On the 24 November 2017, the Kaldor Centre hosted its fourth annual conference, ‘The Global Compacts on Refugees and Migration’. This is a podcast of the presentation made by Dr Madeline Garlick, Chief of the Protection Policy and Legal Advice Section in the Division of International Policy, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. The presentation was entitled 'Seeking new ways forward: The politics, process and potential of the Global Compact for Refugees'.
A full program, along with conference papers and presentations, can be found here.
About the Speaker
Madeline Garlick is Chief of the Protection Policy and Legal Advice Section in the Division of International Protection at UNHCR in Geneva. She was previously responsible for UNHCR’s liaison to the EU institutions from 2004–13. She served with the UN in Cyprus, and in Bosnia and Herzegovina, dealing with legal issues related to the rights of displaced people. She has worked with the Open Society Foundations, and the Centre for Migration Law at Radboud University in Nijmegen, the Netherlands. She teaches on an occasional basis at Sciences Po in Paris and at the Refugee Studies Centre in Oxford. Dr Garlick holds a PhD from Radboud University, a Masters degree in law from the University of Cambridge, and Arts and Laws (Honours) degrees from Monash University. She is qualified as a barrister and solicitor in Victoria.