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    Chair of the board, The Initiative for Peacebuilding, Faculty of Arts and Professorial Fellow, Melbourne School of Government, University of Melbourne

  1. 6 May 2022 - Humanities

    Making common cause

    Amid worsening conflicts and global challenges, the United Nations 'Our Common Agenda' shows a new multilateral way forward say University of Melbourne experts.

  2. 22 October 2020 - Public Affairs

    Celebrating 75 years: The UN’s past and future

    It’s 75 years since the United Nations was formed in 1945; a University of Melbourne expert says one of its major achievements is to have survived for so long.

  3. 20 August 2018 - Public Affairs

    The Kofi Annan I knew

    Professor John Langmore from the University of Melbourne, who worked with Kofi Annan at the UN in New York for five years, reflects on an inspiring leader.

  4. 6 June 2017 - Humanities

    Daring to resolve conflicts without war

    As the numbers of conflict deaths and refugees grow, in part due to the Syrian war, University of Melbourne experts argue for diplomats to focus on prevention.

  5. 30 March 2017 - Public Affairs

    Is populism pushing Europe’s left-wing parties into long-term decline?

    To challenge the rise the populist Right in some European countries, the Left needs a stronger vision, like social democratic parties had in the Post-War years.

  6. 16 June 2016 - Public Affairs

    Government: When enough is enough

    How much government is too much? The size of government in Australia is no bigger than average but some fear the nanny state is taking over.

  7. 18 April 2016 - Public Affairs

    Peacemaker: Is Australia up to the task?

    Australia's lack of action - and motivation - to assist in lessening conflicts overseas remains a critical gap in our defence policy.