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Fault Lines in the Emerging 21st Century Global Order: Asian Confidence, European Uncertainty and the Future of The West

Chatham House, London

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The Hon Kevin Rudd MP, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Australia
Chair: Andrew Fraser CMG, Member of the Executive Committee, Council, Chatham House


With Asia's rise presenting new challenges and opportunities, the 21st century global order will require major adjustments to sustain economic growth and provide greater international security. The speaker will argue that all countries have a direct interest in an open, flexible, rules-based international order, and should make a spirited defence of universal values.