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    • Civil-Military Affairs Conference 2012 Peace and Stabilisation Operations Learning from the past to meet tomorrow’s challenges 28 & 29 May 2012 Queanbeyan Performing Arts Centre (The Q) Queanbeyan, Australia
    • Peace and Stabilisation Operations: Learning from the past to meet tomorrow’s challengeshighlights the key successes and challenges from stabilisation operations in Asia and thePacific. Drawing on these lessons the conference identifies key considerations for effectivestabilisation operations and examines practical and innovative solutions to improve thesemissions in practice.OBJECTIVESThe conference will: • Explore key lessons from stabilisation operations in Asia, the Pacific and Africa; • Identify factors for effective stabilisation operations, including the challenges of civil- military collaboration; • Highlight new initiatives and capability developments improving international community-approaches to stabilisation operations; and • Advance practical, innovative solutions to improve stabilisation operations in practice.THEMESThe five over-arching themes of the conference are: 1) Addressing the successes and challenges identified in the case studies in stabilisation missions; 2) National and multilateral approaches to building civilian capacity for interventions; 3) The role of women in building peace and security; 4) The impact of stabilisation operations on humanitarian action and; and 5) Practical approaches to strengthening local ownership.FOCUS AREASAcross each theme, four broad areas are considered: 1) Building stability: what are the approaches, preparedness requirements and other practical mechanisms that make a stabilisation operation successful and what are the key challenges to success? 2) Civil-military capability: What institutional practices and reforms will help the international community meet future demands? 3) Lessons in practice: what lessons can we learn from past stabilisation missions and how can we leverage these lessons to inform future post-conflict interventions? 4) Capacity building: what new capabilities and approaches are required for future stabilisation operations and how are these challenges being addressed?
    • * InvitedSunday 27 May4.00pm Conference registration opens Crowne Plaza Hotel6.00pm Reception drinks Crowne Plaza Hotel6.30pm Welcome Dr Alan Ryan, Executive Director, Australian Civil-Military Centre ‘Introducing Same Space, Different Mandate’Monday 28 May8.00am Conference registration Tea and coffee on arrival8.30am Welcome and administrative announcements Dr Alan Ryan, Executive Director, Australian Civil-Military Centre8.45am Keynote Address The Honourable Stephen Smith MP, Minister for Defence [Focus: Australia’s whole-of-government approach to stabilisation operations and the implications of state fragility for national security]SESSION 1: PEACE & STABILISATION MISSIONS IN REVIEW: SUCCESS ANDCHALLENGESFOCUS: What lessons can we learn from past stabilisation missions and how can weleverage these lessons to inform future post-conflict interventions? What are the approaches,preparedness requirements and other practical mechanisms that make a stabilisation operationsuccessful and what are the key challenges to success? Session 1A – Peace & Stabilisation Missions in the Asia-Pacific9.15am *Chair: MAJGEN Rick Burr, Commander Headquarters 1st Division, Australian Defence Force, Australia Jim Della-Giacoma, Project Director South East Asia, International Crisis Group, James Batley, Deputy Director General Asia Pacific and Program Enabling Group, Australian Agency for International Development, Australia
    • John Braithwaite, Australian Research Council Federation Fellow and Founder of the Regulatory Institutions Network, Australian National University, Australia10.20am Panel Discussion10.50am Morning Tea Session 1B – Civil-Military Collaboration in Afghanistan11.20 pm Chair: Mr Bernard Philip, Former Head Provincial Reconstruction Team, Uruzgan Province, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Australia Professor William Maley, AM, Foundation Director, Asia-Pacific College of Diplomacy, Australian National University, Australia Frédéric Grare, Policy Planning Section, Ministry of Defence, France Barbara Stapleton, Senior Political Advisor and former Deputy to the European Union Special Representative for Afghanistan12.25pm Panel Discussion1.00pm LunchSESSION 2: HUMANITARIAN ACTION AND STABILISATION OPERATIONSFOCUS: What challenges do stabilisation operations pose for the humanitarian communityand will new institutional practices and reforms help the international community addressthese challenges?2.30pm Chair: Susan Harris Rimmer, Manager, Advocacy and Development Practice, Australian Council for International Development and Visiting Fellow, Centre for International Governance and Justice, Australia Michael Marx, Senior Civil-Military Coordination Advisor, Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, New York2.55pm Afternoon Tea3.25pm Larry Maybee, Regional Delegate to Armed & Security Forces, International Committee of the Red Cross, Kuala Lumpur
