We can secure both public health and the rights of refugees to protection

Gillian Triggs
During the coronavirus crisis, we need to be especially vigilant in upholding the rights of refugees to protection.

Coronavirus: Having fled crisis before, displaced people living in Africa’s cities are especially at risk

David Sanderson
With COVID-19 in Africa lagging Europe by 40 days, refugees are living in conditions that encourage the spread of the virus.

The impacts of COVID-19 on the world’s displaced people: A watching brief

Jane McAdam
Introducing a dedicated Kaldor Centre hub for expert analysis of COVID-19’s impact on refugees and other forced migrants.

The Lawyer and the Refugee

Professor Guy Goodwin-Gill, Professor of Law at the University of New South Wales and Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law, giving a talk on receiving the Stefan A. Riesenfeld Memorial Award at Berkeley Law, University of California on 29 February, 2020

Climate refugees cannot be forced back home

Professor Jane McAdam

First published in the Sydney Morning Herald, January 20, 2020

In a landmark decision, the UN Human Rights Committee has found it is unlawful for governments to send people back to countries where climate change impacts expose people to life-threatening risks or cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment. It has taken 25 years of case law to get to this point.


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