4 July 1997 to 6 July 1997

As religious cultural communities in the Asia-Pacific region respond to globalisation, some of the more thoughtful elements are discovering that despite their considerable differences, they share a number of perspectives in regard to the environment, economy, consumption, political conduct, community wellbeing and the dignity of the human person.

Keynote Address
29 November 2007

Address delivered to the  National Seminar on Languages Education: Languages Open the Door to a Bigger World Convened by DEST and the Asia Education Foundation.

A video of Joseph Camilleri's address can be viewed here

Keynote Address
21 February 2008

Keynote Address to Languages Strategy Launch for School Principals in the ACT: Languages Matter, Canberra, 21 February 2008.


If the study and teaching of languages in Australia is to become a key educational priority, we need to cultivate a mindset that recognizes the importance of language, and respects and nurtures linguistic diversity.

We need to create a culture:

Keynote Address
8 August 2008

Keynote address delivered to Modern Languages Teachers Association State Conference 2008, Hobart, 8-9 August 2008.

Keynote Address
15 July 2008

Keynote Address delivered to Greater Brisbane Region Languages Education Conference, 13 October 2008.

Keynote Address
27 June 2009

Keynote address delivered to Language Policy and the Dialogue of Cultures, 7th National Community Languages Schools Conference, Asia Education Centre, University of Melbourne – 27 June 2009. The conference was attended by over 350 teachers from some twenty communities.

17 September 1978

J. Camilleri, ' Church and Politics', Outreach, No. 5, September-October  1978, p. 6.

4 September 2002

Joseph Camilleri launches Dr Chandra Muzaffar's book:

Rights, Religion and Reform: enhancing human dignity through spiritual and moral transformation, London, RoutledgeCurzon, 2002, 373 pp.

23 May 2007

The Leadership Training Program for Young Muslims was one of the major programs of the La Trobe Centre for Dialogue. It was conceived by Joseph Camilleri, the Centre's Director, and established following representations to the Victorian Government and the strong support offered by the then Premrier of Victoria, the Hon Steve Bracks.

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Indonesia hosted the 6th Global Forum of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) in Bali on 28-30 August 2014. Joseph Camilleri addressed Plenary Session 2 (30 August): "Knowing One Another – Urgent Need to Foster Dialogue and Understanding between Eastern and Western Civilizations".