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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

"ANU: Celebrating 2016",  Welcome address by the Chancellor, Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC FASSA, 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"
Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC, Chancellor, Australian National University, University House, Canberra, 26 July 2012

"A Lawyer in Politics"
Address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC to Attorney-General’s Department ‘Talking Heads’ Series, Canberra, 26 July 2012

"The Responsibility to Protect After Libya and Syria"
Address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC, Co-Chair, Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect, to Annual Castan Centre for Human Rights Law Conference, Melbourne, 20 July 2012

"Australia, Nelson Mandela and the End of Apartheid"
Nelson Mandela Day Address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC, Chancellor of the Australian National University and Foreign Minister of Australia 1988-96, Government House, Sydney, 17 July 2012

"Law, Justice and Mass Atrocity Crimes"
Don Dunstan Foundation and Oxfam Australia 2012 Human Rights Oration by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC, Chancellor of the Australian National University and Co-Chair of the International Advisory Board of the Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect, Adelaide, 10 July 2012

"The Role of the Human Rights Council in Implementing the Responsibility to Protect"
Opening Presentation by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans, to Human Rights Council Side Event sponsored by Australia, Hungary, Nigeria, Thailand and Uruguay, Palais des Nations, Geneva, 19 June 2012

"No Power? No Influence? Australia's Middle Power Diplomacy in the Asian Century"
2012 Charteris Lecture by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AO QC, to the Australian Institute of International Affairs (AIIA), New South Wales Branch, Sydney, 6 June 2012

"The International Crisis Group: The Role of a Global NGO in Preventing and Resolving Deadly Conflict"
Presentation by Gareth Evans, Professorial Fellow at the University of Melbourne and President Emeritus of the International Crisis Group, to SSPS Centre for Public Policy Challenging Crises Series, University of Melbourne, 17 May 2012

"Australia in the Asian Century: Foreign Policy Challenges"
2012 International Affairs Oration by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AO QC, Chancellor of Australian National University, Professorial Fellow at University of Melbourne, and former Foreign Minister, International House, Melbourne, 10 May 2012

"Cambodia Past and Present"
Keynote Remarks by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans, Chancellor of The Australian National University and Former Foreign Minister of Australia to ISEAS International Conference on Cambodia: Progress and Challenges Since 1991, Singapore, 29 March 2012

"A World Free of Nuclear Risk: Re-Energising Global Policymakers"
Address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans, Chancellor of The Australian National University and Co-Chair of the International Commission on Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament, to the International House of Japan/ANU Japan Alumni Association program, Rethinking Nuclear Non-Proliferation and the Nuclear Issue, Tokyo, 28 March 2012

"The Middle East in Revolt: Twelve Months On"
Opening Address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AO QC, University of Melbourne Asia Institute/Freedom House Conference, Middle East in Revolt: The First Anniversary, Melbourne, 17 March 2012

"Australia’s Distinctive Presence in the World: And Why Winning a Security Council Seat Matters"
Australia Day 2012 Breakfast Address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AO QC, Chancellor of The Australian National University and Professorial Fellow at the University of Melbourne, Parliament House, Melbourne, 26 January 2012

"R2P after Libya: The State of Play - And Next Steps"
Notes of Presentation by Gareth Evans, Co-Chair of International Advisory Board of the Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect (GCR2P), at Group of Friends of R2P Lunch Meeting, Netherlands Mission, 19 January 2012

"India and Australia in the Asian Century"
Keynote Lecture by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AO QC, Chancellor of The Australian National University, Professorial Fellow at The University of Melbourne and former Australian Foreign Minister, to the Australia India Institute and University of Calcutta Conference The Asian Century – Security, Sustainability and Society: An India Australia Dialogue, Kolkata, 5 December 2011

"Law, Justice and Mass Atrocity Crimes"
Address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AO QC, Chancellor of Australian National University, to UNSW, UTS and University of Sydney Law, Governance and Social Justice Public Discussion Series, Sydney, 23 November 2011

"Responding to Mass Atrocity Crimes: The Responsibility to Protect after Libya"
2011 El Hassan bin Talal Annual Lecture by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans, President Emeritus of the International Crisis Group, Co-Chair of the International Advisory Board of Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect and Chancellor of the Australian National University, University of York, 15 November 2011

"The Raison d'Etre, Scope and Limits of the Responsibility to Protect"
Address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans, President Emeritus of the International Crisis Group, Co-Chair of the International Advisory Board of Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect and Chancellor of the Australian National University, to International Colloquium on The Responsibility to Protect: Ten Years On, Universite Paris Ouest, Centre de Droit International (CEDIN), Academie Diplomatique Internationale, Paris, 14 November 2011

"Global Issues of the Future: Challenges for South Asian Policymakers"
Keynote Address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans* to India Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER), 2nd Advanced Briefing Programme: Critical Strategic and Economic Themes for the Future, New Delhi, 31 October 2011

"Nuclear Weapons: The State of Play"
Address by Professor Gareth Evans, Co-Chair of the International Commission on Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament, President Emeritus of the International Crisis Group and former Australian Foreign Minister, to Global Strategy Forum, London, 18 October 2011

"Nuclear Weapons: The Road to Zero"
Panel Presentation by Professor Gareth Evans, Co-Chair of the International Commission on Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament, President Emeritus of the International Crisis Group and former Australian Foreign Minister to Inter-Parliamentary Union 125th Assembly, Bern, 17 October 2011

"Responding to Mass Atrocity Crimes: The Responsibility to Protect After Libya"
Address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans, President Emeritus of the International Crisis Group, Co-Chair of the International Advisory Board of Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect and Chancellor of the Australian National University, to the Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House, London, 6 October 2011

