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Calling out Coercion: How Democracies Can Respond to Malign PRC Influence in the Indo-Pacific

Join us for a virtual discussion on the malign influence and interference operations of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in the Indo-Pacific and globally – and what democracies can do about it. This edition of Diplomacy Delivered will feature discussion on the CCP’s efforts to export its domestic repression and surveillance state abroad while subverting the rules-based ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Mission Australia

Health Alert – U.S. Mission Australia (August 19, 2020) Location: Australia Event:  The U.S. Mission to Australia plans to send Alerts once per week unless local conditions warrant immediate messaging. Now is the time to request your absentee ballot if you plan to vote in this year’s general election. In some states voter registration and ballot request deadlines for the November 2020 are ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Mission Australia

Location: Australia Event:  The U.S. Mission to Australia plans to send Alerts once per week unless local conditions warrant immediate messaging. Masks are now mandatory for any visitor to the Consulate General in Sydney. All visitors age 2 and older must wear a mask. If a visitor does not have a mask or cloth facial covering on arrival, the person will not be admitted and will have to reschedule any appointment. While ...
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U.S.-Australia Joint Commission Meeting on Science and Frontier Technologies Dialogue

JOINT STATEMENT AUGUST 11, 2020 Today, the United States of America and Australia convened virtually for the Joint Commission Meeting (JCM) on Science and Frontier Technologies Dialogue to further strengthen cooperation between our world-class scientific communities. White House Office of Science and Technology Policy Director Kelvin Droegemeier and U.S. Chief Technology Officer Michael Kratsios led ...
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Joint Statement on the Erosion of Rights in Hong Kong

MEDIA NOTE –  OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON AUGUST 9, 2020 We the Foreign Ministers of Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom, and the United States Secretary of State are gravely concerned by the Hong Kong government’s unjust disqualification of candidates and disproportionate postponement of Legislative Council elections.  These moves have undermined the democratic process that has been ...
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