Centre for the Study of Global Governance Lecture
Date: Friday 18 February 2005
Venue: Old Theatre, Old Building
Speaker: Gareth Evans
Chair: Professor Lord Desai
Gareth Evans was a member of the of the UN Secretary General's High Level Panel on Threats, Challenges and Change, whose report "A More Secure World: Our Shared Responsibility" was published in December.
He is president of the Brussels-based International Crisis Group, an independent multinational non-governmental organisation with over 100 full-time staff on five continents which works, through field-based analysis and high-level policy advocacy, to prevent and resolve deadly conflict.
He was the Australian Foreign Minister from 1988-1996, when he was best known internationally for his roles in helping to develop the UN peace plan for Cambodia, bring to a conclusion the international Chemical Weapons Convention, found the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum and ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF), and initiate the Canberra Commission on the Elimination of Nuclear Weapons.
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Text of Gareth Evans' speech: 2005: make or break for Global Governance
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