    • Jules Frost, Senior Advisor, Civil-Military and Police Relations, World Vision International, Geneva4.05pm Panel Discussion4.30pm End of day6.30pm ANNUAL CIVIL-MILITARY AFFAIRS CONFERENCE DINNER Gandel Hall, National Gallery of Australia Host: The Honourable Dr Mike Kelly AM MP, Parliamentary Secretary for Defence Dinner Speaker Tom Parks, Regional Director for Conflict and Governance, Asia Foundation, ThailandTuesday 29 May8.30am Tea and coffee on arrival8.45am Administrative announcementsSESSION 3: DEVELOPING CIVILIAN CAPACITY FOR INTERNATIONALINTERVENTIONSFOCUS: What new capabilities and approaches are required for future stabilisationoperations and how are these challenges being addressed to build and develop effectivecivilian capacity?9.00am Chair: Sharon Wiharta, Senior Researcher, Stockholm International Peace Research Institute *TBC, United Nations, Civilian Capacity in the Aftermath of Conflict Review Hideaki Shinoda, Director, Hiroshima Peacebuilding Centre, Japan9.45pm Panel Discussion10.05am Morning Tea10.35am *Dr Amut Wieland-Karimi, Director, Center for International Peace Operations (ZIF), Germany
    • Cheryl Johnson, Assistant Director General Australian Civilian Corps, Australian Agency for International Development, Australia Ambassador Robert Loftis, Interagency Professional in Residence, United States Institute of Peace and former Acting Coordinator for Reconstruction and Stabilization, Department of State, United States11.35pm Panel Discussion12.00pm LunchSESSION 4: WOMEN, PEACE AND SECURITYFOCUS: What practices and new approaches are required to address the impact of conflicton women and ensure their crucial role in building peace and security is considered as a coreelement of any missions?1.30 pm Chair: Penny Williams, Australian Global Ambassador for Women and Girls, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Australia Joy Kere, Permanent Secretary for Foreign Affairs and External Trade, Solomon Islands *Dr Funmi Olonisakin, Director, Conflict, Security and Development Group, King’s College, London Andrew Hewett, Executive Director, Oxfam Australia, Australia2.35pm Panel Discussion3.00 pm Afternoon TeaSESSION 5: ENABLING LOCAL OWNERSHIPFOCUS: What are the key challenges to building successful partnerships between theaffected community and international actors? What new capabilities and approaches arerequired to enable local ownership in practice?3.30pm Chair: Assistant Commissioner Mandy Newton APM, National Manager International Deployment Group, Australian Federal Police, Australia H.E Ambassador Nasir Ahmed Andisha, Ambassador Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
    • *Dr David Connolly, Research Fellow, Post-war Reconstruction and Development Unit, University of York, United Kingdom Roselyne Kenneth, A/Senior Program Manager Bougainville, AusAID, Bougainville4.35pm Panel Discussion4.55pm Concluding Remarks Dr Alan Ryan, Executive Director, Australian Civil-Military Centre5.15pm CONFERENCE END
    • Civil-Military Affairs Conference 2012 Peace and Stabilisation Operations Learning from the past to meet tomorrow’s challenges 28 & 29 May 2012 Queanbeyan Performing Arts Centre (The Q) Queanbeyan, Australia
    • Peace and Stabilisation Operations: Learning from the past to meet tomorrow’s challengeshighlights the key successes and challenges from stabilisation operations in Asia and thePacific. Drawing on these lessons the conference identifies key considerations for effectivestabilisation operations and examines practical and innovative solutions to improve thesemissions in practice.OBJECTIVESThe conference will: • Explore key lessons from stabilisation operations in Asia, the Pacific and Africa; • Identify factors for effective stabilisation operations, including the challenges of civil- military collaboration; • Highlight new initiatives and capability developments improving international community-approaches to stabilisation operations; and • Advance practical, innovative solutions to improve stabilisation operations in practice.THEMESThe five over-arching themes of the conference are: 1) Addressing the successes and challenges identified in the case studies in stabilisation missions; 2) National and multilateral approaches to building civilian capacity for interventions; 3) The role of women in building peace and security; 4) The impact of stabilisation operations on humanitarian action and; and 5) Practical approaches to strengthening local ownership.FOCUS AREASAcross each theme, four broad areas are considered: 1) Building stability: what are the approaches, preparedness requirements and other practical mechanisms that make a stabilisation operation successful and what are the key challenges to success? 2) Civil-military capability: What institutional practices and reforms will help the international community meet future demands? 3) Lessons in practice: what lessons can we learn from past stabilisation missions and how can we leverage these lessons to inform future post-conflict interventions? 4) Capacity building: what new capabilities and approaches are required for future stabilisation operations and how are these challenges being addressed?
