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Obama's State of the Union: Commentators Available

15 January 2015

US President Barack Obama will deliver the annual State of the Union address to a special joint session of Congress on Tuesday 20 January, 9pm Washington time (Wednesday 21 January, 1pm Sydney time). Read online

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Media fellowship to the United States

7 January 2015

The United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney in association with the World Press Institute is calling applications for its 2015 media fellowship to the United States. Read online

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James Brown Appointed Alliance 21 Director

11 December 2014

The United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney is pleased to announce the appointment of James Brown as Director of the Alliance 21 project examining the Australia-US alliance. James Brown is a distinguished security analyst, author and former serving Australian Army Officer and will join the Centre from the Lowy Institute for International Policy where he has been Military Fellow since 2010. Read more

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Putting the G20 gender target into action

17 November 2014

The G20 gender gap target of a 25 per cent reduction in the workforce participation gap by 2025 has been welcomed as an ambious but achievable goal by leading international economic, NGO and labour representatives. Read online

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Levelling the playing field for women: new research

16 November 2014

Bias against selecting women for elected or executive positions can be overcome by ensuring a 50/50 gender split in the selection pool, according to new international research commissioned by the United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney. Read online

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Obama Asia-Pacific speech in Brisbane: Commentators available

14 November 2014

US President Barack Obama will arrive in Brisbane tomorrow Saturday 15 November for the G20 Leaders Summit. As part of the proceedings, the President will deliver an address on US leadership in the Asia–Pacific at the University of Queensland. Read online

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Where are the women at the G20?

13 November 2014

With G20 leaders this weekend considering ambitious targets to close the global gender gap, the G20-related International Dialogue on Women in Leadership will take this discussion further and explore ways to make these goals a reality. Read more

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Obama in Asia: Commentators Available

11 November 2014

US President Barack Obama has arrived in China and will travel to Myanmar and Australia later this week, culminating in Brisbane with the G20 Leaders Summit. Read online

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Advancing women's leadership at the G20 Summit

31 October 2014

Full workforce participation by women is an issue of increasing global focus but remains on the margins of major international meetings and deliberations. The G20-related International Dialogue on Women in Leadership in Brisbane on 16–17 November will use the rare international platform of the G20 Leaders' Summit to put the issue on the global agenda and explore ways to achieve gender equity at all levels. Read online

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Experts available for Midterms commentary

30 October 2014

The United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney has a team of expert commentators available for media interviews and analysis of the US midterm elections this week. Read online

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