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Kaldor Centre Conference 2017

The Global Compacts on Refugees and Migration

24 November 2017

For the first time in decades, world leaders are rethinking the global frameworks that govern the movement of people across borders. The Kaldor Centre Conference 2017 drew together key global, regional and Australian thinkers to discuss the Global Compacts on Refugees and on Safe, Regular and Orderly Migration, raising critical issues and the potential in each agreement.


The year in review

Professor Guy S Goodwin-Gill, Acting Director, Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law, UNSW Sydney [Paper]


Opening keynote address

‘Negotiating two new Global Compacts: Processes, politics and problems', Professor Elizabeth Ferris, Institute for the Study of International Migration, Georgetown University [ Paper] [ Video]

Chaired by Andrew Kaldor AM, Founder, Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law, UNSW Sydney


Panel 1 - Global Compact on Refugees: Evolution or revolution?

‘Seeking new ways forward: The politics, process and potential of the Global Compact on Refugees', Dr Madeline Garlick, Chief of the Protection Policy and Legal Advice Section, Division of International Protection, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees [ UNHCR documents and useful links]

‘Can UNHCR provide a "shared responsibility" in countries of origin?’, Dr Phil Orchard, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Queensland

‘Refugee women and girls in the Comprehensive Refugee Response Framework’, Dr Linda Bartolomei and Associate Professor Eileen Pittaway, School of Social Sciences, UNSW Sydney

Chaired by Jane McAdam, Director, Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law, UNSW Sydney


Panel 2 - Global Compact on Safe, Regular and Orderly Migration: Who, what, why?

'Governance without purpose? Grounding, measuring and influencing state performance on migration', Professor Alexander Betts, Professor of Forced Migration and International Affairs and Director, Refugee Studies Centre, University of Oxford  [ Paper]

‘Global policy shopping and bad diaspora practices’, Associate Professor Alan Gamlen, Associate Professor of Human Geography, School of Social Sciences, Monash University

‘UN Global Compact on Migration, and preventing migrant smuggling and human trafficking’, Fiona David, Executive Director of Global Research, Walk Free Foundation [ Powerpoint slides]

Chaired by Kate Eastman SC, Barrister, Six St James Chambers, Sydney and member of the Kaldor Centre Advisory Committee


Panel 3 - Global Compacts - processes, content and expectations

Dr Madeline Garlick, Chief of the Protection Policy and Legal Advice Section, Division of International Protection, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

Jamie Isbister, First Assistant Secretary, Humanitarian Coordinator, Humanitarian NGOs and Partnerships Division, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Rifaie Tammas, Refugee and PhD candidate, Macquarie University

David Wilden, First Assistant Secretary, Immigration and Citizenship Policy Division, Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Chaired by Professor Elizabeth Ferris, Institute for the Study of International Migration, Georgetown University


Closing keynote address 

‘The 2018 Global Refugee Compact: An opportunity to revisit the international protection regime?’, Ambassador David Donoghue, Former Permanent Representative of Ireland to the United Nations [ Video]

Chaired by Renata Kaldor AO, Founder, Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law, UNSW Sydney


The Kaldor Centre would like to thank

                            

Wotton+Kearney,not-for-profit sponsor             Hall&Wilcox, not-for-profit sponsor

for their support enabling community organisations to participate in the Kaldor Centre Conference 2017.

   

The Ian Potter Foundation for their support enabling the participation of international speakers in the Kaldor Centre Conference 2017.