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Australia and Africa: a new commitment

posted Oct 19, 2009, 5:09 PM by Celebrate African Australians   [ updated Jan 5, 2012, 1:22 AM ]

In a speech at the University of Western Australia on 12 November 2010, Foreign Minister Rudd reiterated the government's four priority areas for engagement with Africa:
  • Enhanced political and diplomatic engagement
  • Supporting Africa's efforts to promote economic growth through investment and trade
  • Supporting African countries in their efforts to make progress towards the Millennium Development Goals
  • Addressing peace and security challenges in Africa