"Crisis, Uncertainty and Democracy": Opening Australian Political Studies Association (APSA) Conference 2011
Welcoming Opening Address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans, Chancellor of the Australian National University and Professorial Fellow at The University of Melbourne, Canberra, 26 September 2011

"Remembering Clyde Holding"
Professor Gareth Evans AO QC, State Memorial Service for Hon Clyde Holding, Great Hall, National Gallery of Victoria, 16 August 2011

"Governance, Leadership and Management in Universities"
Keynote Address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AO QC, Chancellor, The Australian National University, to 6th Annual University Governance and Regulations Forum, Melbourne, 10 August 2011 (PowerPoint)

"An End to Nuclear Weapons: Commemmorating the Victims of Atomic Warfare"
Address by Professor Gareth Evans, Co-Chair of the International Commission on Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament, President Emeritus of the International Crisis Group and former Australian Foreign Minister, to Australian Red Cross Friends of International Humanitarian Law (FIHL)/International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) Hiroshima and Nagasaki Commemoration Event, Melbourne, 9 August 2011

"Cambodia Then and Now: Commemorating the 1991 Peace Agreement"
Keynote Address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans, Former Foreign Minister of Australia and President Emeritus of the International Crisis Group, to Seminar on Measuring Cambodia’s Progress Toward Equality, University of NSW Law School, 6 August 2011

"Ending Mass Atrocity Crimes: The Responsibility to Protect Balance Sheet After Libya"
Second Renate Kamener Oration by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans, Chancellor, Australian National University and President Emeritus, International Crisis Group, Leo Baeck Centre, Melbourne, 31 July 2011

"Middle Power Diplomacy"
Inaugural Edgardo Boeninger Memorial Lecture by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans, Chancellor of The Australian National University, President Emeritus of the International Crisis Group and former Foreign Minister of Australia, Chile Pacific Foundation, Santiago, 5 July 2011

"War, Peace and National Identity"
War Peace and National Identity Keynote Address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans, Professorial Fellow at The University of Melbourne, Chancellor of The Australian National University, President Emeritus of the International Crisis Group and Former Foreign Minister, to the Melbourne Festival of Ideas, Sidney Myer Asia Centre, 15 June 2011

"Toward Safer and More Stable Nuclear Deterrence"
Remarks by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans, Co-Chair International Commission on Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament and Chancellor Australian National University, to European Leadership Network/Nuclear Threat Initiative/Hoover Institution Conference on Deterrence: Its Past and Future, Lancaster House, London, 21 May 2011

"Preventing Violent Conflict: What Have We Learned?"
Keynote Address by Gareth Evans, President Emeritus, International Crisis Group, Chancellor, Australian National University, and former Australian Foreign Minister, to USIP Second Annual Conference on Preventing Violent Conflict, Washington DC, 1 June 2011

"Implementing the Responsibility to Protect: Lessons and Challenges"
Freilich Foundation 2011 Alice Tay Lecture on Law and Human Rights, by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AO QC, Chancellor of The Australian National University, Canberra, 5 May 2011

"Political Risk in Asian Markets"
Address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans, Chancellor Australian National University, President Emeritus International Crisis Group and former Australian Foreign Minister, to 2011 Credit Suisse Asian Investment Conference, Hong Kong, 21 March 2011

"Bruce Hall 50th Anniversary Commencement Dinner"
Address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans, Chancellor, Australian National University, Canberra, 10 March 2011

"Enlargers, Straiteners and the Making of Australian Foreign Policy"
12th Annual Manning Clark Lecture, by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AO QC, Chancellor, Australian National University, National Library, Canberra, 3 March 2011

"The Asian Region in 2011: Trends and Tensions"
Presentation by the Hon Gareth Evans to AsiaLink and Asia Society Chairman's Welcome Reception, Melbourne, 21 February 2011

"An Enduring Legacy: Ian Chubb's Leadership of ANU"
Address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans, Chancellor, to Farewell Dinner to Vice-Chancellor Ian Chubb, University House, Australian National University, Canberra, 17 February 2011

"Nuclear Weapons as a Threat to Global Peace"
Address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans, Co-Chair of the International Commission on Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament, President Emeritus of the International Crisis Group and former Foreign Minister of Australia, to the UNI Global Union 3rd World Conference, Nagasaki, Japan, 11 November 2010

"Corruption, Peace and Security"
Plenary Panel Presentation by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans, President Emeritus of the International Crisis Group and Chancellor of Australian National University, to Transparency International 14th International Anti-Corruption Conference, Bangkok, 10 November 2010

"Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament: Where Next?"
Keynote Address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans, Co-Chair of the International Commission on Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament, to IAEA Safeguards Symposium, Vienna, 1 November 2010

"Making Ideas Matter"
Convocation Address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans, Chancellor of the Australian National University, President Emeritus of the International Crisis Group, and Former Minister of Australia, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, 28 October 2010

"50 Years On: The ANU Law School"
Address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans, Chancellor, to the ANU College of Law 50th Anniversary Alumni Dinner, Canberra, 1 October 2010

"Why the UN Matters"
Keynote address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans, Chancellor of the Australian National University, Professorial Fellow at the University of Melbourne and President Emeritus of the International Crisis Group, to the United Nations Youth Assembly, Sydney, 29 September 2010

"National Government and Global Governance: Meeting the Challenges of International Decisionmaking"
Opening Address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans, Professorial Fellow, School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Melbourne and Chancellor, to Australian Political Science Association (APSA) Conference, Connected Globe, Disconnected World, University of Melbourne, 27 September 2010

"A Nuclear Weapons Free World: Utopian Dream?"
2010 University of Melbourne Arts Dean's Lecture by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans, School of Social and Political Sciences, the University of Melbourne, 20 September 2010

"Australia's Asian Future"
Address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans, Professorial Fellow at the University of Melbourne, Chancellor of the Australian National University, President Emeritus of the International Crisis Group, to the Australian Club's International Table, Melbourne, 16 September 2010

"Asia Pacific Regional Security Architecture"
Panel presentation by Prof the Hon Gareth Evans, Former Australian Foreign Minister, President Emeritus International Crisis Group, Chancellor Australian National University, Professorial Fellow University of Melbourne, to the Global Policy Forum, Yaroslavl, Russia, 9 September 2010.

