Private Sector Challenge Report

The Private Sector Challenge Report by the Humanitarian Futures Programme

The Australian Civil-Military Centre (ACMC) has supported the Humanitarian Futures Programme (HFP) of King’s College ...

ACMC Newsletter – July 2014

Inside this issue: Exercise RIMPAC: response agencies participate in a large-scale, live exercise in the Pacific region Conference of the International Association of Peacekeeping Training Centres Exercise TALISMAN SABRE – Perspectives from a planning conference Civil-Military Forum, Wellington, New Zealand Recommended Readings  

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HPG  Final Report

Humanitarian crises, emergency preparedness and response: the role of business and the private sector – Final report

The private sector has long been a major contributor to humanitarian action and are increasingly at the forefront of humanitarian response, whether as a partner, donor or producer of goods and services for people in need. Based on research in Kenya, Jordan, Indonesia and Haiti, Humanitarian crises, emergency preparedness and response: the role of business […]

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Communication and Complex Emergencies Project publications

Communication and Complex Emergencies Project

The Communication and Complex Emergencies Project is a collaboration between the University of Adelaide’s Applied Communication Collaborative Research Unit (ACCRU) and the Australian Civil-Military Centre (ACMC). The project’s main objectives are to highlight the role of communication, including new and social media, in complex emergencies and in support of humanitarian assistance. The work focuses on ‘what […]

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Hervé Ladsous

UN Under-Secretary-General Hervé Ladsous discusses New Challenges and Priorities for UN Peacekeeping

On 17 June 2014 at the Brookings Institute, the United Nations Under-Secretary-General, Hervé Ladsous, Head of the UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations, discussed the New Challenges and Priorities for UN Peacekeeping. Of particular relevance to ACMC and our stakeholders are: 1. Strategic Partnerships and Relationships “There is a greater demand for coherence and inter-operability and, […]

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Women, Peace and Security: An Introductory Manual

As part of our responsibilities under Australia’s National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security, the ACMC has funded and provided technical subject matter expertise for the Women, Peace and Security: An Introductory Manual, launched today by the Chief of the Defence Force General David Hurley and Ms Julie McKay, Executive Director UN Women and Gender […]

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ACMC Newsletter – May 2014

Inside this issue: Building regional networks – working with civil society Strategic Lessons Management – a whole-of-government lessons best practice guide Challenges Seminar and Thematic Meeting Recommended Readings  

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Alan Ryan & General Patrick de Rousiers

European Union Military Committee visit ACMC

On Thursday 29 May, ACMC hosted a visit from General Patrick de Rousiers, Chairman of the European Union Military Committee (EUMC). The EUMC is the highest military body set up within the Council and directs all European Union military activities and provides the Political and Security Committee (PSC) with advice and recommendations on military matters. […]

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Peoples Liberation Army - NDU

National Defense University of the People’s Liberation Army visit ACMC

On Friday 9 May, ACMC hosted a visit from China’s National Defense University of the People’s Liberation Army (NDU PLA). Based in Beijing, NDU is China’s highest military organisation for bilateral foreign military training. The NDU provides senior PLA commanders, staff and research officers with training in national security strategy, strategic thinking, safeguarding national security, […]

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ACMC Newsletter – April 2014

Inside this issue: Exercise VIKING 14 Collaboration between ACMC, AFP and DFAT on United Nations Security Council Submission on Security Sector Reform: Resolution 2151 (2014) Civil-Military Interaction Workshop Manly 2014 Recommended Readings  

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