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Speeches by Gareth Evans

Since July 2009 / As President of Crisis Group (2000-2009) | As Foreign Minister (1988-1996) | Other Speeches (1996-1999)


Speeches since July 2009

"Conflict in the 21st century: An Australian Perspective", Presentation by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC to Saud Al-Nasser Al-Sabah Kuwaiti Diplomatic Institute, Kuwait, 10 September 2017

"Democracy and its Discontents", Launch by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC of Roland Rich, Democracy in Crisis: Why, Where and How to Respond (Lynne Reinner, 2017), Macquarie University, Sydney, 17 August 2017

"Australia's Humanitarian Peacekeepers", Launch by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC of Steven Bullard, In Their Time of Need: Australia's Overseas Emergency Relief Operations 1918-2006, Vol VI, Official History of Australian Peacekeeping, Humanitarian and Post-Cold War Operations, (Cambridge UP, 2017), Australian War Memorial, Canberra, 9 August 2017

"Conflict in the 21st Century", Presentation by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC to Global Change Scholars Program Seminar, Global Change Institute, University of Queensland, Brisbane, 8 August 2017

"ASEAN's Way Forward: A Non-ASEAN Perspective", Keynote Panel Presentation by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC to Carlos P Romulo Foundation/CSIS/Stratbase ADR Institute Conference on ASEAN at Fifty: The Way Forward, Manila, 4 August 2017

"Australia's Ambassadors in Washington", Launch by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC of David Lowe, David Lee & Carl Bridge (eds), Australia Goes to Washington: 75 Years of Australian Representation in the United States (ANU Press, 2017), ANU, 24 July 2017

"Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament: Getting Serious", Keynote Address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC to Quinquepartite Counter Proliferation Community Forum, Department of Defence, Canberra, 24 July 2017

"Korea's Presidential election: International implications", Panel Presentation by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC to Asialink Business Forum, Melbourne, 15 June 2017

"Celebrating Paul Dibb", Remarks by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC at Dinner celebrating launch of Desmond Ball and Sheryn Lee (eds), Geography, Power, Strategy and Defence Policy: Essays in Honour of Paul Dibb (ANU Press, 2017), Canberra, 5 June 2017

"Global Shocks", Panel presentation by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC FASSA FAIIA to EU-Australia Leadership Forum, Sydney, 5 June 2017

"Trump, Putin and the future of the Second Nuclear Age", Panel presentation by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC, Chancellor of the Australian National University and former Australian Foreign Minister to Jeju Forum for Peace and Prosperity, Jeju, Republic of Korea, 1 June 2017

"The role of Middle Powers in Asia's future",  Panel presentation by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC, Chancellor of the Australian National University and former Australian Foreign Minister to Jeju Forum for Peace and Prosperity, Jeju, Republic of Korea, 1 June 2017

"Australia's Foreign Policy: Retrospect and Prospect", Launch by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC of Allan Gyngell, Fear of Abandonment: Australia in the World Since 1942 (LaTrobe, 2017), National Press Club, Canberra, 13 April 2017

"Taking Stock of the Responsibility to Protect: Achievements and Challenges", Public Lecture/Inter by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC, Chancellor of the Australian National University and 2016-17 Simons Visiting Chair in International Law and Human Security, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, 22 March 2017

"Chancellor’s Welcome to State of University", Welcome address by the Chancellor, Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC FASSA FAIIA, ANU, 9 February 2017

"ANU: Celebrating 2016", Welcome address by the Chancellor, Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC FASSA FAIIA, to the 2016 Annual Melbourne Gala Alumni Dinner, Parliament House, Melbourne, 25 November 2016

"Vale Des Ball", Address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC FASSA FAIIA, Chancellor of The Australian National University, to Memorial Celebration, Remembering Professor Desmond Ball AO 1947-2016, Llewellyn Hall, ANU, 22 November 2016

"Commonwealth Diplomacy and the End of Apartheid", Inaugural Anthony Low Commonwealth Lecture by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC FASSA FAIIA, Chancellor of The Australian National University, Canberra, 17 November 2016

"Democracy and its Discontents," Dinner address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC to Collegiate Way International/University Colleges Australia Conference, Old Parliament House, Canberra, 16 November 2016

"Cooperating for Peace in Korea and Northeast Asia", Presentation by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans to Yonsei Institute for North Korean Studies and ROK Ministry of National Unification International Conference on Peace and Unification of the Korean Peninsula: Comprehensive Approaches, Panel on ‘International Environment for Peace of North East Asia and Unification of Korea’, Seoul, 14 November 2016

