Ensuring November’s G20 summit runs smoothly – without the walkouts or diplomatic dramas of lead-up events – won’t be easy. But as host, Indonesia can build trust at a time of great global tension.
This was the first time Russia, China and the west have come face to face since the invasion of Ukraine. It did not go well.
Empowering women can be a solution to the economic slowdown and health crisis resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. As the host of the G20 2022 Summit, Indonesia should focus on the issue.
Scott Morrison has announced A$105 million in a package of military and humanitarian assistance for Ukraine, and flagged he would support Russia being thrown out of the G20.
Afghanistan is facing a looming hunger crisis. But the world must engage with the Taliban on purely pragmatic and humanitarian grounds, without extending formal recognition.
University of Canberra Professorial Fellow Michelle Grattan and Director of the Institute for Governance & Policy Analysis, Dr Lain Dare discuss the week in politics.
Scott Morrison has long been regarded as a slippery political player. The imbroglio has further tarnished his personal reputation
Scott Morrison says that we all should ‘move on’ as French criticism of Australia’s actions over the cancelled submarine contract continue to escalate
Word from The Hill: Scott Morrison’s trip blown up by French grenade
Michelle Grattan discusses politics with politics + society editor, Amanda Dunn
French President Emmanuel Macron has called ‘pants-on-fire’ to prime minister Scott Morrison over his handling of the cancellation of the submarine deal with France
Leaders of the world’s wealthiest 20 countries failed to reach any major commitments on climate action, including a timeline to phase out fossil fuels.
For Morrison the 2050 policy is an attempted barnacle-removing process, for both the Glasgow conference and the election.
The world isn’t on track to avoid dangerous climate change, and this year’s climate conference, COP26, is crucial, a former senior UN official writes.
Eurobonds are costly for governments. But they are also attractive because investors buy them without preconditions.
A proposed global plan to close cross-border tax loopholes compares poorly to a digital services tax imposed by individual countries.
The G-7 nations, which include the US and UK, form the foundation of the modern global economy.
The inefficient vaccine allocation rules currently in place must be replaced by new cooperative institutional structures and more concrete steps by the Group of Twenty (G20) countries.
Choosing former Secretary of State John Kerry as climate envoy is the first step. To regain trust, the U.S. will also have to take concrete actions to cut its own greenhouse gas emissions.
Anthony Albanese has announced that the Labor party will hold its national conference “virtually”.
Hosted by Russia, the summit gave the BRICS group a chance to harmonise their approach before the G20 meeting in Riyadh.