership Dialogue

The deadline for applications for the AVYLD 2019, held from May 26-30 in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City is November 30. Following the highly successful inaugural dialogue in 2017, Australian and Vietnamese delegates will come together to discuss the theme “Beyond 2019: creating a sustainable future together”. A comprehensive four-day program will enable delegates to have …

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Exchange in Thailand spurs interest in ASEAN

Joshua Dale Santos from Macquarie University was awarded a New Colombo Plan Mobility Grant and an Asia Society Scholarship to undertake an exchange program at Chulalongkorn University, Thailand. The experience allowed him to deepen his understanding of the region and form lifelong relationships, an experience he describes as “eye-opening, awesome and insightful’. We asked him …

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How is Australia contributing to ASEAN’s ambitious development targets?

International Relations Honours student Hayley Winchcombe has spent the last 11 months in Southeast Asia as the inaugural New Colombo Plan ASEAN Fellow. During an internship with the Australian Mission to ASEAN, Hayley had the opportunity to spend a week with the ASEAN-Australia Development Cooperation Program Phase II (AADCP II).  What is ASEAN actually doing? …

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ASEAN-Australia Development Cooperation – What is it?

AASYP Founder and International Relations Honours student Hayley Winchcombe spent 13 months in Southeast Asia as the inaugural New Colombo Plan ASEAN Fellow 2018. During an internship with the Australian Mission to ASEAN, Hayley spent a week with the ASEAN-Australia Development Cooperation Program Phase II (AADCP II). What is ASEAN actually doing? Why should we …

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