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MIKTA: Benign middle-power diplomacy, or a risk for Australia?

11 August 2015

In September, in the margins of the UN General Assembly, Australia will assume the role of chair for a little known grouping of countries known as MIKTA – Mexico, Indonesia, Korea, Turkey and Australia.

counter-terrorism_Elliott Brown

New hub to counter violent extremism

10 August 2015

A new national centre to counter radicalisation and violent extremism has been launched at The Australian National University (ANU).


Building adaptation and learning into the NDIS

07 August 2015

Gemma Carey and Mark Mathews have featured in an article in The Mandarin looking at the case-study of the NDIS.


Obama's energy legacy

07 August 2015

Two articles by Howard Bamsey and Frank Jotzo write that while this new climate plan won’t solve Obama’s climate change dilemma, it will make a difference to the US energy

Abtract image by Kevin Dooley

New working paper series: rights, regulation and ritualism - country studies

05 August 2015

This new working paper series is part of the ‘Strengthening the International Human Rights System: Rights, Regulation and Ritualism’ research project funded by the ARC’s Laureate Fellowship scheme.


Government should own the cost of tobacco litigation

04 August 2015

In this opinion piece in the Canberra Times (July 31), RegNet’s Kyla Tienhaara and Deborah Gleeson (La Trobe University) look at the potential costs of investor state dispute settlements.

Regarding Rights blog - Cynthia Banham

31 July 2015

Since Christmas 2014, it’s been possible to buy a book version of the US Senate Select Committee on Intelligence report on the CIA’s Detention and Interrogation Program. Why?

 Tasmania_ Ben Ashmole (Flickr).

'Modified version' of investor clause no fix in TPP

31 July 2015

As the finalisation of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement approaches, investor state dispute settlements (ISDS) remain in the mix.

Canberra_at_night_ Sam Ilić_ Flickr

John Braithwaite key speaker at restorative practice conference

27 July 2015

What would Canberra look like as a restorative city?

Regarding Rights blog - Carla Ferstman

22 July 2015

A growing understanding—if not an expectation—that reparations are to be earmarked for the benefit of individuals


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