Monday 23 Jul 2018 | 21:46 | SYDNEY

In the Wednesday Lunch at Lowy on 13 May, Michael G. Smith AO, Executive Director of the Asia Pacific Civil-Military Centre of Excellence, joined us to discuss the way ahead for the Centre, which was set up in 2008 by the Rudd Government to develop 'national civil-military capabilities to prevent, prepare for and respond more effectively to conflicts and disasters overseas'.  The presentation covered the key people and organisations the Centre deals with and particularly how the Centre will seek to work with international partners and relevant non-government organisations, and some of the challenges faced in these interactions.

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