"Regional Security Challenges", Notes for Presentation by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans, Chancellor of The Australian National University, to ANU National Security College Indo-Pacific Strategic Policy Program, Melbourne, 10 October 2016

"Conflict Prevention, Resolution and Peace Support Operations", Presentation by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans, Former Australian Foreign Minister, President of International Crisis Group and Co-Chair of International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty, to Global Affairs Canada/Department of National Defense/Canadian Armed Forces Forum, Ottawa, 20 September 2016

"Living with the new China - and that other Superpower", Presentation by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans, Chancellor of The Australian National University and Former Australian Foreign Minister, to Global Affairs Canada Roundtable, Ottawa, 19 September 2016

"The Responsibility to Protect: The ICISS Commission Fifteen Years On", Presentation by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans, Co-Chair of the International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty (ICISS) at Simon Fraser University Faculty/Student Seminar, Vancouver, 16 September 2016

"Values and Interests in Foreign Policymaking", Public Lecture by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans, Chancellor of The Australian National University and Simons Visiting Chair in International Law and Human Security at Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, 15 September 2016

"Living with Putin's Russia",  Opening Address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC FASSA FAIIA, Chancellor of The Australian National University, to ANU Humanities Research Centre Conference on Putin’s Russia in the Wake of the Cold War, Canberra, 24 August 2016

"The US and China in Asia: How Should Australia Respond?" Address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC to National Press Club Canberra Writers Week Forum with Hugh White, Canberra, 23August 2016

"Unveiling Ian Young", Remarks by the Chancellor, Professor Gareth Evans AC QC, on unveiling of portrait of former Vice-Chancellor Ian Young, The Australian National University, 1 August 2016

"Celebrating ANU's 70th Birthday", Address by the Chancellor, Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC FASSA FAIIA, Llewellyn Hall, Australian National University, 1 August 2016

"Hiroshima Tree Planting Ceremony", Remarks by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans, Chancellor of the Australian National University, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU, Canberra, 21 July 2016

"Celebrating Bob O'Neill", Launch by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans of War, Strategy and History: Essays in Honour of Professor Robert O’Neill (ANU Press, 2016), Canberra, 20 July 2016

"Opening the Crawford Australian Leadership Forum", ANZ Opening Gala Dinner, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 19 June 2016

"Remarks by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans on Presentation of 2015 Sir Edward “Weary” Dunlop Asia Medal"
Asialink Dinner, Sydney, 16 June 2016

"Finding Common Ground: Negotiating Across Cultures on Peace and Security Issues"
Delivered by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans, Chancellor of The Australian National University, Former Australian Foreign Minister and President Emeritus of the International Crisis Group, Seventh Annual King Hussein Memorial Lecture in Cultural Dialogue, Durham University, 4 May 2016

"Saving the World's Refugees: Syria and Beyond"
Keynote address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans, President Emeritus of the International Crisis Group, Former Foreign Minister of Australia and Aurora Prize Selection Committee Member, to Aurora Dialogues, Yerevan, Armenia, 23 April 2016

"The Nuclear Policy Agenda: Where to Next?"
Opening Keynote Address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans to CNND/Ukraine Embassy Nuclear Forum, Eliminating Nuclear Threats: Lessons from Chernobyl and Fukushima, ANU, Canberra, 19 April 2016

"So you Want to be a Diplomat"
Remarks by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans, Former Australian Foreign Minister, President Emeritus of the International Crisis Group and Chancellor of The Australian National University, at Launch of Young Diplomats Society, Melbourne, 14 April 2016

"Australia's Role as Peacemaker: Cambodia First and Last?" Presentation by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans, Former Australian Foreign Minister and President Emeritus of the International Crisis Group, to Research Workshop Australia as Peacemaker? Conflict Resolution in Australian Foreign Policy, School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Melbourne, 8 April 2016

"Protecting Myanmar's Minorities"
Presentation by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC, Former Australian Foreign Minister and President Emeritus of the International Crisis Group, to Public Seminar on Post-2015 Myanmar and Minority Protection under the NLD: Challenges and Opportunities, Asia Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Protect, University of Queensland, Brisbane, 16 March 2016

"R2P: Still in Need of the Friends"
Presentation by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans, Co-Chair of the International Commission on Intervention & State Sovereignty 2001 and the Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect, to Group of Friends of the Responsibility to Protect, hosted  by Permanent Representatives of Rwanda and The Netherlands, New York, 26 February 2016

