Perspectives:Asia Lecture: Australian sports diplomacy in the Pacific

Perspectives:Asia Lecture: Australian sports diplomacy in the Pacific
Perspectives:Asia Lecture: Australian sports diplomacy in the Pacific

"Sport is a universal language and plays a unique role in shaping and showcasing Australia's identity, values and culture" (Australian Sports Diplomacy Strategy 2015-18).

Moderated by Professor Caitlin Byrne, Director, Griffith Asia Institute, Griffith University, this seminar explores how sport and sportspeople can play a role in enhancing diplomatic outcomes, expanding people-to-people connections and promoting cultural, trade, education and tourism opportunities.

Four sport greats will join this panel discussion to share their professional and personal experience in Australia and the Pacific:

Aaron Alsop, Director, High Performance Sport, PNG Sports Foundation

Amelia Kuk, Former Rugby 7's player

Andrew Minogue, Chief Executive Officer, the Pacific Games Council

Timothy Walsh, Coach, the first Women's Rugby 7's Team

Places are limited for this free event, please book early to avoid disappointment.

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