"Cambodia Then and Now"
Dinner Address by Gareth Evans to AsiaLink Conversation, Phnom Penh, 4 September 2010

"Indonesia's Democratic Transformation"
Launch by Prof the Hon Gareth Evans, Chancellor, of Harold Crouch, Political Reform in Indonesia after Soeharto and Edward Aspinall and Marcus Mietzner (eds) Problems of Democratisation in Indonesia, College of Asia and the Pacific, Australian National University, Canberra, 26 August 2010

"Battling Race Hatred, Discrimination and Conflict: A Personal Journey"
Diversity Week Lecture by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans, University of Melbourne, 9 August 2010

"Peace v. Justice"
Guest Lecture by Prof the Hon Gareth Evans, Honorary Professorial Fellow at The University of Melbourne and President Emeritus of the International Crisis Group, Melbourne Law School, 27 July 2010

"The Great Encourager: The ANU's W.K. Hancock"
Launch by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans, Chancellor of The Australian National University, of Jim Davidson's The Historian W.K. Hancock: A Three-Cornered Life (UNSW Press), ANU, Canberra, 14 July 2010

"Protecting the Vulnerable: How Lawyers Can Help"
Keynote Dinner Address by Prof the Hon Gareth Evans AO QC, Chancellor of ANU and President Emeritus of International Crisis Group, to the 2010 Australian Law Students’ Association (ALSA) Conference, Adelaide, 12 July 2010

"Ethnopolitical Conflict: When is it Right to Intervene?"
Keynote Address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans, Chancellor of Australian National University and President Emeritus of the International Crisis Group, to Centre for Ethno-Political Studies Conference on Ethnopolitics and Intervention in a Globalized World, University of Exeter, 28 June 2010

"International Law at the Coalface: Three Decades of Learning by Doing"
Annual Kirby Lecture on International Law by Prof the Hon Gareth Evans, Chancellor of ANU and President Emeritus of the International Crisis Group, Australian and New Zealand Society of International Law Conference, Australian National University, Canberra, 24 June 2010

"Making the Responsibility to Protect Work in the Asia Pacific"
Presentation by Gareth Evans, Co-Chair of the International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty and International Advisory Board of Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect, to ASEAN-ISIS 24th Asia-Pacific Roundtable, Kuala Lumpur, 8 June 2010.

"A World Free of Fear: In Defence of Optimism"
Acceptance Remarks by Gareth Evans, Presentation of Four Freedoms Award for Freedom from Fear, Roosevelt Stichting, Middelburg, Netherlands, 29 May 2010.

"Nuclear Security: The Obama Summit and what Comes Next"
Keynote Address by Professor Gareth Evans, to Fissile Material Working Group NGO Summit, Next Generation Nuclear Security: Meeting the Global Challenge, Washington, 12 April 2010.

"From Ideas To Action: 'Political Will' In International Decisionmaking"
University of Queenland Centenary Oration by Professor Gareth Evans, Co-Chair of the International Commissions on Nuclear Non-Proliferation & Disarmament and Intervention & State Sovereignty, President Emeritus of the International Crisis Group, and former Foreign Minister of Australia, Brisbane, 31 March 2010.

"Obama’s Prague Speech One Year On: The Nuclear Balance Sheet"
Transcript of address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans, Co-Chair, International Commission on Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament, to Australian Strategic Policy Institute Luncheon, 18 March 2010, Canberra.

"Installation as Chancellor of Australian National University"
Address by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AO QC, John Curtin School of Medical Research Auditorium, Australian National University (ANU), Canberra, 18 February 2010.

"The Responsibility to Protect: Ending Mass Atrocity Crimes Once and for All"
Law Week Oration 2009, by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans QC AO, Victoria Law Foundation and Melbourne Law School, Melbourne, 22 September 2009.

"The Challenge of Nuclear Disarmament"
Stephen Murray-Smith Memorial Lecture 2009, by Hon Gareth Evans QC AO, Co-Chair International Commission on Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament, State Library of Victoria, Melbourne, 14 September 2009.

"Implementing the Responsibility to Protect: The Need to Build on the 2005 Consensus"
Statement by Hon Gareth Evans, President Emeritus, International Crisis Group and Co-Chair, International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty, to United Nations General Assembly Interactive Dialogue on the Responsibility to Protect, New York, 23 July 2009.



Speeches as President of the International Crisis Group, January 2000-June 2009

2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000

"Farewell Message on Leaving Crisis Group"
30 June 2009.

"Crimes Against Humanity and the Responsibility to Protect"
Address by Gareth Evans, President, International Crisis Group, to Crimes Against Humanity Initiative, Hague Intersessional Experts Meeting Dinner, The Hague, 11 June 2009.

"Getting to Zero: Interview with Gareth Evans, Co-Chair of the International Nuclear Non-Proliferation Disarmament Commission"
For Arms Control Association April 2009. Interviewed by Miles A. Pomper and Peter Crail.