"Taking Stock of R2P"
Panel Presentation by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans, Co-Chair of the International Commission on Intervention & State Sovereignty 2001 and the Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect, to the Thematic Event Convened by the President of the UN General Assembly, From Commitment to Implementation: Ten Years of the Responsibility to Protect, Trusteeship Council Chamber, New York, 26 February 2016

"Welcoming Vice Chancellor Brian Schmidt"
Introduction by the Chancellor, Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC FASSA FIIA at ANU Staff Welcome, Llewellyn Hall, 4 February 2016

"The Seven Larger than Life Australian Public Service Dwarfs"
Address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans, Former Australian Foreign Minister, President Emeritus of the International Crisis Group, Co-Chair of the International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty, and Chancellor of The Australian National University, to the South African Institute of International Affairs, Pretoria 7 December 2015 and Cape Town 9 December 2015.  
 

"Responsibility to Protect: Ten Years On"
Address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans, Former Australian Foreign Minister, President Emeritus of the International Crisis Group, Co-Chair of the International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty, and Chancellor of The Australian National University, to the South African Institute of International Affairs, Pretoria 7 December 2015 and Cape Town 9 December 2015.  

"Farewelling Vice Chancellor Ian Young"
Extract from 2015 Annual ANU Council Dinner, Great Hall, University House, 3 December 2015

"International Policy Implications Arising from Australia's Engagement in Nuclear Fuel Cycle Activities"
Outline of Issues addressed by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC FASSA FAIIA* before South Australia Nuclear Fuel Cycle Royal Commission, Adelaide, 2 December 2015

"Why Peace Processes Fail"
Launch by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC FASSA FAIIA of Jasmine-Kim Westendorf, Why Peace Processes Fail: Negotiating Insecurity After Civil War (Lynne Reiner Publishers, 2015), La Trobe University, Melbourne, 30 November 2015

"Australia's Regional Future"
Opening Keynote Address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC FASSA FAIIA, Chancellor of The Australian National University, to the 6th Annual Crawford PhD Conference, Friends and Partners: The Future of Regional Groupings Among Asia-Pacific Countries,  Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU, Canberra, 24 November 2015

"Navigating Australia's Relations with China and the United States"
Keynote Dinner Address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC FASSA FAIIA, Chancellor of The Australian National University and former Australian Foreign Minister, to China Matters 2nd National Meeting, Melbourne, 19 November 2015

"Challenges for the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists at 70: Restoring Reason to the Nuclear Debate"
Keynote Address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans, Chancellor of The Australian National University and Former Australian Foreign Minister and Minister for Resources & Energy, to the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists' Annual Clock Symposium, Chicago, 16 November 2015

"The Responsibility to Protect: After Libya and Syria"
Presentation by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans, Former Australian Foreign Minister, President Emeritus of the International Crisis Group and Chancellor of The Australian  National University, to Directors Seminar, Belfer Center, Harvard Kennedy School of Government,  12 November 2015

"China's "Shared Destiny" Story"
Launch by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC FASSA FAIIA, Chancellor of The Australian National University, of the ANU China in the World Centre's Shared Destiny: China Story Yearbook 2014, Melbourne, 5 November 2015

"International Crisis Group Founder's Award"
Response to presentation of Founder’s Award by HM Queen Noor of Jordan, International Crisis Group Gala Dinner, New York, 26 October 2015

"The Role of International NGOs: The International Crisis Group as a Case Study"
Presentation by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC FASSA FAIIA, Chancellor of The Australian National University and President Emeritus of the International Crisis Group, to Whitlam Institute/ UWS Law School Conference on Non-State Governance,  University of Western Sydney, 23 October 2015  

"Deliberating the Dismissal"
Panel Presentation by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC, Chancellor of The Australian National University, at ANU College of Law Public Law Weekend, Constitutional Deliberations, Canberra, 1 October 2015

"Revisiting the 1965 Indonesian Coup"
Opening address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC FASS FAIIA to AIIA/ANU Southeast Asia Centre Conference to Mark 50th Anniversary of the 30 September Coup in Indonesia, Australian National University, Canberra, 17 September 2015

"Good International Citzenship: Values and Interests in Foreign Policymaking"
Address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC FASSA FAIIA to Sydney University Law School, 27 August 2015

