Highlights

Article

by John Fitzgerald

Tools of the Trade: Unpacking the EU’s Open Strategic Autonomy Trade Strategy and what it could mean for the EU-AUS FTA

The European Commission recently adopted a new trade strategy called Open Strategic Autonomy (OSA), which seeks to integrate sustainability objectives, security requirements, and economic openness into a single trade strategy.

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Article

Edited by Katja Theodorakis

Geoconomics and Sovereignty in the Indo-Pacific: Integration across Geographies

KAS Regional Programme Australia and the Pacific hosted a special dialogue event with the Hon Dan Tehan MP, Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment at Parliament House.

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Digital Snapshot

by Katja Theodorakis

The Quad Joint-Leaders Meeting: A New Era of Strategic Leadership in the Indo-Pacific?

This is, I would argue, the most significant thing to have occurred to protect Australia’s security and sovereignty since ANZUS.” Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, on the Quad leaders meeting between the heads of state of Australia, India, the US and Japan

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Article

Regional Programme Australia and the Pacific

Activities 2020 The Annual Report 2020 summarises all our activities for the past year. Dive into our exciting past programs reaching from Australia to New Zealand and to our destinations in the South Pacific.…

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Publication

By Katja Theodorakis, Leanne Close & Dr Daniel H Heinke

ASPI-KAS SPECIAL REPORT

The report focuses on the overarching theme of the 2020 Australia-Europe Counter-Terrorism dialogue - building national resilience, including consideration of the impact of the Covid-19 crisis on the dynamics of violent extremism and terrorism - and connects to the issues discussed at the 5th Dialogue in Europe in 2019.

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Article

A Dialogue with the Defence Ministers of Australia and Germany

Edited by Katja Theodorakis

“The Indo-Pacific: Geostrategic Challenges and Opportunities for Australia and Germany”

KAS Australia and the Pacific, in partnership with the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI), brought together The Honourable Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, Federal Minister of Defence, Germany and Senator the Honourable Linda Reynolds CSC, Minister for Defence, Australia for a hybrid dialogue on the strategic outlook in the Indo-Pacific and the potential of Australian–German Defence relations.…

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Interview

The Hon Julie Bishop discusses key ingredients for a secure, open, stable and prosperous Indo-Pacific.

Interested in diplomacy, geoeconomics and cooperation in the Indo-Pacific? Tune into this video with Australia’s former Foreign Minister of Australia and current Chancellor of the Australian National University who answers some questions we posed to her as a contribution to the 5th German-Asian Business Dialogue.…

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