Europe has been debating the question of how to manage the flow of asylum seekers and migrants across its borders for decades, but as increasing numbers of people attempt to reach Europe by sea and land these debates have become more important...
On Wednesday 3 February, over five separate judgments, the High Court dismissed a challenge to the legality of Australia’s offshore processing regime. The judgment has been reported as a “win” for the government. However, things may not be that...
First published: 'Glimmers of hope for detained asylum seekers in the High Court’s Nauru decision', The Conversation, 3 February 2016
On Wednesday, over five separate judgments, the High Court dismissed a challenge to the legality of Australia’s offshore processing regime. The judgment has been reported as a “win” for the government. However, things may not be that clear-cut.
The Young Global Leaders (YGL) of the World Economic Forum met at a Roundtable in Davos on Friday. Coordinated by Professor Jane McAdam and four other YGLs, participants discussed how to shift the refugee conversation towards opportunity and away from risk.
Kaldor Centre Director Professor Jane McAdam and UNSW Professor Sarah Kenderdine will join U2 front man Bono and politicians including Justin Trudeau and David Cameron at a meeting of the world’s most influential leaders in Switzerland this week.
As Australia begins its resettlement of 12,000 Syrian and Iraqi refugees, news has emerged that the same number of Syrians are currently stranded on the Jordanian border, seeking to join over 630,000 refugees already hosted in that country.
Erika Feller is the Vice-Chancellor's Fellow at the University of Melbourne, and a former Assistant High Commissioner at the UNHCR. She recently presented the keynote address at the Kaldor Centre conference on 20 November 2015. On the same day, she spoke with Kim Landers from The World Today about the impact of the Paris attacks on the global response to the refugee crisis.