"Celebrating the UN's 70th Anniversary"
Keynote Address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC FASSA FAIIA to the Annual Conference of the United Nations Association of Australia, Canberra, 21 August, 2015

"R2P at Ten: Taking Stock"
Lecture by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans to “Coping with Crisis” Course, Strategic and Defence Studies Centre, Australian National University, Canberra, 19 August 2015; and Politics, International Relations and National Security Student Association, University of Canberra, 20 August 2015

"Foreign Policy: How is Australia Travelling?"
Opening Address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans, Chancellor of The Australian National University and Foreign Minister 1988-96,  to the Inaugural “Australia 360” Conference, How is Australia Travelling in Today’s World?, Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs, ANU, Canberra, 19 August 2015

"Our Common Humanity: Responding to Humanitarian Crises"
World Humanitarian Day Address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC, Chancellor of The Australian National University, Former Foreign Minister and President Emeritus of the International Crisis Group, to Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Canberra, 19 August 2015

"Remembering Vice-Chancellor Anthony Low"
Remarks by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC, Chancellor of The Australian National University, at the Memorial Celebration for the late Professor Anthony Low, University House Great Hall, ANU, 31 July 2015

"The ANU Indonesia Project: Fifty Years Young"
Address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC, Chancellor of The Australian National University, to the ANU Indonesia Project 50th Anniversary Celebration, University House Great Hall, ANU, Canberra, 30 July 2015

"Challenging Times for Myanmar"
Welcome Address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC, Chancellor of The Australian National University, to the 2015 Myanmar/Burma Update, Making Sense of Conflict, Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs, Australian National University, Canberra, 5 June 2015

"Thirty Years of Australian Union Aid Abroad"
Launch by Gareth Evans of Livelihoods and Liberation Struggles: 30 Years of Australian Worker Solidarity by Dani Cooper for Union Aid Abroad-APHEDA, at ACTU Congress, Melbourne, 27 May 2015

"Purposes Beyond Ourselves: Educating for Global Citizenship"
Dinner Address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans, Chancellor of The Australian National University, to the Institute for Curriculum and Campus Internationalization (ICCI), Indiana University, Bloomington, 17 May 2015

"The Responsibility to Protect: A Stocktake"
Opening Remarks by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC, Former Foreign Minister of Australia and Co-Chair of the International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty, to Conference on The Responsibility to Protect, School of Global and International Studies, Indiana University, 15 May 2015

"Nuclear Weapons: The State of Play 2015"
Talking Points for launches by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans of Nuclear Weapons: The State of Play 2015 (CNND, Canberra, 2015), Geneva, Vienna, Washington DC, Canberra, Tokyo, Seoul, Beijing, Moscow and New York, March-April 2015

"R2P: Looking Back, Looking Forward"
Keynote Dinner Address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC, Former Foreign Minister of Australia and Co-Chair of the International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty, to APR2P/ GCR2P/ Stanley Foundation/ ICRtoP Conference on The Responsibility to Protect at 10: Progress, Challenges and Opportunities in the Asia Pacific, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 26 February 2015

"Making Australian Foreign Policy in 2015: What are Australia's Real Interests?"
Notes for Panel Presentation by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC, Australian Foreign Minister 1988-96, President International Crisis Group 2000-09, Chancellor of The Australian National University, to McKell Institute Forum, K&L Gates, Sydney, 11 February 2015

"Launching the ANU's Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs"
Vote of Thanks to Foreign Minister Julie Bishop by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC, Chancellor of The Australian National University, ANU, Canberra, 4 February 2015

"What I have Learned About Democratic Governance"
Notes for Presentation by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC, Former Foreign Minister of Australia, President Emeritus of the International Crisis Group, Chancellor of The Australian National University, to King Prajadhipok Institute, Bangkok, 3 February 2013

"The French Veto Restraint Proposal: Making it Work"
Panel Presentation by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans to International Conference on Limiting the Use of Veto at the UN Security Council in the Case of Mass Atrocities,  Sciences Po, Paris, 21 January 2015

"Getting to a Saner Global Nuclear Order"
Keynote Dinner Address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans, Chancellor of The Australian National University, Chair of the ANU Centre for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament (CNND), and Convenor of the Asia Pacific Leadership Network on Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament (APLN)  RMIT/MIT Conference on Reassessing the Global Nuclear Order: Past, Present and Future, Melbourne, 10 January 2015

