Susanne Schmeidl

People joining hands

Nations can only achieve sustainable peace when they deal with the past, a leading researcher will tell a global development conference at UNSW.

MSF March

The US bombing of a hospital in Afghanistan is a stark reminder that the West should not allow international humanitarian laws to be eroded, writes Susanne Schmeidl. 

Afghanistan

'Please don't abandon us now' was the simple message from a delegation of female Afghan MPs during a recent visit to Australia, write Susanne Schmeidl and Laura Shepherd.