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Last time we looked at gender inequality as a moral, economic, social and political challenge. This time, we are turning our attention to the challenge of gender inequality in the peace and security sector, beginning with the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 (UNSCR 1325). UNSCR 1325, passed in October 2000, was an international... Read More +
Today, May 26, is National Sorry Day. Sorry Day is an annual event held to remember and commemorate the mistreatment of Australia’s Indigenous communities. It was first held in 1998 following the release of the Bringing Them Home Report, which focused on the forced removal of children from their families over a period spanning most of... Read More +
Over the next few weeks we are going to have a series of posts on women’s participation in international development, with a particular focus on the peace and security sector. This is leading up to what will be a very exciting announcement.Today, we begin with a brief exploration of gender equality, recognising it not only as a moral challenge,... Read More +
In this, the 8th Ideas in Brief, Rosalie Willows highlights the importance of strengths-based policy responses to Closing the Gap in social outcomes between Indigenous and other Australians. Ideas in Brief is a series of short publications that explore social, economic and environmental development issues within Australia and the broader Asia... Read More +
Yesterday's national Close the Gap Day was an opportunity to reflect on 10 years of work towards improving measures of wellbeing for Indigenous Australians. In the past few years, Sustineo has been fortunate to be involved in a number of successful and rewarding projects focused on key CTG policy areas of training, employment, and education. While... Read More +
 At Sustineo we recognize, support and promote women and girls as key agents of positive change. Today, on International Women’s Day (IWD), we celebrate the social, economic, political and cultural achievements of women and girls. This year’s theme #pledgeforparity focuses on the need for all of us to recognise the barriers to women’s full... Read More +
Sustineo consultant Federico Davila highlights that assessing the policy impact of research activities often equates to demonstrating value for money from research outputs. Although value for money is important, so are the more complex issues that influence decision making, such as relationships, access to knowledge and the context in which... Read More +
At the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources Public Seminar Series, Dr Neville Crossman (CSIRO) presented a strong case for better acknowledgement and integration of natural capital* in the way in which we measure human impact on natural resources. Dr Crossman convincingly demonstrated that natural capital provides tremendous monetary... Read More +