By Jane McAdam and Walter Kälin
First published in The Interpreter, 27 August 2018
In one area, at least, the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration represents a significant breakthrough: it expressly recognises that climate change, disasters and environmental degradation can drive people to leave their homes.
The Myanmar Government’s treatment of Rohingya children violates core provisions of the Convention of the Rights of the Child, according to a legal opinion co-authored by Professor Guy S. Goodwin-Gill of UNSW’s Kaldor Centre and Dr Jason Pobjoy, a barrister at Blackstone Chambers in London.
By Regina Jefferies
First published in Just Security, 23 May 2018
The Office of the Solicitor General found itself in the position of defending an Executive Order targeting a broad group of individuals whom, the president claimed, should be subject to broad restrictions in the interest of national security...
This Researcher Postcard is the first of an occasional series of writings from Kaldor Centre Senior Research Associate Dr Claire Higgins during her Fulbright Postdoctoral research in the United States.
If Papua New Guinea is responsible for the fate of refugees and asylum seekers on Manus Island, then why is it the Australian Prime Minister rejecting New Zealand’s offer to resettle 150 of them? The double-speak on this issue is breathtaking, and the Australian government’s actions belie its rhetoric that this is PNG’s problem and not its own.