    • * InvitedSunday 27 May4.00pm Conference registration opens Crowne Plaza Hotel6.00pm Reception drinks Crowne Plaza Hotel6.30pm Welcome Dr Alan Ryan, Executive Director, Australian Civil-Military Centre ‘Introducing Same Space, Different Mandate’Monday 28 May8.00am Conference registration Tea and coffee on arrival8.30am Welcome and administrative announcements Dr Alan Ryan, Executive Director, Australian Civil-Military Centre8.45am Keynote Address The Honourable Stephen Smith MP, Minister for Defence [Focus: Australia’s whole-of-government approach to stabilisation operations and the implications of state fragility for national security]SESSION 1: PEACE & STABILISATION MISSIONS IN REVIEW: SUCCESS ANDCHALLENGESFOCUS: What lessons can we learn from past stabilisation missions and how can weleverage these lessons to inform future post-conflict interventions? What are the approaches,preparedness requirements and other practical mechanisms that make a stabilisation operationsuccessful and what are the key challenges to success? Session 1A – Peace & Stabilisation Missions in the Asia-Pacific9.15am *Chair: MAJGEN Rick Burr, Commander Headquarters 1st Division, Australian Defence Force, Australia Jim Della-Giacoma, Project Director South East Asia, International Crisis Group, James Batley, Deputy Director General Asia Pacific and Program Enabling Group, Australian Agency for International Development, Australia
    • John Braithwaite, Australian Research Council Federation Fellow and Founder of the Regulatory Institutions Network, Australian National University, Australia10.20am Panel Discussion10.50am Morning Tea Session 1B – Civil-Military Collaboration in Afghanistan11.20 pm Chair: Mr Bernard Philip, Former Head Provincial Reconstruction Team, Uruzgan Province, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Australia Professor William Maley, AM, Foundation Director, Asia-Pacific College of Diplomacy, Australian National University, Australia Frédéric Grare, Policy Planning Section, Ministry of Defence, France Barbara Stapleton, Senior Political Advisor and former Deputy to the European Union Special Representative for Afghanistan12.25pm Panel Discussion1.00pm LunchSESSION 2: HUMANITARIAN ACTION AND STABILISATION OPERATIONSFOCUS: What challenges do stabilisation operations pose for the humanitarian communityand will new institutional practices and reforms help the international community addressthese challenges?2.30pm Chair: Susan Harris Rimmer, Manager, Advocacy and Development Practice, Australian Council for International Development and Visiting Fellow, Centre for International Governance and Justice, Australia Michael Marx, Senior Civil-Military Coordination Advisor, Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, New York2.55pm Afternoon Tea3.25pm Larry Maybee, Regional Delegate to Armed & Security Forces, International Committee of the Red Cross, Kuala Lumpur
    • Jules Frost, Senior Advisor, Civil-Military and Police Relations, World Vision International, Geneva4.05pm Panel Discussion4.30pm End of day6.30pm ANNUAL CIVIL-MILITARY AFFAIRS CONFERENCE DINNER Gandel Hall, National Gallery of Australia Host: The Honourable Dr Mike Kelly AM MP, Parliamentary Secretary for Defence Dinner Speaker Tom Parks, Regional Director for Conflict and Governance, Asia Foundation, ThailandTuesday 29 May8.30am Tea and coffee on arrival8.45am Administrative announcementsSESSION 3: DEVELOPING CIVILIAN CAPACITY FOR INTERNATIONALINTERVENTIONSFOCUS: What new capabilities and approaches are required for future stabilisationoperations and how are these challenges being addressed to build and develop effectivecivilian capacity?9.00am Chair: Sharon Wiharta, Senior Researcher, Stockholm International Peace Research Institute *TBC, United Nations, Civilian Capacity in the Aftermath of Conflict Review Hideaki Shinoda, Director, Hiroshima Peacebuilding Centre, Japan9.45pm Panel Discussion10.05am Morning Tea10.35am *Dr Amut Wieland-Karimi, Director, Center for International Peace Operations (ZIF), Germany
    • Cheryl Johnson, Assistant Director General Australian Civilian Corps, Australian Agency for International Development, Australia Ambassador Robert Loftis, Interagency Professional in Residence, United States Institute of Peace and former Acting Coordinator for Reconstruction and Stabilization, Department of State, United States11.35pm Panel Discussion12.00pm LunchSESSION 4: WOMEN, PEACE AND SECURITYFOCUS: What practices and new approaches are required to address the impact of conflicton women and ensure their crucial role in building peace and security is considered as a coreelement of any missions?1.30 pm Chair: Penny Williams, Australian Global Ambassador for Women and Girls, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Australia Joy Kere, Permanent Secretary for Foreign Affairs and External Trade, Solomon Islands *Dr Funmi Olonisakin, Director, Conflict, Security and Development Group, King’s College, London Andrew Hewett, Executive Director, Oxfam Australia, Australia2.35pm Panel Discussion3.00 pm Afternoon TeaSESSION 5: ENABLING LOCAL OWNERSHIPFOCUS: What are the key challenges to building successful partnerships between theaffected community and international actors? What new capabilities and approaches arerequired to enable local ownership in practice?3.30pm Chair: Assistant Commissioner Mandy Newton APM, National Manager International Deployment Group, Australian Federal Police, Australia H.E Ambassador Nasir Ahmed Andisha, Ambassador Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
