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The New Zealand Institute of International Affairs (NZIIA) is an independent non-governmental organisation that seeks to encourage an understanding of the importance of global affairs to the political and economic well-being of New Zealand. 

Upcoming Events for 2021

Nelson - Thursday, 18 March 2021 at 5:30pm

Nicola Hill - A Seat at the Table - The Security Council and the Veto

 
WE EMBRACE DEBATE ON ISSUES OF GLOBAL SIGNIFICANCE
 

Listen to our most recent speakers on YouTube

Nuclear weapons - from arms control to abolition

The panel discussed NZ’s anti-nuclear history and the significance of it on the global stage, the TPNW, what are the steps ahead and maybe some of the obstacles. It then looked at two cases that could further help the goal of fighting against nuclear weapons if managed well, or if failure occurs, could start a nuclear proliferation chain in the region.   Listen here

Are the Belt and Road Initiative and the Free and Open Indo Pacific compatible?

This webinar explored whether the Belt and Road Initiative BRI and the Free and Open Indo Pacific FOIP are Compatible? Listen here

Previous events on our YouTube page are available here

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