"NATO and the Responsibility to Protect"
Presentation by Gareth Evans, President, International Crisis Group, to Shadow NATO Summit, Options for NATO: Presssing the Re-Set Button on the Strategic Concept, Session on NATO’S Role and Relevance in the 21st Century (BASIC, Bertelmans Stiftung, ISIS Europe, NATO Watch), Brussels, 31 March 2009

"The Responsibility to Protect in Environmental Emergencies"
Presentation by Gareth Evans, President, International Crisis Group, to American Society of International Law (ASIL) 103rd Annual Meeting, Washington DC, 26 March 2009

"Towards a More Bound-Together World"
For McKinsey & Company's What Matters March 2009. Answering the question "Will the world be more tightly bound together in 20 years from now, or less".

"Conflict and Poverty"
Keynote Address by Gareth Evans, President, International Crisis Group, to Plenary Session “Tackling Conflict, Fragility and Insecurity: Creating the Conditions for Effective Poverty Reduction”, DFID Conference on Future of International Development, London, 10 March 2009

"The Responsibility To Protect: Ending Mass Atrocity Crimes Once and for All"
Address by Gareth Evans, President, International Crisis Group, to the Institute for Public Policy Research, London, 15 December 2008. Similar presentations have been given in recent weeks to the University of Sydney on 24 October, American University of Beirut on 10 November, Royal Irish Academy on 21 November, Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies on 27 November, Toronto Munk Debate on 1 December, Harvard Kennedy School of Government on 4 December, and Geneva Centre for Security Policy on 12 December 2008

"The Best of Times, the Worst of Times and the Role of Peace and Security Funders"
Keynote Address by Gareth Evans, President & CEO, International Crisis Group and Co-Chair, International Commission on Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament, to International Dialogue for Funders on Advancing Peace and Security in 2009 and Beyond, Peace and Security Funders Group/FRIDE, Madrid, 20 November 2008

"Preventing and Resolving Deadly Conflict: What have we learned?"
Lecture by Gareth Evans, President, International Crisis Group, to Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs, American University of Beirut, 10 November 2008

"The Other Rich List"
Convocation Address by Hon Gareth Evans AO QC, President of the International Crisis Group, on occasion of conferral of degree of Honoray Doctor of Laws, University of Sydney, 24 October 2008

"European Geopolitics After the Russia-Georgia War: The Security Role of the OSCE"
Keynote Address by Gareth Evans, President, International Crisis Group, to OSCE Parliamentary Assembly, The OSCE in an Open World: Trade, Security and Migration, Toronto, Canada, 18 September 2008

"Operationalising R2P in Coercive Peace Operations"
Presentation by Gareth Evans, President, International Crisis Group, to Working Group on Peace Operations and the Protection of Civilians, ICRC and IIHL Conference on ‘International Humanitarian Law, Human Rights and Peace Operations, San Remo, 5 September 2008

"Conflict Potential in a World of Climate Change"
Speech given by Crisis Group President Gareth Evans to Bucerius Summer School on Global Governance 2008, on 29 August 2008

"The Responsibility to Protect: Meeting the Challenges"
Lecture by Gareth Evans to 10th Asia Pacific Programme for Senior Military Officers, S.Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Singapore, 5 August 2008

"New International Commission on Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament: Gareth Evans to Co-Chair"
Interview with Gareth Evans on ABC Radio National Breakfast Program, 10 June 2008

"The Responsibility to Protect: An Idea Whose Time Has Come ... and Gone?"
Lecture by Gareth Evans, President, International Crisis Group, to David Davies Memorial Institute, University of Aberystwyth, 23 April 2008

"The Responsibility to Protect: Ending Mass Atrocity Crimes"
Address by Gareth Evans, President, International Crisis Group, to Global Philanthropy Forum, San Francisco, 11 April 2008

"The Responsibility to Protect and The Use of Military Force"
Presentation by Gareth Evans, President, International Crisis Group, to Seminar on International Use of Force, World Legal Forum, The Hague, 11 December 2007

"Delivering on the Responsibility to Protect: Four Misunderstandings, Three Challenges and How To Overcome them"
Address by Gareth Evans, President, International Crisis Group, to SEF Symposium 2007, The Responsibility to Protect(R2P): Progress, Empty Promise or a License for ‘Humanitarian Intervention’, Bonn, 30 November 2007

"The Iran Nuclear Problem: The Way Forward"
Panel presentation by Gareth Evans, President & CEO, International Crisis Group, to the International Seminar on Iran’s Nuclear Program and the IAEA Director-General’s Report, School of International Relations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Tehran, 22 November 2007

"Preventing Mass Atrocities: Making the Responsibility to Protect a Reality"
Keynote Address by Gareth Evans, President, International Crisis Group and Co-Chair, International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty, to United Nations University/International Crisis Group Conference on "Prevention of Mass Atrocities: From Mandate to Realisation", New York, 10 October 2007

"Exorcising Nuremberg's Ghosts"
Address by Gareth Evans, President, International Crisis Group, at Nuremberg International Human Rights Award Ceremony, Nuremberg, 30 September 2007

"Breaking the Kosovo Stalemate: Europe's Responsibility"
Panel Presentation by Gareth Evans, President, International Crisis Group, to Crisis Group Forum, Brussels, 1 October 2007

"Nuclear Energy in the Next Quarter Century: The IAEA’s Role"
Concluding Report to General Conference by Gareth Evans, President, International Crisis Group, as Chair of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Scientific Forum 2007, Vienna, 20 September 2007

