Q&A with Australia's minister for international development and the Pacific: Part 2

At the inaugural aid supplier conference of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells, Australia's minister for international development and the Pacific, sat down with Devex to discuss a range of topics impacting overseas development in Australia and internationally. In part two of the interview, the minister discusses Australia's bid for a seat on the United Nations Human Rights Council from 2018 to 2020.

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  • Lisa Cornish

    Lisa Cornish is a Senior Reporter based in Canberra, where she focuses on the Australian aid community. Lisa formerly worked with News Corp Australia as a data journalist for the national network and was published throughout Australia in major metropolitan and regional newspapers, including the Daily Telegraph in Melbourne, Herald Sun in Melbourne, Courier-Mail in Brisbane, and online through news.com.au. Lisa additionally consults with Australian government providing data analytics, reporting and visualization services. Lisa was awarded the 2014 Journalist of the Year by the New South Wales Institute of Surveyors.