Podcast: Special presentation by Canada’s Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen


He came to Canada at 16, a Somali seeking asylum, and now Ahmed Hussen is the country’s Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship.

Good evidence, bad politics: Overcoming the noise in climate change and migration policy


Evidence matters. Yet even  before “fake news” became a political weapon, it’s been notoriously difficult to get evidence into the policymaking process. How can we keep good evidence from being overwhelmed by bad politics? 

Podcast: Community-led refugee sponsorship: What can Australia learn from the UK experience?


Ordinary citizens around the world are coming together to sponsor refugees, an experience that can transform individual lives and strengthen communities.

Podcast: Boats and Beyond. A frank talk about refugee policy and solutions


Ai Weiwei’s Law of the Journey, 2017, an imposing installation featuring a 60-metre-long boat crowded with hundreds of anonymous refugee f

Podcast: Would you sign the Global Compact for Refugees as it is currently drafted?


"If you were still a legal adviser to a country … would you recommend your government sign the Global Compact for Refugees as it is currently drafted?” asks Alex Aleinikoff, Director of the Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mob

Podcast: A conversation with Prof Guy S Goodwin-Gill – State responsibility and Australia’s refugee policies


Is Australia responsible for asylum seekers sent to Nauru and Papua New Guinea’s Manus Island? Questions of liability – civil, criminal and political – are at the heart of this podcast conversation between the Kaldor Centre’s acting Director, Professor Guy S. Goodwin-Gill, and Alex Aleinikoff, the Director of The New School’s Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility in New York.

Podcast: Making the Global Compacts Work: What future for refugees and migrants?


Will migrants and refugees move in a safer, better managed international system thanks to two Global Compacts now under negotiation?

Podcast: Refugee Deterrence and Diplomacy: How states influence each other's asylum policies


On the 17 April 2018, UNSW’s Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law co-hosted with Macquarie University Law School and the Australian Institute for International Affairs NSW the event entitled 'Refugee Deterrence and Diplomacy: How states influence eac

Podcast: What’s so special about Canada? How ordinary Canadians successfully sponsor refugees


On the 12 March 2018, the Kaldor Centre hosted a presentation by Professor Audrey Macklin, Chair in Human Rights Law and Director of the Centre for Criminology and Sociolegal Studies at the University of Toronto.

Podcast: Conference 2017 - Panel 3 - Global Compacts: Process, content and expectations


On the 24 November 2017, the Kaldor Centre hosted its fourth annual conference, ‘The Global Compacts on Refugees and Migration’. This is a podcast of the third panel discussion entitled 'Global Compacts: Process, content and expectations'.