"Honoring Bob Mathews: An Outstanding Contributor to World Peace"
Remarks by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC FASSA FAIIA to event celebrating winning of inaugural OPCW-The Hague Award by Dr Robert Mathews, Law School, University of Melbourne, 12 December 2014

"Toward a Nuclear Free and Peaceful Korea and Northeast Asia: Being on the Right Side of History"
Paper by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC, former Foreign Minister of Australia and President Emeritus of the International Crisis Group, for 4th Kim Dae-jung Peace Conference, Seoul, 10 December 2014

"Australia and ASEAN"
Launch by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC FASSA FAIIA of Sally Percival Wood and Baogang He (eds), The Australia-ASEAN Dialogue: Tracing Forty Years of Partnership  (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014), State Library, Melbourne, 3 December 2014

"Vietnam: Then and Now"
Opening Address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC, Chancellor of The Australian National University, to 2014 Vietnam Update: Connected and Disconnected in Vietnam, ANU, Canberra, Monday 1 December 2014

"Five Challenges for the UN Security Council"
Address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans, former Foreign Minister of Australia and President Emeritus of the International Crisis Group, to the UN Security Council 12th Annual Workshop for Newly Elected Members hosted by Government of Finland, Greentree Foundation, Manhasset, New York, 13 November 2014

"Australia's Role in Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament"
Keynote Address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans, Convenor of the Asia Pacific Leadership Network (APLN) and Chair of the ANU Centre for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament (CNND), to Kokoda Foundation’s Future Strategic Leaders Congress, ANU Coastal Campus, Kioloa NSW, 8 November 2014

"Values, Interests and Mass Atrocity Crimes: Does the Responsibility to Protect Have a Future?"
Address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC FASSA FAIIA to Relaunch the Australian Institute of Affairs, Tasmanian Branch, Government House, Hobart, 7 November 2014

"Zone of Crisis: Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iran and Iraq"
Launch of Amin Saikal, Zone of Crisis: Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iran and Iraq (I.B. Tauris, London, 2014) ANU, Canberra, 22 October 2014

"The Limits of Sovereignty: The Case of Mass Atrocity Crimes"
Keynote Address to Research School of Asia and the Pacific Symposium, Landscapes of Sovereignty in Asia and the Pacific, ANU, Canberra, 22 October 2014

"Appreciating the United Nations"
Opening Address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC, Chancellor of the Australian National University, to the National Capital Model United Nations Conference, ANU, Canberra, 3 October 2014

"Patrick White's Legacy"
Launch by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC, Chancellor of The Australian National University, of Cynthia vanden Driesen and Bill Ashcroft (eds), Patrick White Centenary: The Legacy of a Prodigal Son (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014), ANU, Canberra, 2 October 2014

"Australia's Role in the Struggle for Democracy in South Africa"
Launch by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC, Chancellor of The Australian National University and Foreign Minister of Australia 1988-96, of the Australasian South African Alliance Photographic Exhibition , Australia’s Role in the Struggle for Democracy and Bilateral Cooperation Since 1994, Customs House, Sydney, 11 September 2014

"Inside the Hawke-Keating Government: A Cabinet Diary"
Remarks by Gareth Evans on the launch by Paul Keating of Inside the Hawke-Keating Government: A Cabinet Diary (Melbourne University Press), Australian National University, Canberra, 27 August 2014

"Humanitarian Architecture"
Launch by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans, Chancellor of The Australian National University of Esther Charlesworth, Humanitarian Architecture: 15 Stories of Architects Working After Disaster (Routledge, London & New York, 2014), Melbourne, 12 August 2014

"The Road to Abolition: Beyond the Nuclear Umbrella"
Keynote Dinner Address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans, Convenor of the Asia Pacific Leadership Network (APLN) and Chair of the ANU Centre for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament (CNND), to the Asahi Shimbun International Peace Symposium, The Road to Abolition of Nuclear Weapons, 2 August 2014

"Bob Carr's Diary of a Foreign Minister"
Launch by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans, Chancellor of The Australian National University and Foreign Minister 1988-96, Sydney, 14 April 2014

"What Can We Do About Nuclear Disarmament?"
Keynote Dinner Address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans, Convenor of the Asia Pacific Leadership Network (APLN) and Chair of the ANU Centre for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament (CNND), to the CNS/Monterey Institute Workshop on the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, PrepCom2014: Taking the Temperature Ahead of the 2015 Review Conference, Annecy, 14 March 2014

