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.

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 […]
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 […]