"Global Challenges and the Development of Atomic Energy: The Next 25 Years"
Introductory Remarks by Gareth Evans, President, International Crisis Group, as Chair of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Scientific Forum 2007, Vienna, 18 September 2007

"Introducing Hans Blix"
Introduction by Gareth Evans to Addresses by Dr Hans Blix at United Nations Association of Australia (UNAA) Dinner, Melbourne, 27 August 2007, and Australian Society of Labor Lawyers (ASSL) Forum, Sydney, 28 August 2007

"The Responsibility to Protect: Creating and Implementing a New International Norm"
Address by Gareth Evans, President, International Crisis Group, to Human Rights Law Resource Centre, Melbourne, 13 August 2007 and Community Legal Centres and Lawyers for Human Rights, Sydney, 28 August 2007

"Ending Deadly Conflict: Dream or Delusion?"
Second Sir Zelman Cowen Oration by Gareth Evans, President, International Crisis Group, Australian Institute of International Affairs, Melbourne, 22 August 2007

"Weapons of Mass Destruction: Maintaining the Rage"
First Dr John Gee Memorial Lecture by Gareth Evans, President, International Crisis Group, Australian National University, Canberra, 16 August 2007

"The Limits of State Sovereignty: The Responsibility to Protect in the 21st Century"
Eighth Neelam Tiruchelvam Memorial Lecture by Gareth Evans, President, International Crisis Group, International Centre for Ethnic Studies (ICES), Colombo, 29 July 2007

"The Unfinished Responsibility to Protect Agenda: Europe's Role"
Panel Presentation by Gareth Evans, President, International Crisis Group, to EPC/IPPR/Oxfam Policy Dialogue on Europe’s Responsibility to Protect: What Role for the EU?, Brussels, 5 July 2007

"The Iranian Nuclear Challenge"
Address by Gareth Evans, President, International Crisis Group, to The Greens/European Free Alliance Conference on Iran: Alternatives to Escalation, European Parliament, Brussels, 4 July 2007

"Towards Peace in the Middle East: Lessons for European Policymakers"
Address by Gareth Evans, President, International Crisis Group, to Closing Session, PSE/Socialist Group in the European Parliament Conference on Moving Toward an International Peace Conference for the Middle East, European Parliament, Brussels, 3 July 2007

"Zimbabwe: Is There Any Way Out?"
Notes for Panel Presentation by Gareth Evans, President, International Crisis Group, to Royal Commonwealth Society Conference, Zimbabwe: Preparing for Change, London, 2 July 2007

"Hypocrisy, Democracy, War and Peace"
Dinner Keynote Address by Gareth Evans, President, International Crisis Group, to Harvard University Weatherhead Center for International Affairs Conference on Democracy in Contemporary Global Politics, Talloires, France, 16 June 2007

"Conflict and Mass Violence in Africa: Is There an End in Sight?"
Dinner Keynote Address by Gareth Evans, President, International Crisis Group, to Aspen Atlantic Group/Stanley Foundation Conference on Africa at Risk or Rising? The Role of Europe, North America and Europe on the Continent, Berlin, 5 May 2007

"From Principle To Practice – Implementing The Responsibility To Protect"
Keynote Address by Gareth Evans, President, International Crisis Group and Co-Chair of International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty, to Egmont (Royal Institute of International Affairs) Conference and Expert Seminar From Principle to Practice: Implementing the Responsibility to Protect, Brussels, 26 April 2007, Gareth Evans

"The International Responsiblity to Protect: The Tasks Ahead"
Address by Gareth Evans, President, International Crisis Group and Co-Chair of International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty, to Seminar Africa’s Responsibility to Protect, The Centre for Conflict Resolution, Cape Town, 23 April 2007

"The Blix Commission's Wake-up Call: Meeting the Nuclear Challenge"
Presentation by Gareth Evans, President, International Crisis Group, and Member, Weapons of Mass Destruction Commission, to International Conference on A Comprehensive Approach toward Nuclear Disarmament, European Parliament, Brussels, 19 April 2007

"Responsibility to Protect in 2007: Five Thoughts for Policy Makers"
Presentation by Gareth Evans, President of the International Crisis Group, to Panel Discussion on The Responsibility to Protect: Ensuring Effective Protection of Populations under Threat of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity, Program to Commemorate 1994 Rwandan Genocide, United Nations, New York, 13 April 2007

"Preventing Mass Atrocities: Making 'Never Again' a Reality"
Lecture by Gareth Evans, President of the International Crisis Group and Co-Chair of International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty, in Joan B. Kroc Distinguished Lecture Series, Institute for Peace and Justice, University of San Diego, 12 April 2007

"The Responsibility to Protect: The Power of an Idea"
Keynote Address by Gareth Evans, President of the International Crisis Group and Co-Chair of International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty, to Human Rights Center, UC Berkeley International Conference on the Responsibility to Protect: Stopping Mass Atrocities, University of California, Berkeley, 14 March 2007

"Making Idealism Realistic: The Responsibility to Protect as a New Global Security Norm"
Address by Gareth Evans, President of the International Crisis Group, to launch Stanford MA Program in International Policy Studies, Stanford University, 7 February 2007

"Ending Deadly Conflict: Just a Dream?"
Address by Gareth Evans, President of the International Crisis Group, to UN Women’s International Forum, New York, 5 February 2007

"Conflict Prevention: Ten Lessons We Have Learned"
Closing Keynote Address by Gareth Evans, President of the International Crisis Group, to the University of Toronto Peace and Conflict Society Conference Before the Crisis Breaks: Conflict Prevention, Crisis Management and Preventive Diplomacy in the 21st Century, Toronto, 4 February 2007

