Kaldor Centre News

The law in the life of a refugee: Madeline Gleeson in ABC podcast

Published on : 28/09/2017

Storytelling makes sense of chaos through narrative structure, and this ABC podcast Shooting the Past puts together the story behind a photo of Prahran expert rugmaker Najaf Mazeri, who fled Afghanistan for Australia in 2001.

How do Italy’s orderly Humanitarian Corridors work?

Published on : 12/09/2017

Italy’s church-led Humanitarian Corridors are changing the lives of some vulnerable Syrian refugees. So far, in 18 months, about 850 refugees have been resettled.

Submission details ‘serious concerns’ in citizenship legislation

Published on : 02/08/2017

Proposed changes to Australia’s citizenship laws would bear harshly on refugees and dramatically increase the powers of the Minister, according to a Senate submission by members of the Andrew & Renata Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law and the

Kaldor Centre Responds to United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Statement

Published on : 24/07/2017

Australia’s offshore processing of asylum seekers arriving by boat has caused “extensive, avoidable suffering for too long” and should end immediately, according to an extraordinary statement today from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Fil

Professor Jane McAdam Awarded Prestigious International Human Rights Prize

Published on : 19/07/2017

The Director of the Kaldor Centre, Scientia Professor Jane McAdam, has received the Calouste Gulbenkian 2017 Prize for outstanding work in the field of human rights, sharing the prize of 100,000 Euros with the Hungarian Helsinki Committee.

Time to retire the 1951 Refugee Convention?

Published on : 27/06/2017

Sixty-six years on, is it time to retire the 1951 Refugee Convention? Most people in the 1000-strong crowd gathered at Sydney Town Hall for an Intelligence Squared debate on 6 June were not sure.

Get the facts: 5 Kaldor Centre Policy Briefs for Refugee Week

Published on : 21/06/2017

The Kaldor Centre’s rigorous research on the most pressing displacement issues in Australia, the Asia-Pacific and the world has a role to play in the development of sustainable policies that respect international legal obligations. Here are five Policy Briefs produced by the Kaldor Centre to enhance policy and public understanding.

Get the facts: 5 Kaldor Centre Factsheets for Refugee Week

Published on : 21/06/2017

Here are some Kaldor Centre Factsheets to help start the conversation with facts.

Get the facts: 5 Kaldor Centre Animations for Refugee Week

Published on : 21/06/2017

Refugee Week starts conversations, and conversations work best when they begin with facts. Here are some Kaldor Centre animations, made by UNSW TV, to help – each less than one minute:

Get the facts: 5 Kaldor Centre Podcasts for Refugee Week

Published on : 20/06/2017

Refugee Week starts conversations, and conversations work best when they begin with facts. Here are some Kaldor Centre podcasts to help you get started:

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