Kaldor Centre News

5 Questions about COVID-19 and people with temporary protection

Published on : 02/04/2020

COVID-19 is having an impact on everyone around the world, but particularly the most vulnerable. In Australia, government responses so far have been directed toward protecting public health, and supporting businesses and employees.

Considering the impact of COVID-19 on refugees

Published on : 19/03/2020

The pandemic COVID-19 is confronting every level of society, all over the world. What will this mean for the most vulnerable groups in our communities, including refugees and internally displaced people?

Madeline Gleeson

Gleeson is 'One to Watch' in international affairs list

Published on : 09/03/2020

Kaldor Centre Senior Research Associate Madeline Gleeson has been named one of 2020's Young Women to Watch in International Affairs. Young Australians International Affairs released the 2020 list on International Woman’s Day.

“Climate refugees”: a historic decision of the UN Human Rights Committee?

Published on : 12/02/2020

“Climate refugees”: an historic decision of the UN Human Rights Committee?

This article was first published in The Conversation (France) LINK: https://theconversation.com/refugies-climatiques-une-decision-historique...
on 12 February 2020 and appears here translated from the original French.

By Camille Malafosse and Domenico Zipoli

Australian OPCAT Network reports on immigration issues

Published on : 10/02/2020

Concerns about ‘cruel and arbitrary treatment’ in Australia’s immigration detention system are laid out in a report by the Australian OPCAT Network.

Goodwin-Gill to receive prestigious Riesenfeld Award

Published on : 10/02/2020

The Kaldor Centre’s Professor Guy S. Goodwin-Gill will be honoured for his outstanding contributions to the field of international law with the 2020 Stefan A. Riesenfeld Memorial Award.

5 years on from the Andaman Sea 'crisis': Call for papers

Published on : 20/01/2020

In May 2015, more than 5,000 Rohingya and Bangladeshis became stranded in the Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea after people smugglers abandoned their boats and nearby countries refused to let them land.

Kaldor’s Brian Barbour drives path-breaking refugee legal aid pledge with PILnet

Published on : 19/12/2019

With a goal that every refugee would have access to a lawyer, the global legal community committed this week to 125,000 pro bono hours for refugee legal aid, in an extraordinary collaborative pledge unveiled at the

Goodwin-Gill at Bangkok Roundtable

Lawyers’ Roundtable brings strategic thinking to refugee rights in South Asia

Published on : 13/12/2019

With more than 2.6 million refugees in South Asia, Kaldor Centre experts last week joined a Roundtable of Legal Practitioners, to devise legal strategies and coordinate responses.


The Kaldor Centre plays a vital role in developing legal, sustainable and humane solutions for displaced people around the world.