Kaldor Centre News

Jane McAdam speaks with The World Today

Published on : 13/03/2017

ABC Radio's flagship current affairs program The World Today spoke to Kaldor Centre Director Jane McAdam ahead of her 2017 Mahla Pearlman Oration,'Should I Stay or Should I Go? Shaping International Responses to Climate Change, Disasters and Displacement'.

Can international law hold states to account?

Published on : 13/03/2017

As Australia prepares for several 2017 United Nations treaty reviews, Madeline Gleeson explains the ways states are held to account when it comes to international human rights law.

Jane McAdam named a NSW Premier’s Woman of the Year Finalist

Published on : 28/02/2017

Kaldor Centre Director Jane McAdam is one of four powerful female role models announced as finalists for the 2017 NSW Premier's Award for Woman of the Year.

Premier Gladys Berejiklian will choose the winner, who will be announced on March 8 at a Sydney breakfast celebrating International Women’s Day and the outstanding contributions made by women across the state.

5 things to read on Trump's executive orders

Published on : 17/02/2017

Looking for background and analysis of US President Trump's executive orders on immigration and refugees? Here are five reads to get an overview of developments and key issues:

Trump, Turmoil, and Terrorism: The US Immigration and Refugee Ban

Published on : 15/02/2017

We live in tumultuous times. Since Donald Trump was inaugurated as president of the United States three weeks ago, the political scene in the United States has been roiled by mass demonstrations, boldface headlines, and tweets in the middle of the night. Immigration, linked by Trump to criminals and terrorists, has been a flashpoint.

Kaldor Centre’s Dr Claire Higgins wins Fulbright scholarship to research refugee policy

Published on : 14/02/2017

UNSW historian Dr Claire Higgins has been awarded a prestigious 2017-18 Fulbright Postdoctoral Scholarship to explore how past experiences can inform positive solutions for the millions of people currently displaced worldwide.

Manus deportation reports raise legal concerns

Professor Jane McAdam
Published on : 09/02/2017

Kaldor Centre Director, Professor Jane McAdam, outlines concerns about Papua New Guinea’s refugee status determination system and violations of international law

'Offshore' sparks acclaim from Stella Prize

Published on : 08/02/2017

Madeline Gleeson lands on longlist for prestigious literary award for writing by Australian women.

Durable solutions urgently needed for those on Manus and Nauru

Published on : 03/02/2017

With the US-Australia resettlement deal in serious doubt, the unsustainable nature of the policy of offshore processing is abundantly clear. Humane and durable solutions must rapidly be found for those offshore, in accordance with international standards.

Madeline Gleeson’s 'Offshore' Wins Literary Prize

Published on : 01/02/2017

Kaldor Centre Senior Research Associate Madeline Gleeson has taken out the prestigious 2017 Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for non-fiction for her book 'Offshore: Behind the Wire on Manus and Nauru'.


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