    • *Dr David Connolly, Research Fellow, Post-war Reconstruction and Development Unit, University of York, United Kingdom Roselyne Kenneth, A/Senior Program Manager Bougainville, AusAID, Bougainville4.35pm Panel Discussion4.55pm Concluding Remarks Dr Alan Ryan, Executive Director, Australian Civil-Military Centre5.15pm CONFERENCE END
    • Civil-Military Affairs Conference 2012 Peace and Stabilisation Operations Learning from the past to meet tomorrow’s challenges 28 & 29 May 2012 Queanbeyan Performing Arts Centre (The Q) Queanbeyan, Australia
    • Peace and Stabilisation Operations: Learning from the past to meet tomorrow’s challengeshighlights the key successes and challenges from stabilisation operations in Asia and thePacific. Drawing on these lessons the conference identifies key considerations for effectivestabilisation operations and examines practical and innovative solutions to improve thesemissions in practice.OBJECTIVESThe conference will: • Explore key lessons from stabilisation operations in Asia, the Pacific and Africa; • Identify factors for effective stabilisation operations, including the challenges of civil- military collaboration; • Highlight new initiatives and capability developments improving international community-approaches to stabilisation operations; and • Advance practical, innovative solutions to improve stabilisation operations in practice.THEMESThe five over-arching themes of the conference are: 1) Addressing the successes and challenges identified in the case studies in stabilisation missions; 2) National and multilateral approaches to building civilian capacity for interventions; 3) The role of women in building peace and security; 4) The impact of stabilisation operations on humanitarian action and; and 5) Practical approaches to strengthening local ownership.FOCUS AREASAcross each theme, four broad areas are considered: 1) Building stability: what are the approaches, preparedness requirements and other practical mechanisms that make a stabilisation operation successful and what are the key challenges to success? 2) Civil-military capability: What institutional practices and reforms will help the international community meet future demands? 3) Lessons in practice: what lessons can we learn from past stabilisation missions and how can we leverage these lessons to inform future post-conflict interventions? 4) Capacity building: what new capabilities and approaches are required for future stabilisation operations and how are these challenges being addressed?
    • * InvitedSunday 27 May4.00pm Conference registration opens Crowne Plaza Hotel6.00pm Reception drinks Crowne Plaza Hotel6.30pm Welcome Dr Alan Ryan, Executive Director, Australian Civil-Military Centre ‘Introducing Same Space, Different Mandate’Monday 28 May8.00am Conference registration Tea and coffee on arrival8.30am Welcome and administrative announcements Dr Alan Ryan, Executive Director, Australian Civil-Military Centre8.45am Keynote Address The Honourable Stephen Smith MP, Minister for Defence [Focus: Australia’s whole-of-government approach to stabilisation operations and the implications of state fragility for national security]SESSION 1: PEACE & STABILISATION MISSIONS IN REVIEW: SUCCESS ANDCHALLENGESFOCUS: What lessons can we learn from past stabilisation missions and how can weleverage these lessons to inform future post-conflict interventions? What are the approaches,preparedness requirements and other practical mechanisms that make a stabilisation operationsuccessful and what are the key challenges to success? Session 1A – Peace & Stabilisation Missions in the Asia-Pacific9.15am *Chair: MAJGEN Rick Burr, Commander Headquarters 1st Division, Australian Defence Force, Australia Jim Della-Giacoma, Project Director South East Asia, International Crisis Group, James Batley, Deputy Director General Asia Pacific and Program Enabling Group, Australian Agency for International Development, Australia
    • John Braithwaite, Australian Research Council Federation Fellow and Founder of the Regulatory Institutions Network, Australian National University, Australia10.20am Panel Discussion10.50am Morning Tea Session 1B – Civil-Military Collaboration in Afghanistan11.20 pm Chair: Mr Bernard Philip, Former Head Provincial Reconstruction Team, Uruzgan Province, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Australia Professor William Maley, AM, Foundation Director, Asia-Pacific College of Diplomacy, Australian National University, Australia Frédéric Grare, Policy Planning Section, Ministry of Defence, France Barbara Stapleton, Senior Political Advisor and former Deputy to the European Union Special Representative for Afghanistan12.25pm Panel Discussion1.00pm LunchSESSION 2: HUMANITARIAN ACTION AND STABILISATION OPERATIONSFOCUS: What challenges do stabilisation operations pose for the humanitarian communityand will new institutional practices and reforms help the international community addressthese challenges?2.30pm Chair: Susan Harris Rimmer, Manager, Advocacy and Development Practice, Australian Council for International Development and Visiting Fellow, Centre for International Governance and Justice, Australia Michael Marx, Senior Civil-Military Coordination Advisor, Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, New York2.55pm Afternoon Tea3.25pm Larry Maybee, Regional Delegate to Armed & Security Forces, International Committee of the Red Cross, Kuala Lumpur