"Darfur: What Next?"
Keynote Address by Gareth Evans to International Crisis Group/Save Darfur Coalition/European Policy Centre Conference Towards a Comprehensive Settlement for Darfur, Brussels, 22 January 2007

"The Arab-Israeli Conflict: Moving Forward"
Remarks by Gareth Evans, President, International Crisis Group, to Concluding Plenary Session, Madrid +15 Conference, Towards Peace in the Middle East: Addressing Concerns and Expectations, Madrid, 12 January 2007

"Australia's Foreign Policy Response to Global Challenges"
Address by Gareth Evans, President and CEO of the International Crisis Group, to Advance 100 Global Australians Summit, Sydney Opera House, 19 December 2006

"Preventing Deadly Conflict: How Can We Do Better?"
Address by Gareth Evans, President of International Crisis Group, to Foreign Policy Association ‘Off-the-Record’ Lecture Series, New York, 6 December 2006

"The Responsibility to Protect: From an Idea to an International Norm, Gareth Evans"
Keynote Opening Address by Gareth Evans, President of International Crisis Group and Co-Chair of International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty, to Chicago Council on Global Affairs et al Conference on The Responsibility to Protect: Engaging America, Chicago, 15 November 2006

"A World in Crisis: Conflict Prevention and the International Crisis Group"
Address by Gareth Evans, President & CEO of the International Crisis Group, to Norwegian Red Cross Humanitarian Forum, Oslo, 26 September 2006

"Justice, Peace and the International Criminal Court"
Address by Gareth Evans, President & CEO of the International Crisis Group, to the Second Public Hearing of the Office of the Prosecutor, The Prosecutorial Strategy for 2007-09, The Hague, 25 September 2006

"Promoting Democracy: What We Have Learned"
Address by Gareth Evans, President & CEO of the International Crisis Group, to American Enterprise Institute Symposium, How Much do we Really Know about Democracy Promotion?, (Panel with William Kristol, J Scott Carpenter and Judy Van Rest), Washington DC, 19 September 2006

"A Rule-Based International Order: Illusory or Achievable?"
2006 Dankwart A. Rustow Memorial Lecture by Gareth Evans, President of International Crisis Group and former Foreign Minister of Australia, Graduate Center, City University of New York, 19 September 2006

"International Law at the Coalface"
Remarks by Gareth Evans at Melbourne Journal of International Law Annual Reception, Melbourne, 22 August 2006

"Conflict Prevention and Development Cooperation: From Crisis to Peaceful Governance"
Keynote Address by Gareth Evans, President of the International Crisis Group, to Seminar on Channels of Influence in a Crisis Situation – How can Development Cooperation Support Conflict Resolution and Democracy?, sponsored by Crisis Management Initiative, Finnish Parliament and Foreign Ministry, and Democracy Cooperation Forum of Finnish Political Parties, Helsinki, 9 May 2006

"Securing the Congo's Transition"
Address by Gareth Evans, President of the International Crisis Group, to Seminar on The Memory of Violence and the Culture of Violence: Crisis Management and Beyond, sponsored by Hanasaari – The Swedish-Finnish Cultural Centre, Museum of Cultures, Finnish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Swedish Embassy, Helsinki, 8 May 2006

"Crimes Against Humanity: Overcoming Global Indifference"
2006 Gandel Oration for B’nai B’rith Anti-Defamation Commission by Gareth Evans, President of International Crisis Group, University of New South Wales, Sydney, 30 April 2006

"From Humanitarian Intervention to the Responsibility to Protect"
Keynote Address by Gareth Evans, President of International Crisis Group and Co-Chair of the International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty 2001, to Symposium on Humanitarian Intervention, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 31 March 2006

"Conflict Prevention and the EU: Setting the Scene"
Notes for Presentation by Gareth Evans, President of International Crisis Group, to Folke Bernadotte/Madariaga Foundation Workshop on Conflict Prevention: Creating a Leading Role for the European Union, Brussels, 9 March 2006

"The Peace and Security Role of the UN Secretary-General: What’s Needed to Make It Effective"
Commentary by Gareth Evans for NYU School of Law Conference on The Role of the UN Secretary General, New York, 24 February 2006

"What Difference Would the Peacebuilding Commission Make: The Case of Burundi"
Presentation by Gareth Evans, President, International Crisis Group, to EPC/IRRI Workshop on Peacebuilding Commission and Human Rights Council, Brussels, 20 January 2006

"Does the United Nations Have a Future?"
Address by Gareth Evans, Crisis Group President, 40th Anniversary Commemoration of the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, Foreign Affairs Canada, Ottawa, 14 November 2005

"Making a Difference"
Convocation Address by Hon Gareth Evans AO QC, President of the International Crisis Group, on occasion of conferral of degree of Doctor of Laws Honoris Causa, Carleton University, Ottawa, 13 November 2005

"Peacebuilding: Six Golden Rules for Policy Makers"
Keynote Address by Gareth Evans, Crisis Group President, to the UN Office at Geneva (UNOG)/Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) Seminar on Security and Peacebuilding: the Role of the United Nations, Geneva, 27 October 2005

"Responding to Terrorism: A Global Stocktake"
Address by Gareth Evans, Crisis Group President, to Calouste Gulbenkian Conference on Terrorism and International Relations, Lisbon, 25 October 2005

"The Reform of the United Nations"
Address by Gareth Evans, Crisis Group President, to Welt am Sontag/BDLI Forum on Reassurance at a Time of Insecurity, Berlin, 24 October 2005

"The United Nations and Conflict Prevention"
Address by Gareth Evans, Crisis Group President, to the Dag Hammarskjold Centenary Seminar co-hosted by IFRI and Swedish Embassy, Paris, 17 October 2005

