Leveraging diplomatic power and influence on the UN Security Council: the case of Australia

UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe. Security Council Authorises Multinational Force in East Timor. Alexander Downer, then Minister for Foreign Affairs of Australia, addresses the Council on 15 September 1999 at the United Nations, New York.

In their recent paper ‘Leveraging diplomatic power and influence on the
UN Security Council: the case of Australia’, published in the Australian Journal of International Affairs Jeremy Farrall & Jochen Prantl compare Australia’s efforts to influence UNSC decision-making both as a UNSC member, and as non-member on the issue of East Timor.

You can access the paper here.


Jochen Prantl and Jeremy Farrell speak on Australian diplomacy and UN Security Council at the Australian Diplomacy Today symposium

Jochen Prandtl and Jeremy Farrell talk about influencing decision-making on the Security Council and Australia’s experience as elected member at the Australian Diplomacy Today symposium. The event held on 28 August was organised by the Australian Institute of International Affairs. They also introduced the new four-year ARC Discovery Project Leveraging power and influence on the United Security Council  involving SCAN members Jeremy Farrell, Marie-Eve Loiselle, Christopher Michaelsen, Jochen Prandtl, and Jeni Whalan.