Our Words

From time to time the Global Foundation publishes reports of its global and Australian deliberations, as well as articles and news coverage on topical issues.

March 10, 2020

Summary, Sydney Roundtable – 2 March 2020

Summary of the Sydney Roundtable event hosted by the Governor General at Admiralty House on 2 March 2020. Click here to download
March 10, 2020

Summary, Melbourne Roundtable – 27 November 2019

Summary of the Melbourne Roundtable event hosted by the Lord Mayor of Melbourne at the Town Hall on 27 November 2019. Click here to download
June 16, 2019

Report on dinner and panel discussion with Reserve Bank of Australia Governor, Mr Philip Lowe

Report on dinner and panel discussion with Reserve Bank of Australia Governor, Mr Philip Lowe Melbourne, Monday 27 May 2019 In keeping with its tradition of […]
April 16, 2019

Pinnacle of civilisation in flames

Pinnacle of civilisation in flames Article by Steve Howard was published in the Australian Financial Review on Tuesday 16 April 2019. Click here to download PDF.
April 10, 2019

London and Paris Roundtables confirmed for 19, 21 June

London and Paris Roundtables confirmed for 19,21 June See here for Key Information about our two most significant global meetings for 2019 London & Paris Roundtables […]
April 4, 2019

Report of the luncheon with Chile’s Minister for the Economy, José Ramón Valente

Report of the luncheon with Chile’s Minister for the Economy, José Ramón Valente Hosted by the Global Foundation and sponsored by Austrade – – – – […]
March 11, 2019

‘China and the West – how do we make this work?’

‘China and the West – how do we make this work?’ Report of a dinner with Dr Keyu Jin, Professor, London School of Economics, Sydney, 6 […]
February 8, 2019

A concerted, Australia-wide effort is required to dramatically ‘lift our game’ in Asia

A concerted, Australia-wide effort is required to dramatically ‘lift our game’ in Asia Report of lunch with Shadow Treasurer, Hon Chris Bowen MP Sydney, 6 February […]
February 1, 2019

‘Cold water preferred to Cold War’

‘Cold water preferred to Cold War’ Opinion by Steve Howard, Secretary General, The Global Foundation, January 2019 A hardy soul he was, wearing nothing more than […]
December 9, 2018

Advance Notice: London and Paris Roundtables, June 2019

Advance Notice: London and Paris Roundtables, June 2019 “Encouraging private sector leadership for a new era of ‘co-operative globalisation’” We are building upon our tradition of […]
November 14, 2018

Inaugural Paris Peace Forum success

Inaugural Paris Peace Forum success The inaugural Paris Peace Forum was held on 11, 12, 13 November, under the auspices of French President, Emmanuel Macron and […]
October 23, 2018

The Global Foundation Annual Meeting, Melbourne, 2 October 2018

The Global Foundation Annual Meeting, Melbourne, 2 October 2018 Some highlights of our past year Our central organising principle, of ‘Co-operative Globalisation’, was further endorsed and […]
May 8, 2018

Introducing the Global Foundation

Introducing the Global Foundation ‘Co-operative Globalisation’ in the service of the global common good Twenty years ago, some of Australia’s leading citizens decided to confront the […]
May 6, 2018

Rome Roundtable 2018 aims high, matches talk with action

Rome Roundtable 2018 aims high, matches talk with action The Global Foundation convened the 3rd edition of its premier global meeting, the Rome Roundtable, at the […]
May 4, 2018

The hope of the side

The hope of the side The 40-year old ‘global navigator’, 20 and 100 years on. Those who share our vision of ‘cooperative globalisation’, of an interconnected […]