    • Jules Frost, Senior Advisor, Civil-Military and Police Relations, World Vision International, Geneva4.05pm Panel Discussion4.30pm End of day6.30pm ANNUAL CIVIL-MILITARY AFFAIRS CONFERENCE DINNER Gandel Hall, National Gallery of Australia Host: The Honourable Dr Mike Kelly AM MP, Parliamentary Secretary for Defence Dinner Speaker Tom Parks, Regional Director for Conflict and Governance, Asia Foundation, ThailandTuesday 29 May8.30am Tea and coffee on arrival8.45am Administrative announcementsSESSION 3: DEVELOPING CIVILIAN CAPACITY FOR INTERNATIONALINTERVENTIONSFOCUS: What new capabilities and approaches are required for future stabilisationoperations and how are these challenges being addressed to build and develop effectivecivilian capacity?9.00am Chair: Sharon Wiharta, Senior Researcher, Stockholm International Peace Research Institute *TBC, United Nations, Civilian Capacity in the Aftermath of Conflict Review Hideaki Shinoda, Director, Hiroshima Peacebuilding Centre, Japan9.45pm Panel Discussion10.05am Morning Tea10.35am *Dr Amut Wieland-Karimi, Director, Center for International Peace Operations (ZIF), Germany
    • Cheryl Johnson, Assistant Director General Australian Civilian Corps, Australian Agency for International Development, Australia Ambassador Robert Loftis, Interagency Professional in Residence, United States Institute of Peace and former Acting Coordinator for Reconstruction and Stabilization, Department of State, United States11.35pm Panel Discussion12.00pm LunchSESSION 4: WOMEN, PEACE AND SECURITYFOCUS: What practices and new approaches are required to address the impact of conflicton women and ensure their crucial role in building peace and security is considered as a coreelement of any missions?1.30 pm Chair: Penny Williams, Australian Global Ambassador for Women and Girls, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Australia Joy Kere, Permanent Secretary for Foreign Affairs and External Trade, Solomon Islands *Dr Funmi Olonisakin, Director, Conflict, Security and Development Group, King’s College, London Andrew Hewett, Executive Director, Oxfam Australia, Australia2.35pm Panel Discussion3.00 pm Afternoon TeaSESSION 5: ENABLING LOCAL OWNERSHIPFOCUS: What are the key challenges to building successful partnerships between theaffected community and international actors? What new capabilities and approaches arerequired to enable local ownership in practice?3.30pm Chair: Assistant Commissioner Mandy Newton APM, National Manager International Deployment Group, Australian Federal Police, Australia H.E Ambassador Nasir Ahmed Andisha, Ambassador Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
    • *Dr David Connolly, Research Fellow, Post-war Reconstruction and Development Unit, University of York, United Kingdom Roselyne Kenneth, A/Senior Program Manager Bougainville, AusAID, Bougainville4.35pm Panel Discussion4.55pm Concluding Remarks Dr Alan Ryan, Executive Director, Australian Civil-Military Centre5.15pm CONFERENCE END
    • Civil-Military Affairs Conference 2012 Peace and Stabilisation Operations Learning from the past to meet tomorrow’s challenges 28 & 29 May 2012 Queanbeyan Performing Arts Centre (The Q) Queanbeyan, Australia
    • Peace and Stabilisation Operations: Learning from the past to meet tomorrow’s challengeshighlights the key successes and challenges from stabilisation operations in Asia and thePacific. Drawing on these lessons the conference identifies key considerations for effectivestabilisation operations and examines practical and innovative solutions to improve thesemissions in practice.OBJECTIVESThe conference will: • Explore key lessons from stabilisation operations in Asia, the Pacific and Africa; • Identify factors for effective stabilisation operations, including the challenges of civil- military collaboration; • Highlight new initiatives and capability developments improving international community-approaches to stabilisation operations; and • Advance practical, innovative solutions to improve stabilisation operations in practice.THEMESThe five over-arching themes of the conference are: 1) Addressing the successes and challenges identified in the case studies in stabilisation missions; 2) National and multilateral approaches to building civilian capacity for interventions; 3) The role of women in building peace and security; 4) The impact of stabilisation operations on humanitarian action and; and 5) Practical approaches to strengthening local ownership.FOCUS AREASAcross each theme, four broad areas are considered: 1) Building stability: what are the approaches, preparedness requirements and other practical mechanisms that make a stabilisation operation successful and what are the key challenges to success? 2) Civil-military capability: What institutional practices and reforms will help the international community meet future demands? 3) Lessons in practice: what lessons can we learn from past stabilisation missions and how can we leverage these lessons to inform future post-conflict interventions? 4) Capacity building: what new capabilities and approaches are required for future stabilisation operations and how are these challenges being addressed?
