refugees

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Universities must play their part in tackling the plight of refugees, UNSW Vice-Chancellor Ian Jacobs has told a World Refugee Day event in Sydney.

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Two very different stories about forced migration and detention will be the focus of a Sydney Film Festival panel featuring UNSW's Su Goldfish and Iranian-Dutch director Arash Kamali Sarvestani.

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Safe zones for people caught up in areas of conflict are no substitute for asylum in another country, a new Policy Brief issued by UNSW's Kaldor Centre warns.

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New research into the health of newly arrived refugee children in Australia gives us clues about how we can help all refugee kids, writes Karen Zwi.

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A new Policy Brief compiled by UNSW's Kaldor Centre on responses to ‘boat migration’ has found that boat turnbacks are unsustainable and do not comply with international law regarding search-and-rescue, refugees and human rights.

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The Fifth National Law Firm Pro Bono Survey has recorded a rise of almost 10% in pro bono work performed by large Australian law firms. 

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UNSW's Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law and the Refugee Studies Centre at the University of Oxford are formalising a partnership to strengthen vital new thinking on global refugee policy.

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Europe, refugees and our obsession with borders will be the focus of a free public lecture by Francois Gemenne at UNSW on 15 March.

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After settling into his UNSW accommodation last week, 20-year-old Afghan asylum seeker Mohammad Ali Vaezi finally has a room that belongs to just him.

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Gillian Triggs, President of the Australian Human Rights Commission, offers some alternatives to Australia's current handling of refugees.

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