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2022 has brought with it new international challenges. The effects of the global pandemic continue to wreak havoc on health outcomes and supply chains around the world. Russia's brazen assault on Ukraine has tested the limits of the rules-based international order. China and the United States continue to be engaged in great power competition, with immediate effect in our region. How will these and other issues affect a new government, which is signalling updated approaches to relations with the nation's neighbours, and a reevaluation of the role of national identity in foreign-policy making?

The AIIA National Conference is the premiere event on Australian foreign policy. Usually running annually, the conference has hosted many distinguished guests who shape the nation's policies including ministers, academics, top government officials and industry leaders. The day brings together some of Australia's most prominent international affairs experts examining new developments in international affairs and the place of Australian foreign policy within them.

Early career professionals and students may also apply to join masterclasses on October 23.

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National Circuit 18
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

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