    • * InvitedSunday 27 May4.00pm Conference registration opens Crowne Plaza Hotel6.00pm Reception drinks Crowne Plaza Hotel6.30pm Welcome Dr Alan Ryan, Executive Director, Australian Civil-Military Centre ‘Introducing Same Space, Different Mandate’Monday 28 May8.00am Conference registration Tea and coffee on arrival8.30am Welcome and administrative announcements Dr Alan Ryan, Executive Director, Australian Civil-Military Centre8.45am Keynote Address The Honourable Stephen Smith MP, Minister for Defence [Focus: Australia’s whole-of-government approach to stabilisation operations and the implications of state fragility for national security]SESSION 1: PEACE & STABILISATION MISSIONS IN REVIEW: SUCCESS ANDCHALLENGESFOCUS: What lessons can we learn from past stabilisation missions and how can weleverage these lessons to inform future post-conflict interventions? What are the approaches,preparedness requirements and other practical mechanisms that make a stabilisation operationsuccessful and what are the key challenges to success? Session 1A – Peace & Stabilisation Missions in the Asia-Pacific9.15am *Chair: MAJGEN Rick Burr, Commander Headquarters 1st Division, Australian Defence Force, Australia Jim Della-Giacoma, Project Director South East Asia, International Crisis Group, James Batley, Deputy Director General Asia Pacific and Program Enabling Group, Australian Agency for International Development, Australia
    • John Braithwaite, Australian Research Council Federation Fellow and Founder of the Regulatory Institutions Network, Australian National University, Australia10.20am Panel Discussion10.50am Morning Tea Session 1B – Civil-Military Collaboration in Afghanistan11.20 pm Chair: Mr Bernard Philip, Former Head Provincial Reconstruction Team, Uruzgan Province, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Australia Professor William Maley, AM, Foundation Director, Asia-Pacific College of Diplomacy, Australian National University, Australia Frédéric Grare, Policy Planning Section, Ministry of Defence, France Barbara Stapleton, Senior Political Advisor and former Deputy to the European Union Special Representative for Afghanistan12.25pm Panel Discussion1.00pm LunchSESSION 2: HUMANITARIAN ACTION AND STABILISATION OPERATIONSFOCUS: What challenges do stabilisation operations pose for the humanitarian communityand will new institutional practices and reforms help the international community addressthese challenges?2.30pm Chair: Susan Harris Rimmer, Manager, Advocacy and Development Practice, Australian Council for International Development and Visiting Fellow, Centre for International Governance and Justice, Australia Michael Marx, Senior Civil-Military Coordination Advisor, Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, New York2.55pm Afternoon Tea3.25pm Larry Maybee, Regional Delegate to Armed & Security Forces, International Committee of the Red Cross, Kuala Lumpur
    • Jules Frost, Senior Advisor, Civil-Military and Police Relations, World Vision International, Geneva4.05pm Panel Discussion4.30pm End of day6.30pm ANNUAL CIVIL-MILITARY AFFAIRS CONFERENCE DINNER Gandel Hall, National Gallery of Australia Host: The Honourable Dr Mike Kelly AM MP, Parliamentary Secretary for Defence Dinner Speaker Tom Parks, Regional Director for Conflict and Governance, Asia Foundation, ThailandTuesday 29 May8.30am Tea and coffee on arrival8.45am Administrative announcementsSESSION 3: DEVELOPING CIVILIAN CAPACITY FOR INTERNATIONALINTERVENTIONSFOCUS: What new capabilities and approaches are required for future stabilisationoperations and how are these challenges being addressed to build and develop effectivecivilian capacity?9.00am Chair: Sharon Wiharta, Senior Researcher, Stockholm International Peace Research Institute *TBC, United Nations, Civilian Capacity in the Aftermath of Conflict Review Hideaki Shinoda, Director, Hiroshima Peacebuilding Centre, Japan9.45pm Panel Discussion10.05am Morning Tea10.35am *Dr Amut Wieland-Karimi, Director, Center for International Peace Operations (ZIF), Germany
