[Easttimorstudies] Crisis Seminar Program Details

Jennifer Drysdale jenster at cres10.anu.edu.au
Tue May 30 11:54:12 EST 2006

Development Studies Network, Research School of 
Social Studies, Australian National University

CRISIS IN TIMOR-LESTE: options for future stability


Friday June 9, 2006, 9.00 - 5.00 Coombs Lecture Theatre,
  Australian National University


9.00                     Welcome        Pamela 
Thomas, Development Studies Network
Hernani Coelho da Silva, Timor-Leste
                                                     Ambassador to Australia

Behind the crisis: understanding the context

9.30                     National security policy 
and structure: police, military & intelligence
                             Bob Lowry
9.50                     The political system and 
causes for instability: an overview
                             Helen Hill, Victoria University
10.10                   Inside the community: issues and conflict
                             Antero Benedito da 
Silva, Department of Community Development, 
National University of Lorosae, Dili (tbc)

10.30                    Morning tea

11.00                   Australia’s role and Australian foreign policy
                             James Cotton, 
Australian Defence Force Academy, UNSW
11.20                   A gender and generational perspective on disunity
                             Dulce de Jesus Soares, UNICEF

11.40 – 12.20      Panel discussion:  Reviewing the crisis
                             Michael Carnahan, Fragile States Section, AusAID
                             Rob Stewart, Senor Advisor, Treasury
                             Bu Wilson, ANU
                             Paul Jevtovic, AFP (tbc)

12.20                                       Open discussion

12.40                   Lunch in Coombs Lecture Theatre Foyer

Beyond the crisis: gaining and maintaining stability and security

1.30                     Keeping the peace, 
caring for the displaced and development options
                             Michael Smith, AustCARE
1.50                     Communication, local 
level participation and democratic processes
                             Emanuel Braz, Victoria University
2.10                     Investing in small steps 
– stability through rural development
                             Chris Dureau, Matrix Pty Ltd
2.30.                    Looking beyond 
unemployment: meeting young people’s aspirations
                             Ismenio Martins da Silva, Victoria University

3.00                     Afternoon tea

3.30                     Education needs for the future
                             Greg Carroll, University of New England
3.50                     Beyond the crisis: state 
& nation building for resolution
                             Damien Kingsbury, Deakin University

4.00 – 4.45          Panel discussion: Key issues for future stability

                             Hernani Coehlo da Silva
                             Jennifer Drysdale, ANU
                             Stephen Howes, Economics Adviser, AusAID
                             Mark Byrne, Uniya Jesuit Social Justice Centre
                             Steven Darvill, AusAID (tbc)

4.45                     Open discussion

5.00                     Concluding Remarks

The Development Studies Network gratefully 
acknowledges financial support from AusAID and 
logistical help from the State Society and Governance in Melanesia Project, ANU

Development Studies Network, Australian National University
Phone: 02 61252466
Email: <mailto:devnetwork at anu.edu.au>devnetwork at anu.edu.au

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