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EMERGING LEADERS DIALOGUES

Bringing together young leaders from Australia and the UK, the Emerging Leaders Dialogues equip future leaders on critical issues in the Maritime Indo-Pacific. Each dialogue session will be led by leading experts across government, academia and think tanks. Facilitating regional networks, participants will have the opportunity to engage with regional leaders on international law, security, geoeconomics and diplomacy.’

 

Participants will work together on a Policy Pitch focused on Australia and the UK in the Maritime Indo-Pacific. Winning teams will have the chance to win from a £1,125 ($2081 AUD) prize pool and be published by Young Australians in International Affairs Policy Lab.

 

Overview of sessions

 

  • Dialogue 1: Australia and the UK | 17 January 7:30pm AEDT, 8:30am GMT

  • Speed networking | 20 January 7:30pm AEDT, 8:30am GMT

  • Dialogue 2: Maritime security and international law | 24 January 7:30pm AEDT, 8:30am GMT

  • Policy Writing Masterclass | 27 January 7:30pm AEDT, 8:30am GMT

  • Dialogue 3: Maritime trade and geoeconomics in the Indo-Pacific | 31 January 7:30pm AEDT, 8:30am GMT

  • Careers in Diplomacy Masterclass | 3 February 7:30pm AEDT, 8:30am GMT

  • Dialogue 4: Environmental security and climate change in the maritime domain | 7 February 7:30pm AEDT, 8:30am GMT

 

Applications close: 31 December 2021, 11:59 AEDT, 12:59 GMT

 

Eligibility Criteria: 

  • University students and early career professionals

  • Australian or UK citizens, or permanent residents (however you may be based overseas) 

 

To apply visit: https://forms.gle/hdXYeh6ELzdc9QPUA

 

The Emerging Leaders Dialogues are supported by the UK High Commission in Canberra, in partnership with La Trobe Asia.