    • Cheryl Johnson, Assistant Director General Australian Civilian Corps, Australian Agency for International Development, Australia Ambassador Robert Loftis, Interagency Professional in Residence, United States Institute of Peace and former Acting Coordinator for Reconstruction and Stabilization, Department of State, United States11.35pm Panel Discussion12.00pm LunchSESSION 4: WOMEN, PEACE AND SECURITYFOCUS: What practices and new approaches are required to address the impact of conflicton women and ensure their crucial role in building peace and security is considered as a coreelement of any missions?1.30 pm Chair: Penny Williams, Australian Global Ambassador for Women and Girls, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Australia Joy Kere, Permanent Secretary for Foreign Affairs and External Trade, Solomon Islands *Dr Funmi Olonisakin, Director, Conflict, Security and Development Group, King’s College, London Andrew Hewett, Executive Director, Oxfam Australia, Australia2.35pm Panel Discussion3.00 pm Afternoon TeaSESSION 5: ENABLING LOCAL OWNERSHIPFOCUS: What are the key challenges to building successful partnerships between theaffected community and international actors? What new capabilities and approaches arerequired to enable local ownership in practice?3.30pm Chair: Assistant Commissioner Mandy Newton APM, National Manager International Deployment Group, Australian Federal Police, Australia H.E Ambassador Nasir Ahmed Andisha, Ambassador Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
    • *Dr David Connolly, Research Fellow, Post-war Reconstruction and Development Unit, University of York, United Kingdom Roselyne Kenneth, A/Senior Program Manager Bougainville, AusAID, Bougainville4.35pm Panel Discussion4.55pm Concluding Remarks Dr Alan Ryan, Executive Director, Australian Civil-Military Centre5.15pm CONFERENCE END
    • Civil-Military Affairs Conference 2012 Peace and Stabilisation Operations Learning from the past to meet tomorrow’s challenges 28 & 29 May 2012 Queanbeyan Performing Arts Centre (The Q) Queanbeyan, Australia
    • Peace and Stabilisation Operations: Learning from the past to meet tomorrow’s challengeshighlights the key successes and challenges from stabilisation operations in Asia and thePacific. Drawing on these lessons the conference identifies key considerations for effectivestabilisation operations and examines practical and innovative solutions to improve thesemissions in practice.OBJECTIVESThe conference will: • Explore key lessons from stabilisation operations in Asia, the Pacific and Africa; • Identify factors for effective stabilisation operations, including the challenges of civil- military collaboration; • Highlight new initiatives and capability developments improving international community-approaches to stabilisation operations; and • Advance practical, innovative solutions to improve stabilisation operations in practice.THEMESThe five over-arching themes of the conference are: 1) Addressing the successes and challenges identified in the case studies in stabilisation missions; 2) National and multilateral approaches to building civilian capacity for interventions; 3) The role of women in building peace and security; 4) The impact of stabilisation operations on humanitarian action and; and 5) Practical approaches to strengthening local ownership.FOCUS AREASAcross each theme, four broad areas are considered: 1) Building stability: what are the approaches, preparedness requirements and other practical mechanisms that make a stabilisation operation successful and what are the key challenges to success? 2) Civil-military capability: What institutional practices and reforms will help the international community meet future demands? 3) Lessons in practice: what lessons can we learn from past stabilisation missions and how can we leverage these lessons to inform future post-conflict interventions? 4) Capacity building: what new capabilities and approaches are required for future stabilisation operations and how are these challenges being addressed?
