Patron: Her Excellency, The Right Honourable Dame Cindy Kiro, GNZM, QSO, Governor-General of New Zealand

Taiwan’s Foreign Minister Jaushieh Joseph Wu: Unite for Peace in the World and Taiwan’s Inclusion in the UN

Summary of address:In recent years, bilateral and multilateral forums have frequently emphasised that peace and stability over the Taiwan Strait is indispensable to global security.Half of the world’s commercial container traffic passes through the Taiwan Strait ... Continue Reading >>

Highlighting the crisis in educating about Asia in New Zealand universities

Kina Kunz New Zealand’s Asia expertise needs national collaboration, according to a meeting of Asia experts about cuts to Asia-focused programmes at New Zealand universities. The Context: ... Continue Reading >>

China’s influence and local perceptions: the case of Pacific island countries

By Denghua ZhangTo read the full article go to: Traditional powers have growing concerns about China’s influence in the Global South derived ... Continue Reading >>

Securing New Zealand’s Future: Addressing National Security Challenges Together

27 July 2023 Southeast Asia Centre of Asia-Pacific Excellence, in collaboration with Asia Forum, organised a session on 26 July, featuring an esteemed guest speaker, Tony Lynch, with the topic “New Zealanders and Our National Security”.Tony is the ... Continue Reading >>

Economics or Security? Or Cooperative and Comprehensive Security?

By Professor Gary HawkeASIA FORUM7 December 2022 Economics or Security? Or Cooperative and Comprehensive Security? 1.     Introduction2.     Evolution, not a succession of orders3.     Economic interdependence not ... Continue Reading >>