Lowy Institute for International Policy | Distinguished International
In 2013 the Lowy Institute established its Distinguished International
Fellowship to bring an internationally recognised intellectual and
policy leader to Australia to help deepen our debate on global issues.
While in Australia, the Distinguished International Fellow undertakes
an extensive program of meetings, speeches and media appearances.
2015 Telstra Distinguished International Fellow The 2015 Telstra
Distinguished International Fellow is former Foreign Secretary of
India Shyam Saran. Ambassador Saran is a career diplomat,
having joinined the Indian Foreign Service in 1970. He has been
India’s Ambassador to Myanmar, Indonesia and Nepal and High
Commissioner to Mauritius. He was appointed India’s Foreign
Secretary in 2004 and held that position until his retirement from
service in September 2006. Subsequent to his retirement, he was
appointed Prime Minister’s Special Envoy for Indo-US civil nuclear
issues and later as Special Envoy and Chief Negotiator on Climate
Change. Currently, Ambassador Saran is Chairman of the National
Security Advisory Board under the National Security Council. Click
here to read the press release. Ambassador Saran being interviewed by
Radio National's Fran Kelly on Breakfast. "We are witnessing the
relentless dismantling of the post-World War II global order created
and dominated by the US and its Western allies" – Ambassador Saran
in The Australian on India's global role. 'Paris – the Indian
perspective': Ambassador Saran in conversation with Radio National's
Tom Switzer on Between the Lines 2014 Telstra Distinguished
International Fellow The 2014 Telstra Distinguished International
Fellow was former US National Security Advisor to President George W.
Bush, Stephen J. Hadley. Mr Hadley was a key member of the Bush
Administration’s national security team in the midst of the Iraq and
Afghanistan wars, and he helped shape the Administration’s landmark
initiative to develop a strategic relationship with India. More
recently, he has been a prominent voice in debates about US-China
relations. Click here to read the press release. 2014 Owen Harries
Lecture: Delivered by Stephen J. Hadley In Conversation: Stephen J.
Hadley and Sam Roggeveen 2013 Distinguished International Fellow
In 2013, the inaugural Distinguished International Fellow was Dr
Kurt Campbell. A former US diplomat, Dr Campbell most recently served
as Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs,
where he was a key architect of the ‘rebalance to Asia’ strategy.
Inaugural Owen Harries Lecture: Delivered by Dr Kurt Campbell In
Conversation: Kurt Campbell and Sam Roggeveen - AUSMIN 2013