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The geopolitics of: summits

General Politics

Jon Garvie
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Welcome back to ''The geopolitics of'', our new podcast mini-series exploring geopolitics in the modern age.

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Success or failure? Unpacking the 12th WTO Ministerial Conference

Trade & Manufacturing

Daniel Capparelli
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From 12-17 June, trade ministers gathered in Geneva for the long-awaited 12th WTO Ministerial Conference (MC12) and achieved agreement on a series of reforms after several years of deadlock. These include an intellectual property waiver for covid-19 vaccines, the WTO response to the pandemic, a moratorium on e-commerce duties, and the partial elimination of fisheries…

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Australian elections: the international implications

General Politics

Stephen Adams
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After almost a decade of centre-right leadership, Anthony Albanese emerged as Australia’s new Prime Minister following this week's elections. Yet uncertainty remains; Albanese's Labor Party ran on few policy specifics beyond a repudiation of incumbent Scott Morrison's guarded approach to climate, and surging turnout for the Greens prevented them from securing an outright…

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