Leadership requires setting a good example, Madeline Gleeson writes in a piece for Lowy Institute’s The Interpreter considering Australia’s role in developing the United Nations Global Compact on Refugees.
People seeking asylum who came to Australia by boat between August 2012 and December 2013 arrived expecting to be able to apply for protection, but have instead been tossed around in the frequently changing policies of refugee protection in Australia.
Two internationally renowned research centres, the Andrew & Renata Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law at UNSW Sydney and the Refugee Studies Centre (RSC) at the University of Oxford, are formalising a partnership to strengthen vital new thinking on global refugee policy.
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'.
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.
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.