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UNAA National Conference 2017

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Australian War Memorial

Treloar Crescent

Campbell, ACT 2612

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In September 2017 the UNAA is hosting its two day National Conference on the theme of: ‘Enhancing Australia’s Support to Global Peace & Security: Seventy Years On.’ This Conference will bring together leading thinkers and practitioners from around the globe to examine and promote the UN’s crucial role in conflict prevention, peacebuilding, peacekeeping and sustainable development. Australia’s contribution will be honoured and critically examined. Furthermore, the event will provide an opportunity for key stakeholders to exchange views and lessons learned, as well as recommend opportunities and priorities for moving forward.

Speakers Include:

> Hon. Julie Bishop MP, Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs

> HE Jose Ramos Horta AC, Former President of Timor-Leste and Chair of the UN High-level Independent Panel on Peace Operations.

> Dr Marty Natalegawa, former Indonesian Minister for Foreign Affairs.

> Dr Jeni Whalan, University of Queensland

> Ian Martin, Executive Director Security Council Report, former SRSG and member of the High-level Independent Panel on Peace Operations

> Major General Patrick Cammaert (Retd), former Force Commander and Ambassador for UN Women

> Commander Amanda Kates, Australian Federal Police

> Leanne Smith, Associate Director Whitlam Institute and former Chief of Policy and Best Practices, UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations

> Jim Della-Giacoma, Former Deputy Director Center on International Cooperation, New York University

> Professor John Langmore, former National President of UNAA

>Steve Killelea AM, Founder and Executive Chairman Institute for Economics and Peace

> Haidi Willmot - former Program Officer UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations and Stimson Center Fellow

> Lisa Sharland - Senior Analyst Australian Strategic Policy Institute

> Brian Gleeson, UNAA Director and Director of Human Resources UN Relief Works Agency

> Colonel Dan Bennett, Commander Australian contingent, UNMISS

> Major General Tim Ford AO (Retd), former Military Adviser to the UN Secretary-General

> Major General Michael G Smith AO (Retd), UNAA National President

> Professor David Horner AM, Official peacekeeping historian, Australian War Memorial

> Dr Peter Londey, official peacekeeping author, Australian War Memorial

> Dr Brendan Nelson, Director Australian War Memorial

> Dr Rev Lynn Arnold AO, UNAA Goodwill Ambassador (Sustainable Development Goals)

> Penny Wensley AC, former Australian Ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva and in New York

> Professor Ramesh Thakur, UNAA Goodwill Ambassador (Nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament)


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Campbell, ACT 2612

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