Building cooperative partnerships in the Indo-Pacific
The Griffith Asia Institute Australia-Japan-India Trilateral dialogues were launched in 2017 and are sponsored by the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) and supported by the Consulate-General of Japan, Brisbane.
2019 Photo gallery
Discussions were centred around the following themes:
- Ballistic missiles and nuclear weapons
- Paramilitaries and grey zone warfare
- Economic statecraft
- Influence operations
Japan’s engagement in China’s Belt and Road initiative
2018 Photo gallery
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Strengthening the rules based order in the Indo-Pacific: Opportunities and challenges
This dialogue examined the origins, understandings, and present condition of this often cited, but under specified, notion of a 'rules-based order'. The conference focused in particular on how it is understood, and the specific ways in which Australian, Indian, and Japanese governments believe it underpins regional security in the Indo-Asia-Pacific. It also explored the ways in which this order might—on the basis of a more explicit statement of its sources and character—be strengthened by leading states in the region working singularly, bilaterally, or in mini and multilateral settings.
- An evolving rule-based order in the Indo-Asia-Pacific
- Challenges to strengthening the current order
- Individual and collaborative roles in order building
- Minilateral groupings and strategic partnerships: is half of a security diamond possible?
- Regional institutions and regimes: opportunities and problems