Council for Australian-Arab Relations (CAAR)

CAAR Strategic Plan 2013-15

Executive Brief

In 2011-12, CAAR commissioned a review of its role to ensure it was relevant in the prevailing landscape of Australian- Arab engagement. The CAAR Strategic Plan is aimed at all Arab League countries from which countries and sectors will be chosen for particular focus from time to time to enable CAAR to achieve its stated Mission and Objectives.

CAAR is strategically placed to CREATE the conditions for productive partnerships and trade relationships and to PROMOTE cultural understanding and awareness for mutual value.

Initial Sector Priorities of CAAR are:

CAAR will achieve its strategic goals by allocating its resources to three key areas of activity:

STIMULATE opportunities to strengthen connections between government, business and community leaders in Australia and Arab countries through:

EXECUTE programs to increase mutual understanding and build bridges in Australia and the Arab world by:

COMMUNICATE CAAR’s core objectives