New Zealand International Review

bimonthly journal devoted to the discussion and understanding of international issues that affect New Zealand.

Articles from Vol. 36, No. 1, January-February

Adjusting to New Realities: Terence O'Brien Comments on the First Decade of the New Millennium and Suggests Lessons for the Future
Certain trends and events that shaped the first decade of the 21st century point to real need for serious adjustment to new realities. Inter-dependence between peoples and nations will continue to deepen under the influence of globalisation. There...
Getting the Data Right: Geoff Bascand Comments on the Value of Statistical Information to New Zealand and to Global Development and the Work of Statistics New Zealand
Official statistics have two broad roles. The first is to contribute to policy development and operation and the second is to facilitate public debate and enable accountability. Statistics are used to establish specific policy settings. They capture...
New Zealand, Australia and the Asia-Pacific Strategic Balance: From Trade Agreements to Defence White Papers: Robert Ayson Discusses New Zealand's Approach to Security in a Changing World
As global power shifts towards Asia and the Asia-Pacific balance itself changes, New Zealand's strategic positioning becomes an important priority. Evidence of New Zealand's positioning can be found in the quest for free trade agreements with all of...
Resolving International Disputes: The Role of Courts: Ken Keith Discusses the Evolution of the International Legal Framework and His Experiences as a Judge of the International Court of Justice
The role of courts in resolving international disputes is now well established. But this has not always been the case. Established in 1945, the International Court of Justice reflected the intention of the United Nations' founders that the judicial...
Tracing Our UN Footsteps: Jim McLay Outlines New Zealand's Association with the UN Security Council
The United Nations failed Rwanda in its time of need in 1994 m when Hutu extremists went on a rampage that cost 800,000 Tutsi lives. It left undone those things that it ought to have done, despite pleas for action from New Zealand and the Czech Republic....