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The Council of Councils Fifth Regional Conference: Sydney

Feb 23, 2014—Feb 25, 2014

On February 23–25, 2014, the Lowy Institute for International Policy and CFR convened the fifth Council of Councils regional conference, with a focus on the Asia Pacific region.

Participants discussed six major themes:

• How to revitalize the G20: A view from the Australian chair
• How to respond to the global challenge of Iran
• Minilateralism versus multilateralism in Asia
• Maritime security in the Asia Pacific
• The Trans-Pacific Partnership and global trade
• Should there be rules for how states exploit cyberspace?