Nationalism and globalisation are twin pressures on foreign policy and refugee policy today. What does this mean for people seeking protection, and for the international legal regime that for decades has governed refugee movements, providing solutions for many displaced people? As millions more refugees face an uncertain future, the Kaldor Centre Conference drew together leading thinkers to discuss protection in a changing world. This report highlights their insights and the opportunities ahead for policymakers and other stakeholders.
The 2017 Kaldor Centre Conference drew together key global, regional and Australian thinkers to discuss the two Compacts, raising critical issues and the potential in each agreement, and discussing Australia’s role in the Compacts.