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Could TPP seal the fate of geographical indications?

By Yves Renouf, IIT Visiting WTO Fellow This year, the Asia WTO Research Network Annual Conference, held in Hong Kong on 16-17 May, discussed the paradigm shift in international trade regulation that may result from the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Dr Danny Friedmann, Research Associate in the Law Faculty of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, discussed […]

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27 September 2016 | Luncheon Discussion | Is the EU under threat? The EU’s new Global Strategy – From Vision to Action

The EU Centre for Global Affairs is delighted to offer a number of complimentary seats to a luncheon discussion in Adelaide with Dr Nathalie Tocci, Special Adviser to the European Union’s High Representative/Vice President of the European Commission (EU HRVP) Federica Mogherini. Dr Tocci played a key role in drafting the EU’s recently launched ‘Global […]

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New Zealand offers UK its top trade negotiators for post-Brexit deals

The Telegraph Peter Spence, Economics Correspondent 30 June 2016 • 10:15am New Zealand has offered its top trade negotiators to the United Kingdom, relieving the British civil service as it prepares for the strain of seeking new deals with countries across the globe. The Telegraph understands that the Commonwealth country has made an offer to […]

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Brexit: Its not over! – Hein Roelfsema

Hein Roelfsema, a recent visitor to the University of Adelaide and Associate Professor of International Macroeconomics at Utrecht University in The Netherlands, has a unique perspective on the implications of Brexit… There is no doubt about the significance of the impact of the UK’s choice to exit the EU on its economy. The market’s assessment […]

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BREXIT to complicate planned Australia-EU free trade talks

Britains decision to bid adieu to the European Union will likely impact its trade relations with Asia Pacific nations such as Australia, which is preparing to negotiate a free trade agreement with the EU, analysts have told MLex. The EU and Australia said last November that they would begin negotiations on a free trade agreement. […]

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2016 Contemporary European Studies Association of Australia (CESAA) Essay Competition

The Contemporary European Studies Association of Australia announces that the 23rd CESAA annual Essay Competition is now open for entries. Essays from any discipline dealing with contemporary (post-war) Europe and/or the European Union can be submitted for consideration in one of the following two categories: Best essay by an undergraduate student (2,000 – 4,000 words) Best […]

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9 June 2016 | Public Lecture | Europe’s response to the refugee crisis: legal foundations and political limitations to a fair solution

The Adelaide Law School invites you to attend a free public lecture sponsored by the European Union Centre for Global Affairs presented by Professor Friedemann Kainer titled ‘Europe’s response to the refugee crisis: legal foundations and political limitations to a fair solution’. Against the background of the Geneva Convention and European fundamental rights, Professor Friedemann […]

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8 June 2016 | Adelaide Law School Forum on Cross-Border Movement of People | Temporary Migration: Challenges and Comparisons

Sponsored by the European Union Centre for Global Affairs at the University of Adelaide, this forum aims to address some of the legal challenges faced by temporary travellers in relation to labour mobility laws and associated regulatory regimes. The main questions to be discussed in this forum are the manner in which the current regulations […]

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Think Global Act Local: Investing in Adelaide’s Green Future

Now that the world has agreed that action must be taken to respond to climate change the question becomes how to harness investment to achieve a profitable transition to a low carbon future. In partnership with the EU Centre for Global Affairs the Adelaide Sustainability Association hosted a seminar with the Adelaide Lord Mayor as […]

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Annual Grant Program 2016 – Allocation of Funds Notice

The EU Centre for Global Affairs announces the allocation for 2016 of a total of AUD$58,943 for both full and partial funding of proposed research projects on the basis of a competitive application process. Successful applicants are Dr Allan O’Connor (Entrepreneurship, Commercialisation and Innovation Centre, the University of Adelaide), Ms Alexandra Hordern (Business Council of […]

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