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NZIIA Annual Conference 2023

by Eva Wagner

Auckland / New Zealand

Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (Australia) was pleased to support for the first time the New Zealand Institute of International Affairs’ (NZIIA) Annual Conference this year.

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Entitled ‘International Solutions: Aotearoa New Zealand’s Place in a Troubled World’, the Conference provided a platform for experts from Government, business, academia, and non-Government organisations both from New Zealand and overseas to discuss the most important international affairs issues of our times. Keynote speakers included the Hon Nanaia Mahuta - the then Minister for Foreign Affairs, the Hon Sitiveni Rabuka - Prime Minister of Fiji, and the US Assistant Secretary of State, Daniel Kritenbrink.

The presenters covered a wide range of topics, including 1A Indo-Pacific competition, confrontation or collaboration?, 1B improving public understanding of international affairs, 2A enabling international commerce, 2B addressing indigenous rights on an international scale, 3A Pacific solutions for the climate crisis, 3B digital transformations in international affairs, 4A new strategies for defence and security in the Pacific, and 4B where to next for multilateral and regional institutions.

As intended by the host, there was a clear focus on solutions in international affairs rather than just detailing the global challenges.

 

CONFERENCE: International Solutions: Aotearoa New Zealand's Place in a Troubled World » NZIIA - New Zealand Institute of International Affairs

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Eva Wagner

Eva Wagner

Senior Programme Coordinator
Rule of Law, Energy and Development Policy

eva.wagner@kas.de +61 2 6154 9323

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