"Conflict or Co-existence?"
Keynote Address by Gareth Evans, Crisis Group President, to Forum 2000 Conference, Our Global Co-existence: Challenges and Hopes for the 21st Century, Prague, 10 October 2005

"The United Nations : Vision, Reality and Reform"
Address to Australian Fabian Society by Gareth Evans, Crisis Group President, Melbourne, 28 September 2005

"The Global Response to Terrorism"
Wallace Wurth Lecture by Gareth Evans, Crisis Group President, University of New South Wales, Sydney, 27 September 2005

"UN Reform and Collective Security: A Summit in Danger of Collapse"
Notes for Panel presentation by Gareth Evans, Crisis Group President, to DPI-NGO Conference, New York, 8 September 2005

"UN Reform: Why It Matters for Africa"
Address to Africa Policy Forum by Gareth Evans, President of the International Crisis Group and Member of the Secretary-General’s High Level Panel on Threats, Challenges and Change, Addis Ababa, 26 August 2005

"The Responsibility to Protect: Evolution and Implementation"
Keynote Address by Gareth Evans, President of International Crisis Group and Co-Chair of the International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty, to LSE/KCL Conference on Ethical Dimensions of European Foreign Policy, London, 1 July 2005

"A Make or Break Year for the UN: Reforming the 60 Year Old"
Second Sean Lester Lecture by Gareth Evans, President of the International Crisis Group, former Australian Foreign Minister and Member of the Secretary-General’s High Level Panel on Threats, Challenges and Change, Dublin City University, 24 June 2005

"Halting Genocide: Intervention and Legitimacy"
Address by Gareth Evans, President of International Crisis Group and Member of the High Level Panel on Threats, Challenges and Change, to Geneva Centre for Security Policy Forum on Global Peace and Security: Challenges and Responses, Geneva, 18 May 2005

"Reforming the 60 Year Old"
Address by Gareth Evans, President of the International Crisis Group, former Australian Foreign Minister and Member of the High Level Panel on Threats, Challenges and Change, to the UN Association of Sweden Dag Hammarskjold Centenary Conference, UN and Global Security, Stockholm, 8 February 2005

"The Responsibility to Protect in 2005"
Address by Hon Gareth Evans to Annual Society and Defence Conference, Salen, Sweden, 16 January 2005

"A More Secure World: Our Shared Responsibility"
Keynote Address by Hon Gareth Evans, President of the International Crisis Group and Member of the UN Secretary-General’s High Level Panel on Threats, Challenges and Change, Olof Palme International Centre Seminar “A More Secure World”, Stockholm, 15 January 2005

"After the Tsunami: Prospects for Collective Security Reform in 2005"
Keynote Address by Hon Gareth Evans, President of the International Crisis Group and Member of the UN Secretary-General’s High Level Panel on Threats, Challenges and Change, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) Regional Outlook Forum 2005, Singapore, 6 January 2005

"Global and Regional Security: Our Shared Responsibility"
Annual Day Lecture, by Hon Gareth Evans, President , International Crisis Group, Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, New Delhi, 15 December 2004

"A World without Conflict: How Donors can make a Difference"
Keynote address by Gareth Evans, President of the International Crisis Group, to Chicago Global DonorsNetwork, 2nd Annual Conference on International Giving, Chicago, 5 October 2004

"No more Rwandas or Darfurs: The International Responsibility to Protect"
Address by Gareth Evans, President of International Crisis Group, to Sydney Peace Foundation, University of Sydney, 3 September 2004

"Security Threats, Challenges and Change: The UN Secretary General's High Level Panel"
Notes for Introductory Presentation by Gareth Evans, UN Association of NZ/MFA Forum on UN and Global Security, Wellington, 1 September 2004

"Conflict Prevention and Resolution: The Role of the International Crisis Group"
Address by Gareth Evans, President of International Crisis Group and Foreign Minister of Australia 1988-96, to New Zealand Institute of International Affairs, Wellington, 31 August 2004

"Supporting Peace in the Democratic Republic of the Congo"
Testimony by Gareth Evans, President of the International Crisis Group, to the House Subcommittee on Africa, 22 July 2004

"International Law and the United Nations: The Use of Military Force"
Keynote Address by Gareth Evans to Heinrich Boll Foundation, 5th Annual Foreign Policy Conference, The Role of International Law and the United Nations in a Globalizing World, Berlin, 24 June 2004

"When is it right to fight? Legality, legitimacy and the use of military force."
Cyril Foster Lecture delivered by Gareth Evans at Oxford University, 10 May 2004

"Uneasy Bedfellows: 'The Responsibility to Protect' and Feinstein-Slaughter's 'Duty to Prevent'"
Commentary by Gareth Evans, Co-Chair of the International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty, on Lee Feinsten and Anne-Marie Slaughter, “The Duty to Prevent” (Foreign Affairs, Jan/Feb 2004), The American Society of International Law Conference, Washington DC, 1 April 2004

"The Responsibility to Protect: Rethinking Humanitarian Intervention"
Address by Gareth Evans, President of the International Crisis Group and Co-Chair of the International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty, to The American Society of International Law, 98th Annual Meeting, Panel on “Rethinking Collective Action”, Washington DC, 1 April 2004

"Where are We in the War on Terrorism?"
Address by Hon Gareth Evans AO, QC, President & CEO, International Crisis Group, to Chicago and the World Forum 2004 Winter/Spring Series, Chicago Council on Foreign Relations, Chicago, 30 March 2004

