Feb

2017

We are delighted to introduce you to the AIYD 2017 delegation!

We are delighted to introduce you to the AIYD 2017 delegation!

Meet the 30 outstanding young leaders from Australia and India who will be gathering in Melbourne and Sydney on 15-18 February for the annual AIYD conference. Our 2017 delegates represent an extensive and diverse array of talent, skills and experience, from social change makers to elite sportspeople and entrepreneurs; from medics, academics and writers to […]

Applications for AIYD 2017 are now open

  The Australia India Youth Dialogue (AIYD) is excited to announce that applications for AIYD 2017 are now open. The AIYD annual conference hosts 30 emerging young leaders from Australia and India over four days to engage on issue that are of significance to the Australia-India relationship. The conference is aimed at developing new avenues […]

Sep

2016

Applications for AIYD 2017 are now open

Aug

2016

AIYD Brand – A bold vision

AIYD Brand – A bold vision

  The Australia India Youth Dialogue (AIYD) is a path-breaking initiative that has added a whole new dimension to the Australia-India relationship. Since its first annual conference in 2012 in India, the AIYD has been bringing together emerging young leaders from both countries every year. Through its annual conferences and other initiaties, it has paved […]

AIYD delegate’s recount of AIYD 2016

Among the delegates at this year’s Australia India Youth Dialogue was Asialink Business manager of partnerships and development Natalie Cope. Read Natalie’s report on outcomes from the successful dialogue, held in India and attended by high calibre speakers and delegates from Australia and India. “The truth is, Australia and India don’t really know each other”. […]

Feb

2016

AIYD delegate’s recount of AIYD 2016

Feb

2016

AIYD 2016 Programme announced

AIYD 2016 Programme announced

The AIYD is pleased to announce the programme for AIYD 2016. The programme includes speakers such as Salman Khurshid, former Minister of External affairs; Chris Elstoft,Deputy High Commissioner, Australian High Commission, New Delhi; Ambassador (Retd) Amit Dasgupta, Former Indian Consul-General in Sydney; Sundeep Sahni, Vice President, New Initiatives, Ola Cabs; and Mukund Narayamurti, CEO, Asialink […]

Apply now for AIYD 2016

Applications are now open for the fifth Australia India Youth Dialogue which is scheduled to be hosted in Delhi, Mohali and Bengaluru (India) in late-January 2016. Applications will close at 11:59pm IST on 18 September 2015. A total of 15 delegates from Australia and 15 delegates from India will be selected to participate in AIYD […]

Aug

2015

Apply now for AIYD 2016

Jul

2015

Media Release: AIYD welcomes Asia Society Australia as a Strategic Partner

Media Release: AIYD welcomes Asia Society Australia as a Strategic Partner

The Australia India Youth Dialogue (AIYD) is excited to welcome Asia Society Australia on board as a Strategic Partner of AIYD. Asia Society Australia is Australia’s leading national centre for engagement with the Indo-Pacific Asia, based in Sydney. Since 1997, it has been promoting greater connectivity and deeper understanding between Australia and the Indo-Pacific, making it […]

AIYD Alumni Bangalore Reunion

AIYD Alumni and Steering Committee members met in India’s innovation capital, Bangalore, on 14 July 2015. Co-Founders of AIYD, Shaun Star (Chair) and Ruchir Punjabi (Former Chair) along with Vidyananda Sagaram (Director), hosted an alumni event which was attended by former AIYD delegates from each of the four previous conferences. During the evening, enthusiasm was […]

Jul

2015

AIYD Alumni Bangalore Reunion

Jun

2015

AIYD meets Australian Foreign Affairs Minister

AIYD meets Australian Foreign Affairs Minister

On 14 April 2015, the Foreign Affairs Minister of Australia, The Hon. Julie Bishop MP, addressed an audience at St. Stephen’s College in New Delhi about the benefits of people-to-people relationships at a youth level. Ms. Bishop spoke about the launch of the Australian Government’s New Colombo Plan in India and mentioned that hundreds of […]

AIYD 2015 Report Released

The Report for the fourth annual AIYD is available online. AIYD 2015 was hosted in Australia between 26-29 January 2015. For information on the delegates, speakers, program and a summary of discussions and outcomes, click here for the full report.

Jun

2015

AIYD 2015 Report Released

Jun

2015

Cricket Australia hosts AIYD 2015 delegates

Cricket Australia hosts AIYD 2015 delegates

On 26 January, as India commemorated Republic Day and Australians celebrated Australia Day, Cricket Australia hosted 30 young leaders from Australia and India to kick off the Australia India Youth Dialogue 2015. As part of proceedings, the delegates heard from a panel of experts about the role of sport in diplomacy. The panel was comprised […]

Delegates announced

The AIYD is pleased to announce the delegates for AIYD 2015. The delegates journalists, public policy specialists, university administrators, lawyers, academics, international athletes. For a complete list of the Delegates,

Jun

2015

Delegates announced

Jun

2015

AIYD 2015 Programme announced

AIYD 2015 Programme announced

The AIYD is pleased to announce the programme for AIYD 2015. The programme includes speakers such as Pinky Anand, Additional Solicitor General of India; Prof Rosalind Croucher, President of the Australian Law Reform Commission, Sunjay Sudhir, Indian Consul General in Sydney and Ric Wells, Deputy Secretary DFAT, amongst other high-profile speakers. For details of the […]

Australia and India build ties through cricket in The Sydney Morning Herald

Shaun Star, Co-founder and Chair of the Australia India Youth Dialogue, published an opinion piece “Australia and India build ties through cricket” in The Sydney Morning Herald on 25 March 2015. A version of this article was also published in the Hindustan Times. Competitive, colourful and sometimes even controversial: there is something about an Australia […]

Jun

2015

Australia and India build ties through cricket in The Sydney Morning Herald

Oct

2014

‘Youth in Forefront of Australia-India Ties’ in The Pioneer.

‘Youth in Forefront of Australia-India Ties’ in The Pioneer.

AIYD’s Shaun Star and Rishi Suri co-authored an article on ‘Youth in Forefront of Australia-India Ties’ in The Pioneer on 22 September 2014. The article stresses the importance of people-to-people between the two countries links and the role being played by the Australia India Youth Dialogue in this context.   A greater degree of people-to-people […]

Engaging with future leaders in The Hindu

Shaun Star, Co-founder and Chair of the Australia India Youth Dialogue,published an opinion piece “Engaging with future leaders” in The Hindu on 6 September 2014. While the Australian and Indian Governments have sent a strong signal of their support for the bilateral relationship in recent times, this article discusses the importance of young leaders engaging […]

Oct

2014

Engaging with future leaders in The Hindu

Oct

2014

ANNOUNCEMENT: The Governor General of Australia is the Patron of the  Australia India Youth Dialogue

ANNOUNCEMENT: The Governor General of Australia is the Patron of the Australia India Youth Dialogue

The AIYD would like to thank the Governor General of Australia, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd), for his ongoing support of the AIYD as Patron of AIYD 2015. The Governor General’s bio is available here

AIYD on SBS Hindi Radio

One of the Australia India Youth Dialogue Steering Committee members had an interview with SBS Hindi recently. Check out the podcast. www.sbs.com.au/yourlanguage/hindi/highlight/page/id/361918/t/Australia-India-Youth-Dialogue-2015/in/english

Sep

2014

AIYD on SBS Hindi Radio