"After Syria: the Future of the Responsibility to Protect"
2014 S.T. Lee Lecture by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC FASSA, Chancellor of The Australian National University, Co-Chair of the International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty and Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, 12 March 2014

"The Governance of the Modern Australian University: One Approach or Many?"
Panel Presentation by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC FASSA, Chancellor, The Australian National University, to Universities Australia Annual Higher Education Conference, Canberra, 27 February 2014

"Responding to Iran's Nuclear Challenge"
Panel Presentation by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC, Chancellor of The Australian National University, to  Lowy Insititute/Council on Foreign Relations Council of Councils Fifth Regional Conference, Sydney, 24 February 2014

"The 1986-87 Cabinet: A View from the Inside"
Remarks by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC to the National Archives of Australia 1986 & 1987 Embargoed Cabinet Records Release, Canberra, 5 December 2013

"Barry Jones's Dictionary of World Biography: An E-Book for the Ages"
Launch address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC, Chancellor of the Australian National University, Canberra, 28 November 2013

"Indonesia: What Asia's Third Giant Means for Australia, and Australian Business"
Presentation by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC, Former Australian Foreign Minister, to CSIRO Forum, Melbourne, 25 November 2013 

"The Rule of Law, Sustainable Economic Development and Sustainable Peace"
Panel Presentation by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans to Bangkok Dialogue on the Rule of Law, Investing in the Rule of Law, Justice and Security, Royal Thai Ministry of Justice/Thailand Institute of Justice, Bangkok, 15 November 2013

"Mass Atrocity Crimes After Syria: The Future of the Responsibility to Protect"
Public Lecture by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC, Chancellor of The Australian National University, Co-Chair of the International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty and Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect, University of Queensland, 6 November 2013          

"When is it Right to Fight? War, Peace and Mass Atrocity Crimes"
Address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC, Chancellor of The Australian National University, Former Australian Foreign Minister and President Emeritus of the International Crisis Group, to Adelaide Festival of Ideas, Adelaide, 19 October 2013  

"The Responsibility to Protect: Theory and Practice"
Presentation by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans, Australian National University, to China Institute of International Studies (CIIS) Conference on Responsible Protection: Building a Safer World, Beijing, 17 October 2013

"The South China Sea and Australia's Regional Security Environment"
Launch by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC, Chancellor of The Australian National University, of National Security College Occasional Paper No 5, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU, Canberra, 2 October 2013

"Societies in Transition: The Values We Share"
Public Lecture by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans, Chancellor of The Australian National University, to Australia in the World History Lecture Series, University of Melbourne, 29 August 2013

"Projecting Australia on the World Stage"
Public Lecture by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans, Chancellor of The Australian National University, to Australia in the World History Lecture Series, University of Melbourne, 29 August 2013

"Peacekeeping Lessons Learned: Australia in Cambodia"
Presentation by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC, Chancellor of The Australian National University and Minister for Foreign Affairs 1988-96,  to DFAT Seminar, Canberra, 22 August 2013

"The Background Politics of the Tasmanian Dam Case"
Remarks by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC Opening ANU College of Law Tasmanian Dam Case Symposium, Canberra, 22 August 2013

"Launch of Lowy Institute's 10th Anniversary Anthology"
Launch by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC of Michael Fullilove & Anthony Bubalo (eds), Reports From a Turbulent Decade, Lowy Institute for International Policy, Sydney, 21 August 2013

"Embracing Our Common Humanity"
2013 Angelo Roncalli Lecture by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC, Chancellor of The Australian National University, John XXIII College, Canberra 15 August 2013

"Making Nuclear Disarmament Happen"
Keynote Address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans, Convenor of the Asia Pacific Leadership Network on Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament, to the China Arms Control and Disarmament Association (CACDA) Conference on Arms Control and Strategic Stability, Beijing, 8 August 2013

"The Joy of Labor Politics"
Launch by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC, Chancellor of The Australian National University, of Senator Kim Carr, A Letter to Generation Next: Why Labor (Melbourne University Press, 2013), Melbourne, 23 July 2013

"What Can Be Done About Syria?"
Address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans to the Melbourne High School Political Interest Group, 16 July 2013

"Learning to Love the United Nations"
Opening Address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC, Chancellor of the Australian National University, to the Model General Assembly, UN Youth Australia National Conference 2013, Sydney, 12 July 2013

"Regional Security Cooperation"
Panel Presentation by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans, Former Foreign Minister of Australia and President Emeritus of the International Crisis Group, to World Peace Forum, International Security in a Changing World: Innovation, Coordination, Development, Tsinghua University, Beijing, 28 June 2013

