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 Phil Orchard, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Queensland. The presentation was entitled 'Can UNHCR provide a "shared responsibility" in countries of origin?'.
A full program, along with conference papers and presentations, can be found here.
About the Speaker
Phil Orchard is a Senior Lecturer in International Relations and Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Queensland and the Research Director of the Asia-Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Protect. His research focuses on international efforts to provide legal and institutional protection to refugees, internally displaced persons and war-affected civilians. He is the author of A Right to Flee: Refugees, States, and the Construction of International Cooperation (Cambridge University Press, 2014), which won the 2016 International Studies Association Ethnicity, Nationalism, and Migration Studies Section Distinguished Book Award, and the forthcoming book Protecting the Internally Displaced: Rhetoric and Reality (Routledge, 2018). He is also the co-editor, with Alexander Betts, of Implementation and World Politics: How International Norms Change Practice (Oxford University Press, 2014).