"Shifting Security Parameters In The 21st Century"
Paper delivered by Hon Gareth Evans AO QC, President of the International Crisis Group and Foreign Minister of Australia 1988-96, to Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research (ECSSR) 9th Annual Conference- The Gulf: Challenges of the Future, Abu Dhabi,12 January 2004

"All Dressed Up With Somewhere To Go: NATO and Out of Area Peace Operations"
Gareth Evans Address to NATO Conference "Securing Peace: NATO's Role in Crisis Management and Conflict Resolution", 16 October 2003

"Rebuilding Societies in Crisis: Before and After War"
Lecture by Gareth Evans, Canadian Institute of International Affairs, 75th Anniversary Lecture Series, Toronto, 08 October 2003

"Waging War and Making Peace"
2003 Annual Hawke Lecture by Gareth Evans. Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre, University of South Australia, Adelaide (Australia), 18 September 2003

"War, Terrorism and Security Breakdown: the Current Risk Environment for Business"
Keynote Address by Gareth Evans to RIIA Political Risk 2003 Conference, London, 02 June 2003

"The Responsibility to Protect and September 11"
Address by Gareth Evans to UNU/Canadian Government Seminar on The Responsibility to Protect, 16 December 2002

"A World Where It’s Rational To Be Anxious: The Challenge Of Conflict Prevention and Resolution"
Piece by Gareth Evans in NATO 2002: Mapping the Challenges (Prague Summit), 26 November 2002

"The U.S. vs the World? How American Power Seems to the Rest of Us"
Address by Gareth Evans to Foreign Policy Association, New York, 19 November 2002

"Preventing Deadly Conflict and the Problem of Political Will"
2002 Montague Burton Professor of International Relations Lecture by Gareth Evans, 17 October 2002

"Confronting the Challenge of Terrorism: International Relations after 911"
Cohen Lecture in International Relations, by Gareth Evans. Lehigh University, Pennsylvania, 23 April 2002

"The Responsibility to Protect: Humanitarian Intervention in the 21st Century"
2002 Wesson Lecture in International Relations Theory and Practice, by Gareth Evans, Stanford University, 27 February 2002

"Peace, Security and Good Governance"
Address by Gareth Evans to EU-UNU Tokyo Global Forum: Governance Across Borders – National, Regional and Global, United Nations University, Tokyo, 24 January 2002

"International Responses to Islamist Extremism"
Remarks by Gareth Evans to National Institute for Research Advancement (NIRA) Colloquium, Tokyo, 23 January 2002

"Nation Building and American Foreign Policy"
Address by Gareth Evans to Cato Institute Policy Forum, ‘After Afghanistan: The Future of Intervention and Nation Building’, Washington DC, 12 December 2001

"The world after 11 September: a balance sheet"
Address by Gareth Evans to the Academy of International Business Conference, Sydney, 19 November 2001

"Building sustainable international defences against terrorism"
Presentation by Gareth Evans, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington DC, 14 November 2001

"Advancing Balkan Stability"
Address by Gareth Evans, The Trilateral Commission, 11 November 2001

"Responding to Terrorism: Where Conflict Prevention and Resolution Fit In"
Address by Gareth Evans at Johns Hopkins University (SAIS), 9 October 2001

"Fighting Racism"
Statement by Gareth Evans, Eminent Persons Group for World Conference against Racism (2001), 9 August 2001

"Conflict Prevention and Intervention"
Presentation by Hon Gareth Evans AO QC, President of International Crisis Group and Co-Chairman of International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty, to American Society of International Law 95th Annual Meeting, Washington DC, 6 April 2001

"Preventing Deadly Conflict"
Keynote Address by Hon Gareth Evans AO QC, President of the International Crisis Group, to University of Adelaide International Symposium on Crisis in Asia: Local, Regional and International Responses, Adelaide, 17 February 2001

"Reconciliation In The Asia Pacific"
Address by the Hon Gareth Evans AO QC, President of the International Crisis Group and former Foreign Minister of Australia, to the Conference on Reconciliation in the Asia Pacific, Tokyo, 16 February 2001

"Preventing Deadly Conflict: The Role And Responsibility Of Governments And NGOs"
Public Lecture by Hon Gareth Evans AO QC, President, International Crisis Group, for the Centre for Study of Human Rights, London School of Economics, 2 February 2001

"Indonesia: Closer To The Edge"
Address by Hon Gareth Evans, President of the International Crisis Group and former Foreign Minister of Australia, to U.S.-Indonesia Society, Washington D.C., 13 December 2000

"Humanitarian Action And Prevention"
Presentation by Gareth Evans, President of International Crisis Group and Co-Chair of International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty, to International Peace Academy and Netherlands Government Symposium on Humanitarian Action, New York, 20 November 2000

"The Canberra Commission On The Elimination Of Nuclear Weapons And Subsequent International Developments"
Paper Presented by Hon Gareth Evans QC, President of the International Crisis Group and Former Foreign Minister of Australia, to the NIRA Roundtable, Tokyo, 6-7 October 2000

"Use Of The Media In Us Negotiating Behaviour: An International Perspective"
Presentation by Gareth Evans to the United States Institute of Peace Workshop on cross-Cultural Negotiation, Washington DC, 25 July 2000

"Peacemaking Lessons For The Next Century"
Presentation by Gareth Evans to the International Peace Academy Seminar "Sharing Political Space in Peacemaking: the UN and Regional Organisations - the Case of Europe", Vienna, 8 July 2000

"The 'Primary Responsibility Of The UN Security Council To Maintain International Peace And Security: Is Article 24 Of The Charter In Line With Reality?"
Comments by Gareth Evans to the Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP) Seminar on the Security Council and the G8, Berlin, 30 June 2000