This project engages industry leaders, legal professionals and governance agencies to educate participants and produce research outputs that support significant opportunities to grow Australian-Arab capacity for bilateral activity, with focus on education.
To meet this growing need the Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation, in partnership with the Council for Australian-Arab Relations, has embarked on a series of training and capacity-building projects.
Following the success of our first CAAR-supported study tour to Morocco in 2018, Global Journalism Exchange (Global JX) ran an exchange of study tours between Australia and Morocco in late 2019 and early 2020.
The Australian National Maritime Museum made its first foray into the Middle East with an exhibition presented by the Museum in conjunction with the Dar Al-Athar Al-Islamiyyah, Kuwait's National Council for Art, Culture and Letters, and the Australian Embassy (Kuwait).
The CAAR funding to the Centre for Muslim States and Societies (CMSS) at The University of Western Australia was used to organise an artistic tour for six Australian artists from Perth, Melbourne and Adelaide to Morocco.