"Regional Security in East Asia"
Panel Presentation by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans, Former Foreign Minister of Australia and President Emeritus of the International Crisis Group, to World Peace Forum, International Security in a Changing World: Innovation, Coordination, Development, Tsinghua University, Beijing, 28 June 2013

"Soft Power, Public Diplomacy and Civility"
Presentation by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC FASSA, Chancellor, The Australian National University, to Council for the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (CHASS) Forum  Civility and Democracy, Roundtable on ‘Soft Power and Public Diplomacy’, Parliament House, Canberra, 20 June 2013

"Celebrating Arab-Australians"
Opening Address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC, Chancellor, Australian National University, Exhibition Commemorating Arab Australian Contributions to Victoria, Queens Hall, Parliament House, Melbourne, 12 June 2013

"Complexity, Imperfection and Public Policy"
Remarks by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC FASSA, Chancellor of Australian National University, to ANU Crawford School of Public Policy 2013 Program, Canberra, 6 June 2013

"Celebrating Australia's Peacekeepers in Cambodia"
Address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC, Chancellor of The Australian National University and former Foreign Minister of Australia, Twenty Year Commemorative Dinner for Australian Peacekeepers in Cambodia, Royal Military College, Duntroon, 25 May 2013

"The Responsibility to Protect: Re-Establishing Consensus on the Hardest Cases"
Presentation by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC FASSA to UNA-UK/ All-Party Parliamentary Group Meeting The Responsibility to Protect: Living and Dying, London, 15 May 2013

"Eliminating Nuclear Weapons: An Impossible Dream?"
Humanitas Visiting Professorship in Statecraft and Diplomacy 2013 Lecture by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC FASSA, University of Cambridge, 13 May 2013

"Ending Mass Atrocity Crimes: A Hopeless Dream?"
Humanitas Visiting Professorship in Statecraft and Diplomacy 2013 Lecture by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC FASSA, University of Cambridge, 10 May 2013

"Ending Deadly Conflict: A Naïve Dream?"
Humanitas Visiting Professorship in Statecraft and Diplomacy 2013 Lecture by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC FASSA, University of Cambridge, 8 May 2013

"Reducing Alert Rates of Nuclear Weapons"
Presentation by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans, Chair, ANU Crawford School Centre for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament (CNND), to Side-Event sponsored by Switzerland and New Zealand, Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Review Conference Preparatory Committee, Geneva, 24 April 2013

"Reducing the Role of Nuclear Weapons: Why It Matters"
Presentation by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans, Chair, ANU Crawford School Centre for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament (CNND), to Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Initiative (NPDI) Side-Event, Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Review Conference Preparatory Committee, Geneva, 23 April 2013

"Valuing the United Nations"
Opening Address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC, Chancellor of the Australian National University, to the 22nd World Model United Conference, Melbourne, 18 March 2013

"Helping Burma/Myanmar"
Welcome remarks by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC, Chancellor of the Australian National University, to the Australia-Myanmar Institute Inaugural Conference, Melbourne Town Hall, 18 March 2013

"Genocide and Other Mass Atrocity Crimes: Asian Experience and Visions for the Future"
Panel Presentation by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans to the 4th Regional Forum on the Prevention of Genocide, Phnom Penh, 28 February 2013

"Energy Security and Nuclear Security"
Panel Presentation by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans, Convenor of Asia Pacific Leadership Network on Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament (APLN), to ASAN Institute for Policy Studies Nuclear Forum, Seoul, 20 February 2013

"Australia and the United Nations"
Remarks by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC on the launch of  James Cotton and David Lee eds., Australia and the United Nations (DFAT/Longueville Books, 2013), Parliament House,  Canberra, 7 February 2013

"The Rich List That Really Matters"
Address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC to the Melbourne High School Speech Night, Melbourne, 30 November 2012

"What Makes a Successful International NGO?"
Keynote Address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC to Oaktree Foundation 2012 National Conference, Queens College, Melbourne, 30 November 2012

"Australia and South East Asia"
Dinner address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AO QC, Chancellor of The Australian National University, to AusAid ANU Distinguished Alumni attending Policy Choices for Vietnam Conference, Canberra, 29 November 2012

"From the Law School to Politics"
Address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC to 1960s Alumni Reunion, University of Melbourne Law School, 22 November

