Delivering a Sustainable Future City: Three Day Workshop

4 April 2013 - 6 April 2013

Time: 9:00am

The US Studies Centre developed the Delivering a Sustainable Future City program to support local government leaders in building low carbon, sustainable and liveable communities. As part of the program this three day workshop, led by experts in urban re-design and sustainable development from the United States and beyond, focused on the issues that each community brings for discussion, strategic options and strategy formulation.

VIDEOS & INTERVIEWS

Brendon O'Connor

War of ideas in the Middle East

Associate professor Brendon O'Connor analyses the latest foreign policy speech by Barack Obama, contrasting it with Republican Jeb Bush's tough talk on the Islamic State extremists.


Tom Switzer

Obama asks Congress for war powers

US President Barack Obama has asked Congress to back a global war against the Islamic State group, but with caveats on sending in US ground forces. Research associate Tom Switzer looks at the motivation for seeking this authorisation

 

 

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