    • * InvitedSunday 27 May4.00pm Conference registration opens Crowne Plaza Hotel6.00pm Reception drinks Crowne Plaza Hotel6.30pm Welcome Dr Alan Ryan, Executive Director, Australian Civil-Military Centre ‘Introducing Same Space, Different Mandate’Monday 28 May8.00am Conference registration Tea and coffee on arrival8.30am Welcome and administrative announcements Dr Alan Ryan, Executive Director, Australian Civil-Military Centre8.45am Keynote Address The Honourable Stephen Smith MP, Minister for Defence [Focus: Australia’s whole-of-government approach to stabilisation operations and the implications of state fragility for national security]SESSION 1: PEACE & STABILISATION MISSIONS IN REVIEW: SUCCESS ANDCHALLENGESFOCUS: What lessons can we learn from past stabilisation missions and how can weleverage these lessons to inform future post-conflict interventions? What are the approaches,preparedness requirements and other practical mechanisms that make a stabilisation operationsuccessful and what are the key challenges to success? Session 1A – Peace & Stabilisation Missions in the Asia-Pacific9.15am *Chair: MAJGEN Rick Burr, Commander Headquarters 1st Division, Australian Defence Force, Australia Jim Della-Giacoma, Project Director South East Asia, International Crisis Group, James Batley, Deputy Director General Asia Pacific and Program Enabling Group, Australian Agency for International Development, Australia
    • John Braithwaite, Australian Research Council Federation Fellow and Founder of the Regulatory Institutions Network, Australian National University, Australia10.20am Panel Discussion10.50am Morning Tea Session 1B – Civil-Military Collaboration in Afghanistan11.20 pm Chair: Mr Bernard Philip, Former Head Provincial Reconstruction Team, Uruzgan Province, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Australia Professor William Maley, AM, Foundation Director, Asia-Pacific College of Diplomacy, Australian National University, Australia Frédéric Grare, Policy Planning Section, Ministry of Defence, France Barbara Stapleton, Senior Political Advisor and former Deputy to the European Union Special Representative for Afghanistan12.25pm Panel Discussion1.00pm LunchSESSION 2: HUMANITARIAN ACTION AND STABILISATION OPERATIONSFOCUS: What challenges do stabilisation operations pose for the humanitarian communityand will new institutional practices and reforms help the international community addressthese challenges?2.30pm Chair: Susan Harris Rimmer, Manager, Advocacy and Development Practice, Australian Council for International Development and Visiting Fellow, Centre for International Governance and Justice, Australia Michael Marx, Senior Civil-Military Coordination Advisor, Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, New York2.55pm Afternoon Tea3.25pm Larry Maybee, Regional Delegate to Armed & Security Forces, International Committee of the Red Cross, Kuala Lumpur
    • Jules Frost, Senior Advisor, Civil-Military and Police Relations, World Vision International, Geneva4.05pm Panel Discussion4.30pm End of day6.30pm ANNUAL CIVIL-MILITARY AFFAIRS CONFERENCE DINNER Gandel Hall, National Gallery of Australia Host: The Honourable Dr Mike Kelly AM MP, Parliamentary Secretary for Defence Dinner Speaker Tom Parks, Regional Director for Conflict and Governance, Asia Foundation, ThailandTuesday 29 May8.30am Tea and coffee on arrival8.45am Administrative announcementsSESSION 3: DEVELOPING CIVILIAN CAPACITY FOR INTERNATIONALINTERVENTIONSFOCUS: What new capabilities and approaches are required for future stabilisationoperations and how are these challenges being addressed to build and develop effectivecivilian capacity?9.00am Chair: Sharon Wiharta, Senior Researcher, Stockholm International Peace Research Institute *TBC, United Nations, Civilian Capacity in the Aftermath of Conflict Review Hideaki Shinoda, Director, Hiroshima Peacebuilding Centre, Japan9.45pm Panel Discussion10.05am Morning Tea10.35am *Dr Amut Wieland-Karimi, Director, Center for International Peace Operations (ZIF), Germany
    • Cheryl Johnson, Assistant Director General Australian Civilian Corps, Australian Agency for International Development, Australia Ambassador Robert Loftis, Interagency Professional in Residence, United States Institute of Peace and former Acting Coordinator for Reconstruction and Stabilization, Department of State, United States11.35pm Panel Discussion12.00pm LunchSESSION 4: WOMEN, PEACE AND SECURITYFOCUS: What practices and new approaches are required to address the impact of conflicton women and ensure their crucial role in building peace and security is considered as a coreelement of any missions?1.30 pm Chair: Penny Williams, Australian Global Ambassador for Women and Girls, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Australia Joy Kere, Permanent Secretary for Foreign Affairs and External Trade, Solomon Islands *Dr Funmi Olonisakin, Director, Conflict, Security and Development Group, King’s College, London Andrew Hewett, Executive Director, Oxfam Australia, Australia2.35pm Panel Discussion3.00 pm Afternoon TeaSESSION 5: ENABLING LOCAL OWNERSHIPFOCUS: What are the key challenges to building successful partnerships between theaffected community and international actors? What new capabilities and approaches arerequired to enable local ownership in practice?3.30pm Chair: Assistant Commissioner Mandy Newton APM, National Manager International Deployment Group, Australian Federal Police, Australia H.E Ambassador Nasir Ahmed Andisha, Ambassador Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
    • *Dr David Connolly, Research Fellow, Post-war Reconstruction and Development Unit, University of York, United Kingdom Roselyne Kenneth, A/Senior Program Manager Bougainville, AusAID, Bougainville4.35pm Panel Discussion4.55pm Concluding Remarks Dr Alan Ryan, Executive Director, Australian Civil-Military Centre5.15pm CONFERENCE END