"Australia and China"
Keynote Address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC, Leader of the Australian Delegation, to the 2012 Australia China Forum, Beijing, 14 November 2012

"Cambodia: The Peace Process - and After"
Presentation by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC, Chancellor, The Australian National University, to Cambodia Roundtable,  Monash University, 2 November 2012

"Israel and Palestine: Buying a Ticket for Peace"
Address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC to the Australian Friends of Palestine Association (AFOPA) Annual Dinner, Adelaide, 1 November 2012

"Responding to Mass Atrocity Crimes: The Responsibility to Protect (R2P) After Libya and Syria"
Public Lecture by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans, Co-Chair, Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect, President Emeritus of the International Crisis Group, and former Foreign Minister of Australia, Central European University School of Public Policy, Budapest, 24 October 2012

"Wikileaks: For and Against"
Presentation by Gareth Evans to Panel on Media and Freedom, Forum 2000 Conference, Prague, 22 October 2012

"Vaclav Havel's Legacy"
Moderator’s presentation by Gareth Evans, Opening Panel on Vaclav Havel: The Powerful Powerless, Forum 2000 Conference, Prague, 22 October 2012

"The Atrocity Crimes We Can't Forget: Sri Lanka 2009"
Launch by Gareth Evans* of Gordon Weiss, The Cage: The Fight for Sri Lanka and the Last Days of the Tamil Tigers  (New York: Bellevue Literary Press, 2012), NewYork, 17 October 2012

"Mass Atrocities and the Use of Force: R2P After Libya and Syria"
Panel Presentation by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans, Co-Chair, Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect, to the Conectas International Human Rights Colloquium on Limits of the International Community and the Use of Force, Sao Paolo, Brazil, 16 October 2012

"Human Security and Australian Foreign Policy"
Launch by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC FASSA, Chancellor, The Australian National University, of Dennis Altman, Joseph A Camilleri, Robyn Eckersley and Gerhard Hoffstaedter (Eds) Why Human Security Matters: Rethinking Australian Foreign Policy (Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 2012), University of Melbourne, 8 October 2012

"Why We Should Eliminate Nuclear Weapons"
Lecture by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans, Co-Chair of International Commission on Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament (ICNND), Convenor of Asia Pacific Leadership Network on Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament (APLN) and former Foreign Minister of Australia, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, 4 October 2012

"Amin Saikal, Modern Afghanistan: A History of Struggle and Survival (I.B. Taurus, London & New York, updated and revised ed., 2012)"
Launch by Gareth Evans, ANU, 20 September 2012

"Prospects for International Community"
Presentation by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC to DFAT Graduate Training Program on International Relations, Canberra, 7 September 2012

"Nuclear Deterrence in Asia and the Pacific"
Presentation to Inaugural Conference of Asia and the Pacific Policy Society (APPS)/Asia and the Pacific Policy Studies Journal by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC, Australian National University, Canberra, 7 September 2012

"R2P and RWP After Libya and Syria"
Keynote Address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans, Co-Chair, Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect, to GCR2P/FGV/Stanley Foundation Workshop, Responsibility While Protecting: What’s Next?, Rio de Janeiro, 23 August 2012

"Ending Deadly Conflict: Dream or Delusion?"
Keynote Address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC, Chancellor, The Australian National University, to 1st International Conference in Violence Studies, ARC  Centre of Excellence for Violence in Culture and History, University of Newcastle, 20 August 2012

"Idealism and Realism in Australian Foreign Policy"
2012 Hedley Bull Lecture by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC, Chancellor, The Australian National University, University of Sydney, 15 August 2012

"Islamisation in Java"
Launch by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC, Chancellor, The Australian National University, of Professor Emeritus M.C.Ricklefs, Islamisation and its Opponents in Java (NUS Press, Singapore, 2012), Canberra, 14 August 2012

"Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament: Global and Regional Challenges"
Presentation by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC to University of Melbourne, AIIA and UN Youth Australia Lecture Series, Australia’s Role in the World, Sidney Myer Asia Centre, Melbourne, 9 August 2012

"International Law and Global Policymaking: Life at the Coalface"
Presentation by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC to University of Melbourne Law School 2012 Global Thinking Lecture Series, Melbourne, 6 August 2012

"Responding to War Crimes and Other Mass Atrocities"
Presentation by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC to 2012 SEW International Justice Forum, Wheeler Centre, Melbourne, 2 August 2012

"Launch of the ANU Law, Governance and Development Initiative"
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