Latest Foreign Affairs News

Further Russia and Belarus Sanctions
New law helps secure New Zealand’s maritime domain
Belarusian leaders and defence entities targeted under latest round of sanctions
Statement of Foreign Ministers on increased restrictions on human rights of Afghan women and girls
Minister Phil Twyford to travel to Timor-Leste
Aotearoa New Zealand provides further funding for global Covid response
Passing of PNG Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Transport and Infrastructure, Hon Sam Basil, MP
Aotearoa New Zealand condemns Russia’s malicious cyber activity against Ukraine
MEAA correspondence over killing of journalist and US citizen Shireen Abu Akleh
Amid war in Ukraine, Europe and Central Asia discuss ways of ensuring food security and transforming agrifood systems
Humanitarian Energy Conference takes place this year on 16 May 2022 in Kigali, Rwanda
Attribution to Russia for malicious cyber activity against European networks
People-first platform: ACFID welcomes Labor’s policy position on foreign aid
New sanctions target disinformation and malicious cyber actors
New High Commissioner to Solomon Islands announced
Additional sanctions in response to Russia’s invasion
Australia’s embassy to ukraine should reopen without further delay
More political elites and defence entities sanctioned, and prohibitions extended
Morrison government’s last secrecy hurrah attorney-general orders tribunal hearing on east timor documents to be held
Aid and Development Sector Welcomes Labor Pledge Of $525m to Pacific
Additional Sanctions on Russia
Statement on Solomon Islands 20 April
Russian banks targeted under latest round of sanctions
New High Commissioner to Tonga announced
Increased support for Pacific tuna fisheries
Additional sanctions on Russian state-owned enterprises
Afghanistan humanitarian mission sees more than 1500 people come to Aotearoa New Zealand
Action to free assange is vital
Latest coral snapshot now one click away in cloud
In Moldova, UN Women Executive Director commits to advancing empowerment and resilience of Moldovan and refugee women
New Zealand sends C130 Hercules and 50-strong team to Europe to support Ukraine
UNHCR’s Assistant High Commissioner lauds solidarity of Romania and Republic of Moldova towards Ukrainian refugees
Further Australian support for Tonga
Indian business leaders visit to expand internship opportunities
Supporting Food Security in Sri Lanka
More than 400 personnel to be recognised for emergency evacuations from Afghanistan
Australia and Vanuatu sign Pacific Fusion Centre MOU
Cooperation with NATO’s Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence
Further Russia Sanctions
Louisa Wall appointed Pacific Gender Equality Ambassador
Foreign Minister and Secretary Blinken Statement Brussels, Belgium
Aid Sector Calls on Government to Act On Senate Inquiry into Afghanistan’s Final Report
New Chair of Foreign Investment Review Board
Promoting benefits of trade with India
New Zealand to apply trade sanctions in response to Russian atrocities
Australia-India Indo-Pacific Oceans Initiative Partnership grant recipients
Australia ratifies International Forced Labour Protocol