Genevieve Lai

About Genevieve Lai

Current student studying a Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Arts, majoring in International Relations. Correlating with her interest in writing, the OWP has provided a platform to disseminate information about maritime issues, Australian foreign policy and international law. Currently a Correspondent in the Australian Division.

Iranian Foreign Minister Condemns Australia’s Treatment of Asylum Seekers

On a recent and brief visit to Australia, the Iranian Foreign Minister, Dr. Mohammed Javad Zarif, condemned Australia’s treatment of asylum seekers, adding Iran to the long list of critics against Australia’s controversial asylum seeker policy. Dr. Zarif used a media conference with Australian Foreign Minister, Julie Bishop, and media […]

Desperate Diplomacy To Quell Burundian Tensions

On Friday  January 22, high-level meetings between diplomats from the UN Security Council, the Burundian President, the President of the National Assembly, civil society, and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission attempted to resolve the political turmoil that has threatened the stability of the Central African country Burundi. . The escalation […]