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.

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 […]
February 28, 2018

Pacific Islands Roundtable meets in Fiji

Pacific Islands Roundtable meets in Fiji The Agenda, Attendees and Background Papers for the Pacific Islands Roundtable in Fiji on 2 March, 2018′ may be found […]
February 2, 2018

Co–operative Globalisation and the Reserve Bank Governor of Australia’

‘Against a shifting global backdrop, issues and implications for the Australian economy in 2018’ Report of dinner and roundtable discussion*, Sydney, 30 January, 2018 *the dinner […]
January 24, 2018

Pacific Islands Roundtable, Suva, Fiji, 2 March 2018 in support of ‘co-operative globalisation’ and climate change action

Pacific Islands Roundtable, Suva, Fiji, 2 March 2018 in support of ‘co-operative globalisation’ and climate change action Continuing a rolling series of global roundtable discussions, under […]
January 16, 2018

China’s Bigger Role in Globalization

China’s Bigger Role in Globalization Steve Howard, Secretary General of the Global Foundation, was interviewed by China Today, a monthly, China- based, English-language publication. The interview […]
November 13, 2017

‘Earth without borders’ – Pope Francis speaks to the leaders of Pacific Islands Forum

‘Earth without borders’ – Pope Francis speaks to the leaders of Pacific Islands Forum Following on from the Global Foundation’s Rome Roundtable of January 2017, and […]
October 27, 2017

Steve Howard speaks about China’s Belt and Road on Australian national radio

Steve Howard was interviewed by Frank Kelly on Australian Broadcasting Corporation Radio National Breakfast on 25 October. Here is the story and link to audio of […]
August 18, 2017

Supporting the Pacific in realising its global potential

Supporting the Pacific in realising its global potential Action against climate change, food and fisheries security for all, infrastructure needs Since its inception in 1998, the […]
August 16, 2017

Kuala Lumpur Roundtable 2017

Kuala Lumpur Roundtable 2017 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Monday 23 October, 2017 The Global Foundation and Asian Strategy Leadership Institute (ASLI), under the co-chairmanship of Mr Steve […]
August 15, 2017

Sydney Roundtable 2017

‘China’s rise in a world in flux – how can we make ‘cooperative globalisation work for the benefit of all? Sydney